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'Average cost of equity in India higher than developed nations'

'Average cost of equity in India higher than developed nations'

The average cost of equity, an indicator of return required for investors, is higher at around 15 percent compared to developed countries, says a report.

 

Reform momentum to gather pace in coming years: FM Jaitley

Reform momentum to gather pace in coming years: FM Jaitley

Economic reforms will continue to gain momentum in coming years as the country looks to push growth and attract investment in the infrastructure sector, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

American companies want more clarity in India's tax policies

American companies are keen on investing in India but they want to see improvement in business climate like clarity in tax policies and streamlining of "complex" regulations, a top Obama Administration official has said.

India's economy projected to grow 7.6% in 2017: UN report

India's economy projected to grow 7.6% in 2017: UN report

India's economy is projected to grow at 7.6 percent in 2017 as investment regains momentum and manufacturing base strengthens on the back of structural reforms in the country, a UN study said, crediting India and China for steady growth of the Asia-Pacific region.

'Modi government has turned India into 'a right place to do business'

'Modi government has turned India into 'a right place to do business'

 Foreign investors now perceive India as "a right place to do business" due to various initiatives of the Modi government in the past two-and-a-half years, globally acclaimed French economist Guy Sorman said.

India GDP overstated, higher private investment needed: Ruchir Sharma

India GDP overstated, higher private investment needed: Ruchir Sharma

Terming India's GDP number as "overstated", Morgan Stanley's Chief Global Strategist Ruchir Sharma has called for more private investment for the economy to get back on track.

India's fundamentals strong to attract investment: Govt

India's fundamentals strong to attract investment: Govt

Finance Ministry on Wednesday said India will continue to attract investments because of the inherent strength and the return it offers to investors.

PM Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' gets thumbs up from Moody's

PM Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' gets thumbs up from Moody's

Higher FDI inflows suggest that Narendra Modi government policies, such as efforts to liberalise foreign investment limits in several sectors and the 'Make in India' campaign, are bearing fruit, Moody's Investors Service said.

 

India dispels myth that democracy and economic growth can’t go together: PM Narendra Modi

India dispels myth that democracy and economic growth can’t go together: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has dispelled the myth that democracy and rapid economic growth cannot go together.

India is Asia's bright spot: Report

India is Asia's bright spot: Report

The report further said that India is an interesting market and shaping up well for us.

Hope PM Modi succeeds in brining investment to India: Ratan Tata

Hope PM Modi succeeds in brining investment to India: Ratan Tata

Former Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata Thursday hoped Prime Minister Narendra Modi succeeds in bringing investment to India as the nation needs a refreshment of new manufacturing companies which would be a real shot in the arm in terms of supply-chain and research.

India roars back to Davos to seek overseas investment

India has finally taken on the mantle of the world`s fastest growing big economy; its equities and bonds are favourites with emerging market investors who are betting that growth will accelerate further.

PM Narendra Modi hard sells India as investment destination to CEOs in UK

PM Narendra Modi hard sells India as investment destination to CEOs in UK

PM Modi said economic ties are extremely important elements of the relationship between countries.

India "bright spot" for investment in the current global slowdown, PM Modi tells biz leaders

India "bright spot" for investment in the current global slowdown, PM Modi tells biz leaders

PM Modi said government had taken a number of steps to remove long pending concerns of investors, including expediting regulatory clearances, increasing the validity period of Industrial Licences across the board and delicencing a number of defence items.

Modi in US: Pleased US CEOs hopeful about investment possibilities in India

Modi in US: Pleased US CEOs hopeful about investment possibilities in India

Eight captains of American industry with links to the financial sector on Thursday said they had a very good and positive roundtable meeting with visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel here.

PM Modi woos UAE, says India has $1 trillion investment potential

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a strong pitch for UAE investments in India, saying India has the potential of $1 trillion investments even as he vowed to address the concerns of businesspersons.

Govt must deliver on promises for higher growth: Moody's

Govt must deliver on promises for higher growth: Moody's

While pegging India's true growth potential at near 10 percent, Moody's also warned that "GDP growth is not likely to rise above 7.5 percent if the government continues to over-promise and not deliver".

FM Jaitley pitches for GST, land bill passage to boost investment, growth

Amid the likelihood of a stormy Parliament session, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday made a strong case for passage of GST and land acquisition bills saying they were necessary to create jobs and remove poverty.

Investment in India increasing, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that investment in the country is increasing and the world is coming to explore the opportunities India has to offer.

India encourages Singapore enterprises for investment

"As Singapore companies internationalise to build scale, access new markets and customers, India can be the new location for manufacturing for Singapore companies," said Singh at the opening of the "Make In India" Global Business Summit 2015.