The global economic recovery is only progressing slowly and growth is weaker than expected while risks persist, Ashish Sinha, a First Secretary in India`s UN Mission, told the General Assembly committee dealing with economic and financial matters on Thursday.Oct 06, 2017, 09:45 AM IST
On nominal terms, the foreign exchange reserves increased by USD 16.6 billion during the first quarter against increase of USD 3.3 billion during the same period last year.Sep 15, 2017, 20:42 PM IST
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday said the "Indian mindset" is to keep the ownership of Air India within the country but "theoretically everything is open", including allowing foreign bidders.Aug 31, 2017, 18:19 PM IST
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday held a meeting with other ministers and government officials for a review of the current Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) policy, informed sources said.Aug 14, 2017, 16:07 PM IST
The country received foreign direct investment (FDI) of over USD 9.79 billion since 2014-15 in the telecom sector, Parliament was informed on WednesdayAug 02, 2017, 18:29 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will review the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy on Friday with a view to removing bottlenecks to overseas inflows, sources said.
Jul 13, 2017, 16:39 PM IST
This is the first meeting on FDI approvals related issues after abolition of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), a ministry official said.
Jul 07, 2017, 15:56 PM IST
Despite stagnant foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow of USD 44 billion in 2016, India will most likely remain most favoured destination due to its attractiveness among MNCs for cross-border mergers and acquisitions, a UN trade report has said.
Jun 08, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Investments in domestic capital markets through participatory notes fell to a four-month low of Rs 1.68 lakh crore at the end of April amid stringent norms put in place by Sebi to curb the inflow of illicit funds.May 28, 2017, 11:07 AM IST
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that poor performance by private investors and banks still remains a challenge for the Indian economy.May 27, 2017, 20:57 PM IST
The government is moving ahead with further opening of print media, construction and retail sectors to foreign investments, and detailed deliberations in this regard were held in the finance ministry on Wednesday.May 17, 2017, 18:04 PM IST
The Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has asked all the ministries and departments to modify enabling framework and regulations in tune with the liberalised FDI policy with a view to attracting more foreign investment.Apr 23, 2017, 12:21 PM IST
Walmart India is "evaluating" foreign direct investment (FDI) guidelines for the food retail space in India as the government has permitted 100 percent FDI in the sector.Apr 13, 2017, 17:08 PM IST
The current foreign direct investment policy permits overseas players to hold 51 percent stake in an Indian retail company.Apr 10, 2017, 15:11 PM IST
The BJP-ruled Uttarakhand government has started taking measures to attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the state.Mar 31, 2017, 19:52 PM IST
The country added USD 14.2 billion in foreign exchange reserves on the balance of payment basis during the first nine months of the outgoing financial year, which is marginally down from USD 14.6 billion accretion in the year-ago period, the Reserve Bank said on Thursday.Mar 23, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
The government is expected to soon announce relaxations in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy in certain sectors, including single brand retail.Mar 02, 2017, 13:26 PM IST
With the government taking steps to improve ease of doing business and relax regulations, foreign direct investment into the country surged by 60 percent to USD 4.68 billion in November 2016.Feb 08, 2017, 16:35 PM IST
Foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country grew by over 27 percent to USD 27.82 billion during April-October this fiscal.Jan 04, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
The sector is faced with an odd situation wherein a foreign investor, excluding overseas airlines, can acquire up to 100 percent stake in a local carrier but not seek a scheduled operator's permit. The permit can only be given to a company which has substantial ownership and effective control in the hands of Indian nationals.Oct 31, 2016, 21:54 PM IST