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  Business   Economy  16 Oct 2017

Business, Economy, 16 Oct 2017

Number of items in 28 per cent GST slab will be brought down: Adhia

Revenue Secretary Hasmukh Adhia also said that in the last 30-40 days glitches faced by GST Network software has reduced.

16 Oct 2017 8:51 PM

Online shopping, e-gifts to rule Diwali this year

The study found 84 per cent saying that they think smartphones helped improve the celebrations.

16 Oct 2017 7:03 PM

Jaitley's visit strengthened India-US economic ties: Garg

The Finance Minister was in the United States to attend meetings of the World Bank and the IMF.

16 Oct 2017 5:51 PM

RBI using 66 counting machines to tally Rs 500, Rs 1,000 demonetised notes

In Reserve Bank offices, 59 CVPS machines are used and each machine is operated by a set of five persons under a supervisor.

16 Oct 2017 5:19 PM

I do see case for fiscal stimulus, says Niti Aayog VC Rajiv Kumar

Faced with slowing economic growth, the industry has been clamouring for a stimulus package from the government.

16 Oct 2017 5:01 PM


India undergoing 'exciting digital transformation': IMF official

Vitor Gaspar, Director of the IMF's Fiscal Affairs Department, said India is a case study in its new book on digital revolution.

16 Oct 2017 4:04 PM

Economic recovery likely to have taken hold in September quarter: Morgan

Global economic growth is expected to stay positive and accordingly exports are likely to remain supportive, said the report.

16 Oct 2017 2:15 PM

WPI inflation falls to 2.6 per cent in September on cooling food prices

The government data released on Monday showed that inflation in food articles tapered to 2.04 per cent in September.

16 Oct 2017 1:08 PM

Revival of sick firms helps job creation, economic growth: Justice Sikri

It is in interest of Indian economy to look for all possible options to revive troubled companies, he dds.

16 Oct 2017 11:25 AM

Niti Aayog says slowdown has bottomed out

On a quarterly basis also, the growth in the first quarter of the current fiscal has slipped to 5.7 per cent.

16 Oct 2017 2:50 AM


US Federal’s policy poses a risk for EMs: Arun Jaitley

Mr Jaitley said that US Federal Reserve’s steps towards increasing interest rates posed risks to emerging markets (EMs) and developing economies.

16 Oct 2017 2:44 AM