The changes in taxation of transactions in futures on equity and commodity underlyings

Taxation of transactions in India began with the equity market in 2004. Prior to 2008, the securities transaction tax (STT) was allowed as a rebate against tax liability against Section 88E of the Income Tax Act. This treatment was withdrawn by the 2008 Budget announcement. After that, STT became a substantial influence on the . . . → Read More: The changes in taxation of transactions in futures on equity and commodity underlyings

Goldman Sachs’ Ian Preston Surveys the Gold ETF vs Equity Battleground

Gold equities are in competition with gold ETFs for shareholder dollars. In this exclusive Gold Report interview, Goldman Sachs Managing Director Ian Preston discusses the steps gold companies must take to pull investors back from the ETF space and shares Goldman Sachs’ outlook for the gold price over the next year or so.

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