National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)

The National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) was proposed in Union Budget 2015. In the last week of December, the government has set up this Rs. 40000 crore fund to provide long term capital for infrastructure projects. Objective The objective of NIIF is to maximise economic impact through infrastructure development in viable projects both greenfield

Financial Investment and Real Investment

The meaning of the term “investment” is different for economists than the rest of the world. When we ask our banker for investment, he / she would probably start taking about stocks, mutual funds, some deposit accounts or insurance products. But, for an economist, these purchases of financial assets are NOT investment simply for the

Induced investment and Autonomous investment

Induced investment is that investment which is governed by income and amount of profit. The inducing factors are changes in income and profit. Where there is a possibility of increase in income and profit, the induced investment increases and when there is a decreased possibility of income and profit, the induced investment decreases. This implies that