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Tuesday 19 March 2019
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SCRAPBOOK

Real returns from FDs at 7-year high

With inflation undershooting the monetary policy committee’s target band and persistently high deposit rates, real returns from fixed...

Why do you need a Critical Illness Policy?

  A critical illness policy covers life threatening diseases like cancer, paralysis, heart attack etc. It can be a standalone critical...

NRIs, PIOs, foreign nationals can transfer shares to relatives

In a major move by SEBI, NRIs, PIOs and foreign nationals can easily transfer equity shares to immediate relatives without the need to...

Sections 80C – 80U: Lesser Known Facts

80C: Deductions up to Rs.1,50,000 is allowed in a financial year on the following expenditure or investment made on spouse and/or children:...

The man who pioneered index investing

When Jack Bogle first said he was going to sell index tracker funds back in 1976 he was ridiculed. But the idea was destined to upend the...

The indebtedness of the average Indian

The indebtedness of the average Indian, a net saver, is on the rise. Retail loans have surged over the past five fiscal years. The rise in...

MFs add Rs.3 trillion to assets base in 2018

Mutual funds have added Rs.3 trillion to their asset base in 2018. This uptrend may continue in the New Year as there is likely to be...

NPS goes EEE

  The government granted NPS exempt, exempt and exempt or EEE status, which means that like PPF (public provident fund) or EPF...

Some Investing Mantras

  Start Small: Many individuals wait to be “in a position” to invest. This is specially with regards to equity. Don’t waste...

Of Net inflows in MF equity plans…..October 2018

Despite the sustained selling pressure in the equity markets, investors continue to put money in mutual funds. Fund houses received...