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Insurance can play big role in routing savings to infra sector

Development of infrastructure is one of the top priorities for the new government.

Editorial: Getting PPP to workUnion Budget: Govt proposes tax incentives for REITs, InvITs
How Budget affects various investment vehicles
The Budget proposals will boost household savings and divert them to financial assets, especially in...

Home insurance policy covers structure of the house as well as its contents

Repainting your vehicle with a different colour doesn’t impact the claims process. Having said this,...

Tax planning: Arun Jaitley’s Budget prescription

Before you alter your investment pattern in wake of Budget 2014-15...

Tax incentives in Budget will help boost economy

With the finance minister increasing the basic tax exemption limit from R2 lakh to R2.5 lakh for res...

Propulsion, but nowhere near escape velocity

The focus is on boosting household savings and channelising them into the financial sector and devel...
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Every drop counts: Arun Jaitley makes it just a bit less taxing
Depending on taxable income of an individual, higher deduction limits would mean you are...
Firefighting on various fronts: Agri, infra, asset quality get boost
The new government has carved out a Budget that addresses concerns of all segments of the society
New push to e-insurance #eGovWatch
Irda launches two-month pilot on insurance repository system to remove bottlenecks
Trajectory of fiscal deficit key variable for fixed income market
The Budget is a key variable for equity investments due to its impact on various segments of the eco...
Capital markets need retail investor boost to flourish
A robust economy is always built on sound capital markets.
Simple instruments key to retirement savings
Simple investment products offering guaranteed payouts will ensure that people channelise their mone...
Indian firms need to assess competitive advantage before entering China: Anil K Gupta
Anil K Gupta is the Michael Dingman Chair in Strategy and Globalization at the Robert H Smith School...
Gold prices likely to benefit if Iraq crisis continues, rupee depreciates
As long as the method and period of comparison is consistent, you can look at either point-to-point ...
Budget boost for life insurance
While the insurance industry can provide the infrastructure sector with long-term finance, the penet...
General insurance industry needs a fresh lease of life
With the election handing a decisive mandate to the new government, now is the time for concrete ste...
Households need tax incentives for healthcare sector to take off
A key deterrent to widespread healthcare services is the cost associated with building up the necess...
Investment: Post office term deposits vs bank FDs
What you should do when faced with choosing between post office term deposits and bank FDs
Household savings in financial assets set to rise
A sharp fall in domestic gold prices, vibrant equity markets, rising flows into equity mutual funds
Alternative investment: Getting savvy at state-of-the-art investing
Art is a symbol of beauty, grace and wealth, and an integral part of one’s assets.
Govt needs to raise Section 80C of the Income-Tax Act limit to Rs 5 lakh
One of the key challenges before the new government is to meet the heightened expectations
Smart Money: HDFC Life’s Click2Invest ulip could be a game-changer
If you are net-savvy and can actively manage your funds, HDFC Life’s Click2Invest, a unit-linked ins...
Travel insurance: Your foreign policy
Buying travel insurance promises complete peace of mind on an overseas trip. Here’s the lowdown
Liquid, tax-efficient investments key to secure retirement
For the retired, it is crucial to protect and grow their hard-earned savings and, at the same time, ...
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