Satyam Scandal would Impact Foreign Investments in India

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Faruk said: (Sep 15, 2017)  
Hi everyone, I would also like to make some points on this topic.

1. Even a developed country like America west through scams in the past then why not in India and its a developing nation.

2. To attract FI we must provide them a better level playing field. "An ease of doing business is what Foreigners investers (FI) needs nowadays.

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Bhagavath said: (Apr 9, 2017)  
India is more valuable than other countries the best infrastructure in India is very well.

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Nikhil Sukhwal said: (Feb 10, 2015)  
Yes, exactly Satyam scandal leave the black spot on Indian economy but now we have so many rules and regulation to solve this type of problem.

Now people invest in India just because they are feel secured to invest. Like SEBI, CRISIL and many regulatory bodies are working good. To secured investment of foreigners. Just take a example of SAHARA PRAMUKH. He also cheated investors but SEBI. And other regulatory body take stringent steps to cover all amount from Sahara group only.

So we can't say like now investment in India is not secured. Yes they all are not good for foreign investment but some how recover it also.


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Mahi said: (Sep 3, 2014)  
Guys basically foreign investment materialized only to boost their product, establishment in another country, stride on their image profile and of course for the huge profit. Therefore satyam or other scandal only can aware foreign companies, to take proper analysis before investing. So in my point of view satyam did not predispose any negative idea on investors.

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Megha said: (Jan 8, 2014)  
Hi Friends,

According to me, though satyam scandal has put a black mark on Indian status before other foreign countries, but we should also not forget about the other companies that are doing well in our country in providing services to the foreign countries. Bad work by one company cannot spoil the status of other countries that are doing well in our country. One cannot blame others even if only one person is bad.

Hence, the point is satyam scandal doesn't effect the foreign investments as foreign companies also have trust on other service providing companies of India.


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Madhusudhanan said: (Oct 28, 2013)  
Hi friends, I'm Madhu. When Sathyam scam came out, there was still many investors invested their money in India. Because they know mistakes are common. And the main thing is Indian money market is one of the most powerful one in the world. Although it reflected for a week, it became normal.

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Rose said: (Oct 10, 2013)  
Hi everyone! Am Rose.

Yes, Satyam scandal do impact on our Indian economy, but still, now a days, everyone forgot about this and many foreigners are investing in India. Everyone commit mistakes. The thing is that to realise those mistakes and not to commit again. Many foreign investors do trust our INDIAN companies like TCS, WIPRO, INFOSYS etc. , So, personally I feel that though its a black mark then, now its not.

Thankyou. :).

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Priya said: (Oct 4, 2013)  
Yes. It's true that Satyam scandal is biggest blotting on the honesty of Indian company but investors must think about other booming companies who are free from these scandals. For the mistake of one person we can not blame the whole community. Yes, it have a little bit effect which will go by time.

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Anoohya said: (Sep 25, 2013)  
In my opinion ITS A BIG SHAME TO THE COUNTRY IN THE INTERNATIONAL MARKET WHEN THE SATYAM SCAM CAME OUT because satyam gained a nice reputation in the IT Sector. This situation made the investor to think while he waste invest in the Indian markets. India lost its face world widely.

Government from now has to take proper measures to prevent the same situation to happen.

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Preeti said: (Jul 5, 2013)  
According to me Satyam scandal have brought disgrace to our nation. But investor do not see only these scandal and ignore years of service we provide by completing their projects on time. There are many other good companies that provides best services then even their countries in their nation for e.g TCS, WIPRO etc. That is also true that investors will think a lot before investing. But I think India need to develop itself to such an extent that these corruption do not affect its economy and become independent of foreign investors and there is a long mile to cover this journey. Really we need honest employees who work not toward their benefits but for whole nation along with them.

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Poonam said: (Jul 4, 2013)  
Hi Friends, According to me Satyam scandal will affect little bit our Economy but after few days people will forget satyam scandal. Because today's life is busy life no one has time to think about past things. Foreigners are investing and also will investing continuously in future. There are lots of Companies in India. Satyam will affect little but but foreigner can invest with other companies.

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Khan said: (May 1, 2013)  
Hi friends, its a interesting discussion, satyam scandal has impact our economy and it is a black mark on Indian economy but the other companies are doing pretty good so still good place for investors.

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Amit said: (Apr 27, 2013)  
Hello friend I know that Satyam Scandal has brought a lot of disappointment for the investors, but it does not mean we are getting upset, if 1 day get bad in whole 365 days then we should not look upon this, we should look only those 364 days in which our country doing well.

