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Nirmala Sitharaman seeks to allay fears on surcharge on super rich

"FPIs should consider structuring themselves as companies rather than trusts," the FM said.

HSBC turns bullish on long-term India bonds post Budget

India’s five-year yield has fallen about 18 basis points since July 4.

Why are FIIs selling? FM’s surprise tax hike raised India’s risk premium

As most of them fall in that income category, they are awaiting clarity on tax treatment.

Budget treated equity investing in line with cigarette or alcohol use

It seems the government looks at stock investing as rich people’s business.

What caused the market crash? Big tax hit sends FPIs running for cover

The effective rate of tax would now be 39 per cent on income of Rs 2 crore-Rs 5 crore.

In one stroke, FM put stock market on a downward journey, and how!

There were certain hard-core punches, which will change the dynamics in certain industries.

Will higher income-tax burden on top talents raise costs of top firms?

“We don’t think the companies will bear this tax burden,” said Deven Choksey.

Budget seeks to infuse life in HFCs, NBFCs: Are these steps enough?

Some players have been selling assets to manage their cash flow mismatches.

NRIs can now invest via the FPI route

These measures would provide a more conducive regulatory environment to FPIs, especially NRIs, experts said.

Option buyers get STT relief, trading a lift

Analysts believe this is beneficial for options buyers, although it might affect ‘In the Money’ option sellers.

Tax on buybacks levels playing field for companies, investors

Tax on buybacks levels playing field for companies, investors

Until now, investors tendering shares in a buyback were subject to capital gains tax.

Big tax sops for GIFT City to put bourses on growth path

Big tax sops for GIFT City to put bourses on growth path

“The Union Budget presented lots of opportunities for IFSC".

FPIs may book a ticket to GIFT City

FPIs may book a ticket to GIFT City

The government has proposed a 10-year tax holiday on 100 per cent of the profit for business units in the IFSC.

Bond investors loving it, as Modi goes offshore to fund Budget gap

Bond investors loving it, as Modi goes offshore to fund Budget gap

PM Modi faces shrinking options to raise funds as a slowing economy crimps tax revenue.

Ultra-rich to pay almost half their income in tax; market unhappy

Ultra-rich to pay almost half their income in tax; market unhappy

Sitharaman said surcharge on taxable income of Rs 2-5 crore has been raised by 3 per cent.

Bouquets & brickbats: India Inc, economists shoot holes in Nirmala's Budget

Bouquets & brickbats: India Inc, economists shoot holes in Nirmala's Budget

At best, it was an incremental Budget. No bold steps. No visionary things, said Aiyar.

Stocks that will be hit by Budget move to raise public float to 35%

Stocks that will be hit by Budget move to raise public float to 35%

Top three companies in terms of quantum of sale would be TCS , Wipro and D-mart.

FM actually cut fiscal deficit target to 3.3% from 3.4%, and how!

FM actually cut fiscal deficit target to 3.3% from 3.4%, and how!

The cut has come at a time when the market was expecting at least 10-20 basis points slippage.

Budget 2019: Corporate tax reduced to 25% for cos with Rs 400 turnover

Budget 2019: Corporate tax reduced to 25% for cos with Rs 400 turnover

"In number terms, they have reached extensively to small industries,” said Amar Ambani.

Revision in public holding to suck out market liquidity; MNCs that may consider delisting

Revision in public holding to suck out market liquidity; MNCs that may consider delisting

MNCs, including Hindustan Unilever, which may need to pare 2-10% if the norm is implemented.

Budget 2019 speech highlights: A minute-by-minute account

Budget 2019 speech highlights: A minute-by-minute account

Here are the top highlights from today's Budget that may matter to you.

FM Sitharaman pushes for banks to buy out assets from NBFCs

FM Sitharaman pushes for banks to buy out assets from NBFCs

Regulation of HFCs will be shifted from the National Housing Board to RBI.

FM announces PSU bank recapitalisation of Rs 70,000 crore

FM announces PSU bank recapitalisation of Rs 70,000 crore

Sitharaman said six PSU banks have already been brought out of the PCA framework.

FM pushes Sebi to raise public stake limit to 35%; analysts cagey

FM pushes Sebi to raise public stake limit to 35%; analysts cagey

At present, there are over 1,400 listed companies where promoters had over 65 per cent stake.

India to become $3t economy in FY20, $5t in a few years: Sitharaman

India to become $3t economy in FY20, $5t in a few years: Sitharaman

It is well within our capacity to reach $5 trillion economy in a few years, she said.

Market reactions to Union Budget by the minute

Market reactions to Union Budget by the minute

Budget will pave the way for greater FDI participation in infra projects, says-Ashish Shanker.

Power shares down despite plans for reform in Union Budget

Power shares down despite plans for reform in Union Budget

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the government will review Uday scheme.

