10 Apr 2012
Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) can now invest up to 23 percent in commodity exchanges without seeking prior approval of the government, as per the new FDI norms announced by the Industry Ministry on Tuesday.
29 Mar 2015
New Delhi: In a bid to attract more foreign investment in the country, government is looking at a slew of measures including liberalising FDI norms for NRIs and manufacturing firms to sell products through e-commerce portals.
29 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Country's third largest telecom operator Idea Cellular has received shareholders' approval for increasing the investment limit for overseas investors to 49 percent, according to sources.
23 Dec 2013
New Delhi: Reposing their faith in Indian markets, foreign investors have made net inflows of a staggering amount of Rs 1.10 lakh crore (nearly USD 20 billion) in stocks here during 2013, while taking their cumulative investments in the country's equity market to a record level of close to USD 150 billion.
13 Dec 2012
Debt-laden Kingfisher Airlines, which is in talks with various investors for equity infusion, has capped the FII investment limit at 3 percent, a move to help facilitate foreign direct investment into the carrier.
26 Nov 2013
New Delhi: The Ministry of Commerce and Industry has proposed tighter overseas investment norms in existing drug companies by limiting all forms of foreign participation in them, including FII and FDI, at 49 percent.
28 May 2014
New Delhi: Foreign Institutional Investors continued to focus on Indian equities as the markets have seen net inflow of USD 2.3 billion in May, taking the total to USD 7.8 billion so far this year, says an HSBC report.
03 Jun 2013
Government's efforts to promote India as an investment destination does not seem to be yielding fruits as FDI inflows registered 38 percent decline to USD 22.42 billion in 2012-13 compared to the previous year.
15 Sep 2012
After unleashing big bang reforms measures in the last two days, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said it will take "courage and some risks" to break the policy logjam and strongly favoured higher FDI and FII flows.
30 Sep 2012
Overseas investors pumped in more than Rs 19,000 crore (USD 3.5 billion) in the Indian stock market in September, the highest monthly inflow in seven months, on account of bold economic reform initiatives taken by the government.