1. Budget 2017
Rural India holds key to consumer sector's fortunes

Rural India holds key to consumer sector’s fortunes

Debjyoti Roy 4 months ago
Although big-bang measures to shore up discretionary spending were conspicuous by absence in finance minister Arun Jaitley’s budget speech, the consumer sector may just scrape...
Govt raises just under $1 bn via ITC stake sale

Govt raises just under $1 bn via ITC stake sale

Ankit Doshi 5 months ago
The government on Tuesday sold a 2% stake in cigarette maker ITC Ltd for Rs 6,690 crore ($993 million) as part of its disinvestment plan...
Broad-based investment pick-up in India another two quarters away: Bibek Debroy

Broad-based investment pick-up in India another two quarters away: Bibek Debroy

Oineetom Ojah 5 months ago
Bibek Debroy, a member of the government think tank National Institution for Transforming India (Niti) Aayog, feels that finance minister Arun Jaitley’s budget for 2017-18...
Stocks climb as investors cheer tax sops, higher spending

Stocks climb as investors cheer tax sops, higher spending

Ankit Doshi 5 months ago
Indian stocks jumped to over three-month highs on Wednesday after finance minister Arun Jaitley proposed measures to boost spending in infrastructure sectors and rural areas...
Feel good for janta, disappointing for corporate India

Feel good for janta, disappointing for corporate India

TEAM VCC 5 months ago
Finance minister Arun Jaitley almost replayed his last year’s Union Budget speech on Wednesday, if not in words then in theme, seeking to appease small...
Jaitley removes uncertainty over tax for limited partners, PE funds

Jaitley removes uncertainty over tax for limited partners, PE funds

Ranjani Raghavan 5 months ago
Offering foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) a respite, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley exempted them from the purview of indirect transfer provisions. “In 2012, Income-tax Act was...
Highlights

Highlights

TEAM VCC 5 months ago
Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday eased the government’s fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 as he proposed higher spending on rural areas and infrastructure in...
Financial services sector to benefit from enhanced expenditure

Financial services sector to benefit from enhanced expenditure

Bruhadeeswaran R 5 months ago
The Union Budget has unveiled several measures that would positively impact the overall economy. However, the financial services sector would see benefits only in the...
Govt sets record disinvestment target for FY18

Govt sets record disinvestment target for FY18

Ankit Doshi 5 months ago
The government on Wednesday laid out a record disinvestment target for the forthcoming financial year as part of measures to contain the fiscal deficit at...
Misses roadmap to cut corporate tax, phase out exemptions

Misses roadmap to cut corporate tax, phase out exemptions

Naveen Aggarwal 5 months ago
The much-anticipated Union Budget 2017 expectedly showcased the government’s intention to promote digital economy and curb black money. In the backdrop of global economic and...
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