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  • India plans foreign investment rule changes that could hit Amazon Jan 19, 2021 04:38 PM IST

    India plans foreign investment rule changes that could hit Amazon

    India only allows foreign e-commerce players to operate as a marketplace to connect buyers and sellers. It prohibits them from holding inventories of goods and directly selling them on their platforms.

  • India may relax scrutiny of deals for non-Chinese investors from Hong Kong soon: Report Dec 21, 2020 05:37 PM IST

    India may relax scrutiny of deals for non-Chinese investors from Hong Kong soon: Report

    As per the proposals, beneficial owners from nations sharing a land border with India will have to mandatorily seek the Centre's approval to acquire over 10 percent stake in any local firm.

  • FCRA Amendment | The real consequences of tightening rules around NGO funding Sep 28, 2020 11:38 AM IST

    FCRA Amendment | The real consequences of tightening rules around NGO funding

    For a country which welcomes foreign direct, as well as institutional, investment, it is hypocritical to be overly suspicious of non-corporate funds

  • India Inc's foreign investment jumps 40% to $2.10 bn in January Feb 11, 2020 03:52 PM IST

    India Inc's foreign investment jumps 40% to $2.10 bn in January

    Compared monthly, January investments were higher than USD 1.99 billion in December 2019, showed the RBI data on 'Outward Foreign Direct Investment (OFDI)'.

  • India plans new law to protect foreign investment: Sources Jan 15, 2020 03:56 PM IST

    India plans new law to protect foreign investment: Sources

    In a 40-page initial draft, India's finance ministry has proposed appointing a mediator and setting up fast-track courts to settle disputes between investors and the government, one of the sources said.

  • New FDI norms may help domestic retailers as contractors get manufacturer status: Report Aug 30, 2019 01:29 PM IST

    New FDI norms may help domestic retailers as contractors get manufacturer status: Report

    The rules may come as a relief to brands that depend on third-party sourcing.

  • FDI hike in insurance likely to take 6-8 months to be finalised Jul 11, 2019 07:52 PM IST

    FDI hike in insurance likely to take 6-8 months to be finalised

    It is likely that FDI cap in insurance companies will be hiked to 74 percent

  • India's e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 billion by 2022: PwC draft analysis Jan 17, 2019 03:06 PM IST

    India's e-commerce curbs could hit online sales by $46 billion by 2022: PwC draft analysis

    Under the changes, e-commerce firms in India will from Feb. 1 not be able to sell products via companies in which they have an equity interest or push sellers to sell exclusively on their platforms.

  • SEBI initiates public consultation on FPI norms as panel suggests major changes, more time Sep 08, 2018 07:30 PM IST

    SEBI initiates public consultation on FPI norms as panel suggests major changes, more time

    Changes have also been suggested regarding identification of senior managing official of FPIs and for beneficial owners of listed entities, as also regarding disclosure of personal information.

  • FPIs continue bullish stance on India, infuse Rs 5,100-cr in Aug Sep 02, 2018 12:15 PM IST

    FPIs continue bullish stance on India, infuse Rs 5,100-cr in Aug

    Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) pumped in a net sum of Rs 1,775 crore into equities in August and a net amount of Rs 3,414 crore into the debt market

  • SEBI moots 'on tap' bond market for direct sale to investors using stock exchanges Aug 28, 2018 11:31 AM IST

    SEBI moots 'on tap' bond market for direct sale to investors using stock exchanges

    The introduction of tap issue public bonds is being mooted at a time when the bond market in India is roiled by conflicting regulatory decisions

  • Custodian banks want revision to list of high-risk countries Jul 16, 2018 09:37 PM IST

    Custodian banks want revision to list of high-risk countries

    Custodians taking a more lenient view are of the opinion that countries like Mauritius have now brought new anti-money laundering legislation, and also that naming trade partners like China and UAE on the list could sour relations and affect trade.

  • Sebi extends deadline for new foreign investment limits monitoring system Apr 27, 2018 07:56 PM IST

    Sebi extends deadline for new foreign investment limits monitoring system

    In a circular issued today, Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said: "The new system for monitoring foreign investment limits in listed Indian companies shall be made operational on May 18, 2018".

