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Budget 2014: Dear FM, don't just woo FDI, make it feel welcome

Jul 07, 2014

Budget 2014: Dear FM, don't just woo FDI, make it feel welcome

The important issue is not about permitting FDI, the critical thing is to make it feel welcome. #India #Investment #Law #FDI #legislation #Budget 2014 #Sector Watch
Exclusive: It's Germany vs France again, but this time to woo Modi

Jul 04, 2014

Exclusive: It's Germany vs France again, but this time to woo Modi

German investment in areas crucial to India like defense, have lagged, due to Berlin's traditional reticence in weapons transfers but also an inherent inflexibility, unlike its fiercest competitor and big neighbor France. #Narendra Modi #diplomacy #Investment #Angela Merkel #BRICs #FIFA World Cup #Laurent Fabius #Syed Akbaruddin
RBI eases overseas investment norms for Indian corporates

Jul 03, 2014

RBI eases overseas investment norms for Indian corporates

The financial commitment should be limited within 400 percent compared to earlier level of 100 percent of the net worth as per the last audited balance sheet of the company, it said. #Business #Investing #RBI #PolicyWatch #ONGC Videsh #Oil India #Overseas investment
Want railways to contribute to growth? Govt may have to invest Rs 90,000 cr a year

Jun 27, 2014

Want railways to contribute to growth? Govt may have to invest Rs 90,000 cr a year

The former RBI deputy governor said that the government would need to major investments and restructure the railways for it to contribute to growth. #restructuring #Investment #Indian Railways #Growth #Railway Budget
The finally unanswered question:  Why did Rajat Gupta do it?

Jun 25, 2014

The finally unanswered question: Why did Rajat Gupta do it?

Gupta made it to the top in this world, a remarkable feat for someone off the boat, who had started his career in a different era. #Raj Rajaratnam #Investing #ConnectTheDots #Rajat Gupta #Goldman Sachs #Adil Zainulbhai

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Why you are seeing Dubai property ads in Indian media

Jul 19, 2013

Why you are seeing Dubai property ads in Indian media

The US or the UK are doubtlessly closest to the hearts of most Indians hoping to buy property abroad. However, when these are out of reach, Dubai is definitely among the most preferred among realistic property investment destinations for Indians. #HowThisWorks #India #US #Dubai #property #UK #Citizenship #Real estate #Property investments #Land laws
Shadow banking threatens Shanghaied Chinese markets

Jun 24, 2013

Shadow banking threatens Shanghaied Chinese markets

Shadow Banking in China is dominated by trusts that are loosely regulated finance companies that cannot raise deposits. #Sensex #Investing #nifty #Shanghai Composite #MarketWatch #Shadow Banking

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Shadow banking threatens Shanghaied Chinese markets

Jul 10, 2014

California said to share in U.S. mortgage settlement with Citigroup

California will share in the U.S. Justice Department's multibillion-dollar settlement with Citigroup Inc. over defective mortgage investments the Wall Street giant peddled during the housing boom, according to people briefed on the negotiations... #California #Wall Street #U.S. Department of Justice #Citigroup
Shadow banking threatens Shanghaied Chinese markets

Jul 09, 2014

Probing Brain’s Depth, Trying to Aid Memory

The Department of Defense announced a $40 million investment in direct brain recording. The aim is to develop new, memory-aiding treatments for traumatic brain injury, the signature wound of the wars in Iraq and in Afghanistan... #Iraq #Afghanistan #University of Pennsylvania #University of California, Los Angeles
Shadow banking threatens Shanghaied Chinese markets

Jul 07, 2014

Where China Invests In America

China is becoming an exporter of capital and the U.S. is becoming a recipient of that. Back in 2008, the country spent just around $2 billion investing in U.S. companies and greenfield projects. But in four short years, that number rose five-fold to ... #China #Commerce Department