MARKET EYE-SGX Nifty gains; October quarter earnings eyed


* Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange

rose 0.28percent. The MSCI-Asia Pacific index excluding Japan

fell 0.27 percent.

* Asian shares tracked Wall Street lower on Thursday as weakforecasts from U.S. corporate bellwethers underscored concernover global demand, particularly from China, and kept oil andother commodity prices under pressure.

* Foreign investors bought 4.07 billion rupees of stocks onWednesday, when the BSE index

fell 0.86 percent,provisional exchange data showed.* Investors are looking forward to October quarter earningsthat begin later this week when information technology companyInfosys

and private sector bank HDFC Bank

report their second-quarter results.