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foreign direct investment


Govt notifies amended FDI policy on civil aviation

July 28, 2020 6:09 pm

According to the amendment, foreign investments in Air India shall not exceed 49 per cent either directly or indirectly except in case of NRIs where 100 per cent foreign investments is permitted under automatic route.

FDI rises 18% to $73.46 billion in FY20

May 29, 2020 1:58 am

Investments by Foreign Institutional Investors was $247 million. Commerce minister Piyush Goyal attributed the total inflows to a “strong vote of confidence” in the Narendra Modi government’s flagship Make in India programme.

Self reliance and FDI dependence

May 28, 2020 6:08 pm

Privatisation does not make a self-reliant nation. A decentralised, people-centric approach to development will help

Govt approval must for all FDIs from neighbouring countries, including China

April 18, 2020 8:09 pm

The note stated that the government has made the changes in the country's FDI policy to curb "opportunistic takeovers/acquisitions" of Indian companies on account of COVID-19 pandemic.

FDI hike in insurance: Management control among key issues for govt

January 20, 2020 8:54 pm

The success of a hike in FDI will hinge, to a large extent, on sorting out the ownership and management control which is currently under Indian promoters and investors, experts said.

Forex reserves surge $24.8 billion since corporate tax cut in September

December 15, 2019 1:35 am

While the FDI in the first half of the current financial year amounted to $35 billion (as per data provided by the government on Friday), the FPIs have pumped in a net of $10.7 billion into the Indian equity and debt markets in the current financial year till date.

Golden opportunity for investment in India after corporate tax cut: PM Modi

September 25, 2019 8:36 pm

PM Modi, while addressing US companies in New York said that his government's recent move on corporate tax cut was to invite investments. He also said that the country is investing heavily in developing infrastructure.

Rise in ‘phantom capital’ skews global FDI data

September 11, 2019 4:13 am

The share of such investments in reported FDI has shot up by roughly seven percentage points since 2010 and serves to skew the global FDI data, shows the study by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the University of Copenhagen.

Decline in Foreign Direct Investment inflow: Stressed telecom, uncertainty in pharma to blame

May 30, 2019 3:23 am

While FDI in telecom sector fell during 2018-19 to $2.67 bn from $6.21 bn a year ago, inflows in pharma dropped to $266 mn in 2018-19 from $1 bn in 2017-18.

FDI at $44.37 billion in FY19; inflows down in pharma, telecom

May 29, 2019 3:15 am

The last time foreign fund inflows showed a reduction was in 2012-13, when inflows registered a contraction of 36 per cent to $22.42 billion as against $35.12 billion in 2011-12.