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  • mumbai, devendra fadnavis, maharashtra cm, petrol price hike, hike

    Maharashtra to begin work on Rs 1 trillion infra projects this year

    Mumbai: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said Maharashtra hopes to kickstart infrastructure projects entailing investment of Rs 1 lakh crore this year. “We hope to start works on projects worth Rs 1 lakh crore this year,” Fadnavis said at an IACC event here without elaborating on specific projects.

  • Investing through life’s stages: Know the basics

    Investment decisions are very personal and unique to each individual. But there are some basic rules that apply to everyone at different stages of life for building a corpus and steady income after retirement, says A L I Chougule

  • PM’s four-nation tour to begin today, to seek more investments

    New Delhi : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his four-nation tour of Germany, Spain, Russia and France beginning Monday is aimed at boosting India’s economic engagement with these nations and inviting more investment.

  • Carlyle Group picks minority stake in Delhivery  

    New Delhi: Asset management firm Carlyle Group picked a minority stake in supply chain services company Delhivery Private, with existing investor Tiger Global also upping its exposure, for a combined investment of more than $ 100 million.

  • Floated Cabinet note on abolition of FIPB: Source

    New Delhi : The finance ministry has floated a Cabinet note for abolishing the Foreign Investment Promotion Board to improve ease of doing business in India, a top government official said.

  • India’s mining sector becomes less attractive for investment

    New Delhi: India has moved down the order on the overall investment attractiveness index to 97 from the earlier 73, a survey of mining and exploration companies for 2016 showed. India dropped from its previous rank in the overall investment attractiveness index and has been placed among the 10 lowest nations, the Fraser Institute’s annual survey of mining and exploration companies for 2016 has said.

  • House Property & Stamp Duty VaLUATION

    From a financial planning point of view, there are four good reasons for treating the purchase of house property as an intrinsic part of overall investment strategy:

  • High policy risks and weak investment outlook going forward: Credit Suisse

    Mumbai: The next 12-15 months are likely to see uncertainty for the markets on account of continued policies by the government against black money as well significant global events, Credit Suisse said. Accordingly, the Swiss brokerage said the investment outlook looks weak going forward, reports PTI.

  • Sebi board to address slew of reform proposals today

    New Delhi : In a slew of proposed reforms, market regulator Sebi plans to tighten its settlement norms by making suspected defaulters pay more for any delay on their part while fresh steps will be taken to popularise new investment vehicles like municipal bonds, REITs and InvITs.

  • Mediclaim – A Must For Everyone

    Mediclaim is not an investment but a necessity for everyone, rich or poor. It guards you against any heavy expenditure that may have to be incurred on medical treatment, in hospitals or at home. Without the cover, when you come face to face with such situations, you have to fall back on your income, which may not be sufficient and therefore, you might be forced to eat into your capital. And the

  • Chinese billionaire warns Donald about losing US jobs

    Beijing : The billionaire owner of China’s property-to-entertainment conglomerate Wanda Group has warned Donald Trump that over 20,000 US jobs would be put at risk if the US president-elect mishandles Chinese investment in the country, reports AFP.

  • Weak global demand strongest challenge for economy: FinMin

    New Delhi : Weak global demand is among the “strongest challenges” in the near term for Indian economy, Finance Ministry said on Wednesday while outlining the need for resolving bad-loans problem of state-owned banks so as to increase credit supply, reports PTI. It said banks have passed on less than half of the 1.50 per cent rate reduction benefit to consumers between January 2015 and August this year and hence the transmission of

  • Smart city project to show results soon, UP lagging, says Venkaiah

    New Delhi : Implementation of the Smart City project in 60 towns will entail an investment of Rs 1.35 lakh crore and 20 cities have started rolling out their schemes, says Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu, reports PTI. While there is a stiff competition among states to get smart city projects in their cities, Uttar Pradesh has so far not shown any interest in the mega scheme, a brain child of Prime

  • GIS 2016: Indore global investor summit day 2

    Day 2 of Global Investors Summit 2016 got underway this morning at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. The event is held at the Brillant Convention Center in the city to woo investments in the state.

  • Sebi proposes ban on trading leagues, social media stock tips

    New Delhi : Coming down hard on fraudulent investment advisers, regulator Sebi on Friday proposed to ban unauthorised trading tips through SMSes, WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and other social media platforms, as also games, competitions and leagues relating to securities market.

  • Indian investment veteran is endowment chief at Harvard

    New York : An Indian-origin investment veteran has been appointed by Harvard as CEO of the management company that oversees the university’s USD 36 billion endowment, the largest college endowment in the world.

  • MFs pin hopes on SIPs for business growth

    Mumbai : Fund houses are pinning their hopes on the Systemic Investment Plans (SIPs) for business growth this fiscal and expect an uptick of up to 20 per cent in overall assets under management.