February, 2017
Issue No. 15 / Archive


The month of January was abuzz with dialogue and deliberation about what one should expect from the Budget. The who’s who of the banking and finance industry came out to opine on what was probably a historic Budget in its own right – one, because it was the first budget post India’s independence that included the Railway Budget, second, it was expected to incorporate demonetisation-induced changes and third, it was poised before the implementation of the crucial Goods and Services Tax (GST). The Budget was a largely populist one, focusing on the middle and lower-middle class,

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Prashant Pillai

Prashant Pillai, Thomson Reuters, comments on who the Budget is likely to benefit.


Saurabh Mukherjea

Saurabh Mukherjea, Ambit Capital, analyses if the Budget will give the economy some amount of meaningful stimulus.

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