Tag - economy.

[Economy] Shares vs Stocks, Rights Issue of Shares, Bonus Shares, RSU

Share versus stock Different types of shares Rights issue of shares So, what’s the point in doing rights issue? To reduce the debt: equity ratio Bonus shares Employee stock option scheme Restricted stock unit (RSU) Share versus stock Suppose the company has issued 1000 [...]

[Economy] General Anti-Avodiance Rules (GAAR): Meaning, Pros, Cons, Implications, Explained

Drafting of the DTC Bill Rules of GAAR Burden of Proof Parliament of India (August 2009) Review by Standing Committee Pro and Anti GAAR viewpoints Summery Epilogue Location: Ministry of Finance, Delhi (2008) Why government wants to extract maximum revenue? Pranab Ok, This year we need to [...]

[Economy] FCNR Rate Hike to Prevent Rupee Downfall: Meaning, Implications, Explained

What is FCNR? Example SBI FCNR What does SBI do with foreign currency? Why is FCNR in News? Implication of FCNR interest Rate hike What is FCNR? Foreign Currency  Non-Resident (FCNR) scheme was launched by RBI in the early 1990s. It allows NRIs to [...]

[Economy] Vodafone Essar Case: Capital Gains Tax Meaning, Reasons, Timeline, Implications, explained

Before venturing into Vodafone Essar Court Case, Let’s start with the basics Some information may be technically incorrect / outdated. This article is for illustration and understanding purpose only and not for writing the actual answers in your exam. Two type of taxes. What is [...]

[Economy] Calculating Income Tax, Tax Exemption vs Tax Deduction, Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme

What are the Income tax slabs in Budget 2012? How to Calculate income tax? 3% educational cess What is the difference between Tax exemption and tax deduction? #1: Tax exemption #2: tax deduction Union budget 2012: provisions of Tax Deduction and Tax Exemption [...]

[Economy] Excise Duty on Gold in Budget 2012: Reasons and Implications, Why Jewelers are protesting?

In the union budget 2012, government increased the tax on gold jewelry, and the Jewelers all over India have gone on strike. They’re agitating and protesting and demanding for the withdrawal of these taxes. Budget provision TDS@Source Rupee weakens due to Gold obsession Why Indians [...]

WTO GATS agreement

[Economy] WTO Doha Made Easy for UPSC and MBA Group Discussion Interviews

Tariff barriers Non-Tariff barriers Annex #1 Annex : GATT #2 : Annex of GATS (services) #3 : TRIPS TRIPS =Trade related intellectual property rights Time limit What was before WTO? India & WTO What did India Gain from WTO? DOHA what is DOHA? [...]

Greece sovereign debt crisis

[Economy] What If Greece Exits from Eurozone? Implications on Indian and World Economy

How does Government finance its operations? What is Sovereign Debt? What is Sovereign Debt Crisis? Why Greece has high Sovereign Debt? TimeLine of Events January 2010 February 2012: Auserity Bill May 2012: Elections in Greece What’s the EU Exit Rumor? consequences IF Greece [...]

social security in Constitution-of-india

[Economy] Social Security: Meaning and Laws in India

What is Social Security? History of Social security Social Security in India Social Security: Constitutional Provisions Concurrent List Part IV Directive Principles of State Policy Difference between Organized and Unorganized Sectors SOCIAL SECURITY LAWS in India Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (ESI Act) [...]

[Economy] Land Acquisition bill 2011 : Salient Features, Pro Con analysis

Land acquisition topic is very important for almost all competitive exams of India starting from UPSC, State PSC, CPF, APFC, Bank and MBA Group Discussion / Interviews. What is Land Acquisition? How is this process governed? Land is a state subject then how can [...]

[Economy] Why would Mohan want Indian juntaa to be financially educated?

What is Capital market, Primary market and Secondary market? What’s the problem with Capital market? Why do Indians not invest in sharemarket? What is financial Education? National Strategy for Financial Education $1 trillion investment in Infrastructure projects Technical stuff: What is Financial Stability [...]

[Economy] Steps taken by Indian Government to enhance the Capital Market?

Before talking about the steps taken by Government to strengthen / improve the Capital Market, million dollar question is, what is Capital market? Ans- already explained in my earlier articles. Now here is the list of reforms initiated for Capital Market. Anyways, to put this in [...]