Debt outlook: Markets are entering an uncertain election cycle

Debt fund investors are advised to choose safety (over credit) and liquidity (over spreads and returns) while investing in bond funds.

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Investing in stock markets? Be cautious if promoters are pledging shares

The risk for investors arises when the promoters have pledged either all or a significant percentage of their holding as it could trigger a volatile price movement in a falling market.

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Taxpayer Alert! Suspicious income tax refund claims under I-T Department scanner

In a separate reply, the minister said the number of Income Tax Returns (ITRs) filed in 2018-19 up to January 2019, is 6.36 crore, a rise of over 37 per cent over 4.63 crore ITRs filed during the corr

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Have money to invest? UK, US can give better opportunities than Delhi, Mumbai real estate

Property prices in places like New York, London or central Singapore are more or less on par with the prices of ultra-luxury properties in, say, central Delhi or South Mumbai.

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Smart FD strategy: 3-year deposit or roll-over after 1 year? Axis Bank FD rates vs SBI vs ICICI vs HDFC vs LIC Housing

Fixed deposits (FDs) are the most trusted investment avenue for Indians and account for the largest amount of money invested every year.

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How facilities management is benefiting both developers and home buyers

Since homebuyers are looking for the best of the modern features and amenities, real estate developers are now keen to play the role of facility management providers so as to provide specialized servi

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Valentine’s Day 2019: How cashbacks, reward points can make your valentine spending sweeter

E-commerce and digital wallet giants starting from Amazon Pay, Google Pay, PhonePe, Paytm, are wooing the Valentine's Day couples with new cashbacks and reward points.

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Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PMSYM) scheme: Who all can join Govt’s new pension scheme, know the launch date, get full pension chart

In PMSYM, the individual has to contribute a fixed monthly amount till age 60, while an equal amount is put into the account by the government.

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Stamp Duty dilemma: Investing in MF, ULIP, NPS, PF and other instruments may become costly

Experts believe stamp duty is an obsolete thing, which creates undue burden on investors and should be abolished, rather than making all investors liable to pay the duty by implementing it at national

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Where to invest money in 2019 for better returns? Find out

The Interim Budget 2019-20 has thrown up some interesting investment themes for better returns. Here they go.

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Budget 2019: Industry, activists give thumbs down to proposed changes to IT Act

Industry associations representing information technology (IT) companies, telecom operators as well as internet companies said many of the proposed changes are not required as the existing laws are en

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TPG announces final close of Asia-focused PE fund

TPG Asia VII has so far committed more than 40% of the capital across 12 companies.

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Probability of negative returns reduces long holding period, says Dhaval Kapadia

The probability of negative returns is the highest for a one year holding period and over a seven year holding period the probability of a negative return from Indian equities (Sensex) is negligible.

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Income tax hack: Four tax-saving deductions beyond 80C

Section 80C offers a tax deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh for investment in five-year bank/post office deposits, contribution to PPP, EPF, life insurance premiums, investment in ELSS and ULIPs and tuition fee

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Liquid funds are good alternatives to savings accounts

Reserve Bank of India in 2011 brought changes and deregulated interest rate on saving deposits. Before that, every bank would offer 4% per annum but now banks can offer interest whatever they deemed f

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EPFO likely to retain this PF interest rate for FY 2018-19; Find out

The Central Board of Trustees headed by Labour Minister is the apex decision making body of the EPFO which finalises rate of interest on PF deposits for a financial year.

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Need additional money to finance your studies abroad? Top-up loans may help you

The approval of top-up amount depends on the borrower's maximum loan eligibility and current outstanding amount.

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ICICI Bank FD Xtra: 8 must-know facts before you invest

With FDs across all banks largely carrying similar features, a higher interest rate is often an important differentiator among them.

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Retailtainment: A perfect blend of retail & entertainment which is set to take realty market by storm

Retailtainment is enhancing the experience of shopping by a concept of clubbing various activities along with shopping, such as sports, gaming parlours, movie theatres, children’s play area and so o

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Budget 2019: Tax cuts can help build long-term wealth

The Budget 2019 proposal on the income tax rebate is most beneficial for the lower and middle income group – and is estimated to put 3 crore tax payers out of the tax bracket.

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Tax saving FD: 5 years SBI, HDFC, ICICI fixed deposit; Is post office NSC an alternative?

Before we see what the 5-year Tax Saving Bank Fixed Deposit and NSC have to offer, let us look at the most unique feature of these two investments.

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Five important things for getting right life insurance cover: Read policy documents carefully

Go through your policy document carefully to understand all the terms and conditions.

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Budget 2019: Govt makes income tax compliance easy by processing refund in 24 hours

The Interim Budget announced the I-T department's upcoming project wherein ITRs would be processed within 24 hours and refunds, if any, issued simultaneously.

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PPF Vs NPS: With the recent changes, is NPS a better investment option than PPF now?

Recently, many of the NPS rules have been changed to make it more investor-friendly. However, is NPS a better product than PPF now?

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How scrapping of tax on notional rent on second house will affect individual taxpayers

The government’s move to make two self-occupied houses tax-free will especially benefit the middle-class taxpayers in India.

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You can earn higher interest through P2P platforms; Know how

These platforms are mostly seen with borrowers who get turned down by banks or NBFCs for a loan and have limited access due to poor credit history.

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PPF Account: Rules for premature closure, revival and irregular account; 3 must-know facts

Before you consider investing in PPF, here are few facts to know about premature closure, revival and account becoming irregular.

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