BRIEF-Philips to acquire Spectranetics Corp for $38.50/share
* Philips to acquire the Spectranetics Corporation to accelerate expansion in image-guided therapy devices to treat cardiac and peripheral vascular disease
MUMBAI, Feb 20 India's M3 money supply rose an annualised 12.7 percent in the two weeks to Feb. 8, compared with 14.4 percent a year earlier, the Reserve Bank of India said on Wednesday. Money supply was 81.6 trillion rupees ($1.51 trillion) as of Feb. 8, compared with 81 trillion rupees on Jan. 25, the central bank said. The RBI said year-on-year reserve money grew 3.2 percent in the week to Feb. 15, compared with 11.1 percent a year earlier. It also said currency in circulation grew 11.1 percent year-on-year in the week to Feb. 15, compared with 12 percent a year earlier. ($1 = 54.1 rupees) (Reporting by Shamik Paul; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)
ZURICH, June 28 The following are some of the main factors expected to affect Swiss stocks on Wednesday.