View: Such a missed opportunity, obscured by a ‘bouquet’
The FM should have picked 3-4 programmes that could have generated additional income for the rural poor.
Air India sale: Bidders to have access to all records in initial stage
Generally, access to all data records and draft share purchase agreeme...
Middle class people 'trained enough' to pick right Income Tax option: Rajiv Kumar
Kumar was commenting on the Budget proposal of finance mini...
For FY21, fiscal deficit could be kept at 3.5-3.6% but off-budgetary resources raised: Kaushik Das, Deutsche Bank
If the Budget can specifically target real estate and NBFC sectors and take away that fear factor, that can help the cyclical improvement in growth, says Kaushik Das, Director & Chief Economist, Deutsche Bank Research.
ET Q&A: Panel to fix concern over numbers’ credibility
The 15th Finance Commission NK Singh cautioned against hiking import duties and called for early action to meet the “daunting” disinvestment target. Edited excerpts.
BMS to hold nationwide protest on January 3 against disinvestment, fixed term jobs
"We will hold nationwide protest at all district head quarters throughout the country on January 3, 2020 to awaken the government," a BMS statement said on Saturday.
It might be easy for FM to cheer Mr Market this time: Here’s why
It would be better if the government abolishes long-term capital gains tax, said Jhunjhunwala.
Use the dips to pick up 2-wheeler, pharma majors: Rajat Sharma, Sana Securities
At some point, a lot of money will stop flowing into the largecap space and move into small and midcap stocks, says Rajat Sharma, CEO, Sana Securities.
Here's what it will take to list LIC
Amendments to Sections 37, 24 and 28 of the LIC Act likely
Air India privatisation: Employee unions to meet in Delhi
Various Air India employee unions will meet here on Monday to discuss proposed privatisation of the debt-laden airline, sources said.
Budget well meaning, but may miss deficit target
The budget is well intentioned, even though it does not use the word ‘slowdown’ even once.
View: FM’s part done, nation has to respond
FM Sitharaman is in an unenviable position with most parameters like consumption, investments, manufacturing, GDP and even agriculture at lowest rates of growth in the past several years. Yet she has provided leadership to the ministry and remained focused on her job, even during times of extreme pressure.
Cut in personal tax possible: CLSA
Any cut in income tax rates will be seen as a boost for discretionary companies.
View: Increasing the run rate with very few overs to go
Improvement in consumer and business sentiment may see an upside for growth in the coming quarters.
Will be able to reap benefits of PSU divestment only in next financial year
To be fair to the disinvestment department, it was in July that I announced it (the targets) and by February, they had done all the necessary leg work … and it is going to happen in a couple of months, said Sitharaman.
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