Tag Archives: Policy

Buying a second hand car: Keep these 5 points in mind while transferring the insurance policy

The second hand or used automobiles market is developing in a steep upward curve in India encouraging dealers and buyers alike to opt for used vehicles. Purchasing a used vehicle stands as a very clever choice, bearing in mind the wide price differentiation factor between an old and a new car. Given the possibility of effortlessly narrowing down on a used ... Read More »

Google’s New Policy Boss Will Tackle Everything From AI Anxiety to Antitrust

HIGHLIGHTS Karan Bhatia will become Google’s next head of policy Google wants Bhatia to craft policy strategy on several issues These include AI, job creation, and critical infrastructure Alphabet’s Google announced Thursday it tapped General Electric Co. global affairs chief Karan Bhatia to become its next head of policy. Google wants Bhatia to craft the search giant’s public policy strategy on a wide range ... Read More »

Facebook: Zero tolerance policy on violent content ‘does not mean zero occurrence’

While Facebook is doing everything in its power to make it a safe place for brands and users, it’s impossible to completely weed out crime and violence on its platform, global head of sales Carolyn Everson told CNBC. “Our policy is zero tolerance — that doesn’t mean zero occurrence,” Everson said. Facebook has been under fire for several incidents including ... Read More »

RBI To Announce Monetary Policy Decision On Wednesday

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank will come out with monetary policy review, the first after demonetisation of old Rs 500/1000 notes, on Wednesday amid expectations of interest rate cut. “The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will meet on December 6 and 7, 2016 for the Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2016-17. “The resolution of the MPC will be placed on the ... Read More »

Fuel Prices, RBI Policy To Fuel Passenger Vehicle Demand In 2017: Fitch

Chennai: Low fuel prices coupled with an accommodative monetary policy from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is what credit rating agency Fitch Ratings expects to support demand for passenger vehicles in 2017. According to Fitch, the demonetisation of 500/1,000-rupee notes would impact sales of luxury cars and not sales of other automobiles — two wheelers, small cars and commercial ... Read More »

Not Much Shift In RBI Policy Ahead, 0.25% Cut Likely: Report

New Delhi: With the government setting inflation target at 4 per cent, the Reserve Bank is unlikely to make much shift in its stance going forward and may go for a 25 bps cut in the second half of the fiscal, says a report. RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan in his last monetary policy on August 9 left interest rates unchanged ... Read More »

G20 to Say World Needs to Look Beyond Ultra-Easy Policy for Growth

Shanghai: The world’s top economies are set to declare on Saturday that they need to look beyond ultra-low interest rates and printing money if the global economy is to shake off its torpor, and renew focus on structural reform to spark activity. A draft of the communique to be issued by the Group of 20 (G20) finance ministers and central ... Read More »

ECB Says Ready to Ease Policy Further in March

ECB President Mario Draghi dismissed criticism that the central bank was running out of ammunition. Brussels/Frankfurt: The European Central Bank is ready to ease policy further in March, President Mario Draghi said on Monday, highlighting risks from financial market volatility, a global slowdown in growth and low oil prices. The ECB will examine risks emanating from weaker emerging market growth ... Read More »

Strategic Stake Sale Policy Soon: Secretary

New Delhi: More than a decade after privatisation of PSUs was scrapped, the government will very soon come out with a comprehensive policy for strategic stake sale that will detail the mode as well as valuation methodology for outright sale of even profit making companies. The previous NDA government led by Atal Bihari Vajpayee had between 1999 and 2004 privatised ... Read More »