India is keeping a close eye on investments from China and the latter isn’t happy about it. This new dynamic at a time when China faces a backlash from around the world may alter the very basis of Sino-India relations irreversibly.
Strong economic fundamentals, proactive handling of the pandemic by the government and a young population make India a ripe destination for mature investments in a variety of sectors. Here is how NRIs can take advantage of it.
NITI Aayog is collaborating with global tech giants such as IBM and Microsoft to tap AI, machine learning and IoT to transform Indian agriculture.
In this penultimate instalment of the six-part series on the outlook for equity markets, financial markets expert B. V. Krishnan discusses the Indian economy, including where the economy stood pre-Covid-19, the constraints at this time, and the prospects over the medium-term.
The recent expressions of investment interest in Reliance, Vodafone Idea and other companies mark the stamp of confidence that global investors have in India and its tech, telecom and data sectors.
Indian Finance Minister, Nirmala Sitharaman’s, recently announced reforms are geared towards easing the entry of the private sector into India’s space industry. It is now imperative for the government to quickly follow up on these announcements and frame simple rules for the private sector to enter India’s space industry in a more meaningful manner, to ensure India and ISRO retain their competitiveness and move up the value chain in the global commercial space market.
Faced with the sudden surge in demand and logistical challenges posed by Covid-19, online grocery platforms in India have swiftly revamped their strategies and adopted innovative solutions. Powered by investments from venture capitals to Alibaba, the market is now gearing up for a bigger and brighter future ahead.
The move to privatise power distribution in union territories and the $12-billion line of credit to T&D companies will help nurse the sector back to health and make it far attractive for FDI to flow into.