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Palash Basu Roy said: (Dec 23, 2012)  
Satyam s scandal had some effect on the news head lines but over all Indian economy is not effected. India is still a hot spot for foreighn investment and foreighn company knows that very well. It is a fact that for one company, s mistakes the whole sector is not giong to suffer, and facts say so like company, s like TCS, WIPRO, INFOSYS, COZNIJENT ETC BELONGING TO THE SAME SECTOR ARE DOING PRETTY WELL.

ONE MAJOR fact why India is a hot spot for investment. It is much cheaper to hire say 50 Indian trained engineers by a foreing firm in India than bringing the same number of employees from their same country.


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Manashi Bharati said: (Nov 2, 2012)  
Hello friends.

I think friends INDIA is not a small country that if a company doing any wrong decision so that this company impact for whole Indian economy. So In my opinion yes if like Satyam scandal put a black mark on Indian economy that is effected also but not whole Indian economy. Because our India has been able to attract foreign investor.

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Chandrasekhar.Meruvu said: (Oct 30, 2012)  
Hi! friends.

Yes I agree that satyam scandal would definitely impacts foreign investments in India. We had heard lot of sayings from our childhood those are words followed according to our fulfillment.

1) As to check the rice whether it is boiled or not we check one of it.

As per above saying satyam scandal would definitely impacts foreign investments in India.

2) It is not possible to break bundle of sticks if only one stick from a bundle is removed out.

As per above saying we will sure recover from these because remaining 99% companies are performing well.

But I am pretty sure that foreign companies thinks thousand times before investing for projects in India.

Finally I want to say that instead of depending upon foreign investment, if we (as youngsters) had to work hard to develop our country and also further we can invest our projects in other countries (I mean they must wait for our investment, not we).

Thank you.

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Priya said: (Oct 16, 2012)  
A big Hello to all my dear Friends!

This is a splendid topic to discuss upon. As far as I think, as a ocean is made up of small small rivers so it does not matter if one of the rivers has separated from others it won't affect the ocean flow.

SO no doubt that Satyam Scandal was a huge dismal for our economy but we can not judge the performance of our economy on the basis of performance of only one company.

Today we see a lot of foreign Direct Investment is being done in retail sector as government has allowed 51% FDI in retail sector recently and many other likewise measures.

So I would say at the end that Foreigners can freely come, invest and can make large profits in our economy.

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Jatinder Singh said: (Oct 5, 2012)  
Hi friends.

Yes, it is true that the Styam Scandal have a bad impact on our Indian economy. Before investing the foreign investors take a lots of time to think, because they are going to invest huge amount. The Satyam Scandal give a black mark on Indian economy. It reduces the fame of our nation.

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Ashish Yadav said: (Jun 16, 2012)  
Hi friends ! This is a wonderful topic to discuss upon.

Yes, it's true that the Satyam Scandal has brought a lot of disgrace to our nation. Certainly, the foreign investors would think twice or thrice while investing huge money in our country.

In our childhood days we have definitely listen that a dirty apple makes the other apple dirty too under the condition that they are in same basket. Same thing applies over here, Satyam scandal hamper the image of other companies which are operating in India.

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Emtiyaj said: (Jun 5, 2012)  
In our childhood we came across this famous saying that a bad fish can make dirty the whole pond. Companies investing in our country has only one goal that is to earn profit, if they will come across these type scandal in which the employs are taking away the whole money then why they will invest in our country.

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Shravan Pandey said: (May 26, 2012)  
Hi friends.
Yes scandals like satayam definitely will effect in this process.
Every MNC will first check the particular area in which they want to investing India.
This would lead at-least 10 percent loss of investment if such a scandal will happen in future.

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Jimit said: (Feb 22, 2012)  
Yes friends. Satyam scandal, such a stain for India. Foreign invester loose trust on idian companies cz of this satyam scandal. But according to my point of view, when ever one thing published in the news paper, the effect of that is being live in human being jst for a week. At this day, 22nd feb, 2012. No one cares about satyam scandle, even they forget the name also. So, my meaning to say is, forget the past and live in present. Yaa this thing is also for the foreginors. Indian economy is not affected by this scandal, and this true, no one cares what happend in the past.

Indian economy suggest the higest values of sensexs, gold, silver. Today sensex is 18500. What this suggest?is there a recession time?no ofcource not. So, forget satyam, focus on present. Thats it. Thnks.

