The technology underpinning the digital currency Bitcoin has created a sensation around the world. Here an expert in the field delves into what blockchain really means for Indian companies with a global outlook.
Britain’s former minister for business engagement with India, Greg Barker, told India Inc. during the Global Wealth Management Conclave 2014 that India and the UK were “paddling in the shallow end of the great pool of potential looking at the size of the economies”.
London is a leading financial centre for global commerce. As people’s lives and industry become increasingly international, those who travel to the City need to know how to conduct their business dealings to avoid falling inadvertently into the UK tax net.
Created in 2009 out of the Competition Act 2002, the Competition Commission of India (CCI) was tasked with eliminating anti-competitive practices, protecting the interests of consumers and promoting economic efficiency through regulating anti-competitive mergers and takeovers.
The overwhelming sense of optimism following the BJP’s landslide victory last year remains palpable. So too does the weight of expectation heaped on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s broad shoulders as India sits expectantly on the launch-pad awaiting economic lift-off.
High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI) are allocating increasing amounts of their wealth outside of their home region, up from 25 per cent to 37 per cent in the year to 2014.*
Political and economic fluctuations will make it harder than ever to predict investor sentiment and the resulting wealth flows in 2015. Here are some wealth distribution trends covering almost 100 countries and over 100 cities.