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  • Demonetisation can help curb child trafficking: Nobel laureate

    Demonetisation can help curb child trafficking: Nobel laureate   

    While cleaning the country's balance sheet, demonetisation can help curb child trafficking as well, says Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi.

    06 Dec 2016, 10.09 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Note ban impact: Icra puts ratings of 3 MFIs on negative watch

    Note ban impact: Icra puts ratings of 3 MFIs on negative watch  

    Icra has placed its 'BBB-' rating to the Rs 25-crore bond raising programme of Cashpor on watch with negative implications.

    06 Dec 2016, 8.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Delegalising notes will have positive implications: Subbarao

    Delegalising notes will have positive implications: Subbarao  

    The Indian government's decision to delegalise high denomination currency notes may hurt growth in short-term, but in the medium- to long-term it will have positive macroeconomic implications, former RBI Governor D Subbarao has sa...

    06 Dec 2016, 7.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • No plan to impose tax on farmers: Ravi Shankar Prasad

    No plan to impose tax on farmers: Ravi Shankar Prasad  

    Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that there was no plan to impose tax on farmers for their produce or on women for their jewellery.

    06 Dec 2016, 6.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Just depositing black money doesn`t make it white: Adhia

    Just depositing black money doesn't make it white: Adhia  

    Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia today said it is wrong to assume that black money that has come into the banking system following the demonetisation will become white and unless tax is paid on such amount it will continue to b...

    06 Dec 2016, 6.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • RBI Monetary Policy: Rate cut likely as India battles demonetisation

    RBI Monetary Policy: Rate cut likely as India battles demonetisation  

    The RBI, guided by the newly-formed six-member monetary policy committee (MPC), is widely expected to cut its key lending rate — the repo rate — by 25 basis points to 6 percent.

    06 Dec 2016, 5.59 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Outcome Budget norms tightened; depts to meet objectives timely

    Outcome Budget norms tightened; depts to meet objectives timely  

    In order to improve the quality of public expenditure, the Finance Ministry has tightened norms under which each ministry and department will have to prepare an Outcome Budget in consultation with NITI Aayog to achieve certain obj...

    06 Dec 2016, 5.00 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Cyber literacy push key to drive up cashless transactions

    Cyber literacy push key to drive up cashless transactions  

    The government through the RBI should design special awareness programs on cashless transactions to educate masses that are not tech-savvy, says cyber-security and cyber law expert Prashant Mali.

    06 Dec 2016, 3.59 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • India`s wheat output may be hit if temperature rises: ICAR

    India's wheat output may be hit if temperature rises: ICAR  

    Wheat is a highly temperature-sensitive crop. Recently, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast warmer winter for this year.

    06 Dec 2016, 3.32 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Scope for further monetary easing on softer inflation: Fitch

    Scope for further monetary easing on softer inflation: Fitch  

    In its report titled '2017 Outlook: Emerging Asia Sovereigns', Fitch said India's growth outlook remains strong on the back of infrastructure spending and the implementation of ambitious reform agenda.

    06 Dec 2016, 3.14 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • FSSAI collecting samples of milk, honey to check quality

    FSSAI collecting samples of milk, honey to check quality  

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has set up an expert panel to review the existing standards to simplify and streamline the quality norms, he said at a CII's Food Safety and Quality summit.

    06 Dec 2016, 2.50 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • BRICS nations vow to automatic sharing of tax information

    BRICS nations vow to automatic sharing of tax information  

    The two day meeting of the heads of Revenue of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) also resolved to support other developing nations in increasing their tax administrations' capacity to implement the OECD/G20 sta...

    06 Dec 2016, 2.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • MPC meeting starts, may go for 0.25% rate cut

    MPC meeting starts, may go for 0.25% rate cut  

    This is the second meeting of MPC headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel after the first in October, when it had cut repo, or the short-term lending rate, by 0.25 percent to 6.25 percent.

    06 Dec 2016, 1.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • India`s oilmeal exports dip 9.75% in November

    India's oilmeal exports dip 9.75% in November  

    The country had shipped 1,20,059 tonnes of oilmeal -- used as an animal feed -- in November last year.

    06 Dec 2016, 12.56 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • India must boost manufacturing, says ADB executive

    India must boost manufacturing, says ADB executive  

    "India need Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and it needs to participate in the global value chain," said ADB's deputy chief economist Juzhong Zhuang, referring to the push of building up manufacturing in the country.

    06 Dec 2016, 12.24 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Room for another rate cut post Dec on food inflation drop: HSBC

    Room for another rate cut post Dec on food inflation drop: HSBC   

    While a 25 basis points interest rate cut is already factored, falling food prices could prompt the Reserve Bank of India to cut rates a second time by 25 basis points, feels Pranjul Bhandari, Chief India Economist at HSBC.

