Economy 2019

Showing of 1 - 20 from 41 results
Economy 2019 - Total results - 41
Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget is devoid of much-needed big growth stimulus for economy
Business

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget is devoid of much-needed big growth stimulus for economy

There were major expectations of a big growth stimulus package from Nirmala Sitharaman's maiden Budget in the backdrop of a serious slowdown in the Indian economy

Union Budget 2019: Govt proposes FDI norm relaxation in media, aviation, insurance, single brand retail
Business

Union Budget 2019: Govt proposes FDI norm relaxation in media, aviation, insurance, single brand retail

The government on Friday proposed relaxation in the FDI norms for sectors such as media, aviation, insurance, and single brand retail with a view to attract more overseas investment

Union Budget likely to hike government spending to shore up consumption, combat slumping growth
Business

Union Budget likely to hike government spending to shore up consumption, combat slumping growth

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Friday will unveil a budget that is expected to cut taxes on business and raise spending in a bid to shore up consumption and faltering economic growth

Union Budget 2019: Exporters' body seeks FIEO for employment-linked tax benefits, cut in corporate tax
Business

Union Budget 2019: Exporters' body seeks FIEO for employment-linked tax benefits, cut in corporate tax

Exporters' body FIEO on Tuesday urged the government to announce various measures such as employment-linked income tax benefits and set up a fund for marketing purposes to boost the country's outbound shipments in the upcoming Budget

Union Budget 2019: Going for growth, government set to borrow more, reveals economists' poll
Business

Union Budget 2019: Going for growth, government set to borrow more, reveals economists' poll

India’s government will turn on the fiscal taps in the federal budget on Friday and revise its borrowing target slightly higher for this year and next, prompted by a slowing economy and weak jobs growth, a Reuters poll of economists showed

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman faces daunting task of boosting growth with fiscal prudence, says India Ratings report
Business

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman faces daunting task of boosting growth with fiscal prudence, says India Ratings report

Elevating economic growth in times of fiscal constraints is the "most daunting task" for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman who is presenting her maiden budget next week, a report has said

Union Budget 2019: Assocham suggests one-time rollover by banks to address liquidity crunch
Business

Union Budget 2019: Assocham suggests one-time rollover by banks to address liquidity crunch

Ahead of the Union Budget, industry body Assocham on Friday suggested a one-time rollover by banks to businesses reeling under severe liquidity stress to help them tide over the difficulties

Union Budget 2019-20: Industry and investors seek clarity on growth trajectory; govt needs to step up investment in manufacturing sector
Business

Union Budget 2019-20: Industry and investors seek clarity on growth trajectory; govt needs to step up investment in manufacturing sector

Union Budget 2019 is expected to give the necessary thrust to business sentiments by being the perfect curtain raiser for potentially encouraging times to come

Union Budget may address issues in strategic sectors to support growth: Dun & Bradstreet report
Business

Union Budget may address issues in strategic sectors to support growth: Dun & Bradstreet report

The government is expected to initiate measures like uplifting domestic demand, addressing issues in strategic sectors like aviation and power in the upcoming budget to support domestic growth momentum, says a report

Union Budget 2019-20: Revision in tax revenue estimates to influence level of fiscal deficit
Business

Union Budget 2019-20: Revision in tax revenue estimates to influence level of fiscal deficit

GST inflows continue to trail the monthly average required to meet the FY2020 Interim Budget Estimates (IBE)

Halwa ceremony held at finance ministry to mark printing of Union Budget 2019 documents
Business

Halwa ceremony held at finance ministry to mark printing of Union Budget 2019 documents

The traditional 'halwa ceremony' was held at the finance ministry in the North Block in New Delhi on Saturday.

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman exhorts states to work in cohesion with centre on economic goals
Business

Union Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman exhorts states to work in cohesion with centre on economic goals

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday exhorted states to work together with the centre, stating that while the centre sets the direction of economic growth, it is for the states to ensure effective implementation on the ground

Government likely to overshoot budget deficit target as tax collections fall short
Business

Government likely to overshoot budget deficit target as tax collections fall short

India’s government is likely to overshoot the budget deficit target previously set for the current fiscal year, three officials have warned, as a slowing economy creates a big shortfall in tax collections and prompts new stimulus plans

Narendra Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on 22 June to deliberate on economic policy roadmap
Business

Narendra Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on 22 June to deliberate on economic policy roadmap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with leading economists and experts on Saturday to deliberate on economic policy roadmap for promoting growth and employment generation

Union Budget 2019: Address liquidity, incentivise manufacturing to boost exports, says trade body
Business

Union Budget 2019: Address liquidity, incentivise manufacturing to boost exports, says trade body

A string of measures, including adequate availability of liquidity and incentivising manufacturing, should be included in the forthcoming Budget to boost exports, Trade Promotion Council of India said on Thursday

Union Budget 2019: Fiscal slippage for two consecutive years credit negative, says Moody's
Business

Union Budget 2019: Fiscal slippage for two consecutive years credit negative, says Moody's

Moody's Investors Service on Tuesday said that fiscal slippage from the budgeted targets for the past two consecutive years and tax cuts and spending ahead of the general elections, is credit negative for India

Arun Jaitley compliments finance minister Piyush Goyal for 'excellent pro-farmer, pro-poor budget'
Business

Arun Jaitley compliments finance minister Piyush Goyal for 'excellent pro-farmer, pro-poor budget'

Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday complimented Piyush Goyal for delivering an excellent pro-farmer, a pro-poor budget which will also strengthen the purchasing power of the middle class

Budget 2019: Aspire to become $10 trillion economy in next 8 years, says Piyush Goyal
Business

Budget 2019: Aspire to become $10 trillion economy in next 8 years, says Piyush Goyal

The government is laying out the vision for the most important dimensions for the next 10 years to make India a Rs 10 lakh crore economy

Income tax concessions, farm relief package and support for small businesses may figure in Piyush Goyal's Budget
Business

Income tax concessions, farm relief package and support for small businesses may figure in Piyush Goyal's Budget

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's sixth and final budget before the polls due by May is supposed to be an interim budget or a Vote on Account