The Budget Blog: Inviting your insights on budget


Now that the BIG EVENT is past us, i'd like to invite their "insights" about the budget and how all the info can be translated into stocks and investments etc.
Your views about NIFTY , BANKNIFTY , RBI and BUDGET in general wud be appreciated. LIke how nifty can progress from here. Or how you are focusing on some sectors and How you think things can unfold in near future.and stocks on radar this year. ANYTHING that your heart says (also your brain)

Cold readings / excerpts from Finance Pages like moneycontrol / economics times etc -->
It also delivers more money for rural areas, including irrigation projects and aquaculture projects and SOlar. Agriculture-focused companies such as Shakti Pumps India. UPL with presence across agri-input value chain from seeds to post-harvest chemicals will be a key beneficiary from this. Escort Ltd (EL) will be a direct beneficiary owing to the government focused approach to encourage farm mechaniz

Health Care Providers -
The government's new flagship National Health Protection Scheme, which aims to insure as much as 500 million people for up to 500,000 rupees a year of care, could benefit companies such as Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd., India's largest hospital company, as well as Fortis Healthcare Ltd.

Transport Companies -
With Jaitley promising record infrastructure spending on roads and railways, construction and engineering firms could benefit. That includes Larsen & Toubro Ltd., Hindustan Construction Co Ltd., NCC Ltd., IRB Infrastructure Developers Ltd., Dilip Buildcon Ltd.,

Among other major initiatives budget has proposed the creation of affordable housing fund under NHB. This will benefit all affordable housing players like Mahindra Lifespace, Ashiana Housing etc.and affordable housing financiers like Gruh Finance, DHFL , and Can Fin Homes.

Infra & Construction-
FM has allocated an extra-budgetary support of Rs5.97 lakh crore.
Higher allocation in infrastructure segment will aid many industries i.e. metals, cement, building materials, etc.

Considering this, the proposal for increasing the capacity of 124 airports by 5 times is expected to boost the number of flights operated, higher traffic growth and operational efficiency. Indigo will be a key beneficiary from this move given in 40% in Indian aviation sector.


Bond Investors -
Bond investors drew some relief from a lower than expected borrowing program. Nevertheless, the relief could prove short-lived. India missed its fiscal deficit target of 3.2 percent, saying its targeting a 3.5 percent target for fiscal 2019. Big bond investors such as India's state-owned banks could be
hit as yields go even higher than the the 96 basis points they climbed in the past six months. But RBI is planning to something about it in near future.

Financial Sector-
The government's decision to impose long-term capital gains tax on equity investments may dent investor sentiment for financial services companies, life
insurers and providers of mutual fund products including IDFC Ltd., Reliance Capital Ltd., Aditya Birla Capital Ltd., ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co Ltd., HDFC Standard Life Insurance Co Ltd., General Insurance Corp of India

Defense Sector -
There was no indication of a huge boost to defense spending. Companies such as Bharat Forge Ltd. may not see a boost.

Crypto Currency-
Jaitley said that the government will do everything to discontinue the use of bitcoins and other virtual currencies as payment mode.?
He said India does not recognise them as legal tender and will instead ENCOURAGE "blockchain technology" in payment systems.
(Not to create a panic or anything but do your own research :)

A good Technical Insight of the NIFTY & Budget by @indiamarketoutlook -->


Nice Analysis...
awesome..helpful info
ossom yaar
If market trades sideways from now on than Finance minister will miss Longterm capital Gain Tax collection target...
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