The Non-resident Indians (NRIs) in the United Arab Emirates termed the India budget for fiscal 2021-22, unveiled by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday, positive and a timely step in the right direction.
India boosted healthcare spending by 135% and lifted caps on foreign investment in its vast insurance market on Monday to help revive an economy that suffered its deepest recorded slump as a result of the pandemic.
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said her ministry was readying an economic package to help the industry deal with the coronavirus crisis.
India’s federal government on Thursday asked state administrations to raise $32 billion in loans, as part of a proposal to cover a shortfall in fiscal receipts that could see a surcharge on the country’s luxury goods tax extended beyond 2022.
Oil prices gained for a fourth straight session as data showed a drawdown in US crude stockpiles, adding to ongoing worries of tight supply, which have offset concerns over a weaker global economy and demand.
The partially convertible rupee ended at Rs78.9650/9750 per US dollar (Dhs21.49) after touching a lifetime low of Rs78.97. The currency had closed at Rs78.77 on Tuesday.
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Council, launched ‘Dubai Global’, an initiative to establish 50 integrated