Consumer Goods

  • SBI slashes interest rates on car, consumer goods loans 09-10-2013 01:54 PM

    State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday reduced interest rates on loans for car and consumer durables and also decided to lower processing charges to cash in on the festival season demand. SBI is the fourth bank after PNB, OBC and IDBI Bank to offer special interest rates for loans...
  • RBI bans zero per cent interest rate scheme for purchase of consumer goods 25-09-2013 05:32 PM

    The RBI on Wednesday banned zero per cent interest rate scheme for purchase of consumer goods, a move intended to protect customers but may dampen the festive spirit. The central bank has also said that no additional charges can be levied on payment through debit cards. "In principle, banks should...
  • Budget 2011: FMCG firms want viable taxation 24-02-2011 03:32 PM

    Mumbai: India's fast moving consumer goods industry is hoping the upcoming budget will bring in concrete measures to tame spiralling inflation and viable tax structure to ensure continued growth. The 130-billion-rupee industry, which is the fourth largest sector in the Indian economy, has been reeling under the pressure of surging...
  • Consumer goods sector unhappy with Budget 04-03-2008 09:50 PM

    New Delhi: Injuries and bad form are likely to cause a major reshuffle in the Indian squad that will be picked later on Thursday when Kris Srikkanth & Co sit down alongside captain MS Dhoni and coach Duncan Fletcher to find a combination to beat England. The big news, though,...