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It's economy is growing faster than China's, but the story receives a lot less attention. We dig into the investing opportunities in India, the world's second-most populous country with more than 1.2 billion people. BNN’s Amber Kanwar speaks with Atul Penkar, Fund Manager with Birla Sun Life AMC Limited.
Vikas Gautam, CEO and Head of Global Offshore Business at Aditya Birla Sun Life Asset Management joins Bloomberg TV Canada’s Pamela Ritchie to discuss investment opportunities in India’s stock and bond markets.
India will be at the centre of Ontario’s political universe for the next fortnight. Premier Kathleen Wynne will be leading a 70-member delegation to India for 10 days, where she will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and visit the Indian states of New Delhi, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Mumbai, Amritsar and Agra. Premier Wynne will meet with government and industry policymakers to discuss how the two…
When Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne visits India on a 10-day trade mission, she will be seeking to generate “real business” in the world’s largest democracy, whose population is 100 times larger than that of Ontario’s. Commenting on her expectations of the trip, Premier Wynne said 2016 "can really be the year of Canada and India". On the trip, which runs from January 27, 2016 to…
With an average yield of approximately 7.8%,i which is almost 6% greater than similarly dated Government of Canada bonds,ii Indian bonds are among the most attractive solutions for income-seeking investors. While higher yields are typically associated with risky junk bonds, this is not the case for Indian bonds, as more than 90% of India’s bond issues, both sovereign and corporate debt, are rated investment-grade or…
Top Emerging Market Themes for 2016 Christine Tan - Senior Portfolio Manager, Excel Investments Counsel Inc.
Thu, Jan 7, 2016 - 2:35 PM - BNN speaks with Christine Tan, the Chief Investment Officer at Excel Funds. The firm is invested in China and has been closely watching the volatility in the country. She explains what the current activity signals about the investment climate in the country and how it is affecting global markets.
Christine Tan, Chief Investment Officer at Excel Funds Management Inc. provides analytical insight on recent activity in the Chinese equity markets. Touching on salient topics including:
In the past year, Canadian equities were constrained by sluggish growth due to falling commodity prices, while Indian stocks outperformed. Indian Stocks Outperform Canadian Equities by a Differential of 17.8% Download PDF (3.2MB): India Stocks Poised for Strong 2016 Source: Bloomberg data, cumulative performance for calendar year 2015 in CAD terms, as at December 31, 2015. Indian equities returned strong gains in 2015, adding to…
Emerging markets are on the rise as a direct result of innovative government reforms and seismic shifts in economic models, particularly in leading nations such as India and China. India is transforming from an agro-economy to the manufacturing hub of the world, while China is transitioning from being the world’s leading provider of cheap exports to a consumption-driven economy. These factors have boosted growth and…
unprecedented moves positively received across the world Zero-interest-rate policy in the U.S. is finally over. The Federal Reserve moved to increase interest rates for the first time since June, 2006. The decision to hike rates by 25 basis points was described as ‘historic’ and ‘unprecedented’ across media outlets, and was reached by a unanimous vote of 10 to 0. )% interest rate policy is a…
Record direct investment India is on track to experience another year of record foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows. During the first half of the current fiscal (April-September 2015), FDI in India registered a growth of 13 per cent to reach US$ 16.63 billion, compared to US$ 14.69 billion in the same period last year. Rise in foreign investment expected With the business-friendly government relaxing FDI…

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