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Traders across India to strike Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) One of the biggest grouping of Indian traders Wednesday called for a nationwide strike Thursday to protest the decision to allow FDI in multi-brand retail ... Read more...

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FDI in aviation boosts airlines’ stocks


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Scrips of major domestic airlines soared Monday after the government allowed foreign investments by international airlines into domestic airline industry.Scrip of the cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines touched ... Read more...

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BJP questions government contention on FDI in retail (Lead)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The BJP Monday questioned the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's contention that the states were free to decide on allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in ... Read more...

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Government to allow old players in 2G auction: Milind Deora


September 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The government will allow both old and new telecom operators to participate in the upcoming 2G auction, Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind ... Read more...

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Haryana vows to improve facilities in cities


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 13 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Thursday expressed confidence that his government's urban development polices will be able to revolutionise the cities.Speaking at a conference on ... Read more...

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Foreign arbitration awards beyond Indian courts’ jurisdiction, says SC


September 6th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) In a boost to foreign investors, the Supreme Court Thursday held that if an Indian investor chooses to go for arbitration with a foreign company ... Read more...

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Chidambaram hints at modifying tax norms, cut deficit (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said the government will fine-tune policies to meet investor expectations, cut fiscal deficit and revive growth."Our policies have to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram to fine-tune investment policies, spur growth (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday tried to reassure investors that the government will fine-tune policies to meet their expectations and revive growth."Our policies have ... Read more...

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Coal Minister invites foreign investment


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Friday invited foreign investors to invest in India's coal sector saying the country is making all efforts to boost growth in ... Read more...

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India questions Obama views on economic reforms


July 16th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government Monday questioned US President Barack Obama's perception of India's economic reality and asserted that policy making is a "sovereign" right of the ... Read more...

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Power, engineering sectors have potential: Pakistani PM


July 4th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan offers numerous opportunities for foreign investors, especially in engineering, power, horticulture and manufacturing sectors, said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf.Chairing a meeting of Board of ... Read more...

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Rupee rises to 7-week high of 54.36 against dollar


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) The rupee rose to a seven-week high of 54.36 against a dollar Tuesday as some clarity on taxation rules and the measures announced by the government ... Read more...

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Sensex gains 457 points; likely to remain bullish (Weekly market review)


July 1st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Indian stock markets are likely to open on a bullish note Monday, after registering a strong rally in the previous week, on expectation of a ... Read more...

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Afghanistan woos Indian investors assuring high returns (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Dispelling security fears, Afghanistan Thursday assured Indian investors a business-friendly environment and said there are 17 key sectors, including mines, cement, steel and agriculture, in ... Read more...

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Goa looks for eco-friendly, sound proposals at investors’ meet


June 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 28 (IANS) Gearing up for the first state-endorsed investors' meet to be hosted here Saturday, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said that a sound, environment friendly investment proposal could ... Read more...

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Sensex above 17,000, JP Morgan upgrades Indian stocks (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets rallied in the last hour of trade Thursday to close above the 17,000-mark. The rebound was mainly due ... Read more...

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Geojit to lure Arab investors to Indian bourses


June 21st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services company Geojit BNP Paribas Thursday launched its Qualified Foreign Investors (QFI) Investment service to attract cash-rich Arab investors to Indian stock markets.As a qualified ... Read more...

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India will grow faster: PM to ‘impatient’ citizens, investors (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday sought to send strong signals to fellow "impatient" citizens, global investors and, perhaps, skeptical rating agencies that he will ... Read more...

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People impatient, economy will improve: PM


June 19th, 2012 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Los Cabos (Mexico), June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday assured that investor sentiment will be improved and the economy nursed to high growth path again, as citizens ... Read more...

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Russia’s policies frighten foreign investors: Ernst & Young


June 15th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Foreign investors see prospects in the Russian market but are frightened away by the country's non-transparent policies, according to a poll by British auditing firm ... Read more...

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India assures US business of a level playing field


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Assuring US businesses of "a level playing field" and "total transparency", India has invited them to take advantage of enormous business opportunities offered by India's plans ... Read more...

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Reselling the India story: road shows kick off in the Gulf


June 9th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Road shows highlighting India's growth potential to attract sovereign funds and other investors kicks off in five Gulf countries of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab ... Read more...

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Singapore keen to invest in Myanmar’s hotel sector


May 27th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 27 (IANS) Businessmen from Singapore are keen to invest in the hotel and tourism sector in Myanmar.A 15-member delegation of the International Enterprise Singapore Business Department Trip to ... Read more...

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FDI falls in Mexico


May 24th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 24 (IANS/EFE) Mexico received $4.37 billion in foreign direct investment, or FDI, in the first quarter, down 8.7 percent from the same period in 2011, authorities said.FDI ... Read more...

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Aircel-Maxis deal: Government denies wrongdoing (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Amidst allegations from opposition over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's involvement in the 2006 Aircel-Maxis telecom deal, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in ... Read more...

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No equity in any telecom firm: Chidambaram


May 14th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Stating that neither he or his family had any connection with Aircel or any other telecom company, an emotional Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday ... Read more...

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GAAR rollback a surrender to US: CPI-M


May 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India's decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) by one year "is a meek surrender to finance capital ... and the ... Read more...

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BJP concerned about India’s falling forex reserves


May 7th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party Monday voiced concern over India's depleting foreign currency reserves, which have declined by $12.8 billion in recent years."Our ... Read more...

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Russia needs more foreign investment: Putin


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia needs to bolster the positive trend of foreign direct investment growth in Russia, Prime Minister and President-elect Vladimir Putin said Wednesday."In 2011, over $52 ... Read more...

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Tax law change ’scaring’ overseas investors: Karan Bilimoria (Interview)


April 15th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Indian government's move to amend a law retrospectively to tax global merger and acquisition transactions involving Indian assets is "scaring" foreign investors and ... Read more...

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Apex court receives presidential reference on 2G (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A presidential reference on whether the Supreme Court could interfere with a policy decision of the government and insist on auction as the only route ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

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Dubai to host global investors meet


April 12th, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 12 (IANS) Dubai will host an international investment meet next month to help connect foreign investors seeking new destinations with fast growing economies.Participants from 45 countries will attend ... Read more...

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ADB sees Indian economy growing at 7 percent


April 11th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India's economic growth is likely to rise marginally to 7 percent this fiscal from 6.9 logged in 2011-12 as global conditions stabilise, the Asian Development ... Read more...

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China’s Wujiang city invites Indian investment


April 11th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Termed Venice of the East for its intra-city waterways, China's Wujiang city is inviting Indian investment in information technology (IT), bio-technology, new materials, solar power and ... Read more...

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