January, 15, 2018
New Delhi: The average distance covered by a truck in the country has increased by up to 100-150 kilometres a day as compared to what vehicles were covering in the pre- GST era, according to logistics sector's representatives.
January, 10, 2018
The Lok Sabha today passed the hugely contentious bill that criminalises instant triple talaq and makes it punishable by up to three years imprisonment for the husband, a development hailed by the government as “historic” but disapproved of by a section of the opposition.
December, 18, 2017
GE will continue to bet big on India, CEO John Flannery told Vinod Mahanta. The Narendra Modi government has brought about a notable difference in ease of doing business and GE's diesel locomotive factory project in the country is on track, he said.
December, 12, 2017
The order inflow trend for capital goods and infrastructure companies in the country has shown significant improvement, with the order value having more than doubled on a year-on-year basis in the December quarter so far.
December, 10, 2017
India's aviation market would surpass the US and China by crossing a billion passenger trips per year in the next 10 to 15 years, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said here today.
December, 10, 2017
India’s domestic air traffic clocked double-digit growth for the 38th straight month in October, at a rate double that of China, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Monday.
December, 08, 2017
India is poised to become the third largest economy in the world in the next few years, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said today, asserting that the government wants to take manufacturing to 20 per cent of the GDP, helped by SMEs.
November, 20, 2017
The debit and credit card transactions have jumped to Rs 74,090 crore in September this year, up a hefty 84 per cent as compared to the same month last year when it stood at Rs 40,130 crore, thanks to the government push for non-cash payments, says a study.
October, 25, 2017
Moody’s Investors Service raised India’s sovereign rating for the first time since 2004, overlooking a haze of short-term economic uncertainties to bet on the nation’s prospects from a raft of policy changes by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
October, 15, 2017
The $200 billion e-commerce market Morgan Stanley is forecasting for India by 2027 just got a new contender -- with a very different plan. Energy tycoon Mukesh Ambani has already disrupted the country's telecom industry. His next big foray may be online retail.
October, 10, 2017
Providing a big relief to India Inc and consumers alike, the GST Council decided on Friday to lower the tax rate on 178 items, leaving just 50 items in the top 28 per cent rate slab under the Goods and Services Tax.
October, 05, 2017
India is likely to be the world's fastest-growing large economy in the next 10 years, driven by digitisation, favourable demographics, globalisation and reforms, predicts a Morgan Stanley report.
October, 01, 2017
India has jumped to 100th place in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business rankings, jumping 30 notches from last year, in an endorsement of the string of reforms implemented by the Narendra Modi government.
September, 30, 2017
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday announced two substantial reforms after a Cabinet meeting as the government attempts to revive the economy from its worst slowdown in three years.
September, 15, 2017
We are seeing what is effectively India Inc.’s biggest ever fire sale. It’s even bigger than the government’s planned divestment target. The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) has decided to clean up the balance sheets of Indian banks, which are collectively saddled with Rs five lakh crore of bad loans, by the end of this fiscal.
September, 10, 2017
Home to about 2500 people, the village of Jatinga in Assam State, India, has a curious claim to fame. Each year, thousands of birds go there to die. The phenomenon, in which several species of birds fly headlong into buildings and trees, has made Jatinga notorious in ornithological circles as a site of mass avian suicide.Great story. But the "suicides" are a myth.
September, 04, 2017
A day after gross domestic product (GDP) data showed a three-year plunge in economic growth at 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the current financial year, Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) data for manufacturing released on Friday gave a ray of hope.
September, 01, 2017
Bringing significant relief to small and medium businesses and exporters, the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday finalised a slew of relaxation measures. It also lowered GST rates for 27 items.
August, 25, 2017
S&P Global Ratings cut China’s sovereign credit rating for the first time since 1999, citing the risks from soaring debt, and revised its outlook to stable from negative.
August, 15, 2017
Asia as we know it will rapidly change shape over the coming decade, with demographics set to drive huge changes in growth momentum in our region. Asia’s third wave of growth is set to begin, stirring hidden dragons, while ageing Tigers must face the challenges and opportunities of an older population.
August, 01, 2017
Sure. It's impressive. No wonder Australians like to boast about their 25 years of uninterrupted economic growth.But the achievement masks a deep complacency and risk aversion that could ultimately undo those gains.
July, 25, 2017
India’s millennial generation is bigger than China’s or the U.S., which will boost the nation’s labor force to the world’s largest by 2027, according to a Bloomberg News analysis of United Nations population-projection data.
July, 01, 2017
The US firm stresses it has the technologies and solutions that support all three pillars of Digital India—building better digital infrastructure, creating digital citizen services and making citizens digitally literate.
June, 30, 2017
Humanistic principles, the pursuit of truth, and social equality appear to be under siege around the world - as we just saw in the US and French elections, the Brexit Vote, the rise of extremist parties in Europe, and in the depredations of global terrorism.
Jaipur Asset Management
November 24, 2016
India is now the fastest-growing country in the world. Importantly, the growth is forecast by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to continue, even while other countries, such as China, slow. These strong growth projections are driven and supported by compelling political, economic and grass-roots changes that are underway in India.
November 15, 2016
There is strong evidence for investors to be overweight in Indian exposures, as the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) was predicting strong growth over the coming two years, according to investment analysis firm, Arkaba Advisors.
From our asset managers
October 24th, 2016
The passage of India’s Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill is seen by the global investment community as an inflection point for the South Asian economy.
February 9, 2015
UTI International’s CEO says stable rupee, improving economic growth wooing investors to India.
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