Monthly Archive:: October 2016

India Inc strikes M&A deals worth $46 bn in Jan-Sept

Despite a relative slowdown in deal-making globally, India has witnessed a strong merger and acquisition activity (M&A), as Asia’s third biggest economy remains a key destination for M&As even amid a global economic slowdown.   According to

PE/VC investments slump in Q3

Private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) investments in Indian companies have almost halved in the September quarter largely owing to the muted activity in the e-commerce space. According to a report from an advisory firm, EY,

Can rise in consumption boost India’s growth prospects?

With the Asian Development Bank confident that the late recovery in key industrial economies is unlikely to affect the sustained resilience of the Indian economy it is safe to assume that higher consumption and an expected investment

Global M&A spree slows down in Jan-Sept

Amid increased regulations, high political uncertainty and reduced confidence on boards, the global Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) momentum in 2016 has not been as aggressive as it was in 2015. Last year, M&A statistics were marked by

Urjit Patel debuts with 25 bps rate cut

Amid softening inflation, coupled with signs of a domestic slowdown and fresh global jitters, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) decided to loosen its monetary policy stance in October, restarting the rate cut cycle after a six-month