Sanjeev Sinha is Editor, Personal Finance at Financial Express Online. He has more than 20 years of experience with some of the top Indian media
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Delivery of projects during the prevailing challenges sends out a positive signal and helps regain homebuyers’ trust given that the government had extended the delivery timelines by at least six months for developers.
REITs, in fact, were introduced in India only recently, and currently focus only on commercial offices. However, their market opportunity is still significant in India and also remains largely untapped.
With contracting global output, global economies in a deeper recession than anticipated, and dearth of good returns in many other asset classes, gold has emerged as a safe bet for investors across the globe.
Despite the lowering of FD interest rates following a spate of cuts in the repo rate by the RBI in recent months, these timed deposits still continue to remain one of the most favourite investment instruments in the country.
Being reluctant to use formal mechanisms due to irregular cash flows and facing lack of accessibility and tech-savviness, a majority of low-income group people rely on informal mechanisms for saving money for their future nee
In view of the Covid-19 crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in March this year had announced a number of relief measures for taxpayers and the common man, including the waiver of ATM withdrawal charges and relaxation
Apart from new launches and sales, unsold inventory also registered a marginal decline of 2% in H1 2020 compared to H2 2019. Sales continued to exceed new launches, resulting in unsold inventory reduction.
Mutual funds have been a preferred source of investment for passive as well as novice investors, especially through the well-established systematic investment plan (SIP) route. However, are they good for investment now?