Shaleen Agrawal

Shaleen Agrawal is Editor, Markets at Financial Express Online. He has 14 years of experience in business news reporting and editing. During his stint with media organisations across print, electronic and newswires, he has covered corporate, industry and policy issues spanning all major industry sectors. Shaleen is fascinated by how markets work and money moves.

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Liquidation as a going concern is an effort to maximise value & save firms under insolvency | INTERVIEW

In an effort to maximise the value of a company undergoing insolvency proceedings, the bankruptcy court has allowed for liquidation of the company as a going concern.

Govt proposes to withdraw retrospective tax bill that hounded Vodafone, Cairn for years

The amendment to the Income-Tax Act, 1961, which received the President’s assent in May 2012, allowed the government to ask companies to pay taxes on mergers and acquisitions that happened before that date.

The law, widely contested in the courts, hounded Vodafone for years over its acquisition of Hutchison’s India telecom stake.

All about ETF investing: Which funds, sectors, m-cap size to pick, how to build passive portfolio? | INTERVIEW

India’s capital markets have seen a massive influx of new investors, along with the stellar share market rally after the coronavirus pandemic last year.

Indian stock market, Sensex, Nifty

If you invested in Tesla or S&P 500, you now hold Bitcoin too, whether you like it or not

Tesla’s famed CEO Elon Musk invested a staggering $1.5 billion of the company’s money into buying Bitcoin.

Elon Musk, Tesla, Bitcoin

2020-like share market rally unlikely again, but these sectors may gain well in 2021

Even as indices trade near record highs, Kunal Sanghavi, CFO, HDFC Securities, told Financial Express Online that 2021 may not be a repeat of the 2020 rally

Sensex, Nifty, 2020 rally, Hdfc securities, Indian share market outlook

Tata Power says ‘no’ to loan moratorium; says, ‘we’ll pay our debt, thanks to RBI’s LTRO facility’

While Tata Power earlier sought to defer its loan repayments under a debt servicing moratorium allowed by the RBI, it later found a better option in the central bank’s LTRO funding scheme, dropping the idea of taking a mora

Tata Power, Tata Power q4, Tata Power revenue

As Sensex, Nifty trade volatile, these stocks offer good bets after budget; here are 2 key concerns

Even as Sensex and Nifty see volatility after the budget, sectors such as consumption, chemicals, private banks, and FMCG may provide a buying opportunity, an investment manager said.

What’s keeping India’s poor, poor; this triple tax on rich could be the solution | Oxfam INTERVIEW

Tax on wealth and inheritance is a popular concept in Western countries with heavyweights such as Bill Gates backing the idea, it hasn’t gained much ground in India.

Good time to buy shares; don’t worry about post-Budget stock market volatility | INTERVIEW

While the stock market is expected to remain volatile for some time, it must not deter investors from loading up good quality shares.

RIL to lose hundreds of crores in income as chemical that puts it in world’s top 5 gets cheaper

Reliance Industries Ltd, among the world’s five largest producers of a key chemical that goes into making polyester yarns, could lose hundreds of crores of rupees in income on this business after a cut in import duties prop

RIL, Mukesh Ambani, RIL news

Budget 2020: Disinvestment target doubled; it is ambitious and daunting, but is it achievable?

Budget 2020-21: Next fiscal’s disinvestment target is double of the Rs 1.05 lakh crore that the government had expected to earn this fiscal from sale of equity stakes in PSUs

Budget 2020: Instead of hanging jumlas like carrots, BJP must actually work for farmers | INTERVIEW

Budget 2020-21: While the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led BJP government aims to double farmers’ income by 2023, it might have actually done more harm than good, with farmers’ incomes plummeting further.

Budget 2020: Government's focus on this game changing idea for farmers

Budget 2020 | Helping the poorest; why super-rich must urgently step up tax game: Oxfam INTERVIEW

Budget 2020-21: There is an urgent need for the government to bring changes at grassroot levels and help the poorest of the poor. And the same cannot happen without the help from the most privileged and the richest of the cou

Budget 2020, Union Budget 2020 India, Budget 2020 India, Budget 2020-21, Sushil Modi, nirmala sitharaman

India must open borders; My-Country-First attitude will hurt businesses

Trade, Imports, Exports for MSMEs: Strong government leadership across the world may do more self-harm rather than help their own business communities, with their vehement stand on protecting own interests.

