Samrat Sharma

The writer is Senior Correspondent(Delhi/NCR)

Samrat Sharma is a leading author in the field of business, finance, economy, and industry. He has work experience of 5 years in various sectors including manufacturing, analysis, and media. He is a mechanical engineer & MBA graduate.

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Investment in health, other areas is need of hour; govt has to keep transparency in fiscal reporting: RBI

Public investment in healthcare, social housing, education, and environmental protection is the need of the hour to build a more resilient and inclusive economy.

RBI, RBI bulletin, economic growth, public investment, healthcare, education

Mutual funds’ asset may cross Rs 50 lakh crore mark by 2025; these key factors to decide growth

Equity funds are expected to vanguard the mutual funds' growth trajectory, with their share expected to rise from the present level of 42% to 47%.

mutual fund vs stocks 2021

Budget 2021 Expectations: Will Modi govt open more windows to attract FDI for ‘Make in India’?

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Foreign Investments: The budget 2021 is likely to boost foreign investments in India, provided the allocations in the budget are favourable to various sectors such as manufacturing, electron

Foreign investments Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for foreign investments

Businesses need to look beyond profits, performance; perception of ‘Good Business’ changes with time

The term ‘good business’ is associated with having ethical standards, caring for the community, and inclusivity, ahead of traditional business metrics such as financial performance, market leadership, profitability, or gr

good business, mahindra report, csr, sustainable growth, balance sheets

Your phone bill may get expensive in next fiscal; telecom companies may raise tariffs to boost revenue

There has been an increase in the usage of telecom services, which has been accelerated by work from home and increased content watching.

telecom companies, telcos, ARPU, average revenue per user, telcos profit

India’s economy recovers better than expected but it is still this far from comeback

The economy is on a comeback path as select parameters have seen a gradual but sustained improvement, but, it is still far from a comeback.

economic growth, economic recovery, comeback meter, care ratings, production, investment, consumption

PMC Bank restrictions extended by 3 more months; RBI says bank needs more time for reconstruction

RBI said that the PMC Bank will need more time to undergo the reconstruction process.

Meanwhile, the regulator has also extended the restrictions placed on PMC by three months till March 31, 2021, until the proposals are studied.

Which Indian companies made highest foreign investment this year? 4 key areas attract most funds

ONGC Videsh, JSW Steel, Haldia Petrochemicals, HCL Technologies, and Mahindra & Mahindra were the top 5 investors with an individual investment of over $500 million.

indian companies, foreign investment, jsw steel, ongc videsh, investment destination

Cost of coronavirus pandemic on India’s economy; 3 major factors to decide GDP, jobs growth

Rs 1 lakh cr shock to final demand is likely to have a multiplier impact of Rs 1.5 lakh cr on the country’s GVA and employment loss of 60 lakh jobs during FY21.

indian economy, job loss, loss from pandemic, gdp growth

Budget 2021 Expectations: How Budget 2021 can set stage for a truly Atmanirbhar Bharat

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Atmanirbhar Bharat: The government has limited resources to provide additional subsidies to encourage domestic production.

atmanirbhar bharat Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for atmanirbhar bharat

Budget 2021 Expectations: Why Budget will be damp squib on personal income tax, corporate tax relief

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Tax Relief: Before expecting any tax relief, the current economic situation should be factored at this moment.

Tax Relief Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for Tax Relief

Indian pharma firms set to earn more revenue from US; get series of approvals in recent months

Indian pharma companies have garnered 45 per cent of all new ANDA (abbreviated new drug application) approvals over the past nine months.

indian pharma companies, drug companies, drug market, us market, new drug approvals

Budget 2021 Expectations: Modi govt may speed up infra building but states’ limited capacity can hinder growth

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Infrastructure: The government should consider raising investment funding for the National Infrastructure Pipeline (NIP) through borrowings from overseas markets by the issuance of overseas

Infrastructure Budget 2021 Expectations, Budget 2021 Expectations for Infrastructure

India’s economy recovers fast but will take more than a year to reach pre-pandemic levels: SBI Research

India’s economy will take almost 7 quarters from Q4 FY21 to reach the pre-pandemic level in nominal terms, and there will be a permanent output loss of around 9% of GDP.

