* Indian shares are seen on hold ahead of the RBI's rate review
* Most analysts expect the central bank to leave interest rates
on hold and say the RBI could instead cut the cash reserve
* An unexpected jump in industrial output and
lower-than-expected inflation are reinforcing hopes the RBI
could start cutting interest rates in January.
* Further traction on reforms are also anticipated as the winter
session of parliament is due to end on Dec. 20.
* The government has already approved or passed a slew of fiscal
and economic reforms, but bills are pending on banking, pension
KEY FACTORS/EVENTS TO WATCH:
Sat: India's Prime Minister attends an industry event in New
Tue: RBI reviews monetary policy
Thurs: Indian Parliament's winter session ends, India hosts
Fri: Weekly forex reserves, bank loan data.