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India expected to post first current account surplus in nine years

India expected to post first current account surplus in nine years

India is likely to post its first current account surplus in nine years in the latest quarter, which should bolster the rupee though it is not a good sign for the economy as it reflects weak investment demand at home and subdued exports

India's savings rate in need of a boost: DBS

Domestic savings are required to fund investment, which otherwise must be financed with foreign capital.

India will be an attractive destination for investment

India will be an attractive destination for investment

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Indian GDP growth to pick up to 7.8% in 2016-17: Nomura

Indian GDP growth to pick up to 7.8% in 2016-17: Nomura

India's GDP growth is likely to pick up to 7.8 percent in fiscal 2016-17 from 7.6 percent this year, largely driven by higher discretionary demand

Budget 2016: Expectations of retail investors

Budget 2016: Expectations of retail investors

Tax-savings bonds, which give retail investors a tax exemption on the interest payable to them, would provide an incentive for greater retail participation in IDFs.

India can become engine of global economic growth: Anil Agarwal

India can become engine of global economic growth: Anil Agarwal

Agarwal said companies who want to invest in India can raise capital in the UK to invest in India's growth story.

VC investments hit record high of $1.44 bn in Jan-Sep: Study

Venture Capital is defined as the first to fourth round of investments of not more than USD 20 million each by financial investors into companies not more than 10 years old.

India may see two or three decades of double digit growth, says Piyush Goyal

India may see two or three decades of double digit growth, says Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal has said that with sustainable long-term structural environment in India, the country may see two or three decades of double digit growth.

Govt not to take any steps that will impact investment climate: Arun Jaitley

“It is too early to say what action government will take on SIT recommendations,” Jaitley said. “The government will take view on FSLRC Recos on MPC after receiving feedback.”

FM Jaitley warns of threat to job creation if investments blocked

A day after a ministerial panel headed by the minister failed to break logjam over proposed labour reforms with the Unions, Jaitley said safety of workforce cannot be ensured without an increase in economic activity.

FII limit in G-secs to be revised twice annually: Rajan

FII limit in G-secs to be revised twice annually: Rajan

Promising a steady increase in FII investment limit in government bonds, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said the ceiling will be revised twice a year and efforts are being made to make such investment easier.

Business confidence falls sharply in March quarter: Survey

Business sentiment fell sharply in the March quarter due to concerns over investment climate amid "patchy" and "uneven growth", said a survey today.

Investment via P-Notes shrinks to Rs 2.68 lakh crore

Investments into Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) have dropped to Rs 2.68 lakh crore (USD 42 billion) at the end of April, after hitting over 7-year high in the preceding month.

Chinese companies to set up units at GMR SEZ, to invest $3.5 bn

GMR Infrastructure Monday said it has inked pact with Guizhou International Investment Corp (GiIC), a consortium of three Chinese manufacturing firms, to set up units at its SEZ in Kakinada, a move that will see USD 3.5 billion worth of investments in the next 5 years.

LIC Nomura Mutual Fund lines up retirement plans

Encouraged by tax incentives for investment in retirement schemes floated by mutual fund houses, LIC Nomura MF has lined up plans to launch such product.

'India's investment climate better than other BRICS nations'

Though India has a better investment climate among BRICS nations, its regulatory and tax system-related challenges are impacting immediate investment plans, a survey found.

Indian economy clearly on recovery path: FM Jaitley

"We are committed to maintain overall macroeconomic conditions on a sustained basis so that the Indian economy is able to achieve and sustain growth of 8 per cent and above," Jaitley said.

'India faces $110 bn funding gap for urban infra development'

India needs a "stable policy framework" to bring in private investments for developing urban infrastructure which faces a fund shortage of USD 110 billion, says a report released on Monday.

Modi meets top French business leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met top French business leaders with an aim of bringing French investment and technologies to India.

Govt creating environment conducive to investments: FM Jaitley

The government, he said, is focusing on "quick and effective decision making", as the country needs huge amount of investments.