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  • The New Year offers great investment opportunities for retail investors as the country's economy looks to emerge from a prolonged lean phase. This is, therefore, time for investors to make smart decisions to reap the benefits of a reviving economy.
Query Corner Money Today experts answer personal finance queries

Money Today experts answer personal finance queries

Money Today experts answer your queries on everything related to financial planning.
Smart Spending Gadget tracker: Featuring MacBook Pro, Nexus 5 and more

Gadget tracker: Featuring MacBook Pro, Nexus 5 and more

Featuring Apple MacBook Pro, Google Nexus 5, Micromax Bolt, HTC One Mini and HP Chromebook 14.

AutoBild lists out tips to keep your car safe in winters

Winter is here. Make sure your car is ready for the cold months, especially if you're planning a road trip. Here are our top tips to keep you safe on the road.
New Business Virtual offices, co-working can help entrepreneurs and start-ups save initial costs

Virtual offices, co-working can help entrepreneurs and start-ups save initial costs

Virtual office service providers offer a recognisable business address that you can provide on business cards and letterheads, a phone number and an executive to handle calls and answer mails.
Stocks Exercise caution when investing in stocks of tyre companies, say experts

Exercise caution when investing in stocks of tyre companies, say experts

Tyre stocks are on a roll. A sharp fall in rubber prices in the past few months and high replacement demand have ensured stellar gains for both tyre companies and their investors.

Top stocks that found favours with FIIs in 2013

FIIs have increased their stake in select stocks. Money Today analayses data over four quarters to see which stocks FIIs have been buying and selling in the last one year to give a hint about where to invest in 2014.

Tata Elxsi is among the top gainers in the past six months

Tata Elxsi is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of over 82 per cent.
Financial Planning Electronic stamping is a convenient way to pay stamp duty

Electronic stamping is a convenient way to pay stamp duty

Paying stamp duty is an essential part of almost any transaction you do in India, from buying or selling a house to setting up a business agreement or even registering your many insurance policies.
Mutual Fund Gold ETFs continue to disappoint investors for the second year in a row

Gold ETFs continue to disappoint investors for the second year in a row

Gold ETFs continue to disappoint investors for the second year in a row with negative returns as the precious metal remained under pressure globally due to strengthening dollar and fears of QE taper.

Asset management companies bring out funds to invest in Europe, Japan

Asset management companies, or AMCs, buoyed by returns from their US funds, are filing applications for funds that will invest in Japan and Europe. The argument in favour of these funds is that they will allow investors to diversify globally.

Religare Invesco Mid & Small Cap gave much better returns than its category's

Religare Invesco Mid & Small Cap fund has a five-year annualised return of 26.60%, compared with the category's 20.38%
Investment Why RGESS is not gaining popularity with retail investors

Why RGESS is not gaining popularity with retail investors

Like many government schemes, while the intention was right, the execution was not. The scheme has failed to bring retail investors to the equity market in large numbers despite the promotion and awareness campaigns launched by the government and mutual fund houses.

We expect FII inflows to continue in 2014, says Sam Mahtani

Sam Mahtani, Director, Emerging Market Equities, F&C Asset Management, says the country's economic growth, the outlook for domestic interest rates and results of the coming general elections are going to be the key drivers of Indian equity markets next year.
Banking Best banks to take loans from

Best banks to take loans 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.
Perspective Sebi plans to rein in research analysts

Sebi plans to rein in research analysts

The market regulator has floated a 'consultation paper on proposed regulation of research analysts'.

A look at recent rulings in the personal finance sector

A look at recent rulings which can affect you -

Sebi appointed panel suggests widening definition of 'insiders'

A committee set up by the capital market regulator has proposed to widen the definition of insiders by including public servant, employees and their immediate relatives who are in possession of price-sensitive information.

Relief for borrowers as home loans get cheaper

The decision comes after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its 18 December policy review, decided not to increase the rate at which it lends to banks.
Editors Note 2014 will be exciting for investors as India goes to polls, says Sarbajeet K Sen

2014 will be exciting for investors as India goes to polls, says Sarbajeet K Sen

The New Year is sure to be an exciting one for investors with India going to the polls to elect a new government, writes Executive Editor Sarbajeet K Sen.
Talk Back Money Today readers' feedback on the magazine's coverage

Money Today readers' feedback on the magazine's coverage

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Insurance Irda to assign identity number to hospitals

Irda to assign identity number to hospitals

The regulator, in collaboration with the Insurance Information Bureau, has started a project for compiling data of hospitals across the country and allocating them with a unique number.