* Says it will buy stake in 9 firms, including industrial buyout partnership and eye hospital firms
* Says it will distribute annual stock dividend of 0.1 new share for each existing share for FY 2016, to shareholders recorded on Dec. 31
* Says it will pay 2016 annual cash dividend as 100 won per share both for common stock and preferred stock
Dec 8 Shanghai Runda Medical Technology Co Ltd :
* Has entered into a strategic partnership with Beckwell Ehs Consulting
MUMBAI The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly kept its key policy rate unchanged at 6.25 percent on Wednesday, despite calls for action in the face of an intense cash shortage that threatens to slam the brakes on the world's fastest-growing large economy.