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Companies raise Rs 13,000 cr via preferential route in April-August FY17

Companies raise Rs 13,000 cr via preferential route in April-August FY17

Indian firms raised nearly Rs 13,000 crore through issuance of shares to promoters and shareholders on preferential basis during April-August of 2016-17, a slump of 35 percent from the year-ago period.

Companies prefer more tax-friendly retirement plans

Companies prefer more tax-friendly retirement plans

 Around 80 percent of Indian companies want the government to make retirement plans more tax friendly in order to increase employee participation.

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

For the second year in a row, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made it to the prestigious Fortune India Next 500 list of Indian companies, with the Railway Ministry PSU improving its ranking to 199 from 328 in 2015.

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

IRCTC makes it to Fortune India Next 500 list of companies

For the second year in a row, Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has made it to the prestigious Fortune India Next 500 list of Indian companies, with the Railway Ministry PSU improving its ranking to 199 from 328 in 2015.

Most CFOs optimistic about country's economy

Most CFOs optimistic about country's economy

Majority of chief financial officers working at companies in India are optimistic about the country's mid term as well as long term economic prospects.

7 Indian firms among Fortune 500 list; Rajesh Exports replaces ONGC

7 Indian firms among Fortune 500 list; Rajesh Exports replaces ONGC

Seven Indian companies have made it to the latest Fortune 500 list of the world's biggest corporations in terms of revenue with the retail giant Walmart topping the global rankings.

Brexit may lead to dip in investment flows from India to UK in near term

Brexit may lead to dip in investment flows from India to UK in near term

Respondents feel that the `Brexit` transition may lead to moderation in investments flows to the UK from India.

Govt to announce hybrid instruments for FDI next month

Government is likely to come out with a list of hybrid instruments next month which Indian companies will be able to issue for raising foreign direct investment (FDI).

Brexit: How it can give better market access to India

Brexit: How it can give better market access to India

Volatility and decline in the financial markets were obvious after Britain decided to exit the European Union (EU) but there could be some advantages in it for India.

How Brexit will affect India

How Brexit will affect India

Brexit may actually strengthen India's position as a truncated EU may have to rework its negotiation strategy in order to gain market access.

India Inc May merger and acquisition deal tally falls 9% to $1.9 billion

Corporate India's merger and acquisition activity moderated in May as deals worth USD 1.9 billion were announced, registering a decline of 9 percent from last year, says a Grant Thornton report.

Just Dial, UTI MF, IRCTC in Fortune India Next 500 list

Just Dial, UTI MF, IRCTC in Fortune India Next 500 list

Just Dial, UTI Asset Management Company and IRCTC are among the firms that have made it to the Fortune Next 500 list of Indian companies, which has been topped by Dynamatic Technologies.

India home to 56 of the world's 2,000 largest public companies: Forbes

India home to 56 of the world's 2,000 largest public companies: Forbes

Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries leads the pack of 56 Indian firms in Forbes's annual list of the world's 2,000 largest and most powerful public companies, with the US leading the list with 586 companies.

Islamic State militants make deadly IEDs using material from Indian companies: Report

Islamic State militants make deadly IEDs using material from Indian companies: Report

However, the minister, later clarified that as per CAR reports, there is no evidence to suggest any direct transfer of goods to the Islamic State forces by the countries and companies.

Masala bonds a step to make Rupee global currency: CARE Ratings

Issuance of rupee-denominated masala bonds overseas is a step towards making the Indian currency global, CARE Ratings said on Thursday.

Funds raised via debt securities surge 3 times to Rs 34,000 cr

Quantum of funds raised by Indian companies from the retail issuance of debt securities or bonds surged by more than three-fold to nearly Rs 34,000 crore in 2015-16.

Masala bonds can be new funding source for Indian companies: IFC

Masala bonds can be new funding source for Indian companies: IFC

Bullish on India's growth prospects, International Finance Corporation (IFC) has said offshore rupee bonds can provide a new source of funding for Indian companies and they stand to benefit in the longer term from comparative pricing landscape.

H-1B cap reached, majority of applications by Indian companies

H-1B cap reached, majority of applications by Indian companies

The US government is believed to have received about 250,000 petitions for H-1B visas - the most sought after American work visas - with a majority of them being from either Indian companies or having huge footprint in India.

 

Firms raise record Rs 4.6 lakh cr via debt placement in FY16

Indian companies raised a record Rs 4.6 lakh crore in 2015-16 through private placement of corporate bonds to meet business needs -- a surge of 13 percent over the preceding fiscal.

Companies garner Rs 34,000 cr via NCDs in FY'16

Companies garner Rs 34,000 cr via NCDs in FY'16

Fund raising through retail issuance of non-convertible debentures (NCDs) by Indian companies has shot up by over three-fold to nearly Rs 34,000 crore last fiscal amid sluggish equity markets.