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The government will look into what it can do after a slump in local market reflecting global sell-off, the finance secretary said on Tuesday.
When asked if the government will scrap or review the long-term capital gains tax which was introduced last week in Budget 2018, Adhia said the local markets are mimicking global weakness, "but the government will look into what it can do".
Indian shares on Tuesday slid more than 3 per cent and the rupee weakened as a global market rout whacked sentiment, adding to existing investor concerns ahead of a central bank meeting this week and a new capital gains tax later in the year.
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