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Companies raise Rs 6.7 lakh crore via corporate bonds: Economic Survey

Besides, stock markets recorded a robust growth in 2016- 17, with Sensex rising by 16.9 percent and Nifty gaining 18.6 percent as compared to losses registered in 2015-16.

Nagpur becomes first city with electric mass mobility system

Nagpur on Friday earned the distinction of becoming the country's first city with electric fleet of 200 electric vehicles, including taxis, buses, e-rickshaw and autos.

Companies raise record Rs 6.41 lakh crore via debt placement in FY17

Companies raise record Rs 6.41 lakh crore via debt placement in FY17

Indian companies raised a record Rs 6.41 lakh crore last fiscal through private placement of corporate bonds to meet business needs, a surge of 40 percent from the preceding year.

Indian firms expect moderate economic expansion in 2017: Survey

Driven by positive economic sentiment, more than three-fourths (77 percent) of senior finance executives of Indian companies expect moderate to substantial economic expansion in 2017, a survey said here on Thursday.

Indian companies boost post-Brexit growth in 2016 in UK: Report

As many as 800 Indian companies in the UK have generated 47.5 billion pounds in combined revenues last year and contributed significantly to post-Brexit Britain's economic growth, according to a new report.

Jaitley will take up H-1B visa issue in US visit: Sitharaman

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, currently on a visit to the US, will take up with the American administration the matter of restrictions on H-1B visas, the government said on Thursday.

Companies garner Rs 29,000 crore via NCDs in 11 months of FY17

Indian companies have raised more than Rs 29,000 crore by issuing non-convertible debentures (NCDs) to retail investors in the first 11 months of 2016-17 to meet their business requirements.

Companies raise over Rs 51K cr via equity in FY17; bond market slows

The amount raised through Initial Public Offers, Follow- on Public Offers, Offer For Sale and Qualified Institutional Placement was Rs 48,991 crore last fiscal.

'Indian companies may have Rs 4 lakh crore excess working capital'

Top Indian companies might be having excess working capital of Rs 4 lakh crore, says a report.

India tries to fix Iran trade payments as Trump hardens line

India tries to fix Iran trade payments as Trump hardens line

India is exploring setting up a new payments mechanism for trade with Iran, after its old sanctions workaround broke down, as state banks remain fearful of handling payments from Tehran in case the United States imposes a fresh financial embargo.

2017 to be a better year for Indian startups: Qualcomm Ventures

2017 to be a better year for Indian startups: Qualcomm Ventures

Qualcomm Ventures, the venture investment arm of US-based chip maker Qualcomm Inc which has a USD 150 million India-focused fund, expects 2017 to be a better year for the startup ecosystem, especially early stage companies.

Indians accept lower paying jobs if they have to travel more for work, says research

Indians accept lower paying jobs if they have to travel more for work, says research

The findings also reflect a broader trend identified by Booking.com for Business which reveals that employees are increasingly smudging the line between business and leisure. 

Companies mobilise Rs 29,212 crore via NCDs so far in 2016-17

Companies mobilise Rs 29,212 crore via NCDs so far in 2016-17

In the entire 2015-16, firms had mobilised Rs 38,812 crore through this route.

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.