PSBs should be given independence from political decision-making: FM Jaitley
PSBs should be given independence from political decision-making: FM Jaitley

Pitching for public sector banks being given independence from political decision-making, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said efforts are on to professionalise all personnel-related issues at these banks.

FDI up 6.5% to $2.05 bn in June

The Foreign direct investment (FDI) in the country increased by about 6.5 per cent to USD 2.05 billion in June this year, according to official data.

India among fastest growing FDI sources for USA
India among fastest growing FDI sources for USA

India is one of the fastest growing FDI sources for the United States with investors from the country more interested in US' aerospace and textile sectors, among others, a top official at US embassy said on Monday.

India emerges as UK's 3rd largest FDI source in 2014

The UK on Wednesday said it has maintained its position as the number one destination for FDI in Europe after attracting a record number of projects from over 70 countries including India, bringing in the largest financial value and associated jobs over the past year.

Retail body pitches for level-playing field on FDI

The Retailers Association of India (RAI) on Thursday railed against the government's invitation for stakeholders' consultation meeting on FDI policy in e-commerce.

FDI inflows in manufacturing rose by 45%, says govt

FDI inflows in the manufacturing sector rose by almost 45 per cent between October last year and this February, compared to the same period in the previous financial year, government said today.

FIPB clears 10 FDI proposals worth Rs 2,858 crore

The Foreign Investment Promotion Board has cleared 10 FDI proposals worth Rs 2,858 crore, and referred the Holcim-Ambuja deal to the CCEA.

Japanese cos facing series of problems in India: Envoy

Japanese companies are facing a "series of problems" in India related to taxation and infrastructure, Japan's Ambassador to India Takeshi Yagi said today.

Budget 2015: Expectations of Retail investors

Here are some changes that the Retail investors expect in this year’s Budget that would benefit them.

DIPP holds stakeholders' consultation meet on FDI policy

The DIPP on Thursday held a stakeholders' consultation meet with representatives from industry chambers and law firms on the next edition of its consolidated FDI policy document.

FDI led by equities jumps 22.6% in FY14 to Rs 15 trillion: RBI

Foreign direct investment into the country jumped 22.65 percent to Rs 15,08,960 crore as of end March 2014, up from Rs 12,30,250 crore as of 2012-13, with equities dominating the pie with share of 93.9 percent.

'FDI inflows to hit all-time high this fiscal'

India will attract the highest-ever inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the current fiscal on the back of a slew of policy reforms announced by the new government, a senior DIPP official has said.

FDI in textile sector up 91% in 2013-14

The country had attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) of $103.89 million during April-March, 2012-13.

Government invites Chinese FDI to cut bilateral trade deficit

Various measures are being taken to address India`s trade deficit with China by encouraging China`s investment in building manufacturing capacities in India, the government said Wednesday.

Prez praises govt for steps to bring in more FDI

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday praised the NDA government at the centre for taking steps to bring in more FDI into the country.

No decision on FDI in supermarkets: Sitharaman

The Bharatiya Janata Party-led government opposes the policy put in place by its predecessor to allow foreign supermarkets to operate in India.

American lawmakers hopeful of better Indo-US ties under Modi

Congressmen asked House of Representative Speaker John Boehner to invite Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress.

Govt may soon decide on FDI in Rail, Defence sectors

The FDI liberalisation in the sector would help in modernisation and expansion of the Railways.

No decision on FDI in multi-brand retail trading: Govt

The government on Friday said it has not taken any decision on permitting Foreign Direct Investment in multi-brand retail trading.

FDI jumps to 8-month high of $3.6 bn in May

In May 2013, the country had received FDI worth USD 1.63 billion.