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Markets volatile after Pulwama attack, foreign investors pull out Rs 3,000 crore in 3 days

Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs) profoundly influence investor sentiments at the bourses.

Feb 24, 2019, 12:34 PM IST

E-commerce rules do not allow foreign investment in multi-brand retail: DIPP

These clarifications have come against the backdrop of new provisions announced by the DIPP related to FDI in e-commerce sector last month.

Jan 03, 2019, 17:39 PM IST

Flexible intellectual property will help China to diffuse trade tensions: IMF

China and the US are currently engaged in a trade conflict and have slapped tit-for-tat tariffs of hundreds of billions of dollars on each other's goods.

Dec 10, 2018, 10:52 AM IST

India can be an economic powerhouse, but only with China's help: Global Times

According to the article in Global Times, “China can reshape India’s infrastructure landscape”.

Oct 12, 2018, 20:43 PM IST

FDI growth up 23% in Apr-June quarter this fiscal

The foreign fund inflows in April-June 2017-18 stood at USD 10.4 billion, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion data showed.

Aug 27, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

INX media case: Karti Chidambaram to appear before CBI today

Former union minister P. Chidambaram`s son Karti Chidambaram will appear before Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday.

Aug 23, 2017, 09:40 AM IST

FPI holding: Federal Bank, Sintex Plastics under RBI watch

The boards of both the companies have passed resolutions to hike the limit of foreign investment to up to 74 percent, RBI said.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:29 PM IST

China removes 27 restrictions for foreign investment in free-trade zones

China has removed 27 restrictions in its newly issued negative list for foreign investment in its free-trade zones, its cabinet said on Friday in a notice.


Jun 16, 2017, 15:00 PM IST

Ministries to decide on FDI proposals within 60 days: FinMin

The government on Tuesday said post the abolition of the FIPB, ministries will have to decide on FDI proposals within 60 days of the application and any rejection will need concurrence of the DIPP.

Jun 06, 2017, 20:16 PM IST

Bureaucracy, multiple agencies restrict mining growth: Report

Lack of transparency and a difficult bureaucracy underpinned by multiple agencies are creating obstacles in the growth of India's mining industry, says a report.

May 28, 2017, 18:46 PM IST

CBI raids residences of P Chidambaram, son Karti

The Central Bureau of Investigation raided the residences of former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Chennai. The search was conducted at over 16 places.

May 16, 2017, 11:25 AM IST

Govt may soon allow 100% FDI in cash, ATM management companies

Cash and ATM management companies will soon be allowed to attract 100 percent foreign direct investment as they are not required to comply with the Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act (PSARA).

Apr 16, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Gave approval to Aircel-Maxis deal in normal course of biz: P Chidambaram

Chidambaram's remarks comes a day after the Supreme Court asked the CBI to file status report on the probe being carried out on various aspects of the Aircel-Maxis deal.

Apr 04, 2017, 12:53 PM IST

Sebi relaxes funding rules for start-ups, bars PE-promoter side deals

To further boost securities market, Sebi on Wednesday relaxed funding rules for start-ups and allowed foreign investment in unlisted corporate bonds while it barred private equity funds and promoters of listed firms from entering into side deals for profit sharing.

Nov 23, 2016, 19:03 PM IST

India, Canada look for ways for early closure of trade deals

India and Canada are expected to deliberate on ways for early conclusion of the proposed free trade agreement and foreign investment promotion and protection pact.

Sep 29, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

India Inc's foreign investment fell 84% in August at $399 million

Indian firms' overseas direct investment fell 84 per cent to USD 399.06 million in August, data from RBI showed.

Sep 17, 2016, 19:16 PM IST

Govt to now focus on increasing banks’ ability to support growth: FM Jaitley

The Finance Minister said that foreign investment is important for India in order to have larger investment in infrastructure sector.


Aug 30, 2016, 18:06 PM IST

Bangladesh signs $130 mn World Bank loan for economic zones

The Bangladeshi government has signed a $130 million additional financing agreement with the World Bank to scale up support for the recently licensed and new economic zones to attract foreign and domestic investment as well as to create more jobs in the manufacturing sector.

Jun 20, 2016, 02:34 AM IST

India received $55 billion in FDI in two years: Sushma Swaraj

India has received $55 billion in FDI in the last two years, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday, noting enhanced economic engagement with countries across the world has been a major priority area of the government's foreign policy. 

Jun 19, 2016, 21:03 PM IST

RBI lets Axis Bank raise foreign shareholding to up to 62%

Reserve Bank has allowed Axis Bank to raise foreign shareholding to up to 62 percent, from the earlier limit of 49 percent.

May 31, 2016, 20:11 PM IST