Gold ETF inflows jump four-fold

Gold ETF inflows climb four-fold to Rs 6,919 crore in FY21

Apr 11, 2021

As per AMFI, investors put in RS 6,919 crore in 14 gold-linked ETFs, much higher than Rs 1,614 crore invested in 2019-20

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Union Budget 2021: Centre is facilitator, private sector driver of growth, says FM Sitharaman

Feb 21, 2021

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman underlined that the nation's growing and aspiring needs and demands across the various sectors cannot be served just by the state government and central governments put together

Ahead of FM Sitharaman's reply, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has instructed all its MPs (Member of Parliament) to be present in the house

Parliament budget session highlights: Govt works for poor, 'not cronies or Damads,' says FM Sitharaman

Feb 13, 2021

Budget Session 2021: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, while replying to the discussion on Budget 2021 in Rajya Sabha on Friday, February 12, slammed the opposition accusing it of weaving a false narrative that the Centre only worked for cronies

Budget brings a sharp difference between perception of equity market investors and households, says CMIE

Investors happy but households give thumbs down to Budget: CMIE

Feb 10, 2021

CMIE observeshouseholds expressed displeasure as a week after budget, Index of Consumer Sentiments fell 4.2%; budget may or may not be reason for household perceptions to worsen but sentiments have worsened after it, it adds

Budget 2021 announcements should help in dispelling fears farmers may harbour

Budget's agriculture sector announcements reiterate govt's rural focus

Feb 07, 2021

The increase in the agriculture credit with a target of Rs 16.5 lakh crore and the allocation of infrastructure fund for the development of APMCs reiterates the government's commitment to the welfare of farmers, and is a great move

GBS push or accounting jugglery. Fine print reveals devil in details in Rly Budget

Feb 06, 2021

In this Union Budget, government has gone against the precedent that gross budgetary support to the Ministry of Railways is fully funded by the Ministry of Finance

Just ahead of the budget, the FY20 growth was reduced from 4.2% to 4%, which will lift the FY22 growth rate

Rebooting Economy 64: Budget numbers don't add up to 10% or more growth in FY22

Feb 06, 2021

Little attention to direct income support, health and education deprivations, and revival of small businesses will keep the demand and production of goods and services depressed in FY22

Budget 2021 was expected to provide more relief to most affected ones including salaried individuals and businesses in the hospitality and travel sector

Budget 2021 rationalises tax rules, removes difficulties faced by taxpayers

Feb 06, 2021

The focus on self-reliance, innovation, research and development, infra capex and digital payments in Union Budget 2021 would definitely help in lifting the Indian economy from under $3 trillion to $5 trillion in the near term

Chinese President Xi Jinping

'Small increase': Chinese state media takes a dig at India's defence budget

Feb 04, 2021

As per Budget 2021, Centre approved only a marginal hike of around 1.4 percent to Rs 4.78 lakh crore for 2021-22 in defence budget against last year's allocation of Rs 4.71 lakh crore

Budget 2021 is a good enough step in this direction. Now time will tell how these steps eventually pan out

Budget 2021: Healthcare gets biggest boost, but some expectations remain unmet

Feb 03, 2021

Budget 2021 has taken care of the bare necessities that are needed to ensure that the healthcare infrastructure of the country is given a booster dose to make it infallible to pandemics like what we are going through

This budget, coming after a challenging year, will launch not just the first unmanned Gaganyaan space flight, but also send the economy into a growth orbit and that is encouraging

Budget 2021 strikes right balance to boost growth, improve infrastructure

Feb 03, 2021

Union Budget 2021: The relaxation on foreign investments in infrastructure will give a boost to much-needed infrastructure development