While buying travel insurance for certain international trips is mandatory, for domestic trips one can do without it.
GOLD prices hovered around $1,200 an ounce (around R26,000 per 10 gm) in April, with investors looking for cues from the US Fed.
While PEG ratio is a useful tool for stock selection, a study of past performance will be in order
Portfolio inflows moderated in April and reversed into outflows in May as foreign institutional investors (FIIs) retreat because of lack of reforms.
THE past few weeks have been quite jittery for equity investors, with the Sensex shedding nearly 3,000 points from the highs of 30,000 in March.
FOR NRIs wishing to invest in property in India, there are a variety of factors to be considered.
Even those already covered would do well to consider the schemes launched by PM last week
EVERYONE dreams to have a home they can call their own. However, due to a variety of issues, delays in completion of housing projects…
The buzz is so strong you cannot miss it. Whether it’s products or services, Indians are getting comfortable with the idea of buying the virtual way.
Risk, while unwelcome, is an integral part of any investment choice we make. Investment risk is the probability of loss on investment.
As per the Income Tax Act, the holding period required for listed securities to be classified as a long-term capital asset is 12 months.
Insurance is the finest tool for securing financial security during, and even after, one’s lifetime.
While the IMD has forecast below-normal rains this year — 93% of the long period average (LPA) — a poor monsoon seldom has any impact on the stock market. returns from the Sensex have been 30-80% in years of poor rains.
WITH equity markets having delivered a smart 35% in the previous fiscal, the current financial year has seen a slow start.
The government has notified 10 income computation and disclosure standards (ICDS) effective April 1, 2015.
How a home insurance policy provides great financial hedging at a nominal cost.
Complaints against private life insurers went up to 2,89,336 in FY14 from 2,67,978 in FY13 and that of state-owned Life Insurance Corporation rose to 85,284 from 73,034.
A stock’s opening price is more than a mere number. Here’s the lowdown on what it reveals
People also wish to migrate elsewhere after retirement — two out of five want to settle in another city.
Exchange rate tells you how much foreign currency (say, dollar, euro or Chinese renminbi) you can get in exchange for a unit of your currency.
The insurance regulator is putting in place changes to ensure non-life claims get settled faster
Esop benefits form a part of the employee’s salary income and are taxable as a perquisite.
To make payment solutions easier, banks will have to move from encrypted password-based payments to biometric-based payments
If your policy comes with a co-payment clause, you will have to pay a portion of your health insurance bill our of your own pocket.
Can I claim exemption against travel expense incurred by my brother?
With gold prices on a steady decline, it makes sense to buy in a staggered manner than at one go
The deduction for interest paid on purchase of a self-occupied property is restricted to R2,00,000. However, for a let-out or deemed-to-be-let-out property, the entire interest paid for purchase of the property is allowed as a deduction without any limit. The loss, if any, can be set off against salary or other income during the same year