India's consumption, GDP growth to get boost from 'La Nina'

India's consumption, GDP growth to get boost from 'La Nina'

The probability is improving for a La Nina event leading to a good monsoon in India which could provide a major boost to consumption, investment and GDP growth, says a Deutsche Bank report.

 

PM Modi holds talks with Saudi King to boost strategic ties

PM Modi holds talks with Saudi King to boost strategic ties

Saudi Arabia is India's largest crude oil supplier, accounting for about one-fifth of total imports and both sides were of the view that cooperation in this sector should expand.

Investment in drug development co to fetch Jubilant Life upto $22.6mn

 Jubilant Life Sciences today said its US arm stands to receive up to USD 22.6 million following the acquisition of a drug development firm, in which it has an indirect investment, by a pharmaceutical company which was not named.

3G, 4G expansion to help telecom tower cos' revenue grow 10% over two years: Moody's

3G, 4G expansion to help telecom tower cos' revenue grow 10% over two years: Moody's

Telecom tower companies in India will post a revenue growth of about 10 percent over the next two years as mobile operators are expanding their 3G and 4G footprint and will seek to lease more tower space, Moody's Investors Service said today.

GVK power to divest 33% in BIAL to Fairfax for Rs 2,149 crore

 GVK Power and Infrastructure today said it will divest 33 percent stake in Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) to Fairfax India Holdings Corporation for Rs 2,149 crore.

Global ad spend to reach $561 bn

The global advertising spend is expected to increase by 4.4 percent to $561 billion this year, with mobile being the prime driver of online growth going forward, says marketing intelligence firm Warc.

Cisco to invest $100 million in India''s digital push

Cisco to invest $100 million in India''s digital push

Cisco Systems Inc will invest over $100 million in India to support the country`s ambitious plan to connect thousands of its villages to the internet and create jobs, Executive Chairman John Chambers said on Friday.

India gears up to become ''manufacturing hub'' at Russian industrial trade fair

India projects its plans to seek technology and investment from across the world with a view to develop the country as a global manufacturing hub at the prestigious Russian industrial trade show at Yekaterinburga from July 11 to 14.

Investor count in stock market declined over 20 yrs: BSE CEO

The number of investors in the stock market has reduced in the last 20 years despite many technological advances and there is a need to introspect as to what led to the fall, BSE Chief Executive Officer Ashishkumar Chauhan said today.

Airbus to set up India training centre with $40 mn investment

 Betting big on Indian aviation market, European aircraft maker Airbus today said it will set up a state-of-the-art pilot and maintenance training centre in the country with an initial investment of USD 40 million

Hitachi invests Rs 100 crore to set up ATM making firm in India

 Japan's Hitachi Group has set up an ATM manufacturing firm in India with an investment of Rs 100 crore to cash in on the growing number of banking users in the country.

Toshiba to invest $3.2 bn in new Japan chip facility

 Toshiba Corp said it plans to invest 360 bn yen ($3.2 bn) to build a new semiconductor facility in Japan, showing it wants to grow its chip business even as it eyes the sale of other units such as appliances and healthcare.

Railways pitches for over Rs 8 lakh crore investment

Aiming at a massive investment of more than Rs 8 lakh crore over the next five years, Railways has firmed up various models to attract private participation for capacity augmentation of the state-run transporter.

Only 11% investments announced in manufacturing sector recorded: Study

Investments worth only Rs 1.6 lakh crore have been recorded out of the total Rs 15 lakh crore announced in the manufacturing sector until September 2015, according to an Assocham study.

Reform or perish: FM Jaitley's message to states

Reform or perish: FM Jaitley's message to states

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday called upon states to reform to attract investment, saying investors do not like policy paralysis and prefer destinations that offer more favourable business and political environment.

 

'Make in India Week' gets Rs 15 lakh crore investment commitment

'Make in India Week' gets Rs 15 lakh crore investment commitment

Of the total investments committed here, 30 percent are from foreign investors.

 

Arun Jaitley to inaugurate India Investment Summit on February 4

Arun Jaitley to inaugurate India Investment Summit on February 4

Several foreign pension and sovereign wealth funds are expected to participate in the summit which will be held in New Delhi on February 4-5.

26 and counting... Ratan Tata's investments: Full list

26 and counting... Ratan Tata's investments: Full list

Here is a look at the 26 companies or startups that Ratan Tata has invested in.

FinMin to organise India Investment Summit on February 4-5

FinMin to organise India Investment Summit on February 4-5

India has been trying to attract foreign investment for Make in India campaign with a view to boost economic growth and generating employment.

Arun Jaitley woos British businesses keen on investing in India

Arun Jaitley woos British businesses keen on investing in India

Ahead of the India-UK Economic and Financial Dialogue, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday wooed British businesses keen on investing in India, highlighting initiatives taken by the government to make the country an attractive destination for global investment.