Newsmaker stocks to watch on Tuesday include HDFC, Titan Company, Sun Pharma and others
NSE index futures traded on the Singapore Exchange rise 0.37 percent, while the MSCI-Asia Pacific excluding Japan index gains 0.1 percent.
Asian share markets shuffled higher on Tuesday after promising U.S. economic news helped Wall Street to a firmer finish, though activity was again light with Tokyo still on holiday.
US stocks ended slightly higher as data showed strength in the services sector and Apple shares rose above $600 for the first time since late 2012.
KEY EVENTS/FACTORS TO WATCH
Earnings on Tuesday: Housing Development Finance Corp , Titan Company.
India's supreme court to hear latest stage of escalating row between state-run power producer NTPC and private Delhi distribution firm BSES over money NTPC says it is owed.
INDIAN STOCKS TO WATCH
Bharti Retail revives JV talks with Japan's Aeon Group
Sikka seen in fray for Infy CEO post
Lanco withdraws development plan for Australia port project
Sun Pharma denies unit's role in Ranbaxy share run-up before deal
United Bank Of India March-qtr profit up 15 fold
Emami Ltd March-qtr profit up 18.27 pct
India's Piramal Enterprises March-quarter consolidated net loss widens