Major disinvestments on the way to bridge fiscal deficit, says Finance Minister

Major disinvestments on the way to bridge fiscal deficit, says Finance Minister Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Friday indicated that the government has lined up an aggressive disinvestment programme to meet the fiscal deficit target of 4.1 per cent in the current year. “As far as disinvestment figures are concerned, we still … Read more […]

Mahfuz to Najib: Quit vacationing or quit as finance minister

Pokok Sena MP has urged PM Najib Abdul Razak to quit going on vacation and deal with the 1MDB issue, or quit from his post as finance minister. CBI has examined former finance minister P Chidamabaram in connection with the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance given to Rs 3500-crore Aircel-Maxis deal in 2006. Connect […]

Bank executive among finalists to be Brazil finance minister

Bank executive among finalists to be Brazil finance minister The other contenders are central bank president Alexandre Tombini and Nelson Barbosa, a former number-two official at the finance ministry, the official said on condition of anonymity. At this time, Rousseff favors leaving Tombini at the central bank … Read more on Reuters Finance industry standards […]