Saturday, 26 November, 2022

Topic: investments

US is no longer the hub of best universities. Balance is shifting—to China, Saudi Arabia, UAE

China and the Middle East are leading what some call a new renaissance, driven by innovation and knowledge creation, backed by investment.

Investor, ‘snake oil salesman’, brown brother: Amazing story of Sri Lankan Chamath Palihapitiya

The billionaire is dubbed the ‘king of SPACs’ (special-purpose acquisition companies), but the crown seems to be slipping. It’s not the first time his obituary has been written.

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Beating Covid downturn, Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 attracts Rs.1.89 lakh crore in investment

Building smart cities & industrial hubs across state, creating ecosystem for investors, Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation is one of South Asia’s top investment bodies.

India among Asian destinations for investors fleeing Chinese real estate debt crisis

Both Goldman Sachs & CreditSights consider Indian companies attractive. While the first recommends high-yield renewables, the latter considers financial firms to well shielded here.

RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

Med-tech, fintech, gaming, defence could drive future India-Sweden trade, says business council

A survey released last week says Swedish firms plan to invest $1 billion in India over the next two years. From 2015-20, firms already invested a total of $2 billion in India.

Clean energy investments rise after Covid-induced dip, can still support green goals: study

Investments in the sector tanked 24% in FY20 to Rs 45,000 crore. In the first four months of FY21, this figure rose to around Rs 46,000 crore.

Start-up investments in India fell by 81% in March 2020 compared to 2019, UNDP survey says

Report prepared by UNDP in India in collaboration with Niti Aayog says 85% young entrepreneurs saw negative impact on their business in 2020 thanks to Covid.

Reforms have changed foreign investors’ perception of India, says PM Modi

Speaking at Assocham's Foundation Week event, PM Modi said earlier investors cited high tax rates to say 'Why India' but today tax rates are so competitive, they say 'why not India'.

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A general view of the opening ceremony of the G20 finance ministers and central bank governors meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, February 17, 2022. Mast Irham/Pool via REUTERS

G20 presidency is India’s chance to fix power imbalances in artificial intelligence adoption

Without considering AI challenges across the world, equitably reaping its benefits will remain inadequate, leading to a more unequal and divisive future.
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How India-Australia FTA is set to boost trade that’s already at a record high

While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.