GDP, indian economy

Budget 2021: FY21 disinvestment target at Rs 2,14,000 cr; only Rs 11,006 cr achieved so far

Union Budget 2021 India: The government has so far disinvested equity stakes in Hindustan Aeronautics; Bharat Dynamics; Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders; RITES; IRCTC; and SUUTI.

jsw steel, tata steel, steelmakers profits, coking coal

Niti Aayog aims to increase private companies’ role in India’s health surveillance; draws roadmap

Niti Aayog underlined the importance of enhancing private sector involvement in public health surveillance.

private companies, investment, healthcare sector, health surveillance

Retail inflation cools down in November; food prices remain benign but veggies still costly

The rise in food prices moderated from 11 per cent in October to 9.43 per cent in the last month.

IIP, CPI, retail inflation, retail inflation,

Power minister says inefficiency in state discoms a barrier in investment; check how much loss they suffer

Inefficiency in billing and collection is the major reason for losses in the distribution companies.

power sector, discoms, distribution companies, investment, discom losses

Economy grows but households’ sentiment hit in November; consumers face a double whammy

While employment fell by 0.9 per cent or 35 lakh during the month, only 4.3 per cent of the households reported an increase in their nominal incomes.

higher inflation, household income, expenditure, economic growth, consumer sentiment

Factory output shoots up in October; manufacturing grows for first time since February 2020

A significant rise in the factory output is witnessed after it consecutively fell for the six months till August, and rose marginally by 0.5 per cent in September 2020.

IIP, factory output, industrial production, economic growth

Industries’ confidence jumps in Q2; ease in lockdown restrictions make firms hopeful for speedy recovery

CARE Ratings’ Industry Confidence Index improved sequentially by a strong 63.9 per cent and by 19 per cent on-year to 96 during the fiscal’s second quarter.

industry confidence, care ratings, revenue, prices, outlook, coverage ratio, credit ratio

Govt math on petrol, diesel prices to decide inflation, fiscal stability; excise duty gamechanger

While high fuel prices may earn more revenue for the government, it can also lead to a rise in headline inflation.

petrol and diesel prices, inflation, fiscal deficit, excise duty, tax collection

UPL shares nosedive after whistleblower claims promoters siphoned off money

UPL shares opened at Rs 479, which was Rs 13.3, or 2.5% lower than the previous day's closing price. Further, through the day, the shares fell to the low of Rs 416.05, before closing at Rs 438.45 at BSE.

fake invoice, fraud bill, gst invoice, input tax credit

Atmanirbhar MSMEs: Modi govt clears dues at fast pace; helps MSMEs produce more goods amid festivals

Credit and Finance for MSMEs: MSMEs have received Rs 21,000 crore in the last seven months as the government had pledged to clear their dues to provide relief amid the pandemic.

MSME, dues clearance, ECLGS, credit guarantee scheme

Swiggy takes Modi’s street vendors scheme for delivery; partners to bring 36,000 food sellers online

Ease of Doing Business: Swiggy has partnered with the government to bring over 36,000 street food vendors to its online platform.

ease of doing business, swiggy, PM SVANidhi, street vendors, online food

Bharti Airtel adds more than double subscribers than Reliance Jio in September; Vodafone-Idea loses grip

Airtel added 38 lakh subscribers in September while RJio added 15 lakh subscribers in the month.

airtel, jio, reliance jio, subscribers, ARPU, wireless, broadband

Employment, unemployment fall together in November; 50 lakh workers vanish from job market

The labour is getting discouraged by the lack of jobs on offer and is exiting the active labour markets.

jobs, employment, unemployment, labour force, CMIE
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