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The Union Cabinet approved the appointment of a one-man Committee into the media reports concerning Wal-Mart.
The terms of reference of the Committee are as follows:-
(i) To inquire into recent media reports on disclosures of Wal-mart before the US Senate regarding their lobbying activities and details.
(ii) Whether Wal-Mart undertook any activities in India in contravention of any Indian law.
(iii) Any other matter relevant or incidental to the above.
The Committee will submit its report within three months.
India Infoline Research Team / 15:28, Mar 13, 2015
Markets are now reinforcing the perception of an early interest rate hike by US Federal Reserve, with consensus calling for the hike taking place in June, when compared with the prior expectations of a hike in September.