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Indian shares gain more than 1 pct on insurers buying

MUMBAI, Dec 22 - Indian shares rose more than 1 percent on Monday to mark a third consecutive day of gains as buying by insurers supported blue-chips such as HDFC Bank, while higher Asian shares and hopes of progress on key reforms underpinned the broader market.

BUZZ-India's NCC gains after Van Eck buys stake

** Mid-cap construction company NCC Ltd gains 3.9 pct ** Van Eck VIP Emerging Markets Fund bought 3.8 mln shares, or 0.68 pct stake, in NCC in a block deal on Friday- NSE ** The deal happened at an avg price of 82.90 rupees a share ** Van Eck VIP has 13.73 pct of its portfolio in India, highest after 20.22 pct in China - Thomson Reuters StreetSight * The U.S.-based fund also holds Tech Mahindra, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals among other stocks - StreetSight data shows ** Van Eck

2:36pm IST

BUZZ-Indian shares extend gains amid sparse buying by insurers

** NSE index up 0.4 pct, BSE gains 0.36 pct; both indexes were up around 0.1 pct earlier ** Sparse buying by insurance companies supports markets, FIIs still missing - Dealers ** Foreign investors sold nearly $1 bln worth of shares over nine consecutive sessions - regulatory data ** Brewing financial crisis in Russia and a crude oil slump aids risk aversion ** FII still net buyers of Indian equities worth $16.5 bln in 2014 so far ** Defensives, lenders in demand (Reuters

2:07pm IST

BUZZ-India's Jindal Steel, DLF gain on reports of fund-raising plans

** Stock Gain Pct Jindal Steel and Power 5 Videocon Industries 4.7 Vakrangee 6.5 DLF 1.9 SpiceJet 16 Autoline Industries 6.3 ** Fund raising has picked up after the Bharatiya Janata Party's landslide election win in May ** Jindal Steel unit allotted 5,000 privately placed NCDs ** Videocon to issue 15.7 mln GDRs worth $45.22 million ** Vakrangee to raise money via share sale to q

12:58pm IST

BUZZ-India's Sharda Cropchem gains; IDFC starts with 'outperformer'

** Agrochemicals company chemical company Sharda Cropchem gains 2.1 pct ** IDFC initiates coverage with "outperformer" rating and a price target of 358 rupees ** Says only company after UPL Ltd to secure registrations in Europe and the United States ** Adds Sharda has an asset light model with high operating margins as it sources agrochemicals from China ** Sharda stock up 8.9 pct YTD vs 30.7 pct surge in NSE index (Reuters Messaging: abhishek.vishnoi.thomsonreuters.com@reute

11:13am IST

BUZZ-India's tyre shares fall on reports of higher rubber pricing in Kerala

** Apollo Tyres Ltd falls 1.5 pct, Ceat Ltd 2.5 pct, JK Tyre & Industries Ltd 4.4 pct and MRF Ltd 0.6 pct ** Companies agree to procure rubber from the domestic market at 25 pct higher price to help the ailing rubber sector in Kerala, according to media reports (http://bit.ly/1AW6eS9) ** As the domestic rubber is costlier, the state government agrees to waive off half of value added tax, reports add ** This may increase the cost for the tyre companies and cap margins for the sho

10:33am IST

BUZZ-Indian shipping stocks on radar as Baltic dry index slumps

** Shipping Corp of India down 0.4 pct, Varun shipping Company 0.8 pct and Great Eastern Shipping Co trading flat ** Baltic Dry Index falls 39.7 pct after posting losses for 21 consecutive days. ** Shows pessimistic outlook on the global trade and the domestic shipping companies, analysts say ** EV/EBITDA G E Shipping 5 Shipping Corp of India 12.2 Source: Eikon data ** 12 month forward P/E G E Shipping 8.7 Shipping Corp of

10:14am IST

BUZZ-India's Videocon Industries jumps on fund-raising plan

** Videocon Industries surges as much as 10.1 pct ** Heads towards biggest daily gain since June 2014 ** Company to issue 15.7 mln GDRs worth $45.22 million ** Videocon down 1.5 pct YTD vs 30.7 pct surge in the NSE index (Reuters Messaging: abhishek.vishnoi.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

9:59am IST

BUZZ-India's Zee Entertainment falls on new channel concerns

** Zee Entertainment Enterprises falls 1.1 pct ** New general entertainment channel "&" TV may compress margins and make losses for next few quarters - Dealers ** Zee to launch "&" TV Q4 FY15 - Analysts ** 12 month forward P/E valuations MSCI India 17.1 Zee 34.7 Company's rivals 15.1 Source: Eikon, Datastream ** Next year earnings growth pct India 19.7 Zee 22.5 Source: StarMine (RM: abhishek.vishnoi.thomsonreuters.

9:49am IST

BUZZ-India's Speciality Restaurants gains; L&T Fund buys 1.1 mln shares

** Shares in Speciality Restaurants Ltd gain as much as 3.6 pct ** L&T Equity Fund buys 1.1 mln shares or about 0.3 pct stake in the company - NSE ** The company's chain includes 'Mainland China' brand (indulal.p.thomsonreuters.com@reuters.net)

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Co-founder of SpiceJet seeks time to finalise rescue

NEW DELHI - The entrepreneur behind a high-profile effort to rescue Indian carrier SpiceJet has asked for more time to finalise funding plans, a government official with direct knowledge of the matter said on Monday.