Banking stocks have seen a sharp jump in the past one month with average one-year return from banking funds going up from 7.36 per cent to 18.16 per cent. Quantum long term equity scheme outperformed its category in the past four years.
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Online sources of information are changing the way consumers buy financial products. Rough economic weather has taken a toll on the wealth of households across the globe, including India. Between mid-2011 and mid-2012, the wealth of Indian households has gone down by $700 billion (around Rs 35 lakh crore). Reforms are the flavour of the season. The insurance sector is no exception. Its long-pending demand for raising the foreign direct investment (FDI) limit may be fulfilled. Equities have been a recommended investment for those looking for high returns. If you haven't started investing in stocks yet, it might be a good time to start with small amounts. A look at recent rulings which can affect you
Your boss deserves respect and empathy just as much as the next person. Invest in your relationship with your manager as you would in any other critical professional one, be it with clients, co-workers or subordinates.
Tough competition among insurers has resulted in improved services and you don't even have to be physically present at their offices anymore. Auto Bild lists ten websites and the services they offer online.
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. While taking an education loan is easy, paying back requires careful planning. Student borrowers get many relaxations which can be used to make the repayment smoother.
Amara Raja Batteries is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of over 45 per cent. While big technology companies such as Infosys and Wipro give earnings guidance, some like Larsen & Toubro give revenue estimates. Some auto companies guide for sales while pharmaceutical companies give guidance on revenue growth. Banks provide estimates of credit growth.
Accelerated development of smartphone hardware has made dents across industries, prompting manufacturers of cameras, radios, music players, navigators and even computers to innovate to stay relevant.
Sam Abraham introduces new products and services to help you zero in on those that offer value for money
Here are a few simple tests to know the construction quality of your house. Here are the prices of residential apartments at locations that witnessed maximum jumps in valuation during the past six months in some major cities. India's retail sector is poised to get big money with the government allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retailing. Does it make sense for a small investor to buy a shop in a mall?
Struggling to catch attention, Indian fund houses have come out with a number of unique products. While uniqueness captures attention, can it ensure higher returns as well? A financial plan is only as good as the adviser who draws it up. So ensure your financial security is his only motivation.
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While real estate can give good returns, it can also mean a hefty tax outgo. Irrespective of how the property has been acquired, the taxman looks at each and every real estate transaction.
The industrial metal pack - lead, tin, zinc, nickel, copper, aluminium and iron ore - which trade on the Multi Commodity Exchange, returned 11 per cent between August 16 and September 22, as against a negative 4 per cent return this year till August 14.
Build a fund that can be used in times of emergencies such as job loss and unexpected medical situations. While building an emergency fund, the two important things to be kept in mind are the amount required and the investment options.
This issue of MONEY TODAY marks the completion of six years of our relationship as your preferred source of honest and unbiased advice on managing your money, writes Editor-in-chief Aroon Purie.