Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicForeign investors

Topic: foreign investors

India the place to be, we will make it an engine of global growth resurgence, says Modi

PM Narendra Modi calls on long-term global investors to invest in infrastructure in India, and says the country will have a multiplier effect on development and growth across the world.

Can’t rely on foreign investors. India must become aatmanirbhar in startup financing

Startups are vital to India’s economic growth. To ensure they are not subject to onerous influence from foreign investors, we need to build up a venture capital industry.

Foreign portfolio investors withdraw record Rs 1.1 lakh crore from Indian markets in March

The outflow of funds in March amid the Covid-19 pandemic comes after 6 consecutive months of investment by FPIs.

India’s appeal to foreign investors will depend on how it tackles Covid-19 crisis

If India demonstrates ability to contain Covid-19 & manage socio-economic implications, foreign investors will be interested in investing long-term.

Modi euphoria gone, foreign investors dump record $4.5 billion of Indian shares in 3 months

Global investors poured in $45 billion in last 6 years hoping Modi would unleash India’s economic potential. Their exodus now is the worst since 1999.

What can Modi do to reassure foreign investors that India is still an attractive destination?

Against warnings of long-term economic risks, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman reaffirmed the government’s 2019 Budget plan to issue overseas sovereign bonds.

Foreign investors can help India tide over credit crisis, says JPMorgan’s Kalpana Morparia

JPMorgan India CEO Kalpana Morparia says tweaking bankruptcy rules can help overseas investors relieve India's troubled shadow banking sector.

Stocks crash after Modi govt stays super-rich tax on foreign fund trusts

A higher surcharge on wealthy Indians in the Budget has alarmed overseas investors since it also applies to trusts – a choice for several foreign funds that invest in India.

Let’s not offer foreigners special treatment, because Indians can also up and leave now

Every time someone says we must offer foreigners reasonable tax rates or good business processes, one should ask ‘whose country is this anyway’?

Modi govt’s tax for super-rich snares unsuspecting foreign investors

Tax officials have suggested that global funds convert themselves from trusts to corporates as a way to avoid paying the higher surcharge.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.