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What makes India the long-term growth story worth backing?

2019-11-29T14:53:38+00:00November 29th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

An investment expert expands on the various factors that make India a preferred emerging market for foreign investors. Highlights: Favourable demographics, urbanisation and the increasing size of the middle-class population are the macro drivers make India a favourable investment destination. India is benefiting from structural and economic change, courtesy of a pro-business Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The long-term investment case for India is both strong and compelling. There are no two ways about it – if you are investing [...]

India’s Budget: Fiscal prudence and structural reforms paying off

2019-02-15T14:38:36+00:00February 5th, 2019|2019, UK Edition – February 2019|

The Indian Budget will give confidence to foreign investors that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s deep structural reforms and four-and-a-half years of hard graft cleaning up the economy are paying dividends. It will also give a much-needed fillip to demand whilst maintaining the holy grail of fiscal prudence. Balancing fiscal prudence and political populism is an extremely difficult task but Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Piyush Goyal have successfully walked the tightrope while presenting the Budget in [...]

Modi’s actions speak louder than fake bluster on ‘crony capitalism’

2020-08-20T07:11:19+00:00October 8th, 2018|2017/2018, Global Edition – October 2018|

The Indian government’s decisive and structured crackdown on corrupt practices sits uneasily with any allegations of corruption, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. India’s Opposition are hell bent on hanging the charge of corruption and crony capitalism on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, even twisting and mistranslating emails and statements in French to “prove” that the Indian government helped industrialist Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group bag the offset contracts for the Rafale fighter aircraft deal. This allegation sits uneasily [...]