Structural Reforms News
Govt reforms appear task-based; it's time to focus on structural changes to improve India's ease of doing business rankings
Two key areas in need of systemic reforms are enforcement of contracts and resolving insolvency
Why Union Budget 2020 is an opportunity for govt to demonstrate its intent to rebuild economic policy credibility
Union Budget documents show that from FY17 to FY20, capital expenditure allocation went up by 18 percent over four years; revenue expenditure went up by 45 percent in that same period: nearly 2.5 times more
India has worked on fundamentals, but problems needs to be addressed; projecting strong growth for country: IMF
The IMF on Tuesday trimmed India's growth forecast by 90 basic points to 6.1%.
Shaktikanta Das reiterated there are many areas of opportunity amid the "challenging" environment and called for focusing on the same without getting mired in negative sentiments
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das terms 5% GDP growth a 'surprise'; confident economy will look up with govt measures
With regard to structural reforms, he said the RBI has already pointed out in its annual report.
GDP falls to 5%: April-June data comes as a shocker; it is time govt bid adieu to fiscal deficit obsession
Looking closely at the GDP figures, the big disappointment is the manufacturing sector
RBI's annual report confirms pain of economic slowdown may linger for a while; ball is in government’s court now
The Reserve Bank of India’s annual report categorically makes it clear that reviving growth is the highest priority for policymakers at this juncture.
Home, auto loans set to become cheaper after RBI cuts interest rate; growth likely to pick up in fourth quarter
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, at a media briefing, said banks have reduced their interest rates on fresh rupee loans by only 29 basis points so far as against 75-basis point cut prior to Wednesday's reduction.
Inclusion of real estate sector in its entirety under GST would help deal with uncertainties caused by various rulings
GST should ultimately subsume stamp duty payable on land sale agreements; ideally, at least on an immediate basis the Budget should address the issue created by notification in January 2018
World stocks near four-week high as Sino-US talks show signs of progress towards trade deal; oil climbs
European bourses took the cue with the pan-European STOXX 600 gaining 0.6 percent with both German and French benchmarks jumping 1 percent.
Food inflation is falling sharply: Good news for urban consumers but not for poor farmers; shows MSP pill hasn’t worked yet
The situation is particularly bad for debt-ridden small farmers with tiny landholdings.
IMF projects 7.3% GDP for India: Amid the China-beating growth talk, are we missing the crisis signals?
Did India ignore the warning signals that led to a financial markets chaos for too long?
PE investments grew at a CAGR of around 36 percent from $2.5 billion (Rs 17,200 crore) in 2014 to $8.6 billion (Rs 59,100 crore) in 2017
Why union minister Arun Jaitley’s theory about a construction revival winning jobs merits a fact-check
The services sector, and not construction, has played a better role in supporting the India growth story in recent years.
Full text: Arun Jaitley's blog says the economy and the markets reward structural reforms, fiscal prudence
We have enabled every Indian to be a part of the world’s fastest growing economy. The future looks much brighter than the past.
The decline in private equity investment could reflect turbulence in the real estate sector, property consultancy Knight Frank said in its report.
Arun Jaitley says Indian economy has entered into consolidation phase after series of 'structural reforms'
Arun Jaitley said that economy has entered into a phase of consolidation after a series of "structural reforms" which were initiated in the past two years
Tax rates under GST too are being rationalised and a trader will no more be required to confront inspectors, says Arun Jaitley
Sensex and Nifty maintained their upward trajectory supported by broadly positive Asian markets and healthy uptake in bank