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Tarun Panwar said: (Feb 18, 2012)  
Ya its true that the satyam scandal put a black mark on the Indian economy. For this the foreign investors had loose the trust on Indian software companies. And for this sake their was a great impact on our globalization. But its not a company to do so, it was their employees who will make this type of mistake, and made a big problem for other companies.

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P.Karthika said: (Feb 8, 2012)  
Yes friends I do agree with your point. India is the attractive place for FII's because of high interest rates. The satyam issue affected the economy of our country its a true one. So with the help of this issue, we can't predict that all companies are like satyam. May be one or two company may be unethical towards the Indian economy, but you can even notice that again our rupee value got to appreciate. Because of FII's investments towards Indian economy. SO if all the companies are ethical means. India will become a developed country. Its sure.

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Tushar said: (Dec 31, 2011)  
In our childhood days we have definitely listen that a dirty apple makes the other apple dirty too under the condition that they are in same basket. Same thing applies over here ,Satyam scandal hamper the image of other companies which are operating in India. But it also does not mean that other 200 companies are also corrupt.

Foreign investors would definitely think thrice before investing in an Indian company which they might do not do before this scandal. Such type of scandal hamper the image of any country.

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Vithal Vyas said: (Dec 21, 2011)  
Hi friends,

Today world is of globilsation since indain stock market are swallow and narrow and FII plays a very important role in stock market. Since FII put so much of there money on Indian companies any fraud like satyam do craete a lasting impression on integrity of Indian accounting trancperancy and audit, though there are several fraud that also occured in others countries. But India has been trying since then to overcum from it and making our sytem more transperant and strict by intoducing company bill, revised sch iv etc.

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Sowmya Shetty said: (Nov 2, 2011)  
I definitely do not agree to the statement as it is not just 1 company could reflect the whole India and as people is the common word use to the different human form different countries as the same many companies with different ethical standards, so we should be happy that our country could able to take initiative lead and responsibility for solving the issue and bring back the company to its original existence. which shows the capability of India to take the step and solve the issue in case it happen like sathyam scam.

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Beena said: (Aug 13, 2011)  
Yes, there has a lot of change in the market from past 4 years as it is a recession time and satyam scadanl has come front in to the media. It has effect the Indian economy. But as the mahindra concored the stayam now it is inthe better way as it is now mahindra satyam.

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Kamal Kumar said: (Apr 10, 2011)  
Yes, it's true that the Satyam Scandal has brought a lot of disgrace to our nation, but it does not mean to look backward. In 100's of companies if a company is corrupt, do not mind for it and we should move forward, because there are still more 99 companies. If we sustain there for time it will not give any gain to us, only there will be loss of time because time is very precious. So for that international companies should invest in our country.

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Madhuri said: (Apr 1, 2011)  
Considering SATYAM just happens to be a carbon copy of the Enron scandal, we have to but just wait patiently before all turns around again. Sure, Satyam had its bad position, but then again, its previously earned reputation isn't so small that it be forgotten.

Satyam happens to be one of the major stake-holding companies in the market, and in due course it will show its bounce back.

And also now that Mahindra and Mahindra have taken over, and its entire Top management Reshuffled, its only a matter of time that investors begin to believe in the company again.

and as per FDI, it will continue to flow in no matter, because, we can see through statistics that even when Enron had its moment, It did not impact the economy as much as that of the scandal itself.

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Mamta Prajapati said: (Mar 9, 2011)  
Yes I am agree with given statement because every investor wants only profit but after this satyam scandle their trust in Indian companies will not be same. It will force to investors to think about before investing but in a same direction many other giant companies are making more profit for the Indian economy. Here this point is also considerable that there is not any country which is completely free from the curruption.

In a list of curruption india's position is 87th, so we can say India is at much better place then any other big countries. Now growth of Indian economy is such a satisfactory because India is called emerging developing country.

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Dev said: (Feb 23, 2011)  
Yes I agree that satyam scandel creats a negative impact on our reputation and definately it force to FII to think twice before investing in India I would like to explain it with the help of a situation if an investor want to invest in India so he or she is in 50- 50 situation so investor go with against investment because therer many other options like china, we are emerging market and in good position thats why FII comes in India because everyone [investor] are looking 4 profit but scandels like satayam can decrese the FII no can determine it impact or not it may be more if satayam not do this.

