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Modi-Trump meet restores confidence in bilateral ties:Industry

Modi-Trump meet restores confidence in bilateral ties:Industry

Industry body Assocham welcomed the joint statement following the meeting, stating that the mutual commitment to increasing market access in information technology and other sectors is a big positive for the USD 150 billion Indian software and services industry.

 

GST: Finance Ministry warns industry against hiking prices arbitrarily

With companies indicating a possible rise in prices on the Goods and Services Tax rollout from July 1, the finance ministry has warned India Inc against raising rates arbitrarily in anticipation of the GST.

As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

India Inc on Tuesday pitched for lower lending rates and nudged policymakers to take measures to improve the credit flow to manufacturing and infrastructure sectors as wholesale inflation rose at the fastest pace of 5.25 percent in two-and-a-half years in January.

India Inc's biz confidence hit post note ban as sales plunge

Ahead of the Budget, a survey has revealed that India Inc's business confidence slipped to a four quarter low as demonetisation pulled down performance and clouded its assessment of the economy.

Budget 2017: This is what India's Biz honchos expect from FM Arun Jaitley

Budget 2017: This is what India's Biz honchos expect from FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley will present his third budget under the Narendra Modi government on February 1, 2017 and the expectations are already high.

RBI monetary policy: India Inc disappointed as Urjit Patel keeps rates unchanged

With RBI belying expectations of a rate cut, India Inc Wednesday expressed disappointment saying a rate cut was needed to provide fillip to the flagging industrial economy and stimulate consumption that has been hit by demonetisation.

Note move to hit parallel economy, terror financing: India Inc

Hailing the government's move to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 currency notes, India Inc today said it will have a debilitating impact on the parallel economy and deal a bodyblow to terror financing.

India Inc. seeks policy continuity under Donald Trump

India Inc. seeks policy continuity under Donald Trump

Besides congratulating Republican Donald Trump as US President-elect, India Inc. hopes key policies that have bought the two countries closer in recent years will continue under him, with better access to Indian skilled labour and merchandise.

Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes demonetisation: Bankers, industry hail move

Rs 500, Rs 1000 notes demonetisation: Bankers, industry hail move

Bankers and industry leaders Tuesday welcomed the move to demonetise the Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes as "a bold and revolutionary" step, and affirmed their commitment to smoothen the transition.

Business confidence rise to six-quarter high, demand gains strength: Survey

Business confidence rise to six-quarter high, demand gains strength: Survey

The Overall Business Confidence Index (OBCI) rose to a six-quarter high and demand side in the economy is gradually gaining strength, a Ficci survey said on Wednesday.

Indian economy faring better, credit an issue, says 'optimistic' India Inc

Indian economy faring better, credit an issue, says 'optimistic' India Inc

The Overall Business Confidence Index (OBCI) rose to a six quarter high in the Business Confidence Survey conducted by Ficci, indicating that demand is gaining traction. The index value stood at 67.3 in the current round as against 62.8 in the previous poll.

The manner of giving is worth more than the gift

A surge in economic growth, rising disposable income, enhanced aspirations and an increased exposure to global trends has conceived and nurtured a transfigured gifting industry for India Inc.

India Inc hails Army's surgical strikes across Line of Control, says time to act tough

India Inc hails Army's surgical strikes across Line of Control, says time to act tough

India Inc rallied behind the Army's move to conduct surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control and said it was time to act tough while ruling out any negative impact on the country's economy and trade.

Army's surgical strike in Pakistan: India Inc shows full faith in PM Modi's leadership

Army's surgical strike in Pakistan: India Inc shows full faith in PM Modi's leadership

India Inc. is completely with Prime Minister Narendra Modi who has been showing ideal leadership qualities in dealing with situations of heightened tensions with Pakistan, apex industry body ASSOCHAM said Thursday after India conducted surgical strikes against Pakistani terrorists` launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC).

Rail-General budget merger: India Inc lauds move, says will aid in faster implementation of decisions

India Inc Wednesday welcomed the government's decision to merge rail budget with the general budget and in-principle to advance the date of its presentation in Parliament from the usual February end.

Business world became one family on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday

Business world became one family on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's birthday

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Anand Mahindra, Cyrus Mistry, Anil Ambani, Kumar Mangalam Birla and many others came forth pouring good wishes for Narendra Modi.

India Inc welcomes passage of Maternity Benefit Bill in RS

India Inc welcomes passage of Maternity Benefit Bill in RS

India Inc Thursday welcomed the passage of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in Rajya Sabha that provides for 26 weeks maternity leave.

India Inc wants GST rate below 20% to keep inflation in check

India Inc wants GST rate below 20% to keep inflation in check

A large section of India Inc wants to keep the standard GST rate below 20 percent, and services like telecom, banking, healthcare and railways to be included in the 'merit' list to keep inflation in check.

India Inc hails passage of GST Bill in Rajya Sabha

India Inc hails passage of GST Bill in Rajya Sabha

Cheering the passage of the GST Bill in Rajya Sabha, India Inc Wednesday said roll out of the much-awaited indirect tax reform will contribute significantly to the growth of the economy and bring down the overall cost of goods and services.

India Inc's biz optimism for Jul-Sept touches 8-quarter high

India Inc's biz optimism for Jul-Sept touches 8-quarter high

India Inc's business optimism for the July-September period touched an eight quarter high driven by initiatives like the clearance of Bankruptcy Code and reforms in Foreign Direct Investment front, says a report.