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How to solve India’s real estate crisis

NEW DELHI : When will the real estate sector come out of an extended slump? This question is upmost on most people’s minds, be they retirees with wealth locked up in this asset class, millennials waiting for their homes to be delivered, or others who see the fate of the economy…

Singapore investors bet big on India’s real estate sector

Singapore-based investors are betting big on India’s commercial realty and other sunshine sectors, including logistics and warehousing, real estate consulting firm ANAROCK said in a report. Top Singapore-based private equity (PE) firms such as GIC, Ascendas-Singbridge and Xander are funnelling billions of dollars into India’s realty…

India’s ultra-rich prefer equity, bonds to real estate

Mumbai: India’s wealthy individuals have a preference for equity and bonds, as they place their bets on prospects of better economic growth in Asia’s third-largest economy. On the other hand, their Asian counterparts prefer real estate, cash and gold, global property consultancy firm Knight Frank said in a wealth report…

What ails India’s household economy?

A slump in household economy, due to lower household savings and capital expenditure, doesn’t augur well for a speedy revival of overall investment in the Indian economy. Graphic: Mint The household sector is the largest segment of the Indian economy. In 2015-16, it accounted for 43.6%…

India’s Green Car Plan Prioritizes Electric Vehicles Over Hybrids

India’s most influential government think-tank has recommended lowering taxes and interest rates for loans on electric vehicles, while capping sales of conventional cars, signaling a dramatic shift in policy in one of the world’s fastest growing auto markets. A draft of the 90-page blueprint, seen by…

Trai expresses concern over India’s low broadband penetration

New Delhi: Telecom regulator Trai on Wednesday said demonetisation has accelerated digital transactions in the country, but expressed concern over India trailing nations like Singapore and Malaysia at the level of broadband connectivity, a key component of digital infrastructure. “There is one area where we need…