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Reforms to decide whether India's sovereign rating will be upgraded, says Moody's

Feb 25, 2015 at 14:26 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: Ahead of the Budget, rating agencyMoody's today said India's sovereign rating upgrade woulddepend upon the government's determination to push economicreforms and reduce fiscal deficit."The extent to which accelerating growth will butt...

India likely to embark on rail investment splurge, cheap fuel helps

Feb 25, 2015 at 14:10 | Source: FirstPost

New Delhi: India's decrepit state-run train services stand to receive at least a 25 percent boost in investment to over $9 billion, funded solely by falling fuel costs, according to officials familiar with a railway budget set to be unveiled on Thurs...

Budget 2015: Check out the Finance Commission's tips to fix fiscal deficit

Feb 25, 2015 at 10:50 | Source: FirstPost

With the Fourteenth Finance Commission report being tabled three days before the budget, it was inevitable that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would be asked, at his press conference on the subject, how the report (which recommended 42 percent tax dev...

Private sector to cut capex by 4%, govt will have to create a war chest to revive economy

Feb 25, 2015 at 09:58 | Source: FirstPost

It is becoming clearer that the government will have to create a war chest to increase its spending to boost the slow-riding investment cycle. And, for this, the government will have to relax its fiscal deficit target.Giving credence to the argument ...

Budget 2015: CEO Opinion Poll shows expectations run high, says CII survey

Feb 24, 2015 at 20:24 | Source: FirstPost

With three days to go for the Union Budget, expectations are running high. In a CEOs' Opinion Poll conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the results show that industry is pinning its hopes high on the budget.The recently conducted...

Budget 2015: Not only numbers, Firspost live chat even draws in Anna's protest

Feb 24, 2015 at 19:11 | Source: FirstPost

With the Union Budget just days away from being read in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on 28 February, speculation on what it could contain is growing, given that itwill mark the first full-time Budget by the Narendra Modi led BJP govern...

Highlights of the Finance Commission report: 42% of resources to go to states

Feb 24, 2015 at 15:57 | Source: FirstPost

The NDA government today (24 February) tabled the report of the Fourteenth Finance Commission headed by YV Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank. The main highlights of the report, laid out in the Lok Sabha, are a greater devolution of financial...

Stock markets riding for a fall unless Modi govt's first full Budget delivers

Feb 24, 2015 at 14:45 | Source: FirstPost

Investors in India say the governments first full budget must find a way to boost capital spending while exercising fiscal restraint, or a subsequent sell-off in debt and equities could destabilise the rupee, risking a return to levels seen in 2013.P...

Centre accepts Finance Commission report: 42 percent of resources to go to states

Feb 24, 2015 at 14:25 | Source: FirstPost

The NDA government today (24 February) tabled the report of the Fourteenth Finance Commission headed by YV Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank. The main highlights of the report, laid out in the Lok Sabha, are a greater devolution of financial...

Highlights of the Finance Commission report: 42 percent of resources to go to states

Feb 24, 2015 at 13:53 | Source: FirstPost

The NDA government today (24 February) tabled the report of the Fourteenth Finance Commission headed by YV Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank. The main highlights of the report, laid out in the Lok Sabha, are a greater devolution of financial...

Finance Commission report highlights: 42 percent of resources to go to states

Feb 24, 2015 at 12:38 | Source: FirstPost

The NDA government today (24 February) tabled the report of the Fourteenth Finance Commission headed by YV Reddy, former Governor of the Reserve Bank. The main highlights of the report, laid out in the Lok Sabha, are a greater devolution of financial...

Budget 2015: Fiscal consolidation is the most important reform that markets are waiting for

Feb 24, 2015 at 08:33 | Source: FirstPost

A budget focused on fiscal consolidation will propel the Sensex and Nifty higher, bring down yields on the benchmark ten-year government bond and strengthen the rupee. Fiscal consolidation will drive in FII flows and rein in inflation expectations, a...

Budget 2015: Lower prices to help Modi govt meet fiscal numbers, say analysts

Feb 24, 2015 at 08:33 | Source: FirstPost

As the BJP-led ruling coalition at the Centre gets ready to present its first full-fledged Budget, analysts said the government is most likely to meet its ambitious 4.1 percent fiscal deficit target, helped by lower oil prices.They also expect Financ...

India must grow, fulfil reform promise for rating upgrade - S&P

Feb 24, 2015 at 03:45 | Source: FirstPost

MUMBAI (Reuters) - India must boost growth, cut its fiscal deficit and fulfil promises of financial and fiscal reforms in order to justify an upgrade in a credit rating, currently lodged one rung above junk bond territory, rating agency Standard &...

Budget2015: Fiscal discipline must to improve India's credit rating, say BMR experts

Feb 23, 2015 at 20:47 | Source: FirstPost

Expensive crude oil never allowed the last UPA government to be at ease with the economy but a comparatively cheaper raw crude isn't a cause for cheer for the current NDA government at the Centre either. On 28 February, Union Finance Minister Arun Ja...

Say no to radical reforms: Why Modi must ignore his cheerleaders

Feb 23, 2015 at 18:27 | Source: FirstPost

'Push for aggressive reforms, the incrementalist mindset wont do. This Budget is the best opportunity you have. There is still some positive vibe for the government in the air; six months or thereabouts on it will vanish. So get cracking this session...

Budget 2015: Fiscal consolidation is the most imortant reform that markets are waiting for

Feb 23, 2015 at 18:15 | Source: FirstPost

A budget focused on fiscal consolidation will propel the Sensex and Nifty higher, bring down yields on the benchmark ten-year government bond and strengthen the rupee. Fiscal consolidation will drive in FII flows and rein in inflation expectations, a...

Budget 2015: Five things you can expect and not from FM Jaitley

Feb 23, 2015 at 17:51 | Source: FirstPost

The Union Budget does tend to be a lengthy affair by tradition. The speech goes into 40 odd pages with several paragraphs on achievements of the government followed by specific allocations for various sectors, especially the socially relevant ones ev...

Oil a saving grace? Jaitley like to spend more on railways, roads in Budget 2015

Feb 23, 2015 at 14:57 | Source: FirstPost

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is likely to earmark higher funds for public investments in the Budget to be presented this weekend, taking advantage from the savings he could mop-up from the steep fall in oil import bill in the past few months, says a...

No splurging please: FinMin asks depts to avoid spending rush in Jan-March quarter

Feb 23, 2015 at 13:14 | Source: FirstPost

To avoid rush of expenditure in the last quarter of the fiscal, the Finance Ministry has asked all government departments to cap spending in January-March quarter at 33 percent of the total funds allocated for the full financial year.In a communicati...

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