Expert View
Expert View

The core takeaways from the Union Budget were fiscal prudence and orientation towards growth, says Kotak Mutual Fund CEO Sandesh Kirkire.

Budget 2013-14 assumes the economy will perform better than in the previous year and tax administration will be much more efficient.
Not being able to meet a procedural requirement should not prevent an Indian employee paying tax overseas from getting relief from double taxation.
A bank exclusively for women, as announced in the Budget, is a good idea. But will it find enough custom?
Performance doesn't always equate to good appraisal. It's a year-long process requiring focus on communication and attitude too, says Devashish Chakravarty.
Prepay a home loan if you have surplus cash, but this is not the only factor that you should consider.
The Budget often changes the investing arena and offers fresh investment opportunities. A few experts recommend best post-budget buys -
The rise in the indices should not be any cause for concern. The Indian market is not overvalued as of now, so don't sell (your stocks) in a hurry.
As a risk-taker, the owner of a company should take a share of the profit, not a fixed amount every month.