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India's smart cities attract Chinese investors, experts caution about 'risk factors'

India has become a major investment destination for the Chinese companies.

Nov 15, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

Budget 2018: The must-dos to boost infrastructure investments

The budget must pay attention to non-tax sources of revenues especially with a view to partially monetising the land banks of large public institutions such as the Indian Railways and the Airport Authority of India (AAI).

Jan 24, 2018, 12:56 PM IST

India's December manufacturing sector sees fastest pace of growth in five years

This is for the fifth consecutive month that the index has come in above 50-point mark that separates expansion from contraction.

Jan 02, 2018, 11:37 AM IST

India can grow at 8% for next 20 years: UN expert

The UN, in its latest report, projected India's growth rate to be 7.2 percent in 2018 and 7.4 percent in 2019.

Dec 18, 2017, 07:01 AM IST

China woos key India ally Bangladesh with over $20 billion investment

Bangladeshi leaders on Friday welcomed the first Chinese president to visit in three decades, seeking to secure much-needed infrastructure investment without alienating China`s main regional rival India, a key ally.

Oct 14, 2016, 14:14 PM IST

India expected to post first current account surplus in nine years

India is likely to post its first current account surplus in nine years in the latest quarter, which should bolster the rupee though it is not a good sign for the economy as it reflects weak investment demand at home and subdued exports

Sep 14, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

India's savings rate in need of a boost: DBS

Domestic savings are required to fund investment, which otherwise must be financed with foreign capital.

Sep 02, 2016, 15:33 PM IST

India will be an attractive destination for investment

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May 11, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Indian GDP growth to pick up to 7.8% in 2016-17: Nomura

India's GDP growth is likely to pick up to 7.8 percent in fiscal 2016-17 from 7.6 percent this year, largely driven by higher discretionary demand

Mar 02, 2016, 12:47 PM IST

Budget 2016: Expectations of retail investors

Tax-savings bonds, which give retail investors a tax exemption on the interest payable to them, would provide an incentive for greater retail participation in IDFs.

Feb 24, 2016, 14:25 PM IST

India can become engine of global economic growth: Anil Agarwal

Agarwal said companies who want to invest in India can raise capital in the UK to invest in India's growth story.

Nov 13, 2015, 20:32 PM IST

VC investments hit record high of $1.44 bn in Jan-Sep: Study

Venture Capital is defined as the first to fourth round of investments of not more than USD 20 million each by financial investors into companies not more than 10 years old.

Oct 16, 2015, 17:10 PM IST

India may see two or three decades of double digit growth, says Piyush Goyal

Union Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) Piyush Goyal has said that with sustainable long-term structural environment in India, the country may see two or three decades of double digit growth.

Sep 22, 2015, 09:21 AM IST

Govt not to take any steps that will impact investment climate: Arun Jaitley

“It is too early to say what action government will take on SIT recommendations,” Jaitley said. “The government will take view on FSLRC Recos on MPC after receiving feedback.”

Jul 27, 2015, 12:12 PM IST

FM Jaitley warns of threat to job creation if investments blocked

A day after a ministerial panel headed by the minister failed to break logjam over proposed labour reforms with the Unions, Jaitley said safety of workforce cannot be ensured without an increase in economic activity.

Jul 20, 2015, 13:58 PM IST

FII limit in G-secs to be revised twice annually: Rajan

Promising a steady increase in FII investment limit in government bonds, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Thursday said the ceiling will be revised twice a year and efforts are being made to make such investment easier.

Jul 02, 2015, 18:49 PM IST

Business confidence falls sharply in March quarter: Survey

Business sentiment fell sharply in the March quarter due to concerns over investment climate amid "patchy" and "uneven growth", said a survey today.

May 25, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Investment via P-Notes shrinks to Rs 2.68 lakh crore

Investments into Indian markets through participatory notes (P-Notes) have dropped to Rs 2.68 lakh crore (USD 42 billion) at the end of April, after hitting over 7-year high in the preceding month.

May 18, 2015, 14:22 PM IST

Chinese companies to set up units at GMR SEZ, to invest $3.5 bn

GMR Infrastructure Monday said it has inked pact with Guizhou International Investment Corp (GiIC), a consortium of three Chinese manufacturing firms, to set up units at its SEZ in Kakinada, a move that will see USD 3.5 billion worth of investments in the next 5 years.

May 18, 2015, 12:32 PM IST

LIC Nomura Mutual Fund lines up retirement plans

Encouraged by tax incentives for investment in retirement schemes floated by mutual fund houses, LIC Nomura MF has lined up plans to launch such product.

Apr 30, 2015, 15:06 PM IST