India business confidence dips to 5 month low in May

India business confidence dips to 5 month low in May

 Confidence among Indian businesses fell to a five month low in May, and with rising inflationary pressure, there is limited scope for the RBI to cut rates, says a survey.

India aims 8-10% growth, current rate not satisfactory: Jaitley

India aims 8-10% growth, current rate not satisfactory: Jaitley

Pitching for a higher growth of 8 to 10 percent to eradicate poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said the country is no more satisfied with the current rate.

Policy instability deterred investment in India: Jaitley

Policy instability deterred investment in India: Jaitley

India has the potential to grow at 8-9 percent or even more in the next one to two years and global investors cannot ignore such an economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday while blaming policy instability for deterring investment in the past.

New govt boosted confidence, improved India's perception: DBS

In its report 'India: Time to Deliver' released yesterday DBS Bank, however, has put in a note of caution, saying, "But sustaining that optimism will not be easy."

Modi inspires investor confidence in US visit, $42 bn committed

Modi`s position as being the head of a majority government, without being hobbled by the pulls and pressures of allies, also added to the confidence levels.

Biz confidence falls to 129, but above global average: Survey

India Inc is confident about fundamentals of the economy which is evident in the business confidence index of domestic firms remaining well above the global average despite the lingering slowdown.

Industry business confidence dips, worst not over yet: Ficci

India Inc's business confidence fell for the second straight quarter in Q4, strengthening appeals for a cut in lending rate by the Reserve Bank in its forthcoming monetary policy review, according to a Ficci survey, which adds that the worst is not over yet.

Fertile environment for women entrepreneurs in India: Study

From being treated as a quiet, supportive half of society, women who want to start a business in India now find the country to provide one of the most fertile environments based on indicators such as business confidence, motivation, financing options and other sources of support.