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Budget Expectations
Budget 2010
  • 26 Feb 10
    12:25 AM
    On the Budget day, when the Finance Minister reads through reams of paper, the common man is often left confused.
    12:18 AM
    The common man's main grouse is high inflation numbers. But there are other anomalies as well that need to be addressed.
    12:15 AM
    Retail loans fared the worst, with credit growth of only 0.7 per cent as of November 20, 2009, against 13.2 per cent in the previous year.
  • 25 Feb 10
    02:04 PM
    Pitching for statutory recognition to the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA), the Economic Survey 2009-10 today said the success of pension reforms will facilitate development in the country along with providing social security.
    01:56 PM
    The civil aviation industry, which was hit hard by the global meltdown and high fuel cost, showed signs of recovery in 2009, with the domestic passenger traffic rising six per cent to 43.3 million, the Economic Survey said today.
    01:43 PM
    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that financial year 2009-10 was ending with clear signs of economic rebound and the growth would rise to about 8.5 per cent in the next fiscal.
    12:26 PM
    Deven Choksey, Managing Director, K R Choksey Shares & Securities talks to Palak Shah on the current market scenario and expectations from the Union Budget.
  • 24 Feb 10
    11:27 AM
    From the stock market perspective, I do not expect any tinkering with the securities transaction tax and the short-term and/or long-term capital gains tax rate in the Budget.
    12:58 AM
    Finance ministers do not often get to choose the day when they can present the Union Budget. Convention demands that they present the government's annual financial statement (that is what the Budget is all about!) on the last day of February.
    12:52 AM
    These days bankers no longer perform the ritual of visiting the Capital with their quarterly performance files. And, they hardly miss that chore.
    12:46 AM
    The commerce and industry ministry may withdraw incentives offered to certain export-oriented industries and reallocate these to the sectors that are struggling for survival after a review in April.
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