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Arun Jaitley as finance minister: Here’s how the markets have performed


Abhijeet Singh

Sensex has tripled in the last 10 years of UPA II govt and Modi government’s first-term, managing to post a return of about 224 per cent to 39,434.72 (May 24, 2019) from a level of 12,173.42 (May 15, 2009).

  • BSE Sensex gained about 65 per cent under the Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government [ex-FM Arun Jaitley’s five-year term].
  • "Mr Jaitley somehow managed to bring together all the different political factions, economic interests and idiosyncratic personalities, and get the Constitutional Amendment and GST bill passed,” Arvind Subramanian, former Chief Economic Adviser ...

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