Amiti Sen

  • Our numbers are in order: EPFO to finmin

    Our numbers are in order: EPFO to finmin

    Taking a combative stand on its decision to pay 9.5% interest on the provident fund accumulations, the Employees Provident Fund Organization has said there is nothing wrong in its calculations that yielded the surplus facilitating stepped up payment.

    India, Pak head for clash at WTO today

    India, Pak head for clash at WTO today

    Pak has lobbied hard to get approval for the package that would allow duty free entry to 75 items, 64 of them textile products, into the EU countries for 3 yrs.

    CBT nod last hitch in EPFO funds flowing into corp bonds

    CBT nod last hitch in EPFO funds flowing into corp bonds

    The employee's provident fund organisation is considering a proposal to broaden the basket of private securities it can invest in, a move that could breathe life into the stagnant corporate bond market.

    US stand likely to hold up Doha progress

    US stand likely to hold up Doha progress

    Unless the world’s largest economy, which is still to recover fully from the economic downturn, gives some indication of its stand, there is little chance of anything happening at Davos, Biswajit Dhar said.

    South Korea awaits Posco fate: Kim Jong-Hoon

    South Korea awaits Posco fate: Kim Jong-Hoon

    South Korean trade minister Kim Jong-Hoon in an interview to ET said trade between two nations have shown encouraging returns year but more needs to be done in services.

    Flexible pricing for convertible tools mooted

    Flexible pricing for convertible tools mooted

    The industry ministry has proposed a change in the foreign direct investment (FDI) policy that will give companies flexibility in pricing of convertible instruments to raise funds overseas.

  • Amiti Sen

    We’ve got Visa power!

    India and Pakistan have once again proved to all skeptics that when they talk business, they mean business! The signing of the new bilateral visa agreement replacing the restrictive 37 year old pact is yet...

    Amiti Sen

    Chinese Checkers

    It may not be easy for Indians to love the Chinese. But it is impossible to hate them. Yes, they do flood us with cheap products ranging from diyas and crackers to chemicals, metals, electronics...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    Economics scores over mindless patriotism

    If Pakistan needed to show proof of its sincerity in wanting closer economic ties with  India, it has indeed done so. It finally walked the talk this week with its Federal Cabinet agreeing to put...

    Amiti Sen

    India-EU FTA–not a lost cause

    The Indian media is full of stories on how the India-EU free trade agreement will not be signed during the India-EU summit in New Delhi on Friday.  I wonder what made people think that the...

    Amiti Sen

    India-Pakistan’s MFN roller-coaster

    When the Pakistani Cabinet decided on November 2 to allow grant of most favoured nation or MFN status to India that would result in removal of import restrictions, the media, as expected, went to town...

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