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Cover Story

  • In a market that shoots first and asks questions later, the mere mention of some property in a remote place sends the stock soaring.
Expert View Survival of the small

Survival of the small

It is unlikely that even by 2015, India will see more than 2,500 hypermarkets and 6,000 supermarkets.

Future imperfect

The real estate prices are not sustainable at these levels in the long term.

The home as a consumer product

Why are stock markets suddenly waking up to the real estate sector? It's more about housing than commercial real estate.

Hometown options

For buyers looking at evaluating options, they should see what they can afford and then work out their options.

Rise of the tier II

Residential development in metros is likely to continue an upward growth albeit at varying growth rates.
Tax Is profit from mutual funds taxable?

Is profit from mutual funds taxable?

When should you invest? How much tax you need to pay? MONEY TODAY answers all these and many other questions here. Read on.
Real Estate Mumbai, where realty prices touch the ceiling

Mumbai, where realty prices touch the ceiling

MONEY TODAY looks at real estate market in different cities across India. This time it is Mumbai, the country's commercial capital which possibly has the costliest real estate in the world.
Insurance Term it right

Term it right

Term insurance offers no-frills, low-premium life cover. Find out the one right for you.
Careers What is your salary hike going to be?

What is your salary hike going to be?

Your company did well and you too expect a reward wrapped up in the increment letter. But did your performance match the company’s expectations? This quiz will dispel all doubt.
Brain Trust Confessions of a fund manager

Confessions of a fund manager

'Maximum benefits come when you ride out volatility'.
BASICS Home truths

Home truths

Your dream home is a purchase done with a lot of care. It involves multiple issues including price, locality, interiors and type of house.
Books Rely on the basics

Rely on the basics

Prolific writer and academic Lawrence A Cunningham uses his immense knowledge of the financial world to come out with an insightful book, says Sharadh Manian.
Insight More for less

More for less

Discount stores offer the Indian consumer much more than the traditional kirana shops.
Mutual Fund Simply Incredible Profits = SIP

Simply Incredible Profits = SIP

The calculation of returns from systematic investment plans reveals some of the most rewarding opportunities.
Upfront Art of funding

Art of funding

According to some estimates, the Indian art market is worth an annual Rs 1,125 crore. It is definitely of substantial size.
My Story Potential energy

Potential energy

Here's the story of how physics teacher Farhan Mujib left college to take up collage.