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India:FPIs turn net buyers in Feb; infuse Rs 5,300 cr in last 6 trading sessions

Eco/Invest/Demography       Feb 10, 2019

Foreign investors have infused close to Rs 5,300 crore in the Indian equity markets in the last six trading sessions, mainly on expectations of higher economic growth.   This comes following a pullout of Rs 5,264 crore by foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) in January. Prior to...

FPIs pull nearly Rs 6,000 cr in Jan on global headwinds, upcoming elections

Eco/Invest/Demography       Jan 27, 2019

  Foreign investors have pulled out close to Rs 6,000 crore so far from the Indian stock markets in January and experts believe this trend will continue in the coming months as well.   This comes following a collective net inflow of Rs 8,584 crore in the...

M&A and PE deals scale record $110 bn mark in 2018: Report

Eco/Invest/Demography, Risk Management       Jan 25, 2019

    Deal value increased by over 80 percent to USD 110 billion, making 2018 a record-breaking year for mergers and acquisition activity in India, a report said on Friday.   The deal activity will be tepid for the first two quarters of the fiscal and should pick...

FPIs turn net sellers in January; withdraw Rs 3,600 cr in just 9 sessions

Eco/Invest/Demography       Jan 13, 2019

  Mumbai: Foreign investors have pulled out more than Rs 3,600 crore from the Indian equity markets in the last nine trading sessions, adopting a cautious stance towards the country.   This comes following a cumulative net inflow of Rs 8,584 crore in the equity markets by...

Data dhow car accidents up in states that first legalised marijuana

Risk Management       Dec 28, 2018

  Crashes are up by as much as six percent in Colorado, Nevada, Oregon and Washington, compared with neighboring states that have not yet legalized marijuana for recreational use, according to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI).  ...

Virudhunagar, Naupada, Sidharthnagar among top 3 aspirational districts

Eco/Invest/Demography, Health       Dec 27, 2018

  NEW DELHI:  Virudhunagar (Tamil Nadu), Naupada (Odisha) and Sidharthnagar (Uttar Pradesh) have emerged as the top three districts in the ranking of aspirational districts by Niti Aayog.    Pakur (Jharkhand), Hailakandi (Assam) and Chatra (Jharkhand) are three least improved aspirational districts, according to the second delta...

India:Companies CSR expenditure rises 47% in 4 years to FY18: Survey

Eco/Invest/Demography       Dec 26, 2018

Companies in India spent Rs 7,536.3 crore on corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in 2017-18, a 47 percent rise compared to 2014–15, says a survey.   "This is a significant rise, clearly demonstrating higher expenditure towards CSR activities from the mandated year, 2014," said the KPMG...

Salary hikes may remain static at 8-10% in 2019 as employers turn cautious over poll season

Eco/Invest/Demography       Dec 22, 2018

With technology replacing a lot many traditional jobs, the year passing-by appears to be a transition year for the employment space with hiring for several entry-level profiles taking a big hit in 2018 and average salary hikes remaining static in a range of 8-10 per...

India's stock market overtakes Germany to become 7th largest in the world

Eco/Invest/Demography, Wealth Management       Dec 22, 2018

  India’s ascent on the global stage has claimed another victory after its stock market overtook Germany to become the seventh largest in the world.   In global ranking, currently, India ranks seventh with a market cap of $2.1 trillion.   At the end of 2017, India was...

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