INVESTMENTS IN INDIA
Covid-19 impact: Global pension funds pause India investment
Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Australian Super and Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec (CDPQ), among others, had slated billions of dollars in India directly, via private equity (PE) or other funds, but have either put plans on hold or are reconsidering, two people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
High level empowered group of secretaries to chalk out investment plan, promote Make in India
The group will “provide support and facilitatio...
Don't need China or Chinese investments: Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari’s statement assumes significance after India said that it will not allow Chine...
India INX to offer more products to investors; seeks Sebi nod to list REITs, InvITs
The launch of rupee-dollar derivatives contract is expected to bring rupee trading home from other international financial centres
India closely monitoring developments relating to expat quota bill in Kuwait
Spokesperson in the Ministry of External Affairs Anurag Srivastava said the issue figured during recent telephonic conversation between foreign ministers of the two countries.
India-China face-off: It's actually Beijing's fight for global dominance
It’s China’s second big play after 2008, when it assessed the west was in decline and began a push for domination.
Government proposes restrictions on foreign investment in pension funds
Foreign investment in pension funds is governed by the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority and is capped at 49% via the automatic route.
India's GDP to contract by 3 per cent in FY21: BofA
BofA Securities also said the RBI will monetise the fiscal deficit through purchase of government bonds of up to USD 95 billion through open market operations, and its revaluation reserves of USD 127 billion may also be used to recapitalise state-run banks.
Singapore top source of FDI in FY20 with investments worth USD 14.67 bn
In the last financial year, India attracted USD 14.67 billion in FDI from Singapore, whereas it was USD 8.24 billion from Mauritius, according to the data of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). In 2018-19, Singapore's FDI aggregated at USD 16.22 billion, while that from Mauritius it was USD 8.08 billion.
It is important that both India and China take action to ensure peace: Vincenzo de Luca, Italian Ambassador to India
The coronavirus has clearly shown that a solution to this global crisis needs to be assessed by the international community as a whole. Italy is working in close contact with the European partners and the international community in the search for a vaccine and in making available the data and information on the treatments, said Italian Ambassador.
Vande America: United Airlines may fly into India
In a respite for people stranded in the US, the government is likely to soon allow United Airlines to start flights to and from India along the lines of the Vande Bharat mission.
Short timeline for India vaccine test raises doubts among health experts
Dozens of vaccine candidates are at various stages of development around the world to control the coronavirus pandemic. One candidate, from India's Bharat Biotech, which is being developed with the Indian Council of Medical Research, was this week approved for Phase I and Phase II clinical trials.
India may go beyond China to cut cheap shipments
Measures such as nominating specific ports for clearance of goods that India wants to curb can lower or even erode price advantages, bringing them on par with locally made items.
Indian realty PE, institutional investments down 93% on-year in January-May: Report
The institutional inflow into the sector declined to $238 million, with only 5 deals concluded in 2020 until May end. The sector had recorded 25 deals in the corresponding period, while the entire 2019 had seen a total 49 deals worth $6.5 billion, showed data from Knight Frank India.
Tweet Buster: Slippery rural theme, and how to add viability to your investment thesis
Independent market expert Sandip Sabharwal warned investors against the "rural" theme.
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