Budget disappointment: Real estate sector says it needs three fixes

Budget disappointment: Real estate sector says it needs three fixes

Budget 2018 brought little cheer for the real estate sector, struggling with a credibility crisis, the impact of demonetisation, regulatory reforms, and low interest, overall. There was little in the Budget that could stimulate demand. Anuj Puri, Chairman of ANAROCK Property Consultants,...
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Budget 2018: LTCG tax seen impeding mutual fund investments

Budget 2018: LTCG tax seen impeding mutual fund investments

Budget 2018 also proposed to introduce 10% LTCG tax on gains accruing from equity and mutual fund investments exceeding Rs1 lakh per annum. Photo: iStockphoto Mumbai: The government’s move to impose tax on long-term capital gains tax, or LTCG tax, as...
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Budget 2018 pushes for ‘A’ rated bonds for investment

Budget 2018 pushes for ‘A’ rated bonds for investment

Finance minister Arun Jaitley urges concerned regulators to consider moving from ‘AA’ to ‘A’ grade ratings for investments. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint An appeal to consider A rated bonds for investments was among Budget proposals made on Thursday to deep...
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Making sense of the Budget: Here are 10 charts that will help

Making sense of the Budget: Here are 10 charts that will help

The union budget is the most awaited economic exercise of the year. Thursday’s budget will be the last full budget of the Narendra Modi government before the 2019 elections. This also increases its political significance. Here are 10 charts which...
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2018 Budget: Where will marketers spend their dollars?

2018 Budget: Where will marketers spend their dollars?

More than half (61%) of communications and marketing leaders expect more budget going into content creation over the next 12 months, according to the Communications and Marketing Survey 2017/18 by integrated communications and marketing agency Cognito. The stu...
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Nokia 3 Budget Android Phone’s Specifications, Price Leaked

Nokia 3 Budget Android Phone’s Specifications, Price Leaked

While the Nokia 3310 reboot and Nokia P1 flagship will certainly grab the limelight at Nokia’s MWC 2017 event in Barcelona later this month, it is expected that HMD Global will give the rumoured Nokia 3 and Nokia 5 Android...
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