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  • If the persistent talk of policy paralysis, high inflation, rating downgrades, financial scams and earnings slowdown is forcing you to defer putting money in Indian equities, it is time to consider investing abroad by buying units of global funds. However, choosing the right fund is the key.
Jun 30, 2012
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Mutual Fund Money Today-Value Research Lifestage Model Fund Portfolios June 2012

Money Today-Value Research Lifestage Model Fund Portfolios June 2012

The Money Today-Value Research Lifestage Model Fund Portfolios, launched in June 2010, have seen many ups and downs in these two years of investing. However, the SIP strategy in stable sectors has helped the portfolios limit the damages.
Perspective Govt rolls back TDS on sale of immovable property, gold jewellery

Govt rolls back TDS on sale of immovable property, gold jewellery

The government has rolled back the proposed tax deducted at source levy on sale of immovable properties (other than agricultural land).

Recent rulings from banking, insurance and capital markets sector that can affect you

A look at recent rulings from the banking, insurance and capital markets sector that can affect you.

Now, transfer your bank account between branches while retaining account number

Did you recently move from one city to another? Now, you can get your bank account transferred to a nearby branch in the new city while retaining your account number.

Futures market under lens for speculation in agri-commodities

The Forward Markets Commission has introduced a staggered delivery option where the seller can deliver certain commodities within 15 days from the fifth day of delivery month starting from June expiry.

Experts seek govt action to revive weak rupee in forex market

The weakness in the rupee is likely to continue due to strengthening of the dollar against major currencies such as the euro. According to market experts, the government should take some immediate steps to control the fall of rupee against the dollar.
Careers Career tip: How to plan well before going on leave

Career tip: How to plan well before going on leave

Being on leave does not relieve you of your responsibilities. Plan well for an uninterrupted break.
Banking Top lenders for home loans, education loan, car loans

Top lenders for home loans, education loan, car loans

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.

With no penalty on pre-payment of loan, should you switch banks?

In April, RBI asked banks to stop levying foreclosure charges and pre-payment penalties on floating rate home loans. Should you shift to a lender offering a lower rate?
Smart Spending Latest gadget reviews: Apple new iPad, Huawei Honor, Motorola Atrix 2 and more

Latest gadget reviews: Apple new iPad, Huawei Honor, Motorola Atrix 2 and more

Sam Abraham introduces new products and services to help you zero in on those that offer value for money.

Tips to best manage your money, savings and investment

While many people spend most of their time and energy on earning more, they should note that without learning the art of spending they may not be able to create a promising future.
Investment Got a salary hike? Here's how you can replan your investment portfolio

Got a salary hike? Here's how you can replan your investment portfolio

If you have got a pay rise this year, you are among the privileged lot. Make all the more effort to make the best possible use of this additional cash flow. This does not involve just buying a product that will fetch you high returns. The investment must gel with your overall plan.

Stock Watch: Farm commodities could continue dream run

Farm commodities that touched record highs this year may continue their dream run.
Talk Back Money Today readers write in to the Editor with their feedback

Money Today readers write in to the Editor with their feedback

Money Today readers write in to the Editor with their feedback.
Tax Money Today experts answer your financial queries

Money Today experts answer your financial queries

Money Today experts answer financial queries of its readers related to banking, insurance, tax, investment and real estate.
Real Estate Real Estate watch: How to deal with tricks property agents play

Real Estate watch: How to deal with tricks property agents play

Before you can call a place home, you have to tread a long road that involves detailed planning and years of savings. A good real estate agent is all it takes to make the journey smooth. For this, it is important that the selection is done carefully.
Insurance Insurance tip: E-ulips cost less, help build bigger corpus

Insurance tip: E-ulips cost less, help build bigger corpus

If you are net-savvy, the no-commission Ulips that are sold online are a good option for you. They are cheaper and have the potential to earn higher returns.
Stocks Vakrangee Softwares among top gainers in last six months

Vakrangee Softwares among top gainers in last six months

Vakrangee Softwares is among the top gainers in the last six months with return of over 80 per cent.
Technology Indian exporters are making the most of online marketplaces

Indian exporters are making the most of online marketplaces

Using online marketplaces, exporters from India are expanding their wings across the world. Despite a tumultuous global economic scenario, e-commerce is growing rapidly.
Editors Note Money Today Executive Editor on what plagues the mutual fund industry

Money Today Executive Editor on what plagues the mutual fund industry

There appears to be growing turbulence under the apparent calm of the mutual fund industry. What could be the trigger for such unrest? Ask any industry expert and the blame will squarely be placed on the continued ban on entry load.