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  •  GST rollout: Govt, India to get parity on some issues, says EY

    GST rollout: Govt, India to get parity on some issues, says EY  

    The time now available should be utilised both by government and corporates to get parity on some of the issues, says Sudhir Kapadia National Tax Leader, EY.

    16 Jan 2017, 9.20 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Centre mulls making domestic steel use binding for govt projs

    Centre mulls making domestic steel use binding for govt projs  

    In a bid to increase domestic steel consumption, the Centre is planning to come up with a policy under which it will be mandatory to use locally manufactured steel for all infrastructure and construction projects of the government...

    16 Jan 2017, 8.54 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • RBI must be autonomous, but also accountable: Ahluwalia

    RBI must be autonomous, but also accountable: Ahluwalia  

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18 note economist Montek Singh Ahluwalia said that central banks need to have credibility. The impact of a central bank in people’s minds depends on this credibility.

    16 Jan 2017, 8.39 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Budget 2016 recap: When Jaitley focused on Bharat

    Budget 2016 recap: When Jaitley focused on Bharat  

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget with a focus to alleviate the slowdown in rural India, which had been battered by back-to-back years of drought.

    16 Jan 2017, 8.16 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • IMF`s India GDP forecast cut not out of place: Barclays

    IMF's India GDP forecast cut not out of place: Barclays  

    IMF cutting its GDP growth expectations to 6.6 percent is not out of place, he says. The cut could have been bigger. He himself expects a GDP growth of 6.5 percent.

    16 Jan 2017, 8.10 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Post-demonetisation, IMF cuts India`s growth to 6.6 per cent

    Post-demonetisation, IMF cuts India's growth to 6.6 per cent  

    The IMF today cut India's growth rate for the current fiscal year to 6.6 percent from its previous estimate of 7.6 percent due to the "temporary negative consumption shock" of demonetisation, days after the World Bank also deceler...

    16 Jan 2017, 7.42 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Mauritius wants to diversify sugar biz; inks pact with India

    Mauritius wants to diversify sugar biz; inks pact with India  

    Facing crisis in the sugar sector, Mauritius today signed a pact with India -- the world's second biggest producer of the sweetener, to gain expertise and support for diversifying the sugar business, especially of cooperative mill...

    16 Jan 2017, 7.36 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • GST rollout on July 1, consensus on dual control

    GST rollout on July 1, consensus on dual control  

    India will likely roll-out a country-wide goods and services tax (GST) from July 1, three months behind the original April 1 schedule, even as the Centre and states hammering out a consensus on Monday on the two thorny issues of â...

    16 Jan 2017, 7.32 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • `Employers in India likely to trim head count on automation`

    'Employers in India likely to trim head count on automation'  

    More than a quarter of employers in India are expected to reduce their headcount on account of automation, which is expected to impact majority of companies worldwide, says a report.

    16 Jan 2017, 6.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Inflation up 3.39%, may rise further in Jan-Feb

    Inflation up 3.39%, may rise further in Jan-Feb  

    As wholesale prices rose 3.39 per cent in December, India Inc today said the focus should be on growth-oriented reforms that boost consumption, investment and job creation, while economists opined that inflation may rise in Ja...

    16 Jan 2017, 6.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • UBI sees credit growth at 7-8% by end-Mar

    UBI sees credit growth at 7-8% by end-Mar  

    Credit growth of United Bank of India (UBI) at the end of FY 2016-17 will be as low as 7-8 percent due to demonetisation impact, its MD & CEO P Bajaj said.

    16 Jan 2017, 6.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • ATM withdrawal limit hiked to Rs 10,000 a day

    ATM withdrawal limit hiked to Rs 10,000 a day   

    This has been hiked from Rs 4,500 allowed daily per card, said RBI

    16 Jan 2017, 5.21 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • GST rollout likely by July 1, dual control issue resolved: FM

    GST rollout likely by July 1, dual control issue resolved: FM  

    The GST Council finally came to a decision on the long running issue of dual control today, said the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressing a media gathering.

    16 Jan 2017, 5.02 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2017: Tax breaks for PEs, VCs, angel investors and hedge funds?

    Budget 2017: Tax breaks for PEs, VCs, angel investors and hedge funds?  

    Tax pass-through for hedge funds or Category III alternate investment funds (AIFs) being considered; government examining recommendations of Narayana Murthy panel on AIFs

    16 Jan 2017, 4.55 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • RBI acted like a section of FinMin after note ban: Union

    RBI acted like a section of FinMin after note ban: Union  

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18, RBI union secretary Samir Ghosh said it was clear that the RBI had been pushed to the sidelines post demonetization and that the government was “managing everything”.

    16 Jan 2017, 4.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Labour intensive sectors may get easy credit flow soon

    Labour intensive sectors may get easy credit flow soon  

    Top officers from the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and Department of Financial Services among others will meet on January 23 to discuss the issue.

