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Will GST rollout raise inflation?

24 Apr 2017| By: Team Finalaya 0 Comments

GST

With most of the ifs and buts surrounding rollout of GST by the Government of India in July 2017 now behind us, it is time to start looking at how it impacts the man on the street.

One of the biggest beneficiaries from introduction of GST is businesses across the nation. A unified market for the whole nation brings along new opportunities and compliance will get lot easier. A revenue neutral 15 to 15.5% is what has been recommended by a committee headed by Arvind Subramanian, the chief economic adviser. However, while the executive decision is now in place, other nitty gritties including[....]

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Why Pharma stocks are going through a rough patch?

14 Apr 2017| By: Sunil Patni 0 Comments

Indian Pharma Sector

Over the last few months, Pharma companies in India are being haunted by the US FDA. From a stock market perspective, Indian pharma companies are intensely dependent on actions from the USFDA. After a series of poor performance against notifications from the USFDA, the pharma sector has shed significant amount of its market capitalisation though the Healthcare index at the BSE rose by about 3% YTD.

Stock market’s reaction

In less than a month Divi’s Laboratories came down from about Rs.800 on 20th March to Rs.650 on 13th April consequent to an import alert issued by the USFDA. The stock has[....]

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Markets at all-time high - is correction on cards?

07 Apr 2017| By: Sunil Patni 0 Comments

Stock Market (3)

As at the beginning of the new financial year, the Indian stock markets are riding the high tide with both the BSE and NSE indices touching all time highs and looking to move up further. Between January 2017 and early April 2017, the Sensex has gained close to 3,000 points reaching 30,000. Major factors contributing to this rise were a positive budget followed by strong electoral performance of the NDA led by the BJP in the just concluded Assembly elections. The Reserve Bank of India too has helped in maintaining the momentum with no significant changes announced.

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Is Indian economy resilient enough to sustain Donald Trump onslaught?

23 Mar 2017| By: Team Finalaya 0 Comments

Donald Trump

It has been about 3 months since President Donald Trump assumed office as the 45th President and his policies and programs are already causing immense concern to the global community as well as the American citizens. While the Indian economy is today on a strong footing and capable of absorbing the small winds, some of the actions under way from the U.S. soil including H1B visa program are indeed concerns, at least in the short run. The following are among the key areas to watch out for.

Outsourcing

This is not the first time that outsourcing has come under attack and even the past[....]

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Demonetization & long-term economic outlook

20 Mar 2017| By: Sunil Patni 0 Comments

The demonetization program that India launched on 8th November 2016, wherein Rs 500 and Rs 1000 denominated currency notes lost their status as legal tender overnight,  is evaluated considering the short term costs and taking into account the long term gains. Welfare for people in the low-income brackets and a decline in the nation’s GDP are among the short term losses.

The Long term gains from the exercise include enlarging the income-tax net through new tax payers, linking investments in physical assets to PAN, cleaning up the real-estate sector, building up consciousness on avoiding black[....]

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