Expert Zone

Why FIIs are dumping India

By Kunal Kumar Kundu
April 15, 2013

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The Indian stock market is in a tizzy as foreign institutional investors (FIIs) seem to have pressed the sale button. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) data shows that while there was a considerable slowdown in FII inflow in March, we are seeing an outflow in April.

Investment boost needed to break India’s vicious cycle

By Hartmut Issel
April 9, 2013

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The stock market’s delayed response to Budget 2013

March 11, 2013

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Finance Minister P. Chidambaram tried to humour the market in his budget by cutting the Securities Transaction Tax (STT) which had been one of its sore points. But the market was not amused. The Sensex continued to slide, indifferent to the budget which was presented with a lot of expectations.

Budget 2013: Political strategy, not economic blueprint

By R Raghuttama Rao
March 6, 2013

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With the dust settling after Budget 2013, the picture is getting a bit clearer. Opinions on the budget have ranged from praise to outright criticism. The true position lies somewhere in between — depending on one’s political inclination, views on the finance minister and one’s financial interests.

Budget 2013 should trim expenditure

January 30, 2013

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The year the Indian economy stalled

December 17, 2012

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Will Indian stocks end 2012 on a happier note?

November 26, 2012

(Rajiv Deep Bajaj is the Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Bajaj Capital Ltd. The views expressed in this column are his own and do not represent those of Reuters)

Higher growth can help lower deficit

November 7, 2012

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When will the repo rate be reduced?

November 1, 2012

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RBI policy: Cut in repo rate imperative

October 23, 2012

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