Goods and Services Tax

Centre, states working to take GDP to $5 tn by 2022: Modi

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The size of the Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 …

Business (India)

Budget 2019 will be difficult, says Guan Eng

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): The 2019 Budget will be a difficult one for the Federal Government, said Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.<p>The Budget, the first …

Business (Malaysia)

Mahindra Logistics to expand in south

Mahindra Logistics Ltd. (MLL) is planning to set up multi-modal warehouses in the south to strengthen its presence in the region, said a top official.<p>…

Tamil Nadu

Selangor Properties 3Q net profit up 70% on higher forex gain

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): Selangor Properties Bhd's net profit surged 70.2% to RM33.2 million in the third financial quarter ended July 31, 2018 …

Business (Malaysia)

Foreign Ecommerce Companies To Register For GST In Every State

Foreign ecommerce companies operating in India such as Amazon, Google, among many others will have to<b> register themselves for Goods and Services Tax</b> …

Business (India)

September inflation expected to be modest

KUALA LUMPUR: Inflationary pressure in September is expected to be modest following the reintroduction of the Sales and Service Tax, says AmBank …

Business (Malaysia)

Pidilite’s shares hold their ground despite weak rupee and rising crude

Graphic: Mint<p>Shares of Pidilite Industries Ltd have been resilient despite a sharply weaker rupee and rising crude oil prices. As much as 60% of the …

Business (India)

When your flow is not even, why should your napkin size be, asks Nua Napkins

<i>Mumbai-based sanitary napkin company</i> <i>lets women customise different-sized, chemical-free pads. The Nua website also offers</i> <i>medical tips and period</i> …

Business (India)

No GST exemption for Executive PG programme at IIM, rules AAR

Doing an executive post-graduate programme at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) may pinch your pocket more with the Authority for Advance Rulin

Graduate School

Maharashtra records 8% spike in property related registrations

Maharashtra has recorded a rise of around 8% in registration of property-related transactions. Collections by the department of registration and …


IMF Says Rupee’s ‘Real’ Depreciation In Range Of Six To Seven Per Cent, Lauds Export Growth

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated the rupee’s ‘real’ depreciation to be in the range of six to seven per cent. According to the …

Business (India)

Private consumption seen slowing in 2019

PETALING JAYA: Populist policies introduced by the government, along with an expanding economy and low levels of inflation and unemployment, have …

Business (Malaysia)

Buy beaten mid cap stocks to boost returns: HDFC Securities

Rising borrowing costs following GST rollout in July 2017 and demonetisation in November 2016 have led to underperformance by India’s smaller stocks …

Business (India)

Lowering inflation is a major structural reform in India: IMF official

One major structural reform the Indian economy has witnessed over the last few years is lower inflation. For an economy where “higher than optimum lev

Business (India)

DNA SPECIAL: Opposition parties bat for Rs 50,000 crore grant to develop Mumbai, MMR

The ruling and Opposition parties in Maharashtra want to increase divisible fund to 50 per cent from 42 per cent. They have also sought a special …

Finance Commission

Vehicle sales 27% higher in August due to zero GST

PETALING JAYA: Total vehicles sales in August was 65,551 units, 26.8% higher than in the corresponding month in 2017 due to a reduction in prices …

Business (Malaysia)

GST’s anti-profiteering body rules against builder Pyramid Infratech, victory for home buyers

This first adverse ruling by the authority against a builder is expected to encourage more home buyers to file complaints against builders who are …

Business (India)

Radical invoicing proposal could do away with GST returns chore

Will also improve compliance and collections, and ease paperwork burden

Business (India)

Post GST rate cuts, Centre & States keen to boost revenue mop-up

Kerala, Maharashtra working on measures to check evasion, mis-reporting

Business (India)

RHB: Malaysia's real GDP growth at 5% in 2018-2019

KUALA LUMPUR: RHB Research expects Malaysia's real gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at five per cent this year and next year, slower than the 5.9 …

Business (Malaysia)

GST Will Be Axed If Congress Comes To Power In 2019: Rahul Gandhi Puts Forth A Regressive Agenda In MP

Rahul Gandhi announced that Goods and Services Tax (GST) would be removed if they were voted to power in 2019 Lok Sabha elections, <i>Times of India</i> has …

Rahul Gandhi

Respond to plea on CGST rules change, HC tells Centre

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to respond within six weeks on a plea that challenged a legal provision to …


Police to auction 70 seized vehicles

Seventy vehicles seized by the police in prohibition related offences will be auctioned at the Prohibition Enforcement Wing (PEW) police station here …


A film on jallikattu protests

Tamil films, of late, have been making references to contemporary political events, such as demonetisation, politicians meditating at memorials and …


Eco Horizon to launch Brydon semidees and bungalows by year-end

PENANG: Eco World Development Group Bhd (EcoWorld) will be launching the first phase of its Brydon collection of semi-detached houses and bungalows …

Business (Malaysia)

'Tendulkar Run Machine But Shivraj Announcement Machine': Rahul Gandhi in Poll-bound MP

The Congress president attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi on demonetisation and Rafale deal, questioning his silence on the rising fuel</b> …

Rahul Gandhi

HUL Q2 Earnings: HUL Expects A Steady Q2 Helped By Volumes, Price Hikes

Hindustan Unilever Ltd. expects to report stable earnings growth in the quarter ending September aided by volumes and price hikes.<p>The management of …

Markets (India)

Daily Briefing: Government to invest $25m to boost quantum engineering; Recruiters faced with bankers who fake their resume skills

Submitted By: Luz Wendy NobleCase Study: NoAnd here’s why a recruiting firm owner was fined a total of $345,000.<b>From e27:</b>Government-backed National …

National University of Singapore

Malaysia's August inflation rate seen easing to 0.4% y-o-y

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 18): Malaysia's consumer price index (CPI) likely rose 0.4% in August from a year earlier, its slowest pace in more than three …


RAM forecasts August inflation moderating to 0.3%

KUALA LUMPUR (Sep 18): Malaysia’s headline inflation rate is likely to have moderated to 0.3% in August (July: 0.9%), underpinned by weaker …