Indian stocks to watch: Gail, IDFC, more

Written by Reuters | Mumbai | Updated: Apr 28 2014, 14:51pm hrs
BSE SensexOver the past week, the BSE benchmark Sensex fell by nearly 77 points to end at 22,688.07.
The newsmaker stocks to watch on Monday include IDFC, Gail and Deepak Fertilisers.


* Top economist Bhagwati eyes role in Modi government in India

* Centre moves to plug the royalty outflow surge

* GAIL outlines $7.8 bn fleet-hire strategy to import LNG from US

* IDFC Ltd March-qtr net profit halves

* India's Siemens Ltd March-quarter net profit more than doubles

* Vijay Mallya, Poddar may team up to counter Deepak Fertilisers

* Reserve Bank of India policy committee advised keeping rates unchanged in April

* E.I.D.-Parry Ltd. acquires 100 pct stake in Alimtec S.A., Chile

* India official says withdrawal of gold import curbs will be calibrated

* FinMin official sees current account gap below $35 bln in FY14


* Nifty futures traded on the Singapore Exchange are down 0.15 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index up 0.03 percent.

* Asian shares began the week under a cloud on Monday, after a dismal week on Wall Street and against the backdrop of increasing tension in Ukraine.

* U.S. stocks dropped on Friday, pulled lower by a selloff in consumer discretionary stocks as bellwether names and Ford Motor fell in the wake of their quarterly earnings.


* Earnings on Monday: Hindustan Unilever, Idea Cellular Ltd