Free Press Journal
  • Budget 2016: Investment of Rs.97,000 crore in road sector

    New Delhi: In a major push on infrastructure, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday announced allocation of Rs.97,000 crore for the roads sector in the union budget for the next fiscal.

  • Bats for market-determined arm’s length pricing for gas

    NEW DELHI:  The Economic Survey for 2015-16 (Apr-Mar) has batted for a market-determined arm’s length pricing for domestic natural gas along with an effective regulator with a view to provide “adequate incentive for investment” in the sector. At present, price of domestic gas is fixed by the government according to a formula based on producer and consumer markets.

  • NTPC stake sale’s institutional portion oversubscribed in 2hrs

    New Delhi: Government’s 5 per cent stake sale in India’s largest power producer NTPC got off to a thumping start today with the institutional investors portion getting oversubscribed within two hours of opening of trade.

  • Happening Haryana: For all wrong reasons

    For a state promoting itself as an ideal investment destination under the ‘Happening Haryana’ banner, the violent events of the past 10 days arising out of the Jat community’s agitation for job reservations have come as a rude setback. Politics is now being blamed for the Jat agitation spinning out of control and creating an anarchy-like situation in more than half of the state that borders Delhi from three sides.

  • Maharashtra gets lion’s share, energy sector leads the pack

    Mumbai : Maharashtra has got the lion’s share – around Rs. eight lakh crore – of the total investment generated out of the Make in India week, of which half the investment is in Energy and Manufacturing sector.

  • Sebi ups revenue forecast on higher fee, investment income

    New Delhi :  Markets regulator the Securities and Exchange Board o India (Sebi ) has revised upwards its total revenue forecast for the current fiscal by around 9 per cent to Rs 536.75 crore, anticipating higher-than -expected income from fees and investments. The higher fee income is expected from foreign portfolio investors, brokers and research analysts, although the total fee from mutual funds is expected to be lower than earlier estimated budgeted

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    Investment via P-Notes hits 15-month low of $16 bn at Dec-end

    New Delhi: Investment through Participatory Notes (P-Notes) into India’s capital markets has hit a 15-month low of Rs 2.35 lakh crore (about USD 16 billion) at the end of December. P-Notes, mostly used by overseas HNIs (High Net Worth Individuals), hedge funds and other foreign institutions, allow investors to invest in Indian markets through registered foreign institutional investors (FIIs).

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    Flipkart invests in parenting social network Tinystep

    New Delhi: Tinystep, a parenting social network, today said it has raised an undisclosed amount in seed funding from Flipkart. The Bengaluru-based startup plans to use the funds to develop the product, enhance user experience and strengthen its team, Tinystep said in a statement.

  • A good investment

    Movie memorabilia is an interesting method whereby fans can preserve precious moments from films for a long time, says VIBHA SINGH.

  • Dalal Street Investment Journal appoints new CEO

    New Delhi: Dalal Street Investment Journal (DSIJ), India’s rank one investment magazine has named Joydeep R Ray as its new Executive Editor and Chief Operating Officer.

  • B’wood revenues likely to cross Rs. 19,300 crore mark: ASSOCHAM

    New Delhi: Clocking a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of about 11 percent, the revenues of Indian film industry is likely to cross Rs. 19,300 crore mark by fiscal year 2017 from current estimate of about Rs. 15,500 crore.

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    Many sovereign funds keen to join NIIF: Jaitley

    New Delhi : Following the first meeting of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said proposals of participation, including by major sovereign funds across the world, were being considered for forming the corpus of the Rs.40,000-crore fund.

  • P-Note investments slip to Rs 2.54 lakh cr in Nov

    New Delhi : Investment through Participatory Notes (P-Notes) into India’s capital market slipped to over Rs 2.54 lakh crore (about USD 38.6 billion) at the end of November from the preceding month. P—Notes, mostly used by overseas HNIs (High Net Worth Individuals), hedge funds and other foreign institutions, allow such investors to invest in Indian markets through registered foreign institutional investors (FIIs).

  • Investment via P-Notes slips to Rs 2.54 lakh cr in Nov

    New Delhi: Investment through Participatory Notes (P-Notes) into India’s capital market slipped to over Rs 2.54 lakh crore (about USD 38.6 billion) at the end of November from the preceding month.P—Notes, mostly used by overseas HNIs (High Net Worth Individuals), hedge funds and other foreign institutions, allow such investors to invest in Indian markets through registered foreign institutional investors (FIIs).

  • The Hidden Risk

    Tensing Rodrigues says while investing remember that when bad happens; do not worry about it, but just provide for it.

  • Singapore knocks off Mauritius as top source of FDI

    New Delhi : Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current fiscal, reports PTI.

  • Reforms are not necessarily investment and divestment: Modi

    New Delhi; Indicating that “reforms” do not necessarily mean big investment or divestment announcements, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said there are ways to achieve economic targets by efficiency, targeting subsidies and translating good intentions to action.