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Merger of PIO, OCI schemes offer wider scope
2015-01-15 04:41:24
Indians living outside the country have time and again demanded for easier entry norms and privileges while they visit India. On the back of this, the Government recently anno...More »
Modi gives full liberty to banks to see `acche din’ in 2015
2015-01-13 07:17:03
2014 has been the year of challenges and reforms for India. For past 2-3 years, economy was starving for the growth and with nearly no boost in sectorial reforms, Indian econo...More »
Modi gives full liberty to banks to bring `acche din’ to investors in 2015
2015-01-13 04:00:44
2014 has been the year of challenges and reforms for India. For past 2-3 years, economy was starving for the growth and with nearly no boost in sectorial reforms, Indian econo...More »
Insurance Sector expands in 2014, set to move faster in 2015
2014-12-30 22:48:36
The insurance sector has evolved considerably over the past decade with an increase in the number of players as well as product categories. ...More »
Ways and means to save tax
2014-12-09 20:07:44
It is often observed in case of salaried tax payers that there is a tax liability that one needs to pay and this is known only while filing the IT return. In case of salaried ...More »
Five tips to know about investments before 30
2014-11-15 05:57:32
There is an old saying “learning is discovering what is possible; it can be done at any age”. The sooner you learn the better you can plan. Here we are sharing some of the fac...More »
Money tips for the newly married!!
2014-10-21 10:20:08
Married couples are often seeing arguing over financial matters. This can bechallenging as two different people brought up in different financial conditions would behave in di...More »
Explore the Diwali Season Offers !
2014-10-08 12:08:49
The Diwali season is approaching and all businesses – banks, consumer durable makers, auto makers and others have started showcasing their special offers for customers. Banks...More »
Good personal finance habits can curb lifestyle diseases
2014-09-21 17:45:48
There is a marked increase in lifestyle diseases affecting or threatening young India. This is due to high disposable income, today\'s urban lifestyle and lack of physical exe...More »
Reasons to read Credit Card Statement
2014-09-10 15:38:13
Credit cards are very convenient for making payments. It is very important to read the card statement properly so that you are aware of the credit limit, cash limit and due da...More »
Scanning of Health Insurance Policies
2014-08-06 07:10:44
Four health insurance policies have been analysed in this write up - two from the public sector and two from the private sector – Mediclaim 2012 Policy from New India Assuranc...More »
What has changed for an Investor in post-Budget 2014
2014-07-16 17:42:55
The first Union budget of the new Narendra Modi led BJP government was presented on July 10, 2014. There are already lots of expectations from this government in terms of econ...More »
The A to Z of Women and Money Management
2014-03-07 19:58:08
The women have a complex relationship with money. While a woman likes money and spends it like any other rational person, she also prefers to let the man in her life manage it...More »
Tips for the post-retirement planning
2014-01-12 15:19:53
The life expectancy in gone up in India with the advancement of the medical science. A large number of people are living for longer years after their retirement from services....More »
Ten factors to consider while designing Financial Plan
2013-12-09 14:40:55
Thinking about making a financial plan for youself? That’s a good idea. More and more professionals are increasingly planning their finances to secure their future, financiall...More »
Union KBC Mutual Fund to launches Union KBC Trigger Fund – Series 1
2013-10-09 20:06:38
Union KBC Mutual Fund, subsidiary of Union Bank of India launches Union KBC Trigger Fund - Series 1, a close- ended equity scheme with a feature of inbuilt profit booking, to ...More »
Eight family budgeting misconceptions demystified
2013-09-07 01:57:49
Depositing our pay cheques in bank and using the credit and ATM card for spending seems easy. However, keeping the track of your income and expenses, to get full value for you...More »
The ways to enhance investors’ participation in Indian stock market
2013-06-27 06:55:19
The introduction of depositories in India has changed the market mechanism drastically. The National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) was formed in the year 1996 while Cen...More »
ICICIdirect launches social media campaign to educate investors
2013-02-09 05:45:02
ICICI Securities today launched a social media campaign for its portal, to educate netizens on attainting their financial goals through a fun and interactive m...More »
Standard Chartered Bank launches online personal loan approval solution
2012-12-12 11:35:05
Standard Chartered Bank India is amongst the first few banks in the Indian market to launch a unique online personal loan approval which will enable a customer to apply for a ...More »
IDBI Mutual Fund launches IDBI Gilt Fund
2012-12-04 15:08:32
IDBI Mutual Fund today announced the launch of IDBI Gilt Fund, an open ended dedicated gilt scheme. The New Fund Offer (NFO) will open for subscription on December 5, 2012 and...More »
MF AUM touches 18-month high
2012-11-12 05:21:13
