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The Budget will be good for many sectors despite lack of big-bang announcements. All eyes are now on impact it will have on corporate earnings and, hence, stock markets.

The Budget announced a slight increase in expense ratio, while distributor business may suffer due to its inclusion in the service tax list.
Rate cuts will have a big impact on your debt portfolio. It is time, if you have not already, to change your debt investment strategy to gain from the trend.
Selecting a health policy has never been easy. To begin with, you must know that there are two kinds of health insurance policies-indemnity and benefit.
Jack Lin, Head of Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa, Pioneer Investment, talks to Money Today on various facets of investing in India.
Max Life Insurance MD Rajesh Sud tells you why you need to give greater attention to life insurance products during 2015.
Most market players believe this stellar run will continue in 2015 on the back of reforms, strong foreign fund inflows, revival of manufacturing, among others.
Those who are risk-averse should invest in short-term funds over one year as improving liquidity may bring down short-term yields, writes Tanvi Varma.
Looking ahead, the outlook for gold looks lacklustre. Surging dollar will maintain downward pressure on gold.
We take you through the various tax proposals in the Budget that require you to rework your portfolio and suggest the best ways to carry out these changes.
The improving economic conditions and measures introduced by the government give hope of real estate recovery, say experts.
Since the new Government took over, there is a growing positivity among the real estate sector that can now hope for a new phase of growth.
Following are going to be the key focus areas for the health insurance segment.
In 2014, metals - both precious and base - fell after the US Fed ended its quantitative easing programme, reducing liquidity. Slowdown in China added to the woes.
"The Indian stock market will do well in 2015 is because, in our view, rupee will be lower than in 2014," writes trading strategist Shankar Sharma.
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Union Budget 2016-17