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Indians-Third-Biggest-Investor-in-US-Property-Market:-Brokerage
Jan 29, 2016
New Delhi: Indians are the third biggest international investor community in the US realty market, global brokerage Sotheby's International Realty said.
UAE-developers-to-exhibit-in-Dubai-Property-Expo-on-6th-Nov’15
Nov 03, 2015
Mumbai : Dubai Property Show is going be held at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Goregaon East, Mumbai, from 6th-8th November this year, where over 35 UAE developers shall showcase budget homes to luxury apartments, beach properties, villas, furnished apartments and commercial properties at the event.
Securitization-Can-Resolve-Infra-Funding-Issues:-Moody's
Feb 06, 2015
Mumbai: Global rating agency Moody's has said securitization is the key to solving the country's funding issues for the longer gestation sectors like housing and infrastructure
Moody's:-RMBS-funding-to-boost-Indian-housing-growth-but-challenges-remain
Jan 22, 2015
Mumbai: Moody's Investors Service says that the housing policies initiated by the new Indian government will encourage growth in India's mortgage finance sector
Blackstone buys Mumbai office hub
May 17, 2014
BANGALORE: Private equity giant Blackstone's big appetite for India's commercial real estate is poised to trigger more buyouts. The global investor is close to acquiring a 1-million sqft office space at Vikhroli in Mumbai for Rs 1,050 crore from homegrown real estate fund house Milestone Capital.
UK’s Varakas Group to build resorts in Gujarat
May 11, 2014
AHMEDABAD: It seems that the fragrance of ‘Khushbu Gujarat Ki’ campaign led by actor Amitabh Bachchan to promote Gujarat Tourism has spread to overseas. A UK-based NRI investor is planning to invest in hospitality at tourist spots in Gujarat.
Realty sector displays positive outlook: Knight Frank survey
Apr 30, 2014
MUMBAI: Anticipating a change in political leadership, sentiments of home buyers and investors have seen an improvement displaying a strong positive outlook for the real estate sector, a recent survey said.
Overseas investors are bullish on India: I-Pru chief
Apr 05, 2014
MUMBAI: Investor-centric focus and investment performance have catapulted ICICI Prudential Asset Management Company to the number two position behind HDFC Mutual Fund. ICICI Prudential currently has an asset base of over ?1 lakh crore.
Investors must be prepared for delayed payments; premature exits could be difficult
Mar 19, 2014
MUMBAI: Since March 3, the BSE realty index has gained 14.2 per cent, compared with the Sensex's 3.95 per cent rise. Though real estate developers are reporting a slowdown in sales, in most centres, returns by real estate-linked non-convertible debentures (NCDs) are 18-22 per cent a year.
Real estate NCDs: Good returns but with high risks
Mar 17, 2014
MUMBAI: Since March 3, the BSE realty index has gained 14.2 per cent, compared with the Sensex's 3.95 per cent rise. Though real estate developers are reporting a slowdown in sales, in most centres, returns by real estate-linked non-convertible debentures (NCDs) are 18-22 per cent a year.
Sensex conquers Mt 22k, retreats
Mar 11, 2014
MUMBAI: Benchmark indices hit record highs for a third straight day on Monday, amid continued foreign institutional buying, though the net gains were marginal.
Sensex, Nifty end nearly 2 percent up; banking, realty stocks rally
Mar 08, 2014
MUMBAI: The Nifty rose as much as 2.1 percent to a record high, and the Sensex hit its record for a second consecutive session, as foreign investors bet big in a country that just months ago was gripped by market turmoil.
KKR bets on stress; Blackstone on realty
Mar 07, 2014
MUMBAI: Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR & Co) and Blackstone Group LP, two of the major private equity (PE) investors in India, are planning to increase their exposure in the country by changing their investment strategy. While Blackstone is doing a lot of real estate investments, KKR says it will focus more on investing in stressed corporates.
Aginsky Consulting keen to hook up Indian SMEs to US commercial realty
Mar 04, 2014
DELHI: Aginsky Consulting, a company focused on helping foreign investors to invest in US assets, has recently entered the Indian market.
Good at saving, bad at investing
Feb 05, 2014
MUMBAI: Short-term volatility notwithstanding, mutual funds are among the most-transparent investment vehicles. That was the consensus at the Business Standard Fund Cafe held in Mumbai on October 24. The chiefs of six leading fund houses said they were confident of MFs becoming the preferred choice for financial sector investors. The round table was moderated by Shyamal Majumdar. Edited excerpts:
Pharma, realty stocks in demand
Jan 30, 2014
MUMBAI: Realty stocks rose after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Dr. Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday, 28 January 2014, said after the central bank's surprise hike in its key lending rates after a monetary policy review that once inflation comes down to comfortable levels, the RBI would have some room to cut rates. Purchases of both residential and commercial property are largely driven by finance.
BSE Small-Cap, Mid-Cap indices off over 2% each
Jan 28, 2014
MUMBAI: Key benchmark indices extended losses and hit fresh intraday low in early afternoon trade. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was down 355.83 points or 1.68%, off 121.30 points from the day's high and up 3.98 points from the day's low. The market breadth indicating the overall health of the market was quite weak with more than three losers for every gainer on BSE. The BSE Mid-Cap and Small-Cap indices were off more than 2% each. Weakness in Asian stocks and a steep slide in US stoc
Banking, realty stocks gain ahead of RBI policy
Jan 28, 2014
MUMBAI: Key benchmark indices trimmed gains after hitting intraday high in morning trade. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was up 39.94 points or 0.19%, off 29.12 points from the day's high and up 33.17 points from the day's low. The market breadth, indicating the overall health of the market, was strong.
FIIs pour in over Rs 3,500 crore in debt market
Jan 12, 2014
DELHI: Overseas investors have pumped in over Rs 3,500 in the Indian debt market so far in January, when the US Federal Reserve is scheduled to start reducing its monthly bond purchases by $10 billion.
Time to invest in ‘metros’ for better realty returns
Jan 02, 2014
DELHI: Many investment experts believe that real estate investors could be in for a good time in the coming year. "It is a good time to invest in the real estate space. If you are getting a good entry price, you should definitely invest during the period between January and the monsoon of 2014," says Sanjay Dutt, executive managing director, Cushman & Wakefield. Some are asking their clients to consider investing before the general elections next year. If you are sitting on money for a long time
High returns make realty investors ignore risks: Experts
Dec 30, 2013
MUMBAI: The ongoing slowdown and steep rupee fall are among the factors making the country a riskier realty destination for global investors, even as it continues to be a high return market, say experts.
High returns make realty investors ignore risks, says experts
Dec 29, 2013
MUMBAI: The ongoing slowdown and steep rupee fall are among the factors making the country a riskier realty destination for global investors, even as it continues to be a high return market, say experts.
National Housing Bank's Rs 2,100 crore tax-free bond issue to open on December 30
Dec 29, 2013
DELHI: The National Housing Bank's Rs 2,100 crore tax-free bond issue will hit the markets on December 30.
‘India should up its transparency quotient’
Dec 15, 2013
DELHI: Global investors in real estate are skipping India and moving to countries like Indonesia and China to make investments, as issues such as regulatory framework and returns are still a matter of concern here.
How to be successful in real estate investing
Dec 14, 2013
DELHI: Real estate investment is capital intensive. For an investor, it is imperative to take account of certain aspects before taking the decision, which has long term implications. Here is a snapshot of some of the most important aspects.

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