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  • It is better for investors to choose malls that are managed by a professional agency or by the developer, as compared with strata sale malls (each unit sold to an individual owner), writes CBRE South Asia Chairman & MD Anshuman Magazine.
Sep 30, 2013
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Smart Spending Why choosing a smaller car in any price category is a great option

Why choosing a smaller car in any price category is a great option

Auto Bild tells you why choosing a smaller car in any price category is a great way to save money, with many great options available.

Recent launches: Sony Xperia Z Ultra, Asus Transformer Book TX300 and more

Sam Abraham introduces new products to help you zero in on those that could offer value for money.
Insurance Insurance tip: Invest in term plans than 'return of premium' plans

Insurance tip: Invest in term plans than 'return of premium' plans

A 'return of premium' plan is a term plan with death benefits. It returns the premium paid if the policyholder survives the policy term. In regular term insurance, insurers pay only when the insured person dies.
Mutual Fund Fund watch: IDFC Premier Equity has outperformed in past 5 years

Fund watch: IDFC Premier Equity has outperformed in past 5 years

IDFC Premier Equity has outperformed its index in the past five years.

Equity funds have started shedding gains they made in FY13

Equity funds have started shedding the gains that they made in 2012-13 as average one-year return from diversified schemes dropped below 2 per cent.

Mutual funds investing in the US a good cover against rupee fall

Experts feel with the current market scenario, investors must diversify across countries as well as assets. Right now, it makes sense to buy assets in economies recovering from the 2008 crisis.
Banking Best banks to take loan for house, child education

Best banks to take loan for house, child education

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.
Query Corner Money Today experts answer personal finance queries on tax, banking, investment

Money Today experts answer personal finance queries on tax, banking, investment

Money Today experts answer personal finance queries.
Stocks Why you should invest in stocks of companies related to commodity prices

Why you should invest in stocks of companies related to commodity prices

If you are not comfortable investing in commodities, where one can take bets mostly through futures, investing in a 'related' commodity stock can be a good option.

Stocks, sectors that will gain from a good monsoon

Monsoon seems to be the only respite that Indian companies can look forward to this year. Falling rupee, high fiscal deficit, flight of foreign funds and poor earnings, these have been the only themes in the India story for many quarters now.
Company Stock Idea Cellular among top gainers in past 6 months with returns of 47 per cent

Idea Cellular among top gainers in past 6 months with returns of 47 per cent

Idea Cellular is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of over 47 per cent.
Perspective Recent rulings in the personal finance sector

Recent rulings in the personal finance sector

A look at recent rulings in the personal finance sector which can affect you -

Companies Law to save interests of retail investors

The Companies Bill has introduced the concept of class action suit, which enables a group of investors to take a large company to court seeking relief/damage from actions of the company.

Allowing banks as insurance brokers will improve product offering

Banks can now sell insurance policies of multiple companies after the Insurance Regulatory Authority of India (IRDA) allowed them to become licensed insurance brokers.

Looking to exit National Spot Exchange? Here's what you can do

Since the National Spot Exchange has a huge outstanding towards investors, and the issue has snowballed into a big controversy, it is unlikely that normal functioning in the exchange will be resumed any time soon.

How RBI's measures to check rupee fall are impacting you

The fallout of the rupee slide is going to hurt you if you are looking to buy a property, invest overseas, send your child to a foreign university or buy gold.
Careers Settling abroad? Here's how to settle your finances before leaving

Settling abroad? Here's how to settle your finances before leaving

These days it is not uncommon for people to shift abroad for work. We discuss some things that you must do before leaving the country to keep your finances in order.
Expert View Stock markets dependent on liquidity outlook in near future

Stock markets dependent on liquidity outlook in near future

Sandesh Kirkire, CEO, Kotak Mutual Fund says in the classic growth-inflation trade-off, the third angle of sharply depreciating rupee, has made currency management an imperative.
Investment India Inc's first-quarter numbers show it is in a bad shape

India Inc's first-quarter numbers show it is in a bad shape

Although not all companies have declared results yet, based on the past trend - that is, Sensex earnings growth of just 6.8% in 2011-12 and 6.2% in 2012-13, and the results so far - double-digit growth looks difficult.
Talk Back Money Today readers feedback on the magazine's coverage

Money Today readers feedback on the magazine's coverage

Money Today readers feedback on the magazine's coverage of the personal finance sector -
Editors Note Real estate euphoria of the past decade is over

Real estate euphoria of the past decade is over

The real estate euphoria that ran through several years of the past decade when annual capital appreciation in favoured destinations across the country was as high as 20 to 30 per cent, or at times more, is over, writes Money Today Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen.