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French firms to invest another $1.4 bn this fiscal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 21:17

As many as 400 French firms are already present in the country employing 2,50,000 people.

Economic Survey: Business environment needs to be made easier

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 15:21

Pitching for a conducive business environment, the government on Wednesday said the cost of doing business in India has created "incentives" for corporates to look for investments in other countries.

USIBC seeks relaxation in FDI norms in insurance and defence

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 12:41

The US India Business Council (USIBC) has sought an increase in FDI cap in key sectors like insurance and defence in Modi government's maiden Budget to be presented on Wednesday.

Top taxmen to take leadership lessons from IIM-A, Harvard

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 23:05

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has tied up with US-based Harvard Business School (HBS) to offer a four-week executive education course for senior officials of India`s Income Tax Department.

Wal-Mart back on top of Fortune Global 500 list

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 20:29

Meanwhile there were 150 European companies this year, slipping from 151 last year. 

D&B Business Optimism Index rises over 11% for Q3 2014

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:25

A stable government at the Centre seems to have had an impact on the country's business climate, as India Inc's optimism index for the third quarter of this year has registered an increase of over 11 percent over last year, a Dun & Bradstreet report has said.

Samsung Electronics faces falling profits as succession looms

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 10:15

Samsung`s cash cow handsets business is suffering from slowing market growth and improving product quality from Chinese manufacturers such as Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and Lenovo Group Ltd.

India's business confidence at 3-year high; pro-growth Budget eyed

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 18:10

India Inc's business confidence is at a 14-quarter high ahead of the maiden budget of Narendra Modi government that the corporates expect to be "pro-growth".

GE taps China CEO to lead Alstom merger

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 01:58

General Electric on Thursday said the head of its China business will transfer to France to lead the US company`s proposed buyout of Alstom`s energy businesses.

Govt extends validity period of industrial licence to 3 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 17:55

Seeking to improve ease of doing business in India, the government on Wednesday decided to extend the validity period of industrial licence to three years with a provision for further extension of two years.

Online hiring up 17% in June: Monster.Com

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:21

According to job portal Monster.Com, the business friendly and stable government has brought in a new ray of hope across sectors and strong hiring activity last month.

Facebook in process of monetising in India: Sheryl Sandberg

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 16:16

India has the second-largest user base for Facebook, after the US.