* The BSE index is up 0.14 percent while the NSE index
gains 0.23 percent.
* Interest-rate sensitive stocks gain ahead of Reserve Bank of
India's policy review on Tuesday: ICICI Bank is up 1
percent, while Maruti Suzuki gains 2 percent.
* Although the central bank is not expected to ease policy then,
traders said the central bank could cut the cash reserve ratio
or sound more dovish on inflation.
* Hopes parliament will approve the Banking Amendment bill this
week also seen helping shares: Union Bank of India
rises 1.5 percent, while Bank of India is up 1.1