* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange rose 0.15 percent. The MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan rose 0.06 percent. * Asian shares edged higher on Monday, with investors still picking up shares battered by last week's steep plunge, while the yen fell to fresh lows on news a reflationary advocate could head the Bank of Japan next month. * Foreign investors bought 2.8 billion rupees of stocks, while domestic institutions sold 3.5 billion rupees of stocks on Friday, when the BSE index fell 0.04 percent. * Indian markets will be closely monitoring the 2013/14 budget for the next fiscal year to be announced on Feb. 28. (firstname.lastname@example.org /; email@example.com)
BRIEF-Cybertech Systems & Software Sept-qtr profit rises
* Sept quarter net profit 40.9 million rupees versus 5.5 million rupees year ago
UPDATE 1-Tata Steel, Indian Hotels say financial statements accurate
MUMBAI, Oct 27 Two Tata group companies, Tata Steel Ltd and Indian Hotels Co on Thursday said their financial statements present a true and fair value of their respective companies, in response to stock exchange requests for clarification.