  • Depositories to monitor foreign investment limits in Indian cos: Sebi Apr 05, 2018 06:03 PM IST

    Depositories to monitor foreign investment limits in Indian cos: Sebi

    The new system would become effective May 1 this year, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) said in a circular.

  • Foreign investors pour $ 3 billion into Indian capital markets in October Oct 29, 2017 01:15 PM IST

    Foreign investors pour $ 3 billion into Indian capital markets in October

    Interestingly, most of the funds have been infused in the debt markets

  • Masala bonds now part of ECB; FPIs can now raise Rs 44,000 cr more under corp debt Sep 22, 2017 07:52 PM IST

    Masala bonds now part of ECB; FPIs can now raise Rs 44,000 cr more under corp debt

    Masala bonds or rupee-denominated bonds issued overseas would now be part of only external commercial borrowings and not be part of the overall limit of corporate bonds to allow about Rs 44,000 crore more funds under corporate debt.

  • Foreign investment in realty jumps to $7.6 bn in 2014-16 Jul 21, 2017 08:15 AM IST

    Foreign investment in realty jumps to $7.6 bn in 2014-16

    "Foreign investments in Indian realty rocketed from USD 3.2 billion during 2011-13 to USD 7.6 billion during 2014-16 recording a staggering surge of 137 per cent," the consultant said.

  • Exchanges, depositories pitch E-IPO, faster clearances to SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi Apr 07, 2017 08:56 PM IST

    Exchanges, depositories pitch E-IPO, faster clearances to SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi

    Ajay Tyagi, chairman of the Securities and Exchanges Board of India, today met with the officials of national exchanges, depositaries and Clearing Corporation for the first time since taking over office.

  • FDI worth Rs 61,000 received in defence sector post revision Mar 31, 2017 09:46 PM IST

    FDI worth Rs 61,000 received in defence sector post revision

    In a written reply, Minister of State in the Defence Ministry Subhash Bhamre said the FDI policy was last reviewed on June 24, 2016 and as per the revised policy, foreign investment up to 49 percent is permitted under the automatic route.

  • 'Making monetary policy neutral will help supply-side reforms' Mar 10, 2017 10:50 AM IST

    'Making monetary policy neutral will help supply-side reforms'

    China's monetary policy is prudent and neutral and the central bank has many tools at its disposal, Zhou Xiaochuan, governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) said at a news conference on the sidelines of the annual parliament session in Beijing.

  • China FX regulator says strengthening supervision of forex mkt Feb 27, 2017 10:45 AM IST

    China FX regulator says strengthening supervision of forex mkt

    Chinese authorities have taken a raft of steps in recent months to curb capital flight from the country to support the weakening yuan currency, while trying to attract more foreign investment.

  • FIPB to take up 24 foreign investment proposals on Feb 21 Feb 15, 2017 09:50 AM IST

    FIPB to take up 24 foreign investment proposals on Feb 21

    The 243rd meeting of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), to be chaired by Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das, will have 24 items on the agenda, a finance ministry statement said.

  • FIPB phase out mechanism to be ready in couple of months: Das Feb 05, 2017 11:58 AM IST

    FIPB phase out mechanism to be ready in couple of months: Das

    In another two months, the government hopes to put in place a new mechanism to replace the existing Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), which will further improve ease of doing business, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das has said.

  • Union Budget 2017-18: Foreign Investment Promotion Board to be abolished soon Feb 01, 2017 12:00 PM IST

    Union Budget 2017-18: Foreign Investment Promotion Board to be abolished soon

    In his Budget Speech, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government's substantive measures with regard to Foreign Direct Investment had seen more than 90% of FDI proposals come through the automatic route.

  • Philip Morris hit by proposal to ban tobacco investment in India Jan 16, 2017 08:29 AM IST

    Philip Morris hit by proposal to ban tobacco investment in India

    In previously unreported letters from Philip Morris to the trade minister and an influential government think-tank, the U.S.-based company said the "discriminatory" and "protectionist" proposals would represent a blow to its plans to launch new products and make further investments in India.

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