Foreign investment in India

Government mulls 100% FDI in single brand retail

Government mulls 100% FDI in single brand retail

The government is considering allowing 100 percent FDI through automatic route in single brand retail to attract a larger number of global players in the sector.

Jan 17, 2017, 15:45 PM IST
Cabinet approves grant of permanent residency status to foreign Investors

Cabinet approves grant of permanent residency status to foreign Investors

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the scheme for grant of Permanent Residency Status (PRS) to foreign investors subject to the relevant conditions as specified in the FDI Policy notified by the government from time to time.

Aug 31, 2016, 13:29 PM IST
Loss of momentum on economic reforms could hamper investment in India: Moody's

Loss of momentum on economic reforms could hamper investment in India: Moody's

Moody's said that a failure by the government in implementing key reforms such as Goods and Services Tax (GST) and land acquisition laws could hamper investment and signal a derailed reform prospect.

Nov 25, 2015, 12:56 PM IST

New Indian govt needs to ensure predictability: USIBC

For the first time India has a government that understands business and foreign investment, the new head of an influential Indo-US business advocacy group has said while cautioning that the country needs to ensure "predictability" on law, policy and bureaucracy.

Apr 01, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

India in talks to simplify process of foreign investment: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is in talks with market participants to simplify the process of investing into the country`s debt market, deputy governor H.R. Khan said on Thursday, responding to questions about international settlement of securities through Euroclear.

Aug 14, 2014, 13:25 PM IST

India not a crowded trade for foreign investors: Credit Suisse

India is still not a "crowded trade" for foreign investors, Credit Suisse said, despite USD 7.3 billion of net foreign buying since March.

May 27, 2014, 11:42 AM IST

India's growth story intact, investors reposing confidence, says Sharma

Foreign investors continue to remain bullish on India and the government's measures to fast track project clearances have given a major boost to the country's growth story, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday.

Jan 23, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

IFC doubles global rupee bond plan on strong investor demand

International Finance Corporation (IFC) has doubled its already launched Rs 1,000-crore three- year global rupee bond programme to promote capital markets and encourage foreign investment in India.

Jan 17, 2014, 23:52 PM IST

Govt indicates further relaxation in FDI policy

The government on Wednesday indicated further liberalisation of the FDI policy in the coming weeks to attract foreign investments into the country.

Jan 01, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Huge opportunity for foreign investment in India: Chidambaram

"There is huge opportunity for foreign investment. We have massive infrastructure projects underway," he said.

Oct 12, 2013, 22:57 PM IST

Govt may relax FDI norms for muti-brand retail today

The government is likely to liberalise FDI norms for multi-brand retail on Thursday, a move that Finance Minister P Chidambaram expects will help attract first foreign investment in the sector.

Aug 01, 2013, 08:51 AM IST

India to return to 8% growth rate in 2 years: Chidambaram

Asserting that India can absorb USD 50 billion foreign investment annually, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said the downturn in Indian economy was temporary and growth will return to 8 percent in two years.

Apr 18, 2013, 12:37 PM IST

India has all qualities to protect foreign investment: FM

On the second leg of his North American tour to woo investors, Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said that India has all the qualities to guarantee that foreign investment is protected.

Apr 17, 2013, 10:35 AM IST

FIIs pull out Rs 680 cr from equity market last week

Overseas investors have pulled out more than Rs 680 crore from the Indian equity market last week amid political and economic worries.

Apr 14, 2013, 13:27 PM IST

FIIs invest $2.5 billion in debt market this year; $1 bn in March alone

Overseas investors have pumped in USD 2.5 billion into Indian debt market so far this year, out of which over USD 1 billion has been invested in March alone.

Mar 28, 2013, 16:04 PM IST

India intends to be friendly to foreign investors: Rajan

India intends to be friendly to foreign investors and continue with the existing policy for them, Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday.

Mar 06, 2013, 15:18 PM IST

Govt taking steps to improve inflow of foreign investment: FM

The government is taking steps to improve inflow of foreign investment and the impact of the initiatives will become visible after some time, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday.

Jun 19, 2012, 14:17 PM IST

Montek calls for harmonisation of tax laws across countries

Calling for harmonisation of tax laws across national boundaries, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia on Friday said India should also take steps to bring rules in line with best global practices to make climate more conducive for foreign investment.

Feb 10, 2012, 14:53 PM IST