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Investors put emerging markets under closer scrutiny: Survey

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 13:41

Investors are waking up to the structural differences between countries classed as emerging markets and are becoming less inclined to treat them as a homogenous group, according to a survey published on Monday.

SEBI's board to consider market reforms this week

Last Updated: Sunday, June 15, 2014, 10:25

SEBI also plans to replace the 'closing price' norm with 'volume weighted average price' in the pricing formula for preferential issues.

Hike spending on higher education; make it graft-free: Experts

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 22:53

The Narendra Modi government should spend eight percent of GDP on expansion of higher education in the country and free the sector from the malaise of "capitation and corruption", education experts observed here today.

PM warns of tough measures on economic front

Last Updated: Saturday, June 14, 2014, 21:29

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today warned of "tough decisions" over the next couple of years to improve the country's financial health, which he said may not go down well with some sections, and attacked the way the previous UPA government had handled the economy.

India set to grow at 5.5% in FY15: World Bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 10:14

The World Bank projected India`s growth at 5.5 percent in fiscal 2014-15, accelerating to 6.3 percent in 2015-16 and 6.6 percent in 2016-17 as it urged developing countries to double down on domestic reforms.

'Govt can cut subsidy bill 1% without causing pain'

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 20:23

The government can cut down its subsidy bill by up to 1 percent of the GDP without causing much pain to people, Principal Economic Adviser, Ministry of Finance, Ila Patnaik said today.

Gas price hike to balance reforms, interest of poor: Pradhan

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 17:00

Last week, a top oil ministry official said a decision on the issue will be taken before July 1.

Modi govt unveils priorities; to check inflation, corruption, woo investment

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 21:15

The Narendra Modi government on Monday unveiled its priorities saying it would take steps to tackle communal violence, eliminate corruption, rein in inflation and encourage investment including through Foreign Direct Investment (FDI).

FII inflows hit Rs 1 lakh crore mark for 2014

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 21:11

Overseas investors have pumped in a staggering over Rs 1 lakh crore into the Indian equities since the beginning of the year, mainly on hopes of a stable and reforms-oriented government at the Centre.

Govt's agenda is insightful, praiseworthy: India Inc

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 20:55

The agenda of the new government chalked out by President Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament is insightful and praiseworthy, India Inc said.

Punjab govt announces 6-months deadline for completing reforms

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 18:28

Punjab government on Monday announced a six months deadline for the completion of all governance reforms initiated in the Local Bodies department.

Jaitley underlines need to lower cost of business to up growth

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 19:28

To revive the investment cycle and boost growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today underlined the need to reduce the cost of doing business and improve the country's business climate.