Gold funds have lower charges and offer greater liquidity and safety than gold ornaments. Here are some of the key facts highlighted in this survey. Stocks of infrastructure development companies have fared well in the past three months. Investing only to save tax might not be a good idea. Through this Budget, I am committed to initiatives that will bring satisfaction to the travelling public, says Mamata Banerjee, Union Railways Minister.
The recent Sebi diktat to do away with entry loads on mutual funds has resulted in mixed feelings among the three key stakeholders.
Tap the screen to make a call, take a photo, connect to the Internet…. Who needs those chiclet keys any more? But how do you choose the right touchscreen phone?
Dividends from Indian companies are exempt because they pay a Dividend Distribution Tax (DDT) of 15%.
Can the 12 new travel portals that have come up in the past year take on the established players?
The house pegged as ‘affordable’ may not be worth the price you are paying. Consider its location and sundry charges before picking up one.
Though Kochi-based Pranay Singh has the right mix of equity and debt, his choice of financial products needs to be drastically upgraded to achieve the targeted returns.
Convenience and low prices are spurring more and more Indians to purchase goods and services through the Net.
Manu Mehta and Akshay Chhugani have created a new travel niche with their exclusive services for Indian and foreign backpackers.
The Budget affects the way we earn, spend, save and invest, but its heavy jargon often makes it difficult to understand how it impacts us. We simplify the text, as well as the context, to help you grasp it.
The Budget may have shaken the markets, but you can still pick some gems from the infrastructure, FMCG, auto and pharmaceutical sectors. When stock prices fall, the dividend-yielding scrips offer a cushion to investors. But do these options make for a good buy when the prices go up? Wealth Zoom has taken a hit because of the rally in the equity markets, but Dipen Sheth is convinced it’s a temporary phase and continues to short-sell.
An LLP combines the ease of running a partnership with the limited liability of a company.
Some genuine reasons for not filing on time could be a serious illness or injury suffered by the assessee or a family member.
Pragmatic and realistic. Boring and unimaginative. These are the two sets of phrases being used by experts to describe Pranab Mukherjee’s Budget.
The fund house was set up in 1997, but has come into its own in the past four years with a strong equity-focused portfolio.
Vijay Bansal entered the apparel market late, but targeted the middle class to find space for Cantabil.
Dipen Sheth offers a solution to tackling the ballooning fiscal deficit — the government should tap the nearly Rs 50 lakh crore of illegal money stashed abroad by Indians. The Budget is, at best, a window dressing — there’s something for everybody, but there are no sweeping changes or reforms to rev up the economy.
It could have been dismissed as yet another tome devoted to deciphering the Crisis. But in predicting the global trends and explaining how they can be of use, the book demands a read by serious investors, says P.V. Subramanyam.
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