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MCX launches cotton futures contracts

October 3, 2011 4:21:34 pm

Leading commodity exchange MCX launched futures trading in the natural fibre.

RBI hikes interest rate by 25 bps; home,auto loans to go up

September 16, 2011 1:44:44 pm

This is 12th hike since March 2010; RBI says inflation level still beyond its 'comfort zone'.

Moody’s pegs India’s growth at 7.5-8%

September 5, 2011 6:09:24 pm

Moody's has pegged India's growth at 7.5 - 8 per cent for the current fiscal.

CPI at 108.8 pts in Jun; food,fuel pricier

July 18, 2011 3:18:16 pm

Select food items,fuel and housing grew more expensive in June.

Indian slowdown,high inflation likely to persist

June 24, 2011 12:36:36 pm

India's growth story is passing through a not very happy chapter that might last well into 2012.

Online filing of income tax returns jumps 80%

June 21, 2011 6:13:51 pm

Online filing of tax returns in India jumped 80 per cent to 91.57 lakh in 2010-11.

More hikes expected in the coming months: Experts

June 16, 2011 2:08:56 pm

Analysts said there is a high probability of a couple more hikes during the year.

First non-Muslim to present budget in Pak

June 10, 2011 2:22:05 pm

Punjab FM Kamran Michael is the first non-Muslim Pakistani who will earn a unique honour to present the provincial budget.

Indian market cap to GDP ratio

May 18, 2011 3:51:03 am

There has been a remarkable pick-up in the market cap in India since the global meltdown. The market cap had dipped from 109.47% of GDP to 55.36% in a year.

Edible oils remain weak on low demand

May 7, 2011 2:03:42 pm

Edible oils remained under pressure for the second continuous week.

FDI down by 11% in March to $1 bn

May 5, 2011 10:49:26 pm

FDI in India declined for the third consecutive month in March.

Chances of asset bubbles in Asia: UN

May 5, 2011 10:41:49 pm

Excess liquidity in developed economies is bringing in speculative money to Asia,thereby,increasing chances of asset price bubbles,says a report by UN agency ESCAP.

Budget implications for garment manufacturers

March 4, 2011 11:59:53 pm

Here are some queries on taxation and service tax liabilities,addressed by Ernst & Young. Readers may mail their queries to

Budget 2011-12: The jury is still out

March 4, 2011 11:49:10 pm

The Union Budget reflected the finance minister's struggle to strike a balance between maintaining growth and containing inflation.

Union Budget 2011: Delhi govt allocated Rs 1,192 cr

February 28, 2011 5:42:01 pm

Cutting the central assistance,a plan outlay of Rs 1,192 crore was allocated to Delhi Government in the Union Budget which is Rs 36 crore less than last year's Rs 1,228 crore.

Economy to grow 9% in 2011-12: Pranab

February 28, 2011 11:26:01 am

Mukherjee said the economy has regained its pre-crisis confidence.

Budget 2011: Remarkable year but food inflation a concern,says Pranab

February 28, 2011 10:34:45 am

Mukherjee,however,promised the Indian economy is expected to grow at an unwavering 9%.

Rlys net revenue pegged at Rs 11,993cr in 2011-12

February 25, 2011 10:48:02 pm

The net revenue of the Indian Railways is likely to grow by 32.93 per cent to Rs 11,993.13 crore in 2011-12 compared to revised estimated income for this fiscal.

Significant policy shift on direct tax front unlikely

January 20, 2011 1:40:50 am

With the new Direct Taxes Code slated for April 2012 debut,Budget may well bring the last of the changes to the current Income tax law. Given that,it seems unlikely that Budget would attempt any significant policy shifts on the direct tax front.

Chinese delegates overshadow Indian counterparts at Wen’s meet

December 16, 2010 11:20:24 am

Chinese businessmen,who came in large number with their Premier,today overshadowed their Indian counterparts at industry meet with Wen Jiabao here.