foreign investments

SEBI calls for new ways to manage foreign inflows

SEBI calls for new ways to manage foreign inflows

Foreign investors have bought a net $23.1 billion in Indian debt so far this year, clearing and exchange data showed, and have almost exhausted their quotas for government and corporate bonds.

Sep 06, 2017, 15:34 PM IST
RBI may need to drain up to $22 billion as inflows add to excess liquidity

RBI may need to drain up to $22 billion as inflows add to excess liquidity

Foreign investments into debt and shares have reached a net $31 billion this year, compared with $2.7 billion in sales last year, due to factors including India`s low inflation and improving economic growth.

Aug 10, 2017, 11:49 AM IST
Sebi to levy fee on P-Notes, bars speculative issuance

Sebi to levy fee on P-Notes, bars speculative issuance

Markets regulator Sebi on Wednesday tightened P-Note norms by levying a fee of USD 1,000 on each instrument and barred their issuance for speculative purposes to check any misuse for channelising black money.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

'India should lower tariffs on Harleys for foreign investment'

If India lowers the 100 percent tariffs imposed on the popular American Harley Davidson motorcycles it could result in more foreign investments in the country, a top White House trade official has argued.

Mar 23, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 billion in November

Foreign direct investment zooms 60% to $4.68 billion in November

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
India becoming one of most transparent, open economies: Arun Jaitley

India becoming one of most transparent, open economies: Arun Jaitley

India is becoming one of the most transparent and open economies in the world with sector after sector opening up for foreign investment notwithstanding the wave of protectionism elsewhere, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

Jan 27, 2017, 20:40 PM IST
FDI up 27% at $27.82 billion in Apr-Oct this fiscal

FDI up 27% at $27.82 billion in Apr-Oct this fiscal

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
Raising FDI via hybrid instruments may come with riders

Raising FDI via hybrid instruments may come with riders

The government may put certain conditions on domestic companies that are keen to bring in foreign investments through optionally and partially convertible debentures.

 

Jul 05, 2016, 16:21 PM IST

India's new Mauritius treaty signals end of shopping for tax havens

India`s move to plug suspected losses in tax revenue through Mauritius, a top source of foreign investments into the country, has not sent financial markets into a tailspin as it would have just a few years ago.

May 12, 2016, 09:01 AM IST
No intolerance, India continuing to attract FDI: Jaitley

No intolerance, India continuing to attract FDI: Jaitley

Asserting that there is "no intolerance on the ground" in India, he said the country has continued to attract substantial foreign investments as the fastest growing economy.

Apr 18, 2016, 19:57 PM IST
Boost for e-commerce: 100% FDI permitted in marketplace e-retailing with riders

Boost for e-commerce: 100% FDI permitted in marketplace e-retailing with riders

The government on Tuesday allowed 100 percent FDI through automatic route in the marketplace format of e-commerce retailing, a development that will give a boost to foreign firms like Amazon and Ebay as well as domestic players such as Flipkart and Snapdeal.

Mar 29, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

India is a great country but it has a lot to learn from Singapore: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday addressed the Indian diaspora in Singapore.

Nov 24, 2015, 23:17 PM IST
'New textiles policy aims at 35 mn jobs, foreign investment'

'New textiles policy aims at 35 mn jobs, foreign investment'

The government will unveil a new national textiles policy next month that seeks to create 35 million new jobs by attracting foreign investments, a senior ministry official said on Monday.

Jun 29, 2015, 21:28 PM IST

Foreign companies see turnaround in India: CII Director General

CII Director General Chandrajit Banerjee said the process of clearances in India has been streamlined and predictability has been brought about in taxes, setting the positive tone for foreign investments.

Apr 15, 2015, 11:31 AM IST

India can compete with China as supplier to world: Lord Paul

Pitching for removal of barriers that come in the way of setting up businesses in India, NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said the country can compete with China as 'suppliers of the world'.

Feb 22, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

RBI warns against 'investment tourists' in debt market

As India seeks greater inflow of foreign investments, the Reserve Bank has cautioned against 'investment tourists' in the domestic debt market saying that they can withdraw funds at a "whiff of trouble".

Jan 19, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

India to liberalise debt market in 'measured way'

India is opening its short-term debt market to foreign investors, but liberalisation will be "in a measured way" to avoid causing volatility, central bank governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.

Jul 24, 2014, 20:16 PM IST

FIPB to take up 31 foreign investment proposals on July 4

Foreign investments are crucial for India which needs about USD 1 trillion by March 2017.

Jun 29, 2014, 13:30 PM IST

Mauritius slips to 2nd place on fund flows into Indian markets

The US was followed by Mauritius with over Rs 3.31 lakh crore worth 'assets under custody (AUC)' of FIIs and their sub-accounts as on December 31, 2013.

Apr 27, 2014, 22:10 PM IST

SEBI strengthens monitoring of foreign investments in IRF

An IRF is a contract between a buyer and a seller agreeing to the future delivery of any interest-bearing asset such as government bonds.

Jan 20, 2014, 22:25 PM IST