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Iran offers gas at US$2.95 per million British thermal unit (MMBTU), India to invest Rs 1 lakh crore: Nitin Gadkari, Union Surface Transport & Shipping Minister
Mexico Navigates Macro Economic Headwinds with Trade Partnerships, Foreign reserves and a Stable Government. Mexico has the second largest economy in Latin America and the fourth largest in the Americas. This emerging market has weathered the global storm and is well positioned to tap into the momentum from the growth of its main export partner, the U.S. The Mexican economy is forecasted to grow 2.5…
Optimism high for the economy in 2015 Arun Jaitley expressed his optimism for the Indian economy earlier this week, stating that he anticipates GDP growth for 2015 will surpass that of the previous year. The Finance Minister cited new reforms and an influx of foreign direct investment (FDI) as the main drivers saying, “I think international investment is going to be a great resource [for…
In this abridged interview, Christine Tan, Senior Portfolio Manager with Excel Investment Counsel Inc. ("EIC"), and the lead Portfolio Manager of the first quartile performing Excel Emerging Markets Fund, shares the firms's vision about EM; explains why she believes the future of investing belongs to EM; and describes how she manages money to generate the highest possible risk-adjusted returns for investors. Dwarka: Why does EIC…
Major stock indexes across emerging markets actually traded higher in the immediate aftermath of the Federal Reserve’s decision to leave its benchmark interest rate at the record-low level of 0.25 percent. Evidence of this positive response was reflected in Excel Funds’ suite of investment products. The Excel Emerging Markets Fund traded up 1.24 percent for the week ending September 18 2015, while the Excel India…
Government has placed defence order worth Rs 2 lakh crore under buy and Make in India category to boost local manufacturing sector (September, 2015).
Indians looking to invest in gold bonds may be able to enjoy exemption from capital gains tax as the proposal is expected to be taken up in the next budget, the government said...
Two weeks ago, in a break with tradition, Prime Minister ( PM) Narendra Modi met the 30 top scientists in the country and discussed with them the problems and possibilities in their area of expertise...
Days before the US Federal Reserve meets to decide on interest rates, India has said it is prepared to meet any eventuality arising out of the second phase of winding down of monetary stimulus...
Tim Cook will join a star-studded list of Silicon Valley grandees who will meet Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi on his trip to the US later this month, the first time in three decades that an Indian PM is visiting the West Coast. An Apple spokesperson confirmed that a meeting between its CEO...
Dollar Strength Based on Interest Rate Divergence The Federal Reserve (the “Fed”) is on the verge of hiking American benchmark interest rates for the first time since June 2006. The central bank was forced to cut the Fed funds rate to an all-time low of 0.25 percent following the credit crisis of 2008. Since then, the U.S. economy has steadily climbed out of recession, prompting…

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