Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating, govt says it was long overdue

Moody's upgrades India's sovereign rating, govt says it was long overdue

After a gap of 13 years, global rating agency Moody’s Investor Service Friday upgraded India’s sovereign rating to Baa2 from its lowest of Baa3 and called Goods and Services Tax and demonetisation a landmark reform.


The government was quick to welcome the upgrade saying it was long overdue. Moody's believes that those (reforms) implemented to date...
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Government fulfilled demand of business community regarding tax: Akbar Taban

Acting Chief Minister Gilgit-Baltistan Muhammad Akbar Taban says Federal Government has fulfilled the demand of business community by issuing notification for not collection of advance tax on banking transactions. In an exclusive interview with Radio Pakistan Gilgit today he said that a committee led by Minister for Law and Works Dr Muhammad Iqbal
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Belgium takes umbrage at Rutte’s ‘economic desert’ claim

Belgium takes umbrage at Rutte’s ‘economic desert’ claimPhoto: Corepics via Depositphotos.com

Belgium’s finance minister has rebuked Mark Rutte for using his country as an example of what could go wrong if the Netherlands goes back on plans to scrap dividend tax.

The abolition of the tax, which will cost the treasury €1.4 billion, is one of the most controversial policies in the new coalition’s programme

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