Money Today Archive August 2010 Issue

Edition: August 2010

Cover Story

R Shree Ram

Most wanted stocks

A Money Today-value research study of the stocks that mutual fund managers stacked up over the past one year.
Mutual Fund
PricewaterhouseCoopers, in a report released recently, assesses the challenges faced by the mutual fund industry in India.
Tax
We consider the impact of the likely changes on your earnings and investments after the Direct Taxes Code DTC) comes into effect from 1 April 2011.
  • Revised Direct Taxes Code The revised direct taxes code discussion paper has put reforms on the backburner and made taxpayers smile for the wrong reasons.
Stocks
With a market capitalisation of less than Rs 967 crore, small-caps are the most dynamic set of stocks.
Careers
Devashish Chakravarty
To create a good impression as a first step to securing the coveted job, make sure your resume is simple, lucid and packed with relevant information, suggests.
  • On a rewarding trip The burgeoning travel industry has produced a new breed of entrepreneurs, which offers unique solutions for the new generation tourists.
Banking
While the new base rate will make lending more transparent, the interest rates for borrowers are unlikely to change immediately and will benefit them only in the long term.
  • Understanding base rate The banking sector has a new buzzword-base rate. It was introduced in the Indian banking system on 1 July after a directive by the Reserve Bank of India.
Planning
Chandralekha Mukerji
With runaway inflation and fuel price hike imposing callous budgetary constraints, it's a struggle to rustle up a gift that meets your budget.
BASICS
With RBI approving in principle to three more credit bureaus, including High Mark and Equifax, credit reports are back in the news.
Books
Kamya Jaiswal
With a pulse on the female psyche, the book offers realistic solutions to the financial troubles of women.
Query Corner
Do you have queries on tax, insurance, investments? Read on to solve some of them.

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