Stock markets on a high: Sensex surges over 1,300 points

Indian stocks markets extended the Friday’s rally today by moving sharply higher in early trade. The Sensex as much as 1,331 points to 39,346 at day’s high, adding to Friday’s mammoth 1,921-point rally. The Nifty also rose to 11,666 at day’s high today. Continue Reading

GST Council to look at simplifying housing, MSME sector tax rates

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the details and said, the Goods and Service Tax Council, in its next meet in January would consider rationalisation of tax rates on residential properties and raising the threshold limit for MSMEs from the current Rs 20 lakh. Continue Reading