27 Jun 2013
Karnataka has joined 11 other states and union territories that have agreed to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail.
31 Jul 2013
New Delhi: Faced with sliding rupee, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Wednesday said government will further liberalize the FDI policy and encourage public sector undertakings to raise funds from overseas markets.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Expectations of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the next monetary policy update received a setback on Tuesday as India's retail inflation rose to two-month high, amid slower growth in factory output.
27 Oct 2013
Washington/New Delhi: Global retail giant Walmart has resumed its lobbying with the US lawmakers on matters related to FDI in India and it spent USD 1.5 million on about 50 specific issues, including those related to Indian market during the last quarter.
07 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Stocks of companies associated with the railways increased on Thursday, a day after 100 percent foreign direct investment (FDI) in railway infrastructure was approved by the Cabinet.
06 Oct 2012
FDI in retail is being projected as a panacea for all the ills plaguing agriculture. It is expected to raise farmers income, remove middlemen, help consumers get a low price, and of course remove the massive wastage that we see in the farm supply chain.
19 Jul 2014
Kochi: It would also help insurance companies to improve their technology, he added. Post liberalisation, the insurance industry has witnessed impressive growth with life business growing at a rate of 18.42 percent in the last 14 years, he said, adding that non-life insurance sector has seen a growth of 16.62 percent.
19 Jul 2014
Chennai: The Central Government's proposal to approve Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the insurance sector through the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) is seen as clipping the sectoral regulator's wings and also a face saving measure by the BJP, say insurance officials.
16 Jul 2013
Opposing any hike in FDI cap in multi-brand retail, apex traders' body CAIT Tuesday said such a move will not only affect interest of small traders but would also have a negative impact on the economy.
30 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Optimistic of passing the Insurance Bill in the next session of Parliament, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday hoped Congress which mooted the hike in FDI cap to 49 per cent in the sector will not oppose it.