Financial Daily from THE HINDU group of publications
Monday, February 27, 2006
Commodities ( Feb 25)
Gold (per gram) Rs754
Silver (per gram) Rs15.80
Brent crude (per bbl) Rs2787
Markets (Feb 24)
BSE Sensex10200.76 (-43.29)
S&P CNX Nifty3052.05 (-12.09)
US Dollar (Buy/Sell)44.47



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Higher tax breaks likely for health insurance
Budget may signal next phase of reforms

Opening up more
Capital requirement in standalone cos may be reduced to Rs 50 crore.
Deduction permitted under Section 80-D may be hiked to Rs 20,000.

Drug cos may be allowed to fix prices
Pricing policy
Burden on NPPA to be reduced
Stiff penalties on cos for over-charging

`India will enjoy low-cost IT labour edge for 20 years'
Advantage India
India's cost advantage to continue for 18-20 years.
Even in the worst-case scenario, the cost advantage could be sustained for about 10 years.

Package to compensate CST loss on the anvil
The Finance Minister, Mr P. Chidambaram, is likely to unveil in his Budget speech on Tuesday a compensation package to the States for the revenue losses that would arise from the proposed Central sales tax (CST) ceiling rate reduction from four ... More

Focus is on Budget, Bush
This week market will be focused on the cues from the Budget and Mr Bush. Despite certain apprehensions regarding pressure on the cost of equity investments, Dalal Street put a strong bet on the expected positives through tax proposals and ... More

Global commodities profile rising
The market boom is far from over and, perhaps, it has just begun. More

Spectrum crunch makes DoT to look to wire-line
Spectrum crunch is forcing the Department of Telecom (DoT) to think wire-line. In a bid to make available the radio frequency for cellular usage, the DoT has asked non commercial users of spectrum such as Defence agencies to shift their ... More

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