Expert Zone

Budget 2014/15 reveals priorities, sets the stage

By Gautam Chhaochharia
July 14, 2014

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The new Narendra Modi government rides on a long wishlist of policies and reforms, with limited resources. Budget 2014/15, as expected, reveals the government’s priorities in the near and medium term.

Time for a relook at FDI in insurance intermediaries

By Deepak Yohannan
January 24, 2014

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Insurance companies in India have an FDI limit of 26 percent, which may be revised upwards in the coming months. The industry requires funds to grow and the revision can be an enabler, but the process may take some time as it requires legislative approval and there seems to be some opposition to the move.

How to rescue the falling rupee

August 23, 2013

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I can’t predict where the rupee will eventually land and I don’t think anyone else can either.

Indian telecoms at the crossroads again

August 5, 2013

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Yet another infructuous parliament session?

November 24, 2012

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FDI in insurance — to hike or not to hike?

By Deepak Yohannan
July 10, 2012

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Foreign borrowing or foreign investment?

June 27, 2012

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