Singapore | May 07, 2013 12:42 (IST)
The main product at issue, a non-deliverable forward (NDF), allows foreign investors and companies to hedge or speculate on emerging market currencies when exchange controls in those countries make it difficult to trade directly in the spot market.
Mumbai, India | March 25, 2013 13:14 (IST)
India's move to ease restrictions for foreign investors in domestic debt markets is unlikely to significantly boost capital inflows unless the government also cuts withholding taxes, a more difficult decision for a country with fiscal challenges.
New Delhi, India | March 23, 2013 16:44 (IST)
Under the new rules, foreign investors can invest up to $25 billion in long-term government bonds, up from $15 billion. The cap on corporate bonds remains at the current level of $51 billion, but separate limits on different types of corporate debt have been removed.
Tokyo | February 20, 2013 08:40 (IST)
Japan's Nikkei average climbed to a 52-month high on Wednesday, boosted by Wall Street shares edging up to near-record highs, although analysts said gains could be limited as investors focus on who will become the next Bank of Japan governor.
February 19, 2013 07:34 (IST)
Tokyo stocks opened 0.63 per cent lower on Tuesday after the yen strengthened slightly following its recent slide.
Tokyo | February 19, 2013 02:11 (IST)
Japan's Nikkei share average edged down on Tuesday as Japanese finance minister Taro Aso played down talk of foreign bond buying by the central bank, while index heavyweight Fanuc Corp dropped on weak machine tool orders from China.
Tokyo | February 18, 2013 08:55 (IST)
Japan's Nikkei share average jumped 2.3 per cent in early trade on Monday, with exporters and banks leading the pack after the yen softened on the G20's decision not to single out Japan for undertaking policies that have weakened its currency.
Tokyo | February 15, 2013 14:36 (IST)
Japan's Nikkei share average fell on Friday as investors pared exposure to exporters and banks while awaiting the weekend G20 meeting.
Tokyo | February 13, 2013 14:53 (IST)
Japan's Nikkei share average lost ground on Wednesday as the yen strengthened, triggering profit-taking on exporters, while social gaming company Gree Inc suffered a steep fall after cutting its annual profit forecast.
September 17, 2012 22:29 (IST)
"The company now commercially enters the cement market that has been on a robust growth trajectory for more than a decade now, led by buoyancy in sectors like realty, infra and construction," it said in a statement.
Reported By: NDTV | September 04, 2012 20:02 (IST)
The Shome Committee, set up by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to address the concerns of foreign investors on General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR), has recommended the postponement of the controversial tax provision by three years to 2016-17. In an interview to NDTV Profit, Uday Ved, Head of Tax, KPMG and Ketan Dalal, Joint leader, Tax and Regulatory Services, PwC India share their views on this development.
August 28, 2012 15:58 (IST)
Spain's economy shrank further in the second quarter of the year and a slump in domestic spending accelerated, signalling a protracted recession as the country presses on with efforts to slash its public deficit.
Written By: Associated Press | New York, United States | August 28, 2012 08:03 (IST)
Trading was subdued. The market is on hold until Jackson Hole, the Wyoming resort town where the Fed chief will speak.
Berlin/Frankfurt | August 25, 2012 11:38 (IST)
US stocks opened lower Friday but reversed course after a letter surfaced from Federal Reserve Chairman.
Singapore | August 23, 2012 09:51 (IST)
The goal would be to try to lower long-term interest rates to encourage more borrowing and spending.
Singapore | August 23, 2012 09:01 (IST)
The Fed plans to take additional action on worries about the slow pace of the US economic recovery.
Singapore | August 23, 2012 08:24 (IST)
New export orders slumped and inventories rose, a signal that a persistent slowdown in growth has extended.
New York | August 16, 2012 20:14 (IST)
More than 270 million shares have been unlocked, more than half of the 421 million shares sold in the May IPO.
New York | August 10, 2012 09:25 (IST)
Investors took stock of a 4-day rally driven by optimism that euro zone authorities will soon take decisive steps.
New York | August 10, 2012 08:57 (IST)
Investors were unable to decide what to focus on: good news about US economy, or negative news elsewhere.