British companies perked up after a weak start to the year but they are still reluctant to invest ahead of Brexit and pessimism is widespread, a major business survey showed.
NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar has said the economy would grow at least 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal and may even go as high as 7.8 per cent.
The finance ministry welcomed the Monetary Policy Committee's (MPC) projection of higher GDP growth and lower inflation in the current fiscal.
The government welcomed the RBI's monetary policy statement in which it maintained the status quo on its key short-term lending rate at 6 per cent.
PSBs should reduce their exposure to the infrastructure sector -- if not completely avoid the sector.
Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian said the task force on direct tax reforms will submit its report in the next 4-5 months.
The Delhi govt pegged the size of the Gross State Domestic Product at Rs 6.86 lakh crore for 2017-18, which is at a growth rate of 11.22 per cent over the last fiscal.
In terms of numbers, women are heading 244.22 lakh households in the country's most industrialised state.
The total debt of Maha govt is expected to be Rs 4,13,044 cr in 2017-18, the Economic Survey tabled in state legislature said.
Stock market volatility "may continue" for some more time due to global factors, securities market regulator SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi said here.