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India Budget 2018: Winners and Losers

  • Farmers, infrastructure and consumer-goods firms all benefit
  • Bond investors, defense companies among those unlikely to gain
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Oxford Economics Lead Asia Economist Priyanka Kishore discusses India’ economy.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has delivered the election-year budget many expected.

With national polls looming next year -- and possibly as early as late 2018 -- Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has rolled out a budget designed to help distressed farmers and rural areas while boosting growth, jobs and private investment.