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Jyoti said: (Feb 14, 2011)  
Yes Its very much true that the Satyam scandal has brought great shame to our country and has also put a great impact on our foreign investments. Though there are many software companies in our country but each company has its own importance and Satyam too had its part of share in the upliftment of our economy. And now the same way it has its part of share in bringing down our economy and posing a threat to the foreign investments. Of-course there will be investments but such irregularities makes the investees sceptical of their investments in our country.

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Venkatesh said: (Feb 10, 2011)  
Hello friends.

I do agree with many of our friends view on it that satyam scandal is not going to hurt our future business. Though our govt is taking it as a serious issue so I think that we will not come across same problm with rest of the compys again. Nd we will have nice business with other countries in future.

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Arun said: (Jan 13, 2011)  
hi friends..!!
Satyam scandal was an drawback for india.. But the investment of foreign nations will not effect due to this issue... Even now india is the best developing nations among in the world. Many investors are ready to invest in india..
Even Obama said tat he is gonna invest more money for health care in india.. Its our strength

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Ajay Gupta said: (Sep 12, 2010)  
Yeah definitely Satyam scandal was a shame on software industry but it does not mean that we are fraud. But Satyam has already commit a tremendous mistake so we have to suffer and try to mend our mistake by providing good services to our investors.

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Phasehymn said: (Sep 11, 2010)  
Satyam scandal really was a shame for India and its position in global economy. But getting on to facts and figures of the scandal it was not the company which intended to do so but the employees. Its just that employees will no further will be trusted but as far as investments is concerned the investors only see the profitability of their investments and these factors doesn't come into path as long as they see their profit and safe economy to rely upon.

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R.Chinthamani said: (Sep 10, 2010)  
It is an important topic to discuss. Sathyam scandal gives black mark to our software industry. It reduces the fame of our nation. But after this impact so many companies will lead in a good track. But it makes foreign investors to think about their investments in India wheather it is trusted or not.

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Kiranjitparida said: (Sep 9, 2010)  
Though satyam scandal put a black mark on our economy, but it teaches us a lesson of how deadly can be a result of corruption.

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Murali Krisnhna said: (Sep 8, 2010)  
Its a big scenario where they are creating the precession. Its a good deed indeed. Where so many companies came out of a false prestige. Now they are in a good track.

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Ash said: (Sep 7, 2010)  
I don't think so because so many It companies are doing good business in India And abroad. The the top companies like Wipro, Infosys, TCS, Capgemini are gaining more projects from foreign countries. Naturally the Satyam scandal is in focus but foreign investors will think more on investing money.

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Bhuvan said: (Sep 7, 2010)  
I don't think Satyam scandal give any impacts on Indian economy because lots more software companies in India are well known organizations. Satyam is one black mark that's it, but by this foreign companies might think twice to invest money. But by one incident we cant decide are we cant say foreign investments go down.

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Hari said: (Sep 2, 2010)  
Satyam scandal didnot give any impacts on Indian economy because there are many software company's and there are well known organizations like TCS, Wipro, Infosys which are gaining many projects from foreign countries.

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Saranya said: (Sep 1, 2010)  
Yes, It will be a blackmark to India. But Satyam is not the only company in India. We have many Software gaints like TCS, Infosys, etc. Satyam was barred from doing business with world bank. On the other hand, TCS got some projects from World Bank. It will take time to identify good, trustworthy and talented people.

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Akshay Dhande said: (Aug 30, 2010)  
Never mind these things do happen only because of loose observations. He had such a big fraud, not a single one was able to predict the same. Corruption is the main problem which is making the country ashamed.

Not only satyam scandal but there might be lot of such discovered in the future. Who knows?. The main thing is that the honest and country respecting people are required.

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Sourav Baidya said: (Jul 8, 2010)  
I think that satyam's scandal has a little impact on our country's economy. It has let our nation down but has not been able to drag the economy dip in the grave. India has always been in a strong position in global economy during the days of recession.

The situation in europe is still bleak. But our nation has been able to attract foreign investor. So our country with a good policy and great leaders is a safe zone for forein capitals.

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Harshith said: (Jun 28, 2010)  
Hi friends ! This is a wonderful topic to discuss upon.

Yes , it's true that the Satyam Scandal has brought a lot of disgrace to our nation . Certainly , the foreign investors would think twice or thrice while investing huge money in our country . But I don't think there would be great impact on these investments .

It's a well-known fact that , in this scenario of global meltdown , next to China , India is recovering well due to its strict trade policies . So naturally , the debt-trapped countries should invest what they have in our country , as it is comparitively profitable & safer.

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