From Interim to full Budget: Stocks that rallied up to 350% in just 103 sessions

From Interim to full Budget: Stocks that rallied up to 350% in just 103 sessions

As many as 32 stocks on NSE climbed between 50 per cent and 350 per cent in last 103 sessions.

Celebrating Union Budget: Fast FM, Lazy FM

Celebrating Union Budget: Fast FM, Lazy FM

The longest budget speech in terms of words was given by Manmohan Singh in 1991. It comprised 18,177 words.

Budget & Sensex: FM may still thrill investors no matter what VIX says

Budget & Sensex: FM may still thrill investors no matter what VIX says

In 2015, 2016 and 2017, Sensex swung 678 points, 849 points and 569 points, respectively.

10 key pointers for Friday's Union Budget from Economic Survey 2019

10 key pointers for Friday's Union Budget from Economic Survey 2019

Here are 10 things you can expect Finance Minister Sitharaman to deal with on Friday.

This indicator suggests D-Street not budgeting for big bang news

This indicator suggests D-Street not budgeting for big bang news

Historically, the IVs do inch up by 3-4 percentage points before the Budget.

If the bet is on rural booster from Union Budget, these are the stocks to watch

If the bet is on rural booster from Union Budget, these are the stocks to watch

Rural distress and boosting consumption in the economy are expected to be a key focus.

1 Budget, 51 wishes: Can Nirmala Sitharaman oblige all?

1 Budget, 51 wishes: Can Nirmala Sitharaman oblige all?

ETMarkets.com lists out 51 broad expectations and examines the feasibility.

Govt unlikely to substantially loosen the fiscal deficit target, says CLSA

Govt unlikely to substantially loosen the fiscal deficit target, says CLSA

The government had set a fiscal deficit target of 3.4 per cent for FY20 in the interim Budget.

How can the Budget fix slowdown, rural distress and demand deficit?

How can the Budget fix slowdown, rural distress and demand deficit?

The distress in the agrarian sector is something that needs to be addressed immediately.

Budget wish list: What can the FM do to ease liquidity crisis & create jobs

Budget wish list: What can the FM do to ease liquidity crisis & create jobs

Market will cheer a move to withdraw the long-term capital gains tax.

FY20 disinvestment target may shoot up to Rs 1 lakh cr to add up budget maths

FY20 disinvestment target may shoot up to Rs 1 lakh cr to add up budget maths

Interim FM Piyush Goyal had set the target at Rs 90,000 crore in the Interim Budget.

5 things you can expect from this Budget

5 things you can expect from this Budget

Brokerage Anand Rathi expects the Budget to positively impact the equity market, especially FMCG, small durables, two-wheele...

FIIs hope for Budget boost to investment, consumption demand & relief for NBFCs

FIIs hope for Budget boost to investment, consumption demand & relief for NBFCs

High frequency data such as auto sales, airline ticket sales, suggest a slowdown in consumption.

Madam FM, Budget for growth and go easy on deficit targets

Madam FM, Budget for growth and go easy on deficit targets

Brokerages say the Budget is likely to be expansionary given the slowing economy.

10 terms you must know to be able to figure out Sitharaman's Budget

10 terms you must know to be able to figure out Sitharaman's Budget

Telecom company also completes listing on Nigerian stock exchange

Top 10 stocks to buy if market revives post full Union Budget

Top 10 stocks to buy if market revives post full Union Budget

Equity investors expect announcement of some policy measures that can boost the economy.

D-Street’s hunt for big bets under Modi 2.0 leading to an old theme

D-Street’s hunt for big bets under Modi 2.0 leading to an old theme

This theme is widely looked upon as a favourite for the next five years.

Playing the budget? Rich traders can try this F&O strategy

Playing the budget? Rich traders can try this F&O strategy

The risk lies if the market moves sharply up by or before July 4.

Budget Special: Increase Sec 80C limit, make stamp duty uniform

Budget Special: Increase Sec 80C limit, make stamp duty uniform

India Inc is expecting that the FM will reduce DDT from 20 per cent currently to 10 per cent.

Jewellers want govt to reduce import duty on gold in Budget

Jewellers want govt to reduce import duty on gold in Budget

Gold now attracts an import duty of 10% and a GST of 3%.

Everyone wants a tax cut this Budget: Here’s what’s feasible

Everyone wants a tax cut this Budget: Here’s what’s feasible

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has a daunting task to keep everyone happy.

FM may not wait for Jalan report, set aside Rs 40K cr for PSU banks in Budget

FM may not wait for Jalan report, set aside Rs 40K cr for PSU banks in Budget

Care Ratings said the capital infusion could be done through issuance of recapitalisation bonds.

LTCG tax relief in Union Budget? D-Street is hoping against hope

LTCG tax relief in Union Budget? D-Street is hoping against hope

Hope the govt would take a relook at LTCG tax on listed shares and remove it completely.

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