    16 Jan 2017, 4.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • TN seeks Rs 39,565 crore from Centre to tackle drought

    TN seeks Rs 39,565 crore from Centre to tackle drought  

    Panneerselvam also urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to depute a Central team "to study the extensive damage caused to agriculture crops and to take stock of the drinking water scarcity in the state".

    16 Jan 2017, 3.48 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • BofA-ML sees fiscal deficit target of 3.5% next year

    BofA-ML sees fiscal deficit target of 3.5% next year  

    "Given that growth is stagnating at about 4.5 percent in the old GDP series, we have always believed that the Centre should relax fiscal deficit to combat a global recession that could prove to be longer than the Great Depression,...

    16 Jan 2017, 3.46 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Budget 2017: Govt may announce measures for under-banked sections (COMMENT)

    Budget 2017: Govt may announce measures for under-banked sections (COMMENT)  

    One can foresee that the short-term impact on GDP, triggered by demonetization, and the impending elections in four states of the country, will majorly impact the policies of this year’s budget

    16 Jan 2017, 3.43 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Budget 2017: Corporate tax cut likely; wary of GAAR implementation, says PwC

    Budget 2017: Corporate tax cut likely; wary of GAAR implementation, says PwC   

    Speaking to CNBC-TV18, Ketan Dalal, Senior Tax Partner at PwC India, said while the general anti-avoidance rule should not be feared as people are already familiar with the contours of it, its implementation needs to monitored clo...

    16 Jan 2017, 3.42 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Our banks not eyeing other insurers: Canara HSBC OBC Life

    Our banks not eyeing other insurers: Canara HSBC OBC Life  

    Anuj Mathur, CEO, Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance told Moneycontrol in an interaction that their banks have decided that not to tie-up with other insurance companies

    16 Jan 2017, 3.29 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • RBI Guv to appear before PAC as scheduled on Jan 20: Thomas

    RBI Guv to appear before PAC as scheduled on Jan 20: Thomas  

    Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) had asked Patel and Finance Ministry officials to appear before the committee on January 20.

    16 Jan 2017, 3.26 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Nirmala signals start-ups may get tax benefits in Budget

    Nirmala signals start-ups may get tax benefits in Budget  

    The ministry has already suggested the finance ministry to consider raising tax holiday for start-ups to 7 years from the current 3 years to encourage budding entrepreneurs.

    16 Jan 2017, 3.12 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • India slips to 92nd rank on global talent competitiveness

    India slips to 92nd rank on global talent competitiveness  

    Switzerland topped the overall index, followed by Singapore and the United Kingdom in second and third places respectively, in the list released today by INSEAD Produced in partnership with The Adecco Group and the Human Capital L...

    16 Jan 2017, 2.40 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • RBI lying about cash situation: SBI ex-chief Pratip Chaudhuri

    RBI lying about cash situation: SBI ex-chief Pratip Chaudhuri  

    In an interview to FIrstpost, Chaudhuri said that the central bank should have been more transparent about the whole process of demonetisation instead of "running and hiding".

    16 Jan 2017, 2.36 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • `India must rethink opposition to Chinese investment in Lanka`

    'India must rethink opposition to Chinese investment in Lanka'  

    "As more and more South Asian countries keep a positive attitude toward China's efforts to improve infrastructure in the region, skeptics in countries such as India should rethink their stance toward the Chinese-funded project in ...

    16 Jan 2017, 1.50 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Limited room to reduce fiscal deficit to 3% in FY`18: Moody`s

    Limited room to reduce fiscal deficit to 3% in FY'18: Moody's  

    The credit rating agency expects the government to renew its commitment to increase capital spending and address the short-term disruptive impact of demonetisation in the Budget to be unveiled on February 1, 2017.

    16 Jan 2017, 1.34 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Discounts make ETF attractive; expect strong upside: DIPAM Secy

    Discounts make ETF attractive; expect strong upside: DIPAM Secy   

    In an interview to CNBC-TV18 Neeraj Kumar Gupta, Secretary, Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) spoke about his views on Central Public Sector Enterprises Exchange Traded fund (CPSE ETF).

    16 Jan 2017, 1.27 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • India fuel consumption to hit 200 mn tonnes in 2016/17

    India fuel consumption to hit 200 mn tonnes in 2016/17  

    "Demand for petroleum products is increasing as the economy grows. India has the best growth amongst the large economies in the world ... we have massive hunger for petroleum products," said oil ministry Additional Secretay A K Sa...

    16 Jan 2017, 12.44 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • Dec WPI at 3.39% vs 3.15% MoM; food inflation turns negative

    Dec WPI at 3.39% vs 3.15% MoM; food inflation turns negative   

    Wholesale inflation for December came in at 3.39 percent, marginally higher than 3.15 percent in November. Numbers for October have been revised to 3.79 percent from 3.39 percent.

    16 Jan 2017, 12.43 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

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