Investors should be made aware of risks: Bhave

The market watchdog SEBI on Tuesday said
intermediaries who undertake investor education programmes
must make the pitfalls of investment clear.

HAL to invest Rs 25K cr in next 10 years

Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd plans
to invest more than Rs 25,000 crore in the next 10 years on
the back of a strong order pipeline and big ticket projects on
the horizon.

SEBI examining investment avenues for portfolio managers

Securities and Exchange Board of India is in the process of examining whether registered portfolio managers invest in instruments other than listed
securities, an official of the agency said.

Government defers Pepsico`s $ 200 mn investment proposal

The government has deferred a
decision on Pepsico India Holding`s proposal to invest 200
million dollars (about Rs 930 crore) in the next three years.

China offers Africa more trade, investment

China is offering to abolish import duties on some commodities from Africa and make sure Chinese exports to the continent are safe as part of a package to boost already thriving economic ties, China`s Commerce Minister said.

NMDC commissions fresh study for Rs 1,200cr investment in SIIL

The country`s largest iron ore
producer, NMDC, is getting a fresh financial viability study
of SIIL done for its proposed Rs 1,200-crore investment in the
firm as world sponge iron prices have slumped.

Offer sops to industry to encourage investment: FICCI

Business chamber FICCI on Wednesday said high level of investment as projected by Prime Minister`s Economic Advisory Council is critical for economic growth, but the government must offers sops to industry to encourage investment.

NELP-VIII attracts $1.34 bn investment, says govt

Rubbishing comments that India`s largest auction of oil and gas blocks flopped last week, government on Wednesday said eighth round of NELP attracted over $1.34 billion in minimum investment, a shade better than previous edition.

Vayalar Ravi seeks more investment from Indian diaspora

Highlighting the immense business opportunities in India, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi has sought more investment from the
Indian diaspora in Europe.

Philips to up investment in India, China by 27%

Consumer durables firm, Philips, will up investments in emerging growth markets like India and China by 27 per cent this fiscal over the previous year.

Investment in climate change is not charity: UN

The failure of the international community to invest in adapting to climate change will jeopardise the world`s common future, the head of the UNCCD has said.

Nalco to invest Rs 25,000 cr despite less profit

Aluminium giant NALCO will
invest over Rs 25,000 crore to launch new projects and
undertake major expansion despite decline in profit due to the
global recession.

India needs Rs 70k cr investment in healthcare by 2025

India needs an investment of Rs 70,000 crore in the healthcare sector by 2025, to increase its bed density to at least two per thousand population, according to a study.

LIC to invest Rs 1 lakh crore in stock market in 2009-10

State-run life insurance major LIC
on Thursday said it will invest Rs 1 lakh crore in the equity market
in the current fiscal, up from Rs 35,000 crore during 2008-09.

Model Concession Agreement to be amended by September-end: Kamal Nath

Parts of the agreement spelling out the policy and regulatory framework for foreign investment into India`s roads infrastructure will be changed by the end of September.

Empowered committee to consider CIL proposal to invest abroad

Facing severe shortage of coal in the country, the government on Thursday authorised an Empowered Committee of Secretaries for considering Coal India Ltd`s proposal to invest and acquire assets abroad.

Cairn, ONGC to invest USD 1.5-1.8 bn more in Raj oilfields

Cairn India and its partner Oil
and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), which will this weekend start oil
production from their prolific Rajasthan fields, will invest
USD 1.5-1.8 billion more in the desert block over the next two

FIPB clears Telenor`s proposal to up stake in Unitech Wireless

FIPB is believed to have cleared the proposal of Norwegian telecom firm Telenor to hike its stake in its Indian telecom joint venture Unitech Wireless, putting an end to a two-month long wait by the telco.

Zardari urges Chinese entrepreneurs to invest in Pak

Visiting Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari has urged Chinese entrepreneurs to set up business ventures in that country in a bid to boost foreign investment.

Pakistan should invest in schools, girls: Hillary

Pakistan`s fight with extremism would have been in better shape had the United States invested more in the nation`s schools and girls and not just its military, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said.