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The FM says it right

"A single Budget speech cannot solve all our problems," said the Finance Minister Mr. Pranab Mukherjee as he began his speech today. And what he delivered (or didn't) was exactly what he said at the start. His budget for 2009-10 is now being seen as a non-event given that the speech did not include much about the four key topics the markets were awaiting with bated breath... Read more...

  • Read Finance Minister's Budget speech
  • Over the years: Budget 09 | Budget 08 | Budget 07 | Budget 06
    The Markets


     Budget 2009-10: Sectoral Impact

    Aluminium Auto Auto Ancillaries Banking
    Cement Construction Energy Engineering
    FMCG Hotel Media Pharma
    Power Retail Software Steel
    Telecom Textile


     Economic Survey 2008-09

  • Economic Survey: Walking the tightrope
  • Banking: Back to the basics
  • Infrastructure: A lot needs to be done
  • External sector: What decoupling?
  • Agriculture: Needs renewed focus
  • Public Finances: In disarray amid the crisis


     The Economy in Pictures

    Industrial production Central govt fiscal deficit
    Growth in bank credit Inflation (WPI)
    Data source: CMIE


     Indices Monitor


     The Budget: This time, last year

  • The HUF budget
  • Budget 2008-09: The 10 that matter
  • FM, the Farmer's Messiah
  • Public finances: Recovery round the corner?
  • Infrastructure: Changing dynamics
  • Agriculture: Grain of truth
  • Banking: Is the worst over?
  • External sector: Reserves pile on!
  • Eco Survey: Of Ground Realities

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