investor sentiment

PM to address nation on FDI in retail and other reforms


September 21st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address the nation Friday night to explain why his government is going forward with economic reforms, especially allowing overseas investment ... Read more...

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Scams will impact foreign investments: CII


August 24th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 24 (IANS) The various scams hogging media headlines will impact foreign investments in India, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) president Adi Godrej said Friday.And for the sentiment to ... Read more...

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Lower EMIs for consumer durables, Chidambaram tells PSBs (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday called for increased consumer spending as a booster shot to the sagging economy and asked bankers to lower EMIs ... Read more...

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Problems will be resolved once investment is revived: FM


August 18th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said most of the country's economic problems will be solved once investment is revived."Reviving investments is a key challenge ... Read more...

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PM directs steps to revive growth and reverse pessimism (Roundup)


June 27th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday asked the policy planning and finance ministry officials to take immediate steps to improve the economy and reverse ... Read more...

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PM calls for revival of ‘animal spirit’ in economy


June 27th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday called for revival of "animal spirit" in the economy and directed the officials to take measures to revive sentiments ... 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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IT industry backs Murthy, Premji on policy paralysis


June 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) The resilient Indian IT industry has shared the grave concerns expressed by Infosys' chairman emeritus N.R. Narayana Murthy and Wipro chairman Azim Premji on policy ... Read more...

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IIP data dissapoints Pranab, says government committed to reforms


June 12th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday said that he was disappointed with the industrial output data but asserted that the government was committed to kickstarting ... Read more...

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Prime Minister pushes for infrastructure-led growth


June 6th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said his government will remove all bottlenecks in the infrastructure sector and create an environment for investment to revive ... Read more...

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‘Opposition making petrol price hike a political issue’ (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government Thursday slammed opposition parties for the nationwide shutdown over the recent petrol price hike and said they should ... Read more...

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New land bill will facilitate economic growth: Ramesh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The new land acquisition bill would facilitate economic growth and not depress investor sentiment, Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said and hoped that ... Read more...

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Anand Sharma opposes report on land acquisition


May 18th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Terming the parliamentary panel's report that seeks to bar the government from acquiring land for industrial use as "unacceptable", Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma ... Read more...

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India can grow 8-9 percent despite challenges: Montek (Second Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) India can grow at 8-9 percent for the next 20 years despite many domestic challenges, the Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia said Friday.He ... Read more...

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India can grow 8-9 percent despite challenges: Montek (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 18 (IANS) India can grow at 8 to 9 percent for the next 20 years despite many domestic challenges, Indian Planning Commission's Deputy Chairman Montek ... Read more...

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OPEC oil prices continue to rise


March 13th, 2012 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, March 13 (IANS) Weekly average oil prices of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) rose to $122.87 per barrel last week, the Vienna-based cartel said Monday.Prices last week ... Read more...

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Foreign investor sentiment will not be affected: Sibal


February 8th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Foreign investor sentiments will not be affected in the long term, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday in the context of the recent Suprme Court ... Read more...

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India clears 20 FDI proposals worth $373 million


January 10th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) The Indian government Tuesday approved 20 foreign direct investment (FDI) proposals, including those of Sterlite Grid and TV Vision, amounting Rs.1,935.24 crore ($373 million), to ... Read more...

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CEOs bearish on 2012 investment prospects: CII


December 4th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A majority of the country's leading CEOs feel that domestic and international investments are likely to register single digit increases or even decline in 2012, ... Read more...

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Italy’s debt interest-payment levels reach record level


November 9th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 9 (IANS/AKI) The amount Italy must pay on the world's fourth-highest debt rose to a record level raising concern that Rome may have to turn to Brussels for ... Read more...

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A global crisis but Indian economy strong: Mukherjee (Lead)


August 6th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) In the backdrop of a global meltdown of stock markets, which also rocked Dalal Street, and a ratings downgrade of US, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 525 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Weekly market review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets slumped almost 3 percent in weekly trade as a more than expected rate hike by the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 223 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Roundup)


July 28th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped 223 points Thursday, taking the last three-day losses to 659 points, as a more than expected rate ... Read more...

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Sensex rises 150 points on positive Asian cues (Roundup)


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets climbed nearly one percent Tuesday on positive cues from other Asian markets as Japan made substantial progress in ... Read more...

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Indian equities fall as oil price climbs on Libya, Middle East crisis (Roundup)


March 21st, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets ended in the red in a choppy session Monday, as rise in crude oil prices amid escalating crisis ... Read more...

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Indian equities slide on rate hike, political turmoil (Weekly Market Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets closed deep in the red for the second consecutive week amid acute volatility as political uncertainty coupled with interest ... Read more...

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Sensex slides 1.5 percent on political uncertainty (Roundup)


March 18th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one-and-a-half percent Friday as political turmoil dampened investor sentiment, already shaken by interest rate hikes and ... Read more...

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Sensex slides 1.5 percent on political uncertainty (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one-and-half percent Friday as political turmoil dampened investor sentiment, already shaken by interest rate hikes and ... Read more...

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Indian stocks slump on poor factory output, Japan quake (Roundup)


March 11th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one percent Friday as lower-than-expected growth in factory output and the earthquake in Japan dampened investor-sentiment.The ... Read more...

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Indian equities recoup early losses to end higher (Roundup)


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Despite opening lower Thursday due to profit taking after two straight days of gains on account of positive sentiments over budget proposals, Indian equities recouped ... Read more...

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Sensex surges 623 points on budget proposals (Roundup)


March 1st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets surged 623 points Tuesday, a day after the presentation of the budget for 2011-12, as investor sentiment was particularly boosted ... Read more...

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Sensex surges 623 points on budget proposals (Second Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets surged 623 points Tuesday, a day after the presentation of the federal budget, as investor sentiment was particularly boosted by ... Read more...

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Budget proposals sharply push up Indian equities (Lead)


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Indian equities were ruling sharply higher Tuesday, a day after the presentation of the federal budget, as investor sentiment was particularly boosted by the steps to attract ... Read more...

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Day after budget, Indian equities still rule strong


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 1 (IANS) Indian equities continued to rule strong Tuesday a day after the presentation of the federal budget as investor sentiment was boosted by the measures to attract foreign ... Read more...

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