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Budget 2015: An economist’s wishlist

By William Wilson
February 27, 2015

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Budget 2015: Be careful what you wish for

By Hartmut Issel
February 24, 2015

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Budget 2015: Third-generation reforms needed to galvanize economy

February 19, 2015

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Budget strikes the right chord on reviving investment

By Mukesh Agarwal
July 15, 2014

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Budget 2014 is only the first step

July 14, 2014

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Much was expected from Budget 2014/15 without realizing that India’s economy has its own rhythm, which changes only by small degrees if left to itself. That is why big-ticket reforms are necessary to quicken the pace. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley had reason to move forward with caution and make changes only at the fringes.

‎India Markets Weekahead: Correction could follow budget week

By Ambareesh Baliga
July 6, 2014

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Last week’s robust pre-budget rally belied expectations, with the Nifty closing up more than 3 percent at a record high of 7,751‎. Automobile sales, manufacturing PMI as well as services PMI showed an uptick. The Iraq turmoil seems to have taken a back seat with oil prices receding from a nine-month peak. A rally in world markets, with life highs for the DJIA and S&P 500, also aided sentiment.