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Feb 23, 2011
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Low expectations from Budget 2011

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There was a time when Budget day in India (typically the last working day of February) meant a good part of the country’s population virtually came to a standstill in anticipation of what the Budget had in store for them in terms of taxes, duties, price increases, etc.

Jan 10, 2011
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2011 and beyond: What’s in store for Indian investors?

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For any investor globally, the start of each year gives rise to renewed emotions of hope, greed, fear, expectations and the like, of the kind of returns they will make on investments.

Jan 3, 2011
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Indian capital markets – Flashback 2010 & the last decade

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(Nipun Mehta is a veteran private banker with many years of experience across Asia. The views expressed in the column are his own and not those of Reuters)

3972, that’s where the BSE Sensex was on Jan 2001 at the start of the decade, it’s a shade above 20,500 at the end of it in 2010, a more than fourfold rise.  Information Technology, which was the darling of investors then, gave way to the Consumption and Infrastructure story.

Nov 5, 2010
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What does Samvat 2067 have in store for investors?

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(Nipun Mehta is a veteran private banker with many years of experience across Asia. The views expressed in the column are his own and not those of Reuters)

By Nipun Mehta

After the Income Tax Department standardised the use of April to March as the financial year for all accounting purposes, in India the Samvat year (as opposed to the Gregorian calendar) really lost its significance except on Diwali day. But Samvat year 2066, which ended on November 4, 2010 will be remembered in Indian stock market history for several reasons.

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