Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 20:05 (IST)
Keen on investments from Japan to boost economic growth, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today met key ministers in the Japanese administration and wooed pension funds to partner in India's infrastructure development.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 18:39 (IST)
Indian economy is expected to witness a growth of 7.8 per cent in the current fiscal year on account of a likely recovery in agriculture and private consumption, says a Credit Suisse report.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 18:00 (IST)
The government and the Reserve Bank are working out a mechanism to resolve the payment issue with Venezuela, Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia said on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 17:55 (IST)
Warning black money holders of "serious trouble" if they fail to come clean, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said people with undisclosed assets should use the limited period income declaration window, beginning Wednesday, if they want to "sleep well".
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 17:23 (IST)
India's GDP growth for the fourth quarter of 2015-16 is likely to be around 7.1 per cent, but slow private sector capex spending and a stressed banking sector will weigh on the economy's growth potential this year, according to a report by DBS.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 16:59 (IST)
Eurozone economic sentiment improved more than expected in May and inflation expectations among companies and consumers rose, data from the European Commission showed on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 16:51 (IST)
Indian economy will grow 7.7 per cent in the ongoing fiscal year amid a likely improvement in the industrial and agricultural sectors on account of good monsoon, though the investment cycle is expected to take at least six months to witness a pick-up, says a survey.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 14:09 (IST)
With ease of doing business in India "improving", US companies are keen to invest in the country which is emerging as a "good market", the head of a top American industry advocacy group has said.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 13:40 (IST)
Playing down the ban on registration of large diesel vehicles in the national capital region,Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said it is a "transient phase" and Japanese auto giant Suzuki is unlikely to be impacted given the overall large market it has got in India.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 30, 2016 13:17 (IST)
Amid concerns of a slowing global growth, India is a beacon of hope and has the potential to drive the world economy for the next 10 years, former Singapore prime minister Goh Chok Tong said on Monday.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 29, 2016 20:24 (IST)
India is one of the best-placed among emerging market economies as its domestic factors have started to turn "incrementally positive" indicating a nascent recovery, says a Deutsche Bank report.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 29, 2016 20:03 (IST)
Auction of coal blocks being done will bring Rs 3.45 lakh crore to the country's kitty and Rs 36,500 crore would be saved on account of checking leakages through the direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme for LPG subsidy, the government said on Sunday.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 29, 2016 19:31 (IST)
Japanese conglomerate SoftBank and a number of investors here have shown keen interest in India's "infrastructure growth story", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday as he kicked off his 6-day visit to Japan aimed at attracting investments from Asia's second biggest economy.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 29, 2016 16:48 (IST)
A normal monsoon this year is expected to provide a 20 per cent boost to the income of farmers, whose debt leverage has touched 22 per cent following two years of droughts, domestic brokerage JM Financial has projected in a report.
Thomson Reuters | Last Updated: May 29, 2016 15:30 (IST)
Nine out of ten of Britain's top economists working in London's City financial district, small business and academia believe the economy will be harmed if Britain leaves the European Union, a poll said on Sunday.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 29, 2016 13:48 (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India is expected to keep key rates unchanged in the next policy meeting on June 7, but might lower rates by another 50 basis points (bps), or 0.5 per cent, during the current financial year, according to a report by Morgan Stanley.
Indo-Asian News Service | Last Updated: May 28, 2016 20:04 (IST)
"We brought in the legislation against black money that provides for stringent punishment for tax evaders. We registered criminal cases against several tax evaders," Mr Jaitley said.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 28, 2016 17:22 (IST)
On GST, Mr Chidambaram said, the government has failed to engage the Congress party over the three principal objections raised by it.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 28, 2016 16:21 (IST)
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) further clarified that valuation of securities may be done at the values regularly communicated by Depository (CDSL/NSDL) to the depository participants and brokers.
Press Trust of India | Last Updated: May 28, 2016 12:43 (IST)
Foreign currency assets, a major component of the forex reserves, dipped by $107.1 million to $336.94 billion for the week ended May 20, the Reserve Bank said in data released.