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Infra and Consumption Cycle Improved During FY15

Infra and Consumption Cycle Improved During FY15

06/22/2015 11:38 AM | Monday | By Amit Bhanot

On the power generation front, 1110 Billion Units (BU) have been generated during FY15 as against 1020 BU generated during FY14, showing a growth of 8.85%. Most encouraging was that all sources of power, be it thermal, Nuclear, Hydro and renewable shown decent improvement over previous year figures. Interestingly renewable energy generation jacked up by whooping 16.44% 

Govt Clears 16 FDI Proposals Worth 6751 Crore

Govt Clears 16 FDI Proposals Worth 6751 Crore

06/18/2015 10:08 AM | Thursday | By Amit Bhanot

Proposals of Kotak Mahindra Bank  to increase the aggregate foreign investment to 55% pursuant to a merger between ING Vyasa and Kotak and Eros International Media for making  downstream investment by way of acquisition of shares of an Indian company for non-cash consideration have been deferred 

“Effective and Stringent” Action Only In Big Cases Of Tax Evasion: CBDT

06/10/2015 11:12 AM | Wednesday | By Amit Bhanot

“Need of the hour is to provide effective deterrence since the soft action in extreme and big cases of tax evasion affects the behaviour of the compliant tax payers. This has been brought out in the latest study conducted by NIPFP” 

Now Focus on Financial Sector Reforms, Govt. Sets-up Task force

Now Focus on Financial Sector Reforms, Govt. Sets-up Task force

06/08/2015 10:53 AM | Monday | By Amit Bhanot

Commission has recommended a non-sectoral, principle-based legislative architecture for the financial sector by restructuring and upgrading existing regulatory agencies and creating new agencies

CPI Inflation Comes Down To 6.46% For September

CPI Inflation Comes Down To 6.46% For September

10/13/2014 6:49 PM | Monday | By DSIJ Team

After some disappointing IIP numbers there is some good news in the inflation front. Inflation measured by consumer price inflation (CPI) has eased for a second straight month in September to 6.46% as against 7.8% in August.

MARKET TO REMAIN FIRM

09/19/2014 1:57 AM | Friday |

In last couple of days, bellwether stock indices have corrected by little more than two per cent. The fall is much sharper in the broader market where BSE Mid Cap and Small Cap indices have fallen by more than four per cent.

Depreciating INR: How To Gain From It?

09/19/2014 12:12 AM | Friday |

Last seven years have been quite unique in the Indian history of economy and equity markets – the exchange rate of rupee fell about 55 per cent between two bull runs in the Indian stock market. While Sensex hit a then record high of 21200 in January 2008, the exchange rate was Rs.  39.40 against the USD. Once again, the Sensex has hit a fresh record high of 27355 in September 2014 while rupee has hit the mark of 60.90.

OPPORTUNITY TO CREATE A LONG TERM PORTFOLIO

09/18/2014 11:57 PM | Thursday |

It was an eventful fortnight for the Indian equities as few macroeconomic data pointers were announced. Starting form Index of industrial production (IIP) numbers to CPI as well as WPI Inflation data, investors reacted to every announcement.

Hold Your Nerves

09/18/2014 8:02 PM | Thursday |

While there are many factors, that are putting the global stock markets into a situation of turmoil with some impact being felt on India too, the overall picture isn’t too gloomy. As this report explains in detail, there are certain factors which could actually be turned to an investor’s advantage with some caution in place. Also, read on for the recommendations that will serve investors well in both short and medium term