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‘Remove bottlenecks stalling infrastructure projects’


August 31st, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Investor confidence in India can be boosted if bottlenecks such as lack of forward-looking project preparations and a sound land-acquisition process that stall key infrastructure ... Read more...

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New measures soon to boost exports, investor confidence


August 28th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government will soon announce new steps to boost exports and investors' confidence in the Indian economy, Commerce Secretary S.R. Rao said Tuesday."The government is ... Read more...

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Chidambaram helping MNCs, says CPI-M


August 7th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The CPI-M Tuesday accused Finance Minister P. Chidambaram of helping multinationals to escape tax on assets acquired in India and also foreign and Indian ... Read more...

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Sensex rallies 215 points on global cues (Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets surged 215 points Monday on strong global clues and in anticipation of measures the government would take soon ... Read more...

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Chidambaram assumes charge of finance


August 1st, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Palaniappan Chidambaram Wednesday took charge of the finance ministry after a gap of nearly four years, raising expectations that he would take steps to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram gets finance again, Shinde becomes home minister (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In a significant change ahead of parliament's monsoon session, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday appointed P. Chidambaram as finance minister, gave the crucial home ... Read more...

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CII echoes Obama, calls for easing FDI norms


July 17th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday urged the government to urgently announce confidence-building reforms like opening up multi-brand retail trade that would send ... Read more...

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PM takes charge of economy, sends ‘clear signal’ to investors


July 8th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sent "clear signals" to investors that he has stepped in to take charge of the economy - for ... Read more...

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India Inc welcomes PM’s statement on growth


July 6th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India Inc Friday welcomed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's promised action on several fronts to restore investor confidence, including clarity on tax matters."This is an ... Read more...

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We will restore growth, investor confidence: PM


July 6th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) While the world economy was facing challenging times, India's growth story was still intact, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has said while promising action ... Read more...

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Afghanistan minister shores up investor confidence


June 28th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In an attempt to dispel fears over security, Afghanistan Thursday said investors would not only be rewarded with significant returns but also play an important ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka inks largest FDI deal with Indian firm


June 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has signed its largest foreign direct investment (FDI) deal valued at $4 billion with an Indian company.Gateway Industries, an Indian venture, will oversee operation ... 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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India shall overcome, Krishna tells US business (Lead)Indian


June 13th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) As India and the US begin their strategic dialogue, India has insisted it will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum even as a top ... Read more...

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India will restore investor confidence, Krishna tells US


June 13th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 13 (IANS) Allaying doubts about India's success story, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has assured American business that India will restore investor confidence and regain economic momentum and ... Read more...

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Rupee dips below 55 against a dollar


May 21st, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) The Indian rupee slipped to a record low of 55.05 against a dollar in the intra-day trade Monday, breaching a key psychological level, as importers, ... Read more...

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`Worst of Eurozone crisis is over’


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, March 23 (IANS) The worst of the Eurozone crisis is over and the situation is stabilizing, European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has been quoted as saying.Draghi made ... Read more...

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$77 million embezzled from Beijing-Shanghai high-speed rail project


March 19th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 19 (IANS) China's auditing authorities Monday said 491 million yuan ($77.84 million) has been embezzled from the Beijing-Shanghai high-speed railway project."Some local units along the railway link extracted, ... Read more...

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Global uncertainty affecting India: Pranab


February 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Global financial problems, besides a tight monetary policy, are affecting the Indian economy and a slowdown in external demand has led to a decline ... Read more...

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India hangs up on investor confidence, says Time


February 6th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) The Indian Supreme Court's decision to cancel 122 controversial mobile phone licenses has opened up a new round of scepticism about India as a destination ... Read more...

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Indian railways needs private participation: official


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian Railways needs large investment from private players to make it more efficient, a senior official said Friday."Railways need a national policy with legally enacted ... Read more...

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Foreign funds pump in over $1.16 bn till Jan 20


January 22nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian equities markets have started off well in 2012 with benchmark indices rallying over 8 percent in just three weeks on increased investor confidence and ... Read more...

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Sensex continues with upswing, 120 points higher at noon


January 20th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) After rallying smartly in the previous session, a benchmark index for Indian equities markets was ruling 120 points higher around Friday noon on improved investor ... Read more...

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Spain pays sharply lower yield on 10-year bonds


January 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury sold benchmark 10-year bonds Thursday at a significantly lower yield compared to the previous auction, a sign of investor confidence in the country's struggling ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 192 points to a near six-week high (Roundup)


January 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Thursday rallied 192 points to close at a high not seen in almost six weeks on improved ... Read more...

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Spain sells bonds at sharply lower yields


January 18th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Spain's Treasury raised 4.9 billion euros ($6.2 billion) Tuesday from its auction of 12-month and 18-month bonds, selling the debt at sharply lower yields.The successful auction ... Read more...

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3G roaming deals issue to affect investor confidence: Airtel


November 18th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel Friday said that penalties on operators should be imposed transparently and that the ongoing confusion over the 3G roaming deals ... Read more...

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BJP chief points finger at Pakistan for Mumbai blasts


July 15th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday said the repeated terror attacks in Mumbai targetted India's booming economy and were aimed at shaking investor ... Read more...

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FDI inflow to India more than double at $4.66 bn in May


July 4th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Inflow of foreign direct investment (FDI) in India surged 111 percent to $4.66 billion in May, the second highest monthly equity inflow in 11 years, ... Read more...

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India eases joint venture norms to draw foreign funds (Lead)


March 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) India Thursday announced an updated foreign direct investment (FDI) policy that simplifies joint venture norms and opens up new areas for overseas funds.The updated policy ... Read more...

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Spain sells $3.2 bn in bonds


December 17th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 17 (IANS/EFE) Spain raised 2.4 billion euros ($3.2 billion) in a Thursday auction of 10- and 15-year bonds, although the interest rate it was forced to pay on that debt ... Read more...

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New ULIP norms will build investor confidence: Pranab


September 1st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said the new norms for unit-linked insurance plans (ULIPs) which kicked in Wednesday are aimed at building investor confidence. "Reforms are not static, ... Read more...

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GDP numbers help Sensex pares losses (Roundup)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities recouped some of its intra-day losses to close 61 points lower on a day when bourses globally saw a sell-off. Investor confidence ... Read more...

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Oil Plummets Below US $77 In Asia As Apprehensions Diminish Over The Monstrosity Of The Tropical Storm, Alex


June 29th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Oil prices plummeted below $77 a barrel on Tuesday in Asia. This plummeting occurred as signals emerged that the tropical storm, Alex, will, in ... Read more...

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Backed by strong global cues, short covering Sensex ends 1.6 percent up (Roundup)


June 3rd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Thursday gained for the second straight day, ending 1.68 percent higher than its previous close, tracking global markets which rose on ... Read more...

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