In festive season, home loans demand hit badly; these reasons really hurt borrowers

In festive season, home loans demand hit badly; these reasons really hurt borrowers

Demonetisation, implementation of the goods and services tax and RERA have taken the sheen off the demand for home loans, which typically sees a spike before the festive season, bankers said.

Funds raised via equity to hit 13-year high at Rs 1.3 lakh cr in 2017; slew of IPOs, OFS in offing
Funds raised via equity to hit 13-year high at Rs 1.3 lakh cr in 2017; slew of IPOs, OFS in offing

Fund-raising via the equity route could cross Rs 1.3 lakh crore in 2017 with companies and financial institutions having mopped up close to Rs 1.07 lakh crore so far.

Hunger index for India: IFPRI joins less than honest analysis and prescriptions club; Surjit Bhalla explains
Hunger index for India: IFPRI joins less than honest analysis and prescriptions club; Surjit Bhalla explains

An ill-informed remedy can only aggravate a patient’s illness, not make her get well.

Congress leader P Chidambaram takes a dig at Election Commission for not announcing Gujarat poll dates, CM Vijay Rupani hits back
Congress leader P Chidambaram takes a dig at Election Commission for not announcing Gujarat poll dates, CM Vijay Rupani hits back

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani hit out at Chidambaram over his dig at the Election Commission and said the opposition party is "scared" of the ensuing polls in the BJP-ruled state.

Talks inconclusive, stalemate continues at SRFTI
Talks inconclusive, stalemate continues at SRFTI

Once the institute reopens on Monday, the management will talk to the students on demands for better facilities but it will not tolerate browbeating from students, she added.

Developers on a high as mall vacancies start falling pan-India and fund infusion rises
Developers on a high as mall vacancies start falling pan-India and fund infusion rises

Going by realty consultant Cushman and Wakefield’s take, the current mall vacancy rate stands at 13%, an improvement over last year's 20%.

As US-India bonhomie rises, Delhi underlines Rex Tillerson's Indo-Pacific push
As US-India bonhomie rises, Delhi underlines Rex Tillerson's Indo-Pacific push

Ahead of Tillerson’s visit on October 24, discussions between the two sides on the quadrilateral group — India, US, Japan and Australia — have picked up in preparatory meetings between the two sides.

Horoscope: By Peter Vidal

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SAGITTARIUS Your creative energy should now be at a peak, but not perhaps because the stars are all on your side. On the contrary, challenging romantic stars remind us of the cliché that all great art stems from… read more

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