Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharman likely to accompany the Prime Minister to hard sell the India story at the WEF’s flagship annual event
A replica of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos will soon be held in India. Top sources in the Andhra Pradesh government have said that ground work has already been put in place.
American Tower Corporation (ATC) is in talks to buy the TataTeleservices' remaining 32 percent stake in infrastructure player VIOM, say sources.
A passionate speech presented by Chinese president Xi Jinping at the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos in early January had been hoped to address the issue, and reassure investors that China's remained open to foreign investment.
Markets are also focusing on what BOJ Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has to say on US President Donald Trump's protectionist trade stance, particularly with Trump taking direct aim at Japan's powerful auto industry - a mainstay of its economy.
Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor of CNBC-TV18 catches up with Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP at the World Economic Forum held in Davos and Mark Earls, HERDmeister â€“ Author & Consultant, speaks to Storyboard‘s Editor, Anant Rangaswami about planning as a discipline, his concept of targeting the herds and the potential that India as a country holds.
Just days ahead of Trump taking office, a self-assured Xi was in Switzerland as the keynote speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos, offering a vigorous defence of globalisation and signalling Beijing's desire to play a bigger role on the world stage.
The issue was discussed at an "informal meeting" of key WTO members, including India, China, Brazil, Japan and Australia, in Davos last week.
The communications advisors office also released a letter sent by World Economic Forum (WEF) managing board member Philipp Rosler "inviting" Naidu for the conference.
Adar Poonawala, CEO of Serum Institute, believes that a bigger partnership with Cipla will create a big Indian conglomerate. However, he added that the Cipla promoters currently have no plans for a merger and acquisition.
The head of the International Monetary Fund said on Friday that one of the biggest risks to the global economy in 2017 was "a race to the bottom" on taxes, regulations and trade, in an indirect reference to the policy plans of the incoming US administration.
Nirmala Sitharaman's Budget recommendation is for better handling of SME through the banking institutions and also to provide them better tendering opportunities.
"Right now uncertainty is at the peak," Soros told Bloomberg News at his annual media dinner held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. "I don't think the markets are going to do very well."
Rosneft deal will be closed by March 2017 and banks will receive their dues around the same period as the deal closure, said Prashant Ruia, CEO, Essar Group.
He feels comfortable by the way Infosys is positioned for the future. But he still feels the biggest challenge for the company is that of innovation. He said alot of jobs will be displaced by artificial intelligence.
Markets will witness significant volatility in oil price this year, that is the word coming from Fatih Birol, Executive Director, IEA.
Last year Kirill Dmitriev, who runs Russia's USD 10 billion state Direct Investment Fund and has close ties to the government and the Kremlin, spoke about a possible joint action after meeting Saudi officials at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
"The government does [support it] because I think they understand the complexity of this," McFarlane told Reuters on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
"Along with that, there is Pittoragarh where we are building a road for Mansarovar and we are taking Australian machines through MIG-17 and some work is already done, about 50 per cent. That place has got temperature of about minus 5-6 degrees.
"China and (the) US will never have a trade war. Give Trump some time. He's open minded," Ma told a panel at the meeting of business and political leaders in the Swiss Alps.
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Speaking to CNBC-TV18 from sidelines of World Economic Forum, Davos, Anil Agarwal, Chairman, Vedanta said the company is looking to invest Rs 60-70 crore in the oil and gas and iron ore business.
"The market is going higher but think about his (Trump's) economic policies ... His sense of policy doesn't make sense," Roubini told CNBC at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
India currently exports 700,000-800,000 tonnes of steel and will be a net exporter soon because India already has raw materials and efficient producers, says Tata Steel Managing Director TV Narendran.
"When we build a new manufacturing site we think about the tax rate, we think about the economy of the country, we think about jobs, so a booming US economy would make the US more attractive for investment," Joe Jimenez said on Wednesday.