Indian stocks to watch: Bharti Airtel, Sesa Sterlite, more

Written by Reuters | Mumbai | Updated: Mar 31 2014, 14:24pm hrs
BSE SensexBSE Sensex and NSE Nifty continued their dream run, scaling new all-time highs on Friday.
The newsmaker stocks to watch on Monday include Bharti Airtel, Sesa Sterlite Ltd and Suzlon Energy:

INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH

* India to borrow $61.4 bln between April-Sept

* Vedanta donations to Indian parties ruled illegal by Delhi court * Reliance not to change D6 gas price from April 1 -govt source * If Modi wins election, neighbours can expect a more muscular India

* Suzlon Energy Ltd eyes 100 bn rupee LSE listing for arm

* Safaricom, Bharti Airtel get conditional approval to buy Kenyan rival

* India mkt regulator extends foreign portfolio investor rule implementation to June

WORLD MARKET

Nifty futures traded at Singapore Exchange is up 0.41 percent while MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index gains 0.21 percent.

* Asian stocks were up slightly in a cautious start to the week on Monday, with investors holding out hopes that China would take steps to stimulate the economy.

* U.S. stocks ended up on Friday but off their session highs as a late afternoon selloff in the biotechnology sector weighed on the overall market. The Nasdaq Composite Index fell nearly 3 percent for the week, marking its worst week since October 2012.

KEY EVENTS/FACTORS TO WATCH

* India's fiscal deficit data for April-Feb

* Infrastructure output for February

ANALYSIS

In battling Maruti Suzuki, Indian fund managers find voice

* Jain Irrigation Systems may sell stake in food processing unit * GMR puts aircraft maintenance unit on sale