    06 Dec 2016, 12.00 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • As Indian rate cut hopes grow, some warn of going too far

    As Indian rate cut hopes grow, some warn of going too far  

    Most economists believe the RBI will cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) to a six-year low of 6.00 percent at a policy review, and follow that with at least one easing next year after the scrapping of high-value bank notes ...

    06 Dec 2016, 12.00 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • India`s economy to rebound next year as cash crunch impact ebbs

    India's economy to rebound next year as cash crunch impact ebbs  

    India's economy is forecast to grow 7.5 percent in the financial year through March 2018, according to Deutsche Bank. Goldman Sachs pegged the number higher at 8.6 percent.

    06 Dec 2016, 10.42 am  |  Source: CNBC

  • Make e-payments if contract exceeds Rs 5,000: FinMin to deptts

    Make e-payments if contract exceeds Rs 5,000: FinMin to deptts  

    To attain the goal of complete digitisation of government payments, the ministry has lowered the threshold for making such payments from Rs 10,000 to Rs 5,000, it said in a statement.

    06 Dec 2016, 9.16 am  |  Source: PTI

  • MPC meeting begins today; may propose 0.25% rate cut

    MPC meeting begins today; may propose 0.25% rate cut  

    This would be the second meeting of the MPC headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel after the first that happened in October, when it had cut the repo rate or short term lending rate by 0.25 percent to 6.25 percent.

    06 Dec 2016, 9.16 am  |  Source: PTI

  • Jharkhand has potential in investment and employment in tourism

    Jharkhand has potential in investment and employment in tourism  

    The state government was making efforts to develop the tourism industry, Bauri, who also holds the portfolios of Revenue, Registration and Land Reforms and Art and Culture, said.

    06 Dec 2016, 9.08 am  |  Source: PTI

  • India ready to resume BTIA talks with EU without preconditions

    India ready to resume BTIA talks with EU without preconditions  

    Government is committed to an early and balanced outcome of India-EU Bilateral Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA) negotiations and is willing to resume talks without any preconditions, Parliament was informed today.

    05 Dec 2016, 8.46 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Gold imports to dictate size of CAD in H2 FY17: ICRA

    Gold imports to dictate size of CAD in H2 FY17: ICRA  

    The demand for gold in the remainder of this year is likely to influence India's current account deficit (CAD) in the second half (H2) of the current fiscal, ICRA said in a report here.

    05 Dec 2016, 6.58 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • `India`s oil demand to more than double to 10-mn bpd by 2040`

    'India's oil demand to more than double to 10-mn bpd by 2040'  

    India's oil demand will more than double to 10 million barrels per day by 2040, oil producers' cartel OPEC Secretary General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo said today as he saw the world's third largest energy consumer playing an im...

    05 Dec 2016, 6.20 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Note ban jolts economy, RBI to cut rate by 25 bps: Experts

    Note ban jolts economy, RBI to cut rate by 25 bps: Experts   

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to annouce its bi-monthly policy on December 7. Market and bankers are betting on a 25 basis points reduction in the interest rate.

    05 Dec 2016, 5.55 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • RBI likely to cut rates by 25 bps on Wednesday: CNBC-TV18 poll

    RBI likely to cut rates by 25 bps on Wednesday: CNBC-TV18 poll   

    Almost 70 percent of the people are expecting a 50 bps rate cut by March 2017. Another 75 percent believe that the RBI will lower its gross value added (GVA) guidance to 7-7.5 percent from 7.6 percent due to demonetisation.

    05 Dec 2016, 5.00 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • RBI should offset US Fed hike, EU political uncertainty: IDFC

    RBI should offset US Fed hike, EU political uncertainty: IDFC   

    Before the upcoming Reserve Bank of India (RBI) meet, Rajiv Lall, MD of IDFC said that the central bank needs to maintain a balancing act as it needs to keep in mind the imminent rate hike by the US Fed and the political uncertain...

    05 Dec 2016, 5.00 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Govt weighing hike in EPFO wage ceiling to Rs 25,000

    Govt weighing hike in EPFO wage ceiling to Rs 25,000  

    The increase in wage ceiling for coverage under EPFO schemes to Rs 25,000 could add 50 lakh additional formal sector workers to around four crore contributing subscribers.

    05 Dec 2016, 4.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Demonetisation: Equities remain best bet; avoid exposure to gold, real estate

    Demonetisation: Equities remain best bet; avoid exposure to gold, real estate  

    Domestic equity market has witnessed a slide in recent weeks even as there is widespread expectation that governor of Reserve Bank of India, Urjit Patel, will announce a cut in repo rate in the forthcoming fifth bi-monthly Monetar...

    05 Dec 2016, 4.02 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • GDP growth to slow to 6.5% in Q4, remain muted at 7% in Q1`17

    GDP growth to slow to 6.5% in Q4, remain muted at 7% in Q1'17  

    According to Japanese financial services major Nomura, demonetisation of high value notes last month is affecting the growth numbers and once the cash shortage eases, the country is expected to see a gradual recovery.

    05 Dec 2016, 2.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

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