Oct 05, 2015 at 20:31 | Source: CNBC-TV18
In an interaction with CNBC-TV18's Shereen Bhan, Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha outlined the various steps the government has taken to boost financial inclusion in the country, including the ambitious Jan Dhan Yojana Plan. He also explained what are the government's targets going forward.
Sep 28, 2015 at 15:32 | Source: PTI
Without giving any specific timeframe, Sinha said Sebi's first priority would be to develop trust in the commodities market, after which it would focus on its development by allowing participation by banks and foreign portfolio investors (FPIs), among others, over a period of time.
Sep 28, 2015 at 10:05 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had announced the merger of FMC with the capital market regulator Sebi to strengthen the regulation of commodity futures market.
Sep 18, 2015 at 15:36 | Source: PTI
Yesterday, Minister of Finance for State Jayant Sinha expressed hope that the Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will increase its investments in stock market from 5 percent of its incremental deposits to 15 percent.
Sep 18, 2015 at 14:06 | Source: PTI
The Fed yesterday heeded to calls from the World Bank and IMF by deciding not to go for first rate increase in almost a decade, stemming outflows from emerging economies. Minister of State for Finance Jayant Sinha said central banks globally tend to take a data-driven approach towards their monetary policies.
Sep 13, 2015 at 12:57 | Source: PTI
Making a case for lowering of interest rates, Minister of State for Finance, Jayant Sinha has said RBI should take into account various factors, including low inflation, while deciding on monetary policy stance.
Sep 07, 2015 at 17:55 | Source: PTI
The government had last week announced that it will implement OROP under which a uniform pension would be given to armed forces personnel retiring at the same rank with the samelength of service. The scheme would be implemented from July 1, 2014.
Sep 03, 2015 at 14:54 | Source: PTI
RBI is scheduled to come out with its bi-monthly policy review on September 29 and the pressure is mounting on it to cut interest rate to boost growth.
Sep 03, 2015 at 12:51 | Source: PTI
"After a decade of chronic under investment in Indian Railways we have decided we will invest Rs 8.5 lakh crore in Indian railways alone. This is extraordinary and will change the face of railways in India," Jayant Sinha said. Also, investment in roads has been doubled this year.
Aug 24, 2015 at 18:31 | Source: PTI
The BSE Sensex on Monday plunged by over 1,600 points or nearly 6 percent to close at 25,741.56.