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Month: February 2016

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Budget Wish: Increase "no-tax" slab to Rs. 500,000, remove all 80C exemptions

As the budget rolls in, there are a few things we think would be cool if they came through. Not all of the following are likely or even part of the government ...
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Budget 2016: Less than 50% in Water Reservoirs, But Will a La Nina Provide A Better Monsoon?

In what might be heartwarming news, the exit of an El Nino and a potential La Nina situation may augur well for Indian farmers, and for overall water supply at ...
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Budget 2016: The Shift from Consumption Taxes to Income Tax Since 1970 in Government Revenue

With a couple of days to go for the Union Financial Budget of 2016-17, we take a closer look at the Union Financial Budgets of the previous year to see how ...
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Budget 2016: "Barriers to Exit" Still Loom Large above the Indian Economy

The Eco Survey for 2016 is out and upon us! And in typical Capital Mind fashion, we look to dissect it to find out the points that really drive home, the key ...

On Slack: Standard Chartered loss, Gold Narrates the Real Story and more….

The Slack Discussions The Slack group at Capital Mind Premium has been extremely active and if you haven’t been there, pop us a note by replying to this ...

Budget 2016: Subsidies like PPF, LPG and Kerosene Have Seen the Not-So-Poor Benefit by 100,000 cr.

Subsidies are usurped by the rich, and it goes to say that much of the benefits that subsidies are supposed to provide, happen to be used largely by the rich ...
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EcoSurvey: 400K Cr. Stuck in Bad Debt, Need to Tax RE/Agriculture, Only 5.5% Earners Pay Tax

The Economic Survey 2016 is out and it states very interesting points. (Note: All bold points are my doing, not the survey’s) 400,000 cr. stuck in DRT ...

Deal Flow – 25/02: Morgan Stanley sells City Union Bank stake to UK based ARDISIA, Citigroup sells HDIL, India Cements and Kaveri Seeds, National Grid UK Pension Scheme acquires First State Asian Growth Fund's stake in Mahindra Lifespace Developers

Here is the “Deal Flow (Summary of Bulk & Block Deals)” of the data that is revealed in the markets. This has been collated and curated to make ...

Budget 2016: Securities Transaction Tax Is Only 2% of Personal Tax Collections, But Is Still Unlikely To Be Removed

With a couple of days to go for the Union Financial Budget of 2016-17, we take a closer look at the Union Financial Budgets of the previous year to see how ...
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Delivery Shockers – 25/02: Lakshmi Vilas Bank, Mahindra Holidays and IPCA Labs Show up in Today’s Shockers

This is a part of the Capsule series; data that is revealed in the markets, collated and curated to make trade-able sense. Delivery Volume Shockers! We have ...