India is the most popular destination for overseas portfolio investors to park their fund in the Asian region for 2010. It may be a signal of increasing confidence in the Indian growth story, when the rest of the world is struggling to fight the recession. Bloomberg data shows that foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have purchased domestic equities worth $13.7 billion in 2010 till date making it the only Asian markets to have received more than $10 billion of investment this year. It is 56% higher than corresponding period of last year.
This year, FII investment into India is over 57% higher than that of South Korean, which remains at the second slot in terms of overseas investment followed by Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Philippines and Vietnam among others. Interestingly, higher amount of FII investment has flowed into India despite the fact that domestic equities are commanding a relatively higher PE against its regional peers. While Nifty of NSE is trading at a PE of 19.36, it is 13.66 for South Korea, 4.16 for Indonesia, 14.98 for Taiwan and 14.61 for Philippines. As regards, future FII inflows into India will depends on the second quarter numbers, which would give a cue into the future earnings trajectory of India Inc.
10/21/13 - The 5th India-Latin America & Caribbean Project Partnership Conclave (LAC): Explore. Experience. Engage. is being organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), under the auspices of the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Ministry of External Affairs, it's organized for 9-10 December, 2013 at Hotel Le Meridian, New Delhi.
06/28/13 - We are now happy to inform you that the preparations for the 2nd WORLD HYDRO POWER CONVENTION 2013 : The Complete Hydro Power Show scheduled for 5 – 6 September 2013, New Delhi, India are now in full swing. The Dual Theme for this Convention is ‘International Cooperation’ & ‘Multilateral Development for Harnessing India’s Hydro Power Potential’ (a copy of the ‘Brochure’ is enclosed for your kind perusal).» More events
12/10/13 - Chennai: The Central Government has set up an autonomous institute -- the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE) -- under the administrative control of the ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE).