* India's current account data for July-September due on Monday
is emerging as the biggest domestic factor amid concerns it will
show a record high deficit, leading to a negative balance of
* Traders are also eyeing any official announcement on a hike in
diesel prices, after local media reported plans to gradually
raise fuel prices.
* Developments over the U.S. "fiscal cliff" also loom large,
with failure to clinch a deal seen hurting global equities.
* Among individual stocks, investors also continue to wait for a
decision from Gulf carrier Etihad Airways, which has been in
talks to buy a partial stake of either Jet Airways or
Monday: July-Sept current account deficit, BOP
Nov. infrastructure data, fiscal deficit
Wednesday: Dec. manufacturing PMI
Friday: Dec. services PMI