May 27, 2019 03:44 PM IST
Policies to raise farm income could be spelt out in the budget, as also measures to spur investment and private sector hiring
- Mar 28, 2019 10:21 AM IST
The government had scheduled a press conference to announce the H1 borrowing calendar for FY 20, but cancelled it at the last moment because of the model code of conduct
- Mar 19, 2019 12:29 PM IST
The government was expecting that a higher-than-estimated direct tax mop up will offset the shortfall in its indirect tax collections
- Feb 04, 2019 02:46 PM IST
Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg tells Moneycontrol in an interview that the government will achieve the targetted Rs 80,000 crore of disinvestment revenues in 2018-19
- Feb 04, 2019 09:49 AM IST
Benchmark indices are likely to move sideways, so investors are better off placing bets on select sectors which are likely to get benefit from the Interim Budget, suggest experts
- Feb 01, 2019 07:22 PM IST
The government has met more than 64.7 percent of the total budget estimate of direct taxes, for which the mop-up target is Rs 11.50 lakh crore.
- Feb 01, 2019 06:30 PM IST
Goyal said that close to 10 lakh patients have benefited from medical treatment through free treatment made available under the scheme.
- Feb 01, 2019 02:24 PM IST
For the housing sector to regain significant momentum, the real need is to woo back the long-term investors who exited the residential market.
- Feb 01, 2019 02:19 PM IST
The increase in allocation for food subsidy in the next financial year is a reflection of an increase in the minimum support price (MSP) of rice and wheat.
- Feb 01, 2019 11:24 AM IST
In last year's Budget, the Finance Ministry had allocated Rs 55,000 crore for employment guarantee scheme.
- Jan 31, 2019 02:32 PM IST
In 2009, Sensex fell nearly 6 percent, followed by 2013 when it fell 1.5 percent, and in 2012, 2016, 2014, and 2018 it slipped less than 1 percent
- Jan 31, 2019 11:19 AM IST
We think a bigger event like the general election is far more difficult to predict than the Budget itself. So, ahead of the election, we are overweight in private banks, select IT, industrials and real estate.
- Jan 31, 2019 09:45 AM IST
Analysts advise investors to stay with cyclical sectors. Capex-oriented sectors are also likely to recover post elections
- Jan 31, 2019 07:11 AM IST
Every Budget brings hope that the corporate tax rate will be cut, as promised. Till the effective tax rates for big companies remain well below the statutory rate, a sweeping cut looks unlikely.
- Jan 30, 2019 09:08 PM IST
Representing the Congress in the all-party meeting called by Lok Sabha speaker Sumitra Mahajan, Congress leader in the House, Kharge said the government should restrict itself to vote-on-account.
- Jan 29, 2019 02:17 PM IST
We do not think investors need to make their portfolio strategy based on budget expectations. Global interest rates, liquidity and commodity prices will determine the fate of our markets more than the Budget, says V K Sharma of HDFC Securities
- Jan 25, 2019 01:17 PM IST
Most experts feel that flows are expected to be rangebound in 2019 as FPIs may continue with a cautious stance until there are concrete signs of economic recovery and a stable government
- Jan 24, 2019 12:56 PM IST
We are positive on overall consumption themes both urban and rural. There are specific consumption related sectors which are doing well and investors could focus there.
- Jan 22, 2019 01:27 PM IST
Worries remain on how the agri-stress and employment situation will be handled by the political parties and to what extent will the equity market be impacted by these
- Jan 22, 2019 01:11 PM IST
A week before the budget, start watching sectoral movements. Zero in on liquid sectors (Nifty, Bank Nifty and Nifty IT as on date) that are witnessing voluminous buying with the rise in prices
- Jan 22, 2019 10:05 AM IST
The agriculture theme is likely to hog the limelight in 2019 as well, suggest experts. The focus will continue to be on boosting the rural economy, employment generation and increasing agriculture income
- Jan 19, 2019 11:06 AM IST
While some reliefs that no political party can dare to roll back (like raising exemption limit for individuals under Income Tax Act) some relief measures for rural population etc can be expected.
- Jan 11, 2019 10:08 AM IST
Ahead of the Budget, investors should stay with sectors which are linked to the economy such as consumption, banking, agriculture as well as infrastructure including housing.
- Feb 08, 2016 02:12 PM IST
Speaker P Dhanapal has convened the House on February 16 where the interim budget will be presented, Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly Secretary AMP Jamaludeen said in a release here. Interim budget is being presented since the state goes to polls in about three months.
- Apr 30, 2015 07:24 PM IST
The capital will be invested in start-ups by way of providing equity, quasi equity, soft loans and other risk capital.