Investment Current Affairs, GK & News

Investment  Current Affairs, GK & News

IFSCA in IOSCO

The International Financial Services Centres Authority recently became an associate member of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). What are the benefits of IOSCO membership? The IOSCO works closely with the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the G20 nations, to set up the standards that strengthen the securities markets. According to FSB, IOSCO membership ..

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Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 (CARO)

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has announced the notification of Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2020 (CARO). Key Features Disclosure of details of proceedings against company for holding Benami property. The auditor should provide details of investments made by the company. Fraud committed by the company or on the company should be reported. The cash losses ..

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Union Cabinet: Capital Infusion of Rs 6,000 crores into NIIF approved

On November 25, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved Rs 6,000 crores of capital infusion into the National Infrastructure Investment Fund. This is a part of the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. The move will leverage to create financial pipeline of Rs 1 lakh crore. National infrastructure investment fund The National Investment Infrastructure Fund was set up ..

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RBI bans FDI establishments from Mauritius-Reasons, Causes, Impacts

The Reserve Bank of India recently said that companies cannot set up Foreign Direct Investment from Mauritius. The apex bank has also banned FDI from jurisdictions similar to Mauritius as they do not comply with the norms set by Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Highlights Mauritius was recently listed in grey list of the FATF. ..

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Google to invest 10 billion USD in India

On July 13, 2020, PM Modi interacted with the CEO of Google, Mr Sundar Pichai. After the interaction, the CEO announced that Google is to invest 10 billion USD in India in the future. Highlights The investment will mainly focus Digital India initiative of Government of India. Google has named the investment as “India Digitisation ..

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