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Dec 01, 2014
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Letters to the Editor

Money Today readers give their feedback on the magazine's November, 2014 coverage and more.
Investment Tips to invest in long-term FMPs launched by fund houses in response to new tax rules

Tips to invest in long-term FMPs launched by fund houses in response to new tax rules

We discuss features of longer term FMPs that fund houses are coming out with in response to the new tax rules.

Tips for debt fund strategies to get gains from possible interest rate cut

We tell you how to work out your debt fund strategy to gain from possible interest rate cuts.

E-commerce sector in India could be good option for investors

The e-commerce industry might be at a nascent stage in India but the sector has strong potential. If chosen carefully, such companies can reward investors.
Real Estate How interest subvention schemes in real estate work

How interest subvention schemes in real estate work

Many developers offer to pay interest on the loan till possession. This is good news, but only if chances of the project getting delayed are low.
Mutual Fund Mutual funds: Mid-cap funds' average one-year return crosses 81 per cent

Mutual funds: Mid-cap funds' average one-year return crosses 81 per cent

Mid-cap funds have seen a spurt in returns with category average one-year return crossing 81%, second only to infrastructure fund.

How L&T Equity fund has performed in 3 years

With its incesption in May, 2005, the fund has delivered a 3-year annualised return of 22.67%, compared with the category's 20.24%.

Exercise caution while investing in European, Chinese funds

Performance of European markets will depend upon economic recovery and growth in corporate earnings, rather than re-rating, as was the case last year.
Expert View Top tips for driving etiquette, rules abroad

Top tips for driving etiquette, rules abroad

Here are our tips on driving abroad that will keep you from trouble.
Query Corner Experts answer your personal finance queries on tax, investment, loans

Experts answer your personal finance queries on tax, investment, loans

Money Today experts answer your personal finance queries, from tax to insurance to investments.
Columns 'India will draw large FII inflows in 2015'

'India will draw large FII inflows in 2015'

India in particular appears better placed than most to weather future bouts of Fed-related market turbulence.
Tax How to make the most of higher tax deduction limits this year

How to make the most of higher tax deduction limits this year

It is time when you scramble to arrange money for investing to save tax. We tell you how to make full use of the higher tax deduction limits this year.

Rules you should know pertaining to gift taxation

To make sure that you stay clear of tax troubles, we give you a low-down on rules that govern gift taxation.
Financial Planning Play these games to improve your financial quotient

Play these games to improve your financial quotient

Play these novel internet-based games that helps you enhance your understanding of personal finance.
Banking Best loan deals on offer from public, private sector banks

Best loan deals on offer from public, private sector banks

Are you scouting for a loan to buy a house, a car or for your child's education? Here are the best deals on offer.

We tell you how to ensure hassle-free debt repayment

With education institutes mushrooming in the country, it is advisable to calculate your return on investment before enrolling into one.
Commodities Good time to enter commodity market with fall in base metal prices

Good time to enter commodity market with fall in base metal prices

According to the World Bank, global metal prices are expected to fall more than 5 per cent in 2014 due to new supplies and low demand from China.
Perspective Keep count of ATM visits as banks levy charges for service

Keep count of ATM visits as banks levy charges for service

State Bank of India, Axis Bank and HDFC Bank have decided to charge its customers beyond five transactions in a month.

Investors to get single consolidated statement for investment in MFs, stocks

From March 2015, you will get a consolidated account statement (CAS) of your investments in mutual funds as well as stocks if you have a demat account.

A look at recent rulings which can affect you

A look at recent rulings which can affect you.

Re-launched Kisan Vikas Patra offers 8.67% per cent interest

The re-launched KVP offers 8.67% interest and will double the principal during its maturity period of 100 months.

Sending money back home to India gets costlier for NRIs

The Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has clarified that the service tax will be only on the commission paid to Indian agents and not on the total amount remitted.

Relatives, vendors come under insider trading scanner

The new norms also bar directors from taking call and futures bets on the company's shares.
Company Stock GATI stock has gained 204% in past six months

GATI stock has gained 204% in past six months

GATI is among the top gainers in the past six months with return of 204%.
Stocks India Inc remains cautious despite improved investor confidence

India Inc remains cautious despite improved investor confidence

Looking at corporate results for the second quarter, it seems that business confidence is increasing. However, the same has not yet been reflected in investment demand.
Editors Note From the Managing Editor: December 2014

From the Managing Editor: December 2014

Money Today Managing Editor Sarbajeet K Sen discusses FII inflows and tells you why you should buy the magazine's December issue.