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India's top 200 companies outperform their Chinese peers

India's top 200 companies outperform their Chinese peers

India's top 200 companies are set to outperform their Chinese peers despite the country's infrastructure bottlenecks, according to a report by S&P Global Ratings.

After slow start to 2016, India Inc pins hopes on monsoon

India`s top companies are expected to report their weakest pace of growth in two years in the quarter to March, held back by drought and slack demand - a slowdown analysts and companies expect to reverse with an `above-normal` monsoon in 2016.

Number of defunct firms up 35% this fiscal

There were 1.4 lakh companies lying dormant till July 16 as compared to 1.21 lakh at the end March, he added.

Companiess put debt over equity, raise Rs 1.33 lakh cr from markets

Companiess put debt over equity, raise Rs 1.33 lakh cr from markets

India Inc raised a staggering over Rs 1.33 lakh crore from markets in the first two months of the current fiscal (2015-16), with debt emerging as the most preferred route.

Greece takes a toll on Indian companies with exposure to Europe

Greece takes a toll on Indian companies with exposure to Europe

Shares of Indian companies with exposure to Europe faced selling pressure on Monday amid worries over the Greek debt crisis.

India 2nd most optimistic in hiring, growth momentum slows

India has retained its second position globally in terms of hiring outlook of companies, but the pace of job additions will slow over the next three months, global staffing firm ManpowerGroup said on Tuesday.

India Inc not fully compliant with norms on sexual harassment

Corporate India is yet to fully comply with the rules related to prevention of sexual harassment of women at workplace, especially with regard to training internal committee members, says a survey.

Companies can soon choose accountants, secretaries from one entity

Companies will soon have a reason to cheer as plans are on anvil to set up multi-disciplinary partnerships that offer services of audit, cost accounting and consultancy, among other services, under one roof.

No new case involving vanishing cos so far this year: Jaitley

Asserting that various steps have been taken to protect investor interests, the government today said no fresh case of fraud involving 'vanishing companies' had been reported so far this year.

Indian firms tool up for defence orders on Modi's ''buy India'' pledge

Some of India`s biggest companies are pouring billions of dollars into manufacturing guns, ships and tanks for the country`s military, buoyed by the new government`s commitment to upgrade its armed forces using domestic factories.

Over 3,200 foreign companies operating in India: Govt

As many as 3,254 foreign companies were operating in India till June this year and the National Capital and Maharashtra had maximum number of such firms, Parliament was informed on Friday .

Premature to say if cos are avoiding CSR spend: Govt

The government on Friday said it would be premature to form any opinion at this stage on whether companies are resorting to tactics to avoid CSR spending.

Four PSUs face shut down; Jaitley asks others to shape up

Jaitley said public sector undertakings should learn to function like private business houses in a competitive environment.

PSUs should be competitive, says Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Tuesday said public sector undertakings should learn to function like private business houses in a competitive environment.

Rising competition improving performance of India Inc: Ansari

Vice President M Hamid Ansari today said increased competition and greater exposure to global businesses have improved the performance of India companies.

India Inc uninspired by modest export growth in December

Uninspired by export growth easing to 3.49 per cent in December, India Inc has asked the government to consider measures, including widening the scope of incentives, to help the country's outbound shipments expand at double-digit rates.

Action against cos is attempt to ruin investment climate: Sinha

Senior BJP leader Yashwant Sinha today alleged that recent actions against some big corporates is a part of attempts by government to "completely ruin" the investment climate in the country.

Hitachi to acquire payment solutions firm Prizm

Japanese firm Hitachi today said it will acquire Prizm Payment Services as part of plans to grow revenues in India by nearly 3 times to about USD 2.95 billion by 2015-16 fiscal.

PSUs need more autonomy, freedom from bureaucratic control: PM

Singh said that a competitive public procurement market can make bid rigging more difficult.

M&A value down 6.8% to $23.8 bn in Jan-Sept 2013: Report

Mergers & acquisition (M&A) deals involving Indian companies in the first nine months of 2013 in value terms were down 6.8 percent at USD 23.8 billion, says a report.