The mutual fund industry\'s month-end assets under management (AUM) recovered most of their losses from September to gain by around 7% (Rs 480 bn) to Rs 7.68 trillion in Octob...More »
Majority of Actively Managed Equity MF underperformed their Benchmark
2012-09-06 09:52:49
The latest S&P Indices Versus Active Funds (SPIVA) scorecard, produced by S&P Dow Jones Indices in partnership with CRISIL, highlights that the majority of actively managed I...More »
IDBI Bank launches floating rate interest on Retail Term Deposit (FRTD)
2012-08-22 12:58:29
IDBI Bank today launched a customer-friendly product in the form of Floating Rate Interest on Retail Term Deposit (FRTD). ...More »
Crisil Research forecasts lower GDP to 5.5%., hikes inflation to 8%
2012-08-07 17:37:06
CRISIL Research, India's largest independent research house, has cut India's real GDP growth forecast for 2012-13 to 5.5 per cent from its June estimate of 6.5 per cent. ...More »
Another global recession round the corner
2012-06-17 15:07:39
Failure of policymakers, especially those in Europe and the United States, to address the jobs crisis and prevent sovereign debt distress and financial sector fragility from e...More »
Tata AIG General Insurance receives Indian Insurance Awards
2012-06-14 11:18:20
Tata AIG General Insurance won the Claims Service Company of the Year and the Best Non-Urban Coverage Award at the Indian Insurance Awards 2012 held in Mumbai on June 7, 2012....More »
Tata AIG General launches MediPrime
2012-04-24 12:17:10
Tata AIG General Insurance Company today announced the launch of their first domestic lifetime renewable reimbursement health insurance policy - MediPrime ...More »
RBI cuts repo rate by 0.50 bps, interest rate on home loans to come down
2012-04-17 14:14:57
The RBI decided to cut repo rate by 0.50 basis points. It is expected to bring down the interest rates on the home and personal loans...More »
Lending rates unlikely to fall by more than 50 bps in 2012-13
2012-04-12 17:39:47
CRISIL Research, India’s largest independent and integrated research house, does not foresee a significant reduction in lending rates for corporate and retail borrowers in 201...More »
ELSS funds offer superior inflation-adjusted returns
2012-03-27 11:33:04
CRISIL Research, an independent and integrated research house, believes that equity linked saving schemes (ELSS) offered by mutual funds score over other traditional tax savin...More »
Huge Swings are Expected to Continue in Capital Markets
2011-10-03 13:32:15
The roller coaster ride on the basis of hope and despair is continuing unabated in the world capital markets including India, taking into consideration an ending Europe Crisis...More »
Bharti AXA Life launches 'Triple Benefit Critical Illness' Plan
2011-09-22 11:32:48
Bharti AXA Life Insurance, the private life insurance joint venture between Bharti Enterprises and AXA, today forayed into the health insurance category ...More »
RBI rate hike to jack up interest rate on houseing loan
2011-09-16 15:05:40
The interest rate on the houseing loans is likely to go up with the RBI today hiking the repo rate by 25 basis points ...More »
Heightened risk environment adds to corporate India's challenges : CRISIL
2011-08-08 17:26:14
As was expected, capital markets globally reacted negatively today in the aftermath of Friday’s downturn followed by the downgrade of U.S. sovereign rating...More »
Higher savings account interest rate to hit bank NIMs
2011-05-03 06:14:53
The Reserve Bank of India’s move today to increase the interest rate offered on savings account deposits is expected to pull down the net interest margins (NIMs) of the banks...More »
Market ends in green
2011-03-09 04:57:34
Subdued oil price calmed the bears today. The markets had opened on a positive note tracking positive global cues and slipped from there into the red by noon...More »
Strike a balance between inflation, growth and fiscal discipline
2011-02-18 21:32:22
The Finance Minister will present the FY2011-12 budget at a time when inflation is at high levels and is raising concerns on future growth rates...More »
Market ends in red
2011-01-04 05:44:59
It was indeed an extreme volatile session which took the markets in and out of the base line to finally close for the day in red...More »
Market ends in the Red Zone
2010-12-20 05:57:36
The markets had opened on a negative note tracking negative cues and fear from the Asian front and remained negative in the morning session...More »
Market dips in the later half
2010-12-06 09:17:11
The markets had opened on a positive note tracking positive cues from the global markets especially from the Asian space but later followed a sideways trend although in green ...More »
Market dips
2010-10-22 22:58:35
Finally, the markets came to a close with Sensex down by 0.47% and Nifty down by 0.56%. ...More »
Market looks up
2010-09-15 10:06:03
The markets had opened on a positive note tracking Asian markets and moved up again and moved in a range ...More »
Market looks up
2010-09-01 11:05:57
The markets had opened on a positive note tracking gain in the Asian space and moved in a range in the morning session but later in the second part of the day we saw smart ups...More »
Naveen gives away Think Odisha Leadership Award 2010
2010-08-25 01:34:45
Orissa chief minister, Naveen Patnaik on August 13, 2010 in Bhubaneswar gave away the awards in a glittering ceremony attended by more than 1000 people. ...More »

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