Boosting farmers’ income to solve agrarian woes; debt waivers won’t help

Agrarian crisis in India has been one of the biggest talk points this year owing to incidents of farmer suicides, erratic rainfall patterns destroying crops and decreasing farm income.

agriculture, agriculture sector, farmers

India’s 1st Hyperloop project: Travel between Mumbai and Pune in just 25 mins! Key details of unique project

The Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop will be an ultra modern, new superfast transport project which will be implemented to connect the two cities, located approximately 200 kilometres apart.

Mumbai Pune Hyperloop

Reliance Jio inching closer to Airtel, still not the 2nd largest telecom operator in India

Reliance Jio has not overtaken Airtel as 2nd largest telecom operator as Airtel's quarter results are not out yet.

Reliance Jio q4 result

Ericsson moves Supreme Court against returning Rs 580 crore to Anil Ambani’s RCom

Ericsson had received the sum of Rs 580 crore from RCom as a Supreme Court-monitored settlement, pending insolvency proceedings on RCom in NCLT.

reliance communication, ericsson, nclat, supreme court

Why Ericsson may be asked to return Rs 580 crore to RCom; all that happened so far, and what’s next

Since financial creditors get preference over operational creditors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code of 2016, and Ericsson being an operational creditor, it will be expected to return the money it got in dues.

reliance communivations, anil ambani

Our car got scratched, but we saved it from total wreck: Lakshmi Iyer EXCLUSIVE on Kotak-Essel FMP payout

Lakshmi Iyer, head of fixed income products at Kotak AMC, tells Shaleen Agrawal where Kotak mutual fund investors stand now after part FMP payments were held back, and what the fund has done to mitigate risk from Essel dues.

Anil Ambani saves himself from jail; settles Rs 550 crore Ericsson dues

Anil Ambani has saved himself from possibly going to jail, by paying up Rs 550-crore dues to Swedish equipment maker Ericsson.

Ericsson case: Clear dues of Rs 453 crore or face 3-month jail, SC tells Anil Ambani

ArcelorMittal wins Essar Steel IBC case as NCLT clears Rs 42,000-crore bid; but has the wait ended?

NCLT Ahmedabad on Friday cleared the Resolution Proposal of ArcelorMittal in the high-profile Essar Steel's IBC case.

It’s time to buy in share market ahead of election, not wait and watch; PMS manager shares top stock buys

With the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, stock market seems to be in a cautious mood since the start of the year, with Sensex and Nifty falling nearly 1% each in the last two months.

Arun Jaitley to resume duty as Finance Minister by 18 Feb; appointment note likely soon

Arun Jaitley, who has recently returned home from the US after treatment of an illness, is likely to resume charge as the Finance Minister by 18 February 2019. Piyush Goyal was appointed as Minister of Finance and Minister of

Govt did not ask for Urjit Patel's resignation as RBI Guv

NPS annuity is not going away anytime soon: PFRDA Chairman EXCLUSIVE

In a recent interview with Financial Express Online, Hemant Contractor spoke about various issues ailing the smooth growth of the NPS. He also answers why the annuity component in the withdrawal of NPS corpus may not be going

retirement corpus, National Pension System, NPS, New Pension Scheme, Employees' Provident Fund, EPF, PF, EPS, EDLI, Public Provident Fund, PPF, NPS accounts, NPS investment options, return on NPS, PPF interest rate, EPF interest rate, EPFO, government employees

PMEAC member Ashima Goel calls for 25 basis points repo rate cut ahead of RBI Monetary Policy | EXCLUSIVE

Ahead of new Governor Shaktikanta Das’ first RBI Monetary Policy announcement today, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council member Ashima Goel called for a 25 basis points cut in repo rate, saying that the central ban

RBI MPC meeting: RBI likely to cut policy rates by 25 basis points

In Anil Ambani’s RCom’s bankruptcy, here’s how Ericsson has managed to stay in the game

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Monday agreed to hear plea filed by Swedish firm Ericsson against Anil Ambani's Reliance Communications (RCom) on February 12, while passing an interim order that no ass

Ericsson's claimed amount of Rs 1,150 crore was admitted by National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) in May last year
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