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Your Investment Strategy after Union Budget 2012

(Mar 29, 2012)

"The life of a finance minister is not easy and I must be cruel only to be kind" were the words of the finance minister Mr. Pranab Mukherjee in his union budget speech.

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Budget 2012: Enough focus on fiscal cons. & reforms?

(Mar 20, 2012)

In the fiscal year 2011-12, the Indian economy has encountered an interrupted economic recovery led by the following macro-economic factors:

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You'll have higher disposable income: Budget 2012

(Mar 19, 2012)

The Budget 2012 received varied response from various pockets of the society. Some say it's a non-event and others believe it to be a good attempt in a situation of political pressures and rising fiscal deficit.

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Fiscal Consolidation Focus: Economic Survey '11-12

(Mar 16, 2012)

The Indian economy has emerged as a strong and resilient contender on the global economic front despite the uncertainties accentuated by the developed markets in the Euro Zone and the United States of America (U.S.A).

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“We believe that investment strategy and the asset allocation of an investor should not vary from year to year…”

(Mar 5, 2008)

To continue a long-standing custom, we interviewed Mr. Sukumar after the budget to elicit his views on the long-term impact of the budget on the economy and stock markets and what the retail investor must do to make the most of the budget.


I give the budget a rating of 6 out of 10…

(Mar 1, 2008)

In an exclusive interview with Personalfn, Mr. Doshi offers his views on the budget.


The HUF budget

(Feb 29, 2008)

By Ajit Dayal, Director, Quantum Asset Management Company Private Limited.

Budget 2008-09: The 10 that matter

(Feb 29, 2008)

Not willing to disappoint any section of the voting class, the Union Budget speech delivered by Finance Minister P. Chidambaram today was calibrated to satisfy almost all segments of the population. From aggressively raising the cause of farmers to supporting higher education to offering medical benefits to sops for women and senior citizens, the Budget almost sounded perfectly rounded. The enhanced income tax exemption limits were the icing on the cake. However, what left us disappointed was the fact that Budget ignored the necessary reform measures, especially in the PSU sector that would have set the ball rolling for economic growth in the coming fiscal as well. Here are the 10 key measures that we believe are the lead points of the Budget announced today.

FM, the Farmer's Messiah

(Feb 29, 2008)

We, together with a lot of other observers indeed guessed it right! This budget, the last before the next general elections, was supposed to be nothing but a way to appease the voters. It turned out exactly that way. There were a whole lot of dole outs and grants for social sectors (and deservedly so) but the scale of the same with no real announcement of a major revenue collection exercise really caught us by surprise. The finance minister, P. Chidambaram also pricked some nerves by not reducing the corporate tax rate and the surcharge thereon. Rather, he increased the short-term capital gains tax from 10% to 15%. The stocks markets took note of the same with the Sensex and Nifty closing the day with big losses.

Budget: Lost in translation?

(Feb 29, 2008)

If you are an investor, you’ll probably find it difficult to put a label on this budget. It’s not like the Finance Minister (FM) chose to maintain status-quo or did not introduce any ‘cheer-worthy’ measures. Sure he did, but those actions are few and not major (barring the move to hike the Income Tax exemption limit) ones. Perhaps it’s the result of the political considerations or maybe it’s just the strain of balancing ‘reforms and relief’.

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