Mutual Funds: Reaping benefits of SIP in a market rally

As the Nifty-50 has risen by 90% since its March 23 lows, investors are seeing a steady rise in SIP returns after a steep fall
Individuals are investing through SIP in large, mid and small cap funds and also in certain thematic funds.

EPFO settles 56.79 lakh COVID-19 advance claims, releases over Rs 14,000 cr till December

"The EPFO has settled 56.79 lakh COVID-19 withdrawal claims and disbursed Rs 14,310 crore to subscribers during the pandemic till December 31, 2020," a source said.


Business Cycle Fund Investing: Here’s all you wanted to know

Those who wish to take the benefit of first mover advantage and do not wish to take the risks involved of investing in sectorial funds can invest in the business cycle funds.

Cashless health insurance claim settlement for Covid-19 treatment: IRDAI issues new instructions

The IRDAI has directed all insurers to ensure that reimbursement claims under a health insurance policy should be settled as per the terms and conditions of the respective policy contract.

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Budget 2021 Expectations: Will Covid-19 hospitalization expenses get tax benefit?

Budget 2021 Expectations for Health Insurance: Reduction in GST rate from 18 per cent to 5 per cent is required, to increase the Health Insurance penetration.

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Long-term wealth generation a challenge: Ajit Menon, CEO, PGIM India Mutual Fund

Any negative news whether it is related to the impact on the economy of the other strains of Covid-19, difficulty in rollout of the vaccines or any inflationary impact that could disrupt markets can a

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Digit Insurance becomes first unicorn of 2021

Digit claims to have also garnered profits in all three quarters of the current financial year.

In January last year, the company had raised about $84 million from a clutch of investors at a valuation of over $800 million.

PFC’s Rs 5000 crore taxable non-convertible debentures subscribed 94% on Day 1; Details here

State-run Power Finance Corporation's Rs 5,000 crore taxable non-convertible debentures issue was subscribed 94 per cent on the first day on Friday

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Income Tax raid: I-T dept detects Rs 450-crore black money after raids in Kolkata

The Income Tax Department has detected undisclosed income of over Rs 450 crore after it raided some Kolkata-based entities engaged in various businesses

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Budget 2021 Expectations: Taxpayers want the old income tax regime to continue

Budget 2021 Expectations for Income Tax: Although, the new income tax regime has lower tax rates on income between Rs 5 lakh to Rs 15 lakh, but no tax exemptions and deductions will be available in th

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Now receive NPS partial withdrawal amount on 5th day in your bank account

As of now, the eligible Subscribers need to submit their application for partial withdrawal to the respective Points of Presence (POPs).

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Direct Vs Regular Mutual Fund – Which is more suitable for you?

With direct plans, there is no involvement of third parties like brokers or distributors or banks. Since there are no intermediaries, there is no commission or brokerage involved.

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Budget 2021 Expectations: Tax, FDI reforms to provide much-needed impetus to insurance industry

The Government could tweak the tax regime to incentivise the taxpayer to obtain insurance through measures such as enhancement of tax rebates under Section 80C and Section 80D of the Income Tax Act.

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Lowest home loan interest rates – Check out the latest rates offered by 15 banks

If you’re planning to take a home loan, here’s a list of 15 banks that are currently offering floating rate home loans starting at under 7% p.a.

Union Budget 2021: What taxpayers can expect from FM Nirmala Sitharaman on the personal tax front

Union Budget 2021 India: Here's the taxpayers' wish list on the personal tax front emanating from COVID-19's adverse impact and other circumstances.

Union Budget 2021 Expectations — Life Insurance: Tax sops needed to boost penetration

Union Budget 2021 Expectations for Insurance Sector: A relook at GST on term, pension and annuity products is needed even as tax deduction for life insurance premium should be made available under the

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Gujarat High Court refuses to extend I-T returns filing date

Due to Covid-19 pandemic, the due dates for filing of return/tax audit have already been extended on three occasions. The latest extension is from January 31 to February 15 for assesses whose accounts

The Income-tax department also submitted that the number of returns filed this year has already exceeded by about 6% to 5.95 crore as on January 10, 2021, compared with 5.62 crore as on August 31, 2019 (last date of return filing).

Your Money: Diversified portfolio is right for all times

The presence of a portfolio diversifier like gold enables us to take on higher risk that comes with equity investing

Most popular ETFs and index funds chosen by investors – Check the list

After Mutual Funds, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are the most innovative and popular investment options in India.

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How customer demand and public health priorities are pushing contactless payment adoption

Unless there is a dire need or a strongly enforced government or regulatory policy mandate, consumers and businesses are slow to change: Experts

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YES BANK launches wellness-themed credit cards – Check features

Through the app, consumers will be able to avail complimentary benefits such as annual health check-up, round the clock doctor or counsellor helpline, in-studio or home-based workout sessions, persona

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Power Finance Corporation NCD with returns up to 7.15% – Check details

The 15-year tenure NCD offers a range of fixed coupon rates with a maximum coupon rate of 7.15 per cent per annum.

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How Alternate Investment Fund can tackle the growing challenge of stressed real estate in India

By bringing in an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF), not only can the stressed asset puzzle be solved, but a viable solution can be chalked out for all the stakeholders.

Walking on a risky path of new investments: IPO or NFO – which one is better?

We have a strange scenario – on one hand we have investors booking profits and on the other investors are investing in IPOs and NFOs.

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