* Shares in Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd
gain 5.2 percent a day after the company says it will sell a
majority stake in Australia's Abbot Point port to the Adani
* Abbot Point reported a loss of 670 million rupees for the
October-December quarter, Adani said on Monday.
* Adani Port's stake sale in its Australian port would reduce
the Indian company's consolidated debt by around 110 billion
rupees ($2.04 billion), while the reinvestment of the cash flows
for domestic growth opportunities would be a positive, brokerage
Edelweiss says in an email to clients.
($1 = 53.9050 Indian rupees)