After a landslide victory in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the entire nation waited with bated breathe for “Ache Din” or rather the Budget 2014, the first budget of the Modi Government by our Finance Minister Mr. Arun J
Budget 2014 (Build Unique, Developing & Growing Economy, yet Tax friendly) has been a Nation Development Approach by the NDA, with glaring signs of being a Business Jagran Program, instituted by an eight – week old BJP government. Th
I think with rising stocks and growing investments, this financial boom can be sustained over a long period of time. In the first 60 days of office of the government we have seen many green-shoots, representing a turnaround in the economy.
Today’s most shared: The great inflation debate: Hawks have been wrong before; Krugman says Fed should keep waiting until it sees the whites of the enemy’s eyes, or longer; What sticky prices are saying. China’s financial risk keeps growing. Euro … R
In a race between economy and stock prices, the economy always lags and the stocks always lead, as they are moved by expectations. This was observed recently in the stock market rally as the markets expected Modi led BJP to win and the economy to pro
12th May 2014 will be regarded as one of the eventful days in the Indian history. On this day, the world’s largest democracy elected the single largest political party, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to rule the country. The powerful mandate and impac
The Royal Bank of Scotland is considering selling the international operations of its private banking arm, Coutts. According to the Financial Times, RBS is integrating the private bank into its UK commercial lending division as part of a review which
Interest is rising among credit investors in exploring environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors and the impacts they m
The financial crisis provided a watershed moment for enhancing the transparency of banks. Financial institutions researcher Stephen Ryan of New York University has characterized the financial crisis as the single most ”teachable moment” in finance. T
It was just about that investors had started warming up to the idea that mutual funds (MFs) are more than just equity funds. Retail and high net worth individuals investors had started investing across the categories of liquid funds, debt funds, gold
Have Indian equities overshot the economy? Not only are markets scaling new highs daily, equity premia over emerging market peers is also rising. All this against the backdrop of a sub-5% economic growth seems to suggest they have run ahead of fundam
Several private Indian firms want to pay off debts by raising up to $5 billion this year through share sales, emboldened by a surge in the stock market and an anticipated economic recovery after Narendera Modi was elected as prime minister. Leading t
Indian equities are among the most expensive in terms of the cyclically adjusted price-to-earnings (PE) multiple among emerging and developed countries, as you can see from the chart by Barclays Research. Cyclically adjusted PE multiple is calculated
n a chat with ET Now, Prakash Diwan, Director, Altamount Capital Management shares his views on banks. Excerpts:
ET Now: There has been a lot of talk on PSU companies and PSU banks. It seems that the momentum has been lost for the private sector bank
NEW DELHI: Seeking to check rising prices, the government today decided to amend the law to make hoarding a non-bailable offence and set up a price stabilisation fund to enable states to undertake market intervention.
Asserting that there was no caus
NEW DELHI: Tempering apprehensions of stern policies in Budget 2014, Law and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad told ET Now, "The economy has to be administered a bitter pill for better days, but the government will work for the poor."
The benchmark BSE Sensex gained over 83 points to hit another record-high of 25,924.25 in opening trade today on strong rally in FMCG, metal, consumer durable, PSUs and oil & gas stocks amid sustained capital inflows.
Hitting a new peak for the secon
NEW DELHI: India's entrepreneur and risk-capital communities are keenly awaiting the upcoming Union Budget, hoping that the newly-elected Narendra Modi government will use the opportunity to remove regulatory hurdles and investment impediments.
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