Foreign Investors

  • BJP PM candidate sells Gujarat growth stories to woo foreign investors October 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In an attempt to woo foreign investors, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday sold his Gujarat model of development. He was addressing the 2013 Global meeting of emerging markets forum. From democratic style of functioning to people's participation, Modi left no stone unturn to highlight various aspects of development....
  • India Inc hails relaxation in multibrand retail norms August 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Hailing government's announcement to relax investment norms in multibrand retail and raising FDI caps in several sectors, India Inc on Thursday said reforms were "muchneeded" and will boost the confidence of foreign investors which will help in reviving the economy. "These reforms were muchneeded," industry chamber CII said. Also,...
  • India needs open foreign investment rules: Lord Swraj Paul April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Advocating an open set of rules for overseas investors, NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has said that India should just specify the level of permitted foreign investment in each sector and let the companies accordingly invest without any individual approval procedures. Terming the current economic problems as a...
  • Chidambaram to visit Japan to woo investors March 31, 2013

    New Delhi: After selling India story to investors in Hong Kong, Singapore and Europe, Finance Minister P Chidambaram is leaving for Japan on Monday to attract foreign investment. Chidambaram would meet his Japanese counterpart and institutional investors during his threeday official visit to Japan, sources said. The Finance Minister will be...
  • Chidambaram seeks to reassure foreign investors January 22, 2013

    Hong Kong: India's economy will grow "no better than" 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal year but will regain traction in 2013/2014, the finance minister said on Tuesday, as he sought to reassure international investors that the government remained committed to progrowth policies and reforms. P Chidambaram made the...
  • FDI in retail: Investors in no hurry to rush in September 21, 2012

    London: India's recent push for big ticket reforms has cast a shadow on the ongoing World Retail Congress meeting in London. Foreign retailers seem to be cautious about the announcement on many counts. Bijou Kurien, President and Chief Executive, Lifestyle, Reliance Retail Ltd, said, "The first is that they are all...
  • Factbox: GAAR delay fails to soothe fears May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India has deferred by a year the rollout of measures to crack down on tax evasion, which had sparked an outcry among foreign investors, but has yet to provide clear guidelines on the proposals. Here are some quick facts that pertain to markets about the proposed changes and clarifications...
  • India to deliberate tax measures as investors fret May 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Whatever its intentions in cracking down on abuse of tax havens, India has alienated overseas investors with the timing and communication of its measures when it can ill afford to do so. India's move to target tax evaders through a general antiavoidance rule (GAAR), along with a plan to...
  • RBI relaxes FDI rules to woo foreign investors November 4, 2011

    New Delhi: Wooing global investors by easing FDI procedures, the Reserve Bank on Friday said that transfer of shares between Indians and nonresidents would not require its permission in several key areas like financial services. Amending the Foreign Exchange Management Regulations, the RBI said that its prior permission would not be...
  • India third fastest growing investor in US: study June 15, 2010

    Washington: With an investment of over $ 7 billion in 2009, India is emerging as the thirdfastestgrowing foreign investor in the recessionhit US economy, according to a senior US official. Citing a soontobepublished report by IndiaUS World Affairs Institute and the University of Maryland, Holly Vineyard, deputy assistant secretary of commerce...
  • 'Foreigners keen to buy Indian clubs' June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: Less said the better it is about the state in which Indian football is in, but Asian Football Confederation President Mohammad Bin Hammam offered a glimmer of hope on Monday, saying that foreign investors were interested in buying Indian clubs. The AFC President, who was in the Capital along...
  • Austrian envoy flays Kerala's srikes June 20, 2007

    Kochi: Frequent strikes and trade unions in Kerala discourage foreign investors from coming to the state, Austrias Ambassador to India has aid. Austria wanted to partner with Kerala in Ayurveda, tourism and renewable energy but potential investors had got wrong signals, said Jutta StefanBastl at the 26th annual management convention of...
  • Parsvnath IPO fully subscribed November 6, 2006

    Mumbai Real estate major Parsvnath Developers on Monday witnessed an impressive opening response for its Rs 1,000 crore initial public offer with the issue getting fully subscribed on the very first day. The IPO, which opened for subscription on Monday, received bids for about 4 crore shares by the afternoon against...
  • Parsvnath set to open IPO gate for FIIs November 2, 2006

    Mumbai: The Indian real estate sector is set for a giant leap with Parsvnath Developers' upcoming initial public offer further opening the doors for foreign investors to participate in the sector's growth story. Parsvnath's proposed public issue, which would open for subscriptions next week, is estimated to raise about Rs 1,000...