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Tax Talk: NPS a flexible & tax-friendly investment option for NRIs

A vast majority of NRIs working overseas retain their roots in India and would wish to maintain corpus back home for eventual relocation.

Tax Talk: NPS a flexible & tax-friendly investment option for NRIs

Here is a list of right add-on covers for motor insurance

Buying the right add-ons could help you get the maximum benefit from motor insurance policy

Banking & Finance News

FPI holding in BSE 200 down marginally

During April-June 2015, domestic institutional investors increased their stake in sectors like banking, technology and pharmaceuticals and sold telecom stocks.

FPI holding in BSE 200 down marginally

Saving for retirement? Why annuity products make sense

An annuity product is a convenient tool for financial planning. It encourages people to save for retirement as premiums are very low at younger age and for those who opt for linked pension

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Income tax: Deduction up to R3 lakh available on royalty earned from book

What are the tax implications if I keep my flat unoccupied and stay in a rented house?

Income tax: Deduction up to R3 lakh available on royalty earned from book

Investing: The Bigger Picture

When assessing future value of a security, it’s crucial to analyse outlook for aggregate economy and firm’s specific industry

Investing: The Bigger Picture

Tax Talk: Some gifts are safe from tax implications under I-T Act

Gifts received in the form of cash, cheque or draft or even gold or property are taxable, if the total amount exceeds Rs 50,000 in a year.

Tax Talk: Some gifts are safe from tax implications under I-T Act

For investors, it’s all in the stocks now

Equity mutual funds have reported positive inflows for 15 months in a row in July, the highest ever, surpassing the cumulative flows of Rs 98,800 crore reported between October 1999 to April 2014.

For investors, it’s all in the stocks now

How to use indexation to save taxes on property sale

In recent times, real estate investments have been finding greater traction, with increasing numbers of investors buying property...

How to use indexation to save taxes on property sale

Don’t expect too much from gold scheme initially: Somasundaram PR

As gold prices hover around five-and-a-half-year lows, many are writing off the yellow metal’s appeal as a safe-haven asset class.

Don’t expect too much from gold scheme initially: Somasundaram PR

Insurance: Insure gift for sister

Insurance-focused FD for Raksha Bandhan will take care of premiums for PMSBY & PMJJBY for 10 years

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Bengaluru on top, beats Mumbai in VC funding

Some of the top deals were by Flipkart, Olacabs and One97 Communications.

Bengaluru on top, beats Mumbai in VC funding

Start investing early to maximise returns from compounding

When one starts a career, the first thought to strike him will not be financial planning or savings. But earlier one starts saving and investing...

Investment News

Investment tip: Do not leave tax planning for the last moment

For most of us, tax planning comes as an after-thought, but it should not be that way. If you have paid all your taxes, maintain the momentum and keep yourself organised next year too.

tax News

Monetary policy review: All eyes on RBI today

The Reserve Bank of India will decide on the policy rates at its monetary policy meeting today. While retail inflation remains within the comfort zone of the central bank...

Monetary policy review: All eyes on RBI today

Tax Talk: Not all donations to charity, political parties qualify for tax deduction

Taxpayers who have made donations to charitable institutions, or even political parties, can claim deduction while filing...

Tax Talk: Not all donations to charity, political parties qualify for tax deduction

How to fetch a higher price for your home in a subdued property market

Despite property market being subdued, a few minor alterations could help fetch a higher price for your home

Real Estate Bill News

Income Tax: Concessional rate of tax not available for debt-oriented MF

Where the income is below the taxable limit, there is no obligation on the individual to file his return of income except where he has foreign asset or income.

Income Tax: Concessional rate of tax not available for debt-oriented MF

Growth option or dividend payout? Weigh pros & cons before taking pick

Strong inflows into equity mutual funds indicate a shift in the nature of Indian households’ savings from physical to financial assets. Non-productive physical assets like gold continue to lose

Sensex, Nifty, bse, nse, sensex today News

With gold prices falling, few tips on when to invest in it

Analysts suggest investors should purchase the metal in a staggered manner rather than buying all the desired purchases at one go

Gold rate today News

Tax Talk: TDS obligations of a buyer if house costs more than Rs 50 lakh

Buying a house is an exciting milestone in one’s life. While most individuals are aware of the tax benefits available for repayment of housing loan and the principal payment...

Tax Talk: TDS obligations of a buyer if house costs more than Rs 50 lakh

In need of a booster shot

A recovery in the economy will bode well for the general insurance sector. While the segment grew 13% in FY15, it is expected to rise 15% in FY16, according to an Icra report.

In need of a booster shot

Why financial results of a firm are key to investing decision

Once you have a reasonable understanding of the company’s financials, you would need to check the risks that the company is facing at present or likely to face in the coming quarters

Dr Reddy's Laboratories shares - Q4 results News

Mutual Funds: Returns from gilt funds vary as per interest rate cycle

Bond prices and interest rates are inversely related; hence, if interest rates rise, bond prices would fall and vice-versa, with longer maturity bonds being more sensitive to movements in interest rat

Mutual Funds: Returns from gilt funds vary as per interest rate cycle

Investment tip: What is the difference between trading and investing

While purpose of investment is to build wealth, trading seeks to take advantage of temporary market events

Investment News

PF to gain from equity investment

Although many labour unions have opposed the move for years, the government has implemented the new investment pattern

PF to gain from equity investment

Glitter wanes, but gear up to strike gold in six months

WITH the yellow metal long seen as a safe haven and a hedge against inflation, global gold prices surged from $256 per ounce in 2001...

Glitter wanes, but gear up to strike gold in six months
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