Indian stocks to watch: Tata Motors, MCX, L&T, more

Written by Reuters | Mumbai | Updated: Mar 14 2014, 14:34pm hrs
BSE SensexA steep fall in Infosys had pulled down BSE Sensex by 82 points to one-week low of 21,774.61 at close on Thursday.
The newsmaker stocks to watch on Friday include Tata Motors, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd (MCX), Larsen & Toubro and Bharti Airtel.

INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH

* Founder to sell 42.7 pct stake in Crompton Greaves, valued at $3 billion

* L&T to reduce stake in NBFC arm L&T Housing Finance

* PSU ETF to be launched on 18 March

* CBI probes MCX-SX licence grant, moves against FTIL, Jignesh Shah

* Tata Motors says Feb global wholesales at 79,996 vehicles * Bharti Airtel sees more high-profile exits

* Larsen and Toubro says L&T Infrastructure Finance intends to issue non-convertible debentures

* Indian Oil plans to build Rs 300 bln refinery at Mundra

* Binani Cement suspends operations at 2 plants in Rajasthan

* India coal imports jump 20 pct in Feb as prices dip

* India's Feb Iranian oil imports fall 36 pct versus Jan trade

* Manappuram Finance acquires Milestone Home Finance

WORLD MARKET

* Nifty futures traded on Singapore Exchange is down 0.62 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan is 1 percent lower.

* Asian shares skidded to a three-week low and the yen held steady at lofty levels on Friday, as heightened tension in Ukraine ahead of a weekend referendum prompted investors to shed riskier assets.

* U.S. stocks tumbled on Thursday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 suffering their worst day since early February, on rising concerns over Ukraine and Russia and new signs of a slowdown in China.

KEY EVENTS/FACTORS TO WATCH

* India wholesale price inflation

* India to launch ETF for stake sale in government companies

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