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UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

NEW DELHI: UK companies are upbeat about doing business in India, with 56 per cent of them saying it is getting easier to do business in India and their perception about corruption being a barrier to operating in India seeing a sharp drop, according to a report. The UK India Business Council’s fifth annual Doing Business in India report [...]

November 15, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on UK firms upbeat about doing business in India: Report

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

If someone walked up to you and asked how technology makes your life better, you could probably rattle off at least a dozen examples in under a minute, citing everything from mobile coffee apps and on-demand streaming to smart home systems and tele-health services. But what if someone asked you how technology makes you money? [...]

June 26, 2019 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on This Fintech Firm’s Investing Platform Could Change Real Estate Forever

Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

It’s traditionally thought that smaller advisory firms are able to embrace new technology quicker than larger firms. With fewer advisers to train or accounts to migrate, the small boat can turn quicker than the large ship. But large firms appear to have finally turned the corner with technology, and it may be boosting their bottom [...]

March 23, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top performing advice firms have a distinctive focus on technology

BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

Leading stock exchange BSE will ‘compulsorily’ delist 200 firms this week and bar their promoters from the markets for 10 years as trading in these shares have remained suspended for over a decade. All these companies will be delisted from August 23. The move also comes at a time when authorities are clamping down on [...]

August 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on BSE to delist 200 firms, bar their promoters on August 23

Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

December quarter results show rental income from commercial assets is alleviating, at least partially. Residential properties still not up to the mark The mood was sombre in the December quarter among real estate firms. The November ban on old, high-value banknotes affected the real estate sector hugely, given that it is infamous for cash transactions. [...]

March 25, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate firms with commercial portfolio scored in December quarter

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

The chief financial officers (CFOs) at Britain’s biggest companies are more worried than their European counterparts about how Brexit will affect their firms’ bottom lines, according to a new survey by Deloitte. 65% of British CFOs say Brexit negotiations will be “bad for business,” compared with just 37% of European CFOs surveyed. Deloitte, one of [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks

European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks

More than 20 European business associations and companies interviewed by Reuters say they back their governments’ position that Britain’s banking sector can only enjoy EU market access post-Brexit if the country still follows the bloc’s rules. Britain wants a trade deal that gives London’s financial district, known as the City, access to EU clients while [...]

September 25, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on European firms offer Britain scant support in divorce talks

Real estate firms face growth hurdles in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Real estate firms face growth hurdles in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

The Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR), a key property market, will see fewer project launches and land deals in the year ahead due to confusion over new development rules, a ban on new construction and poor preparedness for the new real estate law, builders and consultants said. The expected decline in future launches comes on the [...]

August 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate firms face growth hurdles in Mumbai Metropolitan Region

Firms giving advice on aggressive tax avoidance could face large fines

Firms giving advice on aggressive tax avoidance could face large fines

Accountants, lawyers and consultants whose multibillion pound industry provides advice on how to aggressively avoid tax could face large financial penalties under government proposals. Plans set out in a consultation document released on Wednesday will suggest that tax advisers whose schemes are defeated in the courts might pay a fine of up to 100% of [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Firms giving advice on aggressive tax avoidance could face large fines

Europe’s boutique firms stealing M&A market share, dealmakers, data shows

Europe’s boutique firms stealing M&A market share, dealmakers, data shows

Boutique advisory firms now receive nearly half of all mergers and acquisition fees in Europe, stealing market share and top dealmakers from global investment banks hamstrung by a renewed focus on cost-cutting and regulations on how much they can pay. Founded largely by veterans fleeing bureaucracy and shrinking paychecks at the large banks, these low-profile [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Europe’s boutique firms stealing M&A market share, dealmakers, data shows

South Korea firms fear Chinese retaliation over THAAD

South Korea firms fear Chinese retaliation over THAAD

Concern over Chinese retaliation in response to the deployment of the U.S. anti-missile defense system THAAD is mounting in South Korea and among South Korean businesses in China. Several sources told local news service Money Today on Friday they are monitoring the situation for any trade-related restrictions that could be imposed on South Korean businesses [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on South Korea firms fear Chinese retaliation over THAAD

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik also set up 2 real estate firms

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik also set up 2 real estate firms

BESIDES HIS NGO, Islamic Research Foundation (IRF), televangelist Zakir Naik also set up two real estate companies and a video and television software production house in Mumbai in the period between 2005 to 2008, according to records available with the Registrar of Companies (RoC). The RoC records show that Zakir Naik and his wife, Farhat [...]

July 17, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Islamic preacher Zakir Naik also set up 2 real estate firms