international investors

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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Russian real estate major offers to invest in Punjab


September 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 12 (IANS) A leading Russian real estate development company has expressed its interest in investing in Punjab's infrastructure sector, a state government spokesperson said here Wednesday."Boris Kiperman and ... Read more...

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Argentine oil firm looks to attract investors


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The CEO of Argentine state-run oil firm YPF has expressed confidence in the company's future and urged multinational corporations to come on board as partners ... Read more...

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Shed fear, invest in Afghan opportunity: India (Roundup)


June 28th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India Thursday unveiled its vision of promoting economic rejuvenation and stability of Afghanistan by asking companies from the region to invest in that country in ... Read more...

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India to host Afghanistan investment summit


June 25th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India will Thursday host an investment summit focusing on Afghanistan, aiming to attract foreign investment into the war-ravaged nation, a statement said. The summit, organised ... Read more...

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Smart City Kochi pavilion to open next month


April 25th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 25 (IANS) A state-of-the-art sales pavilion, built as part of the much-awaited Smart City Kochi project, is all set to open next month, an official associated with the ... Read more...

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Vodafone sends notice on retrospective tax (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based global telecom company Vodafone Tuesday served notice on the Indian government on its retrospective proposal to levy capital gain tax on a transaction ... Read more...

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Vodafone serves notice to government on tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based Vodafone Tuesday said it would prefer to reach an amicable solution to its Rs.1,1000 crore capital gain tax dispute with the Indian government over ... Read more...

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India best international investor in Britain: Pranab


March 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 17 (IANS) India has been the top international investor in Britain for three consecutive years, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Saturday.Talking to media persons, the ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

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`Davos meet an opportunity to project Pakistan’s economy’


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The World Economic Forum to be held in Davos offers a good opportunity to project Pakistan's economy which has registered a comeback, said Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Vodafone tax verdict to impact on similar merger deals: experts


January 20th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court verdict Friday on Vodafone's $2.2 billion tax liability will have a bearing on a host of similar overseas mergers and acquisitions deals ... Read more...

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FDI pause wins peace in parliament, disappoints India Inc. (Roundup)


December 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Thirteen days after what was seen as a major reformist move, the government Wednesday was forced to suspend its decision on foreign investment in ... Read more...

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Sharma to reveal states which supported FDI in retail


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Saturday said he would disclose in parliament the states which supported the decision to allow foreign capital in the multi-brand ... Read more...

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When Italian senate applauded likely caretaker PM


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monti, who is expected to be named Italian prime minister, was greeted with a round of applause Friday as he appeared in the Senate a ... Read more...

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US report showers praise on Narendra Modi


September 15th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) A US Congressional report has pointed to BJP-ruled Gujarat as "India's best example of effective governance and impressive development" and showered praise on "controversial" Chief ... Read more...

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World Bank issues first yaun bonds


January 5th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Jan 5 (IANS) The World Bank has issued its first bonds in the yuan as China promotes the international use of its currency, also known as renminbi.The World Bank said ... Read more...

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NSE to explore business opportunities with LSE


July 28th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) India's National Stock Exchange (NSE) Wednesday inked a letter of intent with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) to evaluate business opportunities, including licensing and trading of key ... Read more...

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Full convertibility of rupee only gradually: Mukherjee


March 12th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said the government was taking necessary steps to gradually move towards full convertibility of the Indian rupee. "Full convertibility of rupee is ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears FDI route for development fund


March 5th, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday gave its approval to a proposal that would result in foreign direct investment (FDI) exceeding Rs.750 crore in ... Read more...

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Gold emerges as a safe haven for investors (Comment-Lead, superseding previous story)


December 15th, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran With gold prices hitting new highs, the glitter just gets brighter each day. The phenomenal rise in the value of the yellow metal has been a by-product of the global ... Read more...

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Gold emerges safe haven for investors (Comment)


December 15th, 2009 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Sushma Ramachandran Gold is glittering more brightly every passing day with prices of the yellow metal literally going through the roof. The phenomenal rise in the value of gold has been ... Read more...

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Foreign investors return to India: Moody’s


July 15th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India along with China will again emerge as the preferred destinations for foreign investors, the research arm of global rating agency Moody's said Wednesday. "Investment opportunities in China ... Read more...

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India Inc upbeat as it sees stable government, push for reforms


May 16th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India Inc, too, has given its verdict: It has applauded the people's mandate that seeks the return of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, hoping for ... Read more...

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‘India’s renewable energy programme full of schoolboy errors’


April 14th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, April 14 (IANS) India, the only country in the world with a dedicated renewable energy ministry, is making basic school-standard errors in efforts to replace fossil fuel with ... Read more...

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Anand Jain’s Jai Corp shares hit lower circuit on tax raid reports


March 5th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) The shares of Jai Corp hit the lower circuit filter at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Thursday to close with a loss of 4.94 percent, on news that ... Read more...

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Oman releases details of new special economic zone


January 17th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 17 (IANS) Oman has released details of a new special economic zone (SEZ) that is being set up in partnership with strategic international investors including an Indian infrastructure development firm. ... Read more...

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Uttaranchal waits for foreign investment


January 2nd, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashish Goel Dehradun, Jan 2 (ANI): Real estate of Uttaranchal is vying for sufficient foreign investments for its development. The real estate in Dehradun is growing at a frantic pace. ... Read more...

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Magic of 3G services in India, PM launches ‘Jaadu’ (Lead)


December 11th, 2008 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Indian users can now access a range of multiple utilities on their mobile phones as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday launched the state-run Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Ltd's ... Read more...

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India’’s economic future under threat after Mumbai terror strikes: Experts


November 29th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.29 (ANI): The terrorist siege in Mumbai is likely to threaten Indias economic future, economists and investors said. Indias economy had already been slowing significantly, because of the global ... Read more...

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Global investors Looking at Middle East capital markets


November 26th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 26 (IANS) The Hedge Funds industry, reeling under the weight of the global financial turmoil, is looking eastwards both for investing and for getting allocations, WAM reported Wednesday quoting a ... Read more...

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More attacks on Nepal’s biggest hydro power project


October 23rd, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 23 (IANS) Even as Maoist Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal "Prachanda" is urging the international investors to put their money in mega projects in Nepal, the country's biggest hydropower project ... Read more...

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Deutsche Bank offers clients access to Saudi stock market


August 25th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 25 (IANS) With Saudi Arabia announcing opening up of its stock market to foreign investors, Deutsche Bank said it is ready to commence offering its international clients access to the ... Read more...

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Unitech sells 50 percent stake in Mumbai project


July 17th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Real estate major Unitech Ltd, faced with cash crunch, has for $175 million sold 50 percent stake in the initial phase of its Santa Cruz project in ... Read more...

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Record investment in Africa spearheaded by China: World Bank


July 11th, 2008 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
DPA Washington, July 11 (DPA) China has taken the lead in building up infrastructure in some of the world's poorest regions in Sub-Saharan Africa, the World Bank said in a new report released ... Read more...

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