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Perspective Quotable quotes from banking, mutual fund experts on current trends

Quotable quotes from banking, mutual fund experts on current trends

Quotable quotes from banking, mutual fund experts on current trends.

India's high networth individuals' number grows 20 per cent

The number of high net worth individuals (HNIs or individuals with investable assets of $1 million or more) in India has grown for the second straight year.

Interesting facts and figures in the world of business

Rs 490 cr (or $100 million) is the insurance coverage sought by Jaypee Sports International, the organisers of Formula 1 Grand Prix in India.

Recent rulings from banking, insurance, market sectors

A look at recent rulings which can affect you.

Sale transactions via general power of attorney not legal

The Supreme Court has ruled that sale transactions carried through general power of attorney will have no legal sanctity.

Axis Bank launches lifetime fixed rate home loan scheme

If you are looking for a home loan where you monthly instalment does not change during the entire tenure of the loan, Axis Bank has a product to offer.

Sebi paper suggests suspension of commission fee for 'investment advisors'

A concept paper issued by Sebi says distributors of financial products who call themselves 'investment advisors' cannot accept any commission from financial companies.
Talk Back Money Today readers write to Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen with their feedback

Money Today readers write to Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen with their feedback

Your cover story (For the Long Haul, October 2011) is an eye-opener for many. With inflation refusing to come down and prices of all essential commodities going up relentlessly, it is necessary for us to plan our finances for our retirement year, write Vijay Rathore from Jamshedpur.
Commodities Will returns from commodities like gold, pepper improve?

Will returns from commodities like gold, pepper improve?

We analyse how five commodities that have given the highest returns in the last five years are likely to perform in the future.
Careers Five sectors likely to emerge as largest employers in India

Five sectors likely to emerge as largest employers in India

India's growth is creating jobs like never before. Ashok Reddy, MD, TeamLease Services, looks at sectors likely to emerge as the largest employers in the near future.

Tips to adjust to work culture at your new office

Cracking the culture code at your new workplace is just as important as working hard to make the right impression.
Mutual Fund Systematic investment in mutual funds help tide over market volatility

Systematic investment in mutual funds help tide over market volatility

In a volatile market, the systematic investment strategy has helped Money Today-Value Research Lifestage Model Fund Portfolios sail through.

Balanced equity funds safest during market volatility

Balanced equity funds have proved their worth in volatile equity market conditions with the average fall in NAV in the past one year being 9% compared to 18% in large-cap funds.

What mutual fund industry can offer in coming months

The Indian mutual fund industry has grown at a breathtaking pace in the last five years. It has transformed the way retail investors benefit from India's economic boom. Here's what we can expect in the times to come.

AMFI Chairman Milind Barve on future of India's mutual fund industry

Milind Barve, Chairman, Association of Mutual Funds of India (AMFI), speaks to Tanvi Varma on the industry's future and the current maket scenario.

How to build mutual fund portfolio to withstand stock market pressures

Here's how you can build a mutual fund portfolio that can weather all market storms.
Technology Five technologies creating a buzz across the world

Five technologies creating a buzz across the world

Technology updates exponentially. We are currently witnessing improvements that will change the immediate future, be it our interaction with the Internet or green engineering. Harpreet Singh and Sam Abraham list five technologies that are creating a buzz.
Stocks Amtek India shares among top gainers in last six months

Amtek India shares among top gainers in last six months

Amtek India is among the top gainers in the last six months with return of over 76 per cent.

How to deal with share market rumours

Market rumours often rattle share prices. Here's how you should react to the buzz.
Query Corner Money Today experts answer money, banking, insurance, tax-related queries

Money Today experts answer money, banking, insurance, tax-related queries

Money Today experts answer money, banking, insurance, tax-related queries.
Investment Money Today, ICICI hold investor meet, address financial dilemmas

Money Today, ICICI hold investor meet, address financial dilemmas

ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, in collaboration with MONEY TODAY organised investor conference in Chennai on October 10, helping investors learn how mutual funds can achieve their financial goals.

Investing in structured products can bring equity-linked returns

Get equity-linked returns by investing in structured products that protect your capital when stock markets fall.

Indian middle class seeks to protect lifestyle, eyes higher insurance cover: Survey

The Indian middle class living in metros feels a greater need to protect its lifestyle, according to ING Life India's Investor Dashboard Survey for the second quarter of 2011. More than 75% Indians feel they need a higher insurance cover.

How to optimise on help from financial agents

Agents who sell financial products are often criticised for wrongdoings. But they can be of immense help. We tell you how to make the best use of their services.
Your Wallet Paying via mobiles gets popular, kinks still to be resolved

Paying via mobiles gets popular, kinks still to be resolved

Nokia and Airtel are pioneering mobile payments in India but many kinks need to be straightened out.
Real Estate Real estate market turns innovative to lure home buyers

Real estate market turns innovative to lure home buyers

Changing needs and discerning buyers have forced the property market to become innovative, finds Pritam P Hans.
Banking Best private, public sector banks to take loan from

Best private, public sector banks to take loan from

Are you scouting for a loan to buy a house, a car or for your child's education? Given below are the best deals on offer from public and private sector lenders.
Insurance How health insurance portability works

How health insurance portability works

From October 1, your health insurance policy has become portable. Switching to a new insurer can be easy if you follow some simple steps.
Insurance New insurance trends that stand to benefit you

New insurance trends that stand to benefit you

With large untapped market, insurers are innovating fast. Chandralekha Mukerji takes a look at some emerging industry trends and how they will benefit you.
Editors Note Editor-in-chief Aroon Purie on Money Today magazine turning 5-years old

Editor-in-chief Aroon Purie on Money Today magazine turning 5-years old

With this issue, your magazine, MONEY TODAY, completes five years. Purely in terms of age, these are still early days. However, we have displayed maturity throughout and have, over the years, presented to you a wide range of information-packed content to help you better plan your finances.