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Walmart seeks more clarity on FDI rules for multi-brand entry

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 14:37

Eyeing India as a long-term growth market, US-based retail giant Walmart says it is currently focussing on expanding its wholesale retail business in the country and would wait for further clarity on rules for entering the multi-brand retail business.

India's GDP to rebound in next 3 years, to help BRICS

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 12:56

India's Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, has expressed confidence that the country's GDP will rebound in the next three years and grow at the rate of 8 percent by 2016.

WEF 2014: BRICS insist economies still strong despite turbulence

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 10:23

Ministers from the BRICS economies defended their growth prospects today despite waves of turbulence caused by the tightening of monetary stimulus in the US and concerns about a potential cash crunch in China.

WEF 2014: 'India's growth story intact; investors curious about elections'

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 00:13

Indian leaders on Thursday reiterated that the country's growth story remains intact even as the rich and powerful at the WEF appeared to be curious about the outcome of upcoming polls especially with advent of Aam Aadmi Party.

BJP slams Chidambaram`s comments at WEF

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:56

The BJP hit out at Finance Minister P Chidambaram`s comments at the World Economic Forum on the party`s economic policies, and quoted a report by a leading finance firm that the Narendra Modi-led BJP government, if elected, would be more business-friendly.

WEF 2014: Job creation our top priority, says US

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 23:53

Terming creation of jobs as one of the top priorities for the US, its Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew on Thursday said the government would not be satisfied until it provides jobs for everyone who is seeking employment.

WEF 2014: India to create 100 mn jobs in manufacturing, says Sharma

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 15:50

India is looking to create as many as 100 million skilled jobs in the manufacturing sector by raising its share of GDP to 25 percent from 16 percent, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said.

Biz leaders favour policy changes for long-term value creation

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:37

Business leaders from across the globe have called for policy changes to encourage long term value creation instead of short-term profits and to restore trust between government, business and civil society.

Economy growing at 5%, no need to ring alarm bells: Montek

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:25

Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh said there is no need to ring alarm bells for the Indian economy as it was already growing at 5 percent and the rate would improve further.

Lok Sabha elections, AAP dominate India discussions at Davos

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 14:07

The Aam Aadmi Party and talks about next Lok Sabha elections seem to be hogging the limelight when it comes to discussions around India at the World Economic Forum's annual talk-fest of the rich and famous from across the globe.

Many Indian leaders give WEF meet a miss

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 12:54

While the rich and famous from across the world have assembled here for their annual talk-fest and networking for business, many top Indian business leaders like Mukesh Ambani and Rahul Bajaj have given this year's WEF Annual Meeting a miss.

Arvind Kejriwal's AAP a hot topic at World Economic Forum in Davos

Last Updated: Thursday, January 23, 2014, 12:46

According to reports, Arvind Kejriwal and AAP's agitation in the national capital has become a talking point at the Davos meet in Switzerland where hundreds of CEOs and international leaders have gathered.