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Crisil: Social media was mostly positive about Budget proposals

Our Bureau Mumbai | Updated on March 03, 2015 Published on March 03, 2015


Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s second Union Budget seems to have found favour with netizens.


According to analytics from Crisil, about 64 per cent of all social media chatter on February 28 had positive undertones.


Raman Uberoi, Business Head-Crisil Ratings, Large Corporates and President Corporate Affairs, said: “Economy experts, investors, businesses and media were most positive on the Budget. Close to 83 per cent of all economy experts expressed positive sentiments, followed by 77.6 per cent of all media, 76 per cent of all investors, and 74.9 per cent of all businesses.”


The study was based on an analysis of 37,037 unique social media profiles and 1,89,651 relevant comments or ‘mentions’ (out of a total 3.32 lakh made) on Twitter, Facebook, blogs and the web.

Published on March 03, 2015

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