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What we want to see in Budget 2013

By Apurva Shah
February 12, 2013

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Over 15 years have passed since P. Chidambaram presented what was called the ‘dream budget’. It was a budget that changed the discourse of financial policy and offered a vision of India matching the growth and dynamism of the tiger economies of Southeast Asia.

Budget 2013: Focusing on growth Chidambaram’s only hope

By Vishal Shah and Smit Sheth
February 11, 2013

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When P. Chidambaram entered the corridors of  North Block in August last year after his appointment as India’s finance minister for the third time, he had his work cut out.

India Markets Weekahead – Opportunity for those who missed out rally

By Ambareesh Baliga
February 10, 2013

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Budget 2013: A chance to leave ‘policy paralysis’ behind

By Geoff Lewis
February 8, 2013

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In India, the government continues to both talk a good game and walk a decent game, having apparently learnt its lesson after a prolonged period of policy paralysis, before gaining a fresh lease of life with last summer’s economic reforms.

Budget 2013: High on expectations again

February 8, 2013

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It’s budget time in India once again, the annual month of anxiety and expectations that everyone awaits with bated breath.

Budget 2013 wishlist: What the IT industry wants

By V Balakrishnan
February 8, 2013

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This has been one of the most challenging years for the IT and business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in India with global economic uncertainty affecting revenue growth.

Budget 2013 wishlist: IT industry expects policy changes

By Keshav R. Murugesh
February 7, 2013

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Despite volatility in the global economy, the Indian IT and business process management (BPM) industry has grown steadily and is set to cross the $100 billion milestone according to the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM).

Budget 2013 should trim expenditure

January 30, 2013

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India Markets Weekahead: New highs will be more robust

By Ambareesh Baliga
January 27, 2013

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from Davos Notebook:

Where emerging markets are headed next

By S.D. Shibulal
January 24, 2013

In its video presentation "Looking to 2060: A Global Vision of Long-term Growth," the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development predicts that China will soon surpass the United States to become the world's largest economy, and will account for 28 percent of global gross domestic product by 2030. The OECD also predicts that by 2060 the combined GDP of China and India will overtake that of the OECD economies. Meanwhile, Bain estimates that by 2020 emerging economies will account for two-thirds of global economic growth.