Money Today Archive July 26, 2007 Issue
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Edition: July 26, 2007

Cover Story

By Rakesh Rai

The new rules of real estate

Should you buy a house now or should you wait? Here we attempt to answer many such questions and give you strategies to help you deal with today's uncertain property market.
In this MT Issue

The loss of government jobs is good riddance to an extent. But private organised sector must become a net employer soon. If that happens, the wealth creation party will surely last.

  • Notional savings certified Rising interest rates on other options and change in income tax guidelines have pushed NSCs out of the reckoning when it comes to tax planning.
Mutual Fund
Prasunjit Mukherjee, CEO, Plexus Management evaluates new mutual funds and tells you which ones to choose.
Tax

The way the income is treated depends on whether the mutual funds have been retained for over a year or not.

My Story
Sonia Sahijwani
Gurpreet Singh, 34, earns handsomely while on a spiritual journey.
Technology
By Ajay Singh

Sync your mobile with your PC and enhance the power of both? We tell you why and how.

Stocks
Here we take a look at how different stocks are performing in the market.
  • ITC, Jet Airways good buying options MONEY TODAY scans through dozens of research reports from investment houses every fortnight to present you the six most relevant stock recommendations and a sector analysis.
  • How we chose stocks for you Here we explain the rationale for choosing each stock in Safe Wealth, the 'safer' of our two portfolios.
Insurance
By Sanjeev Sinha

You need to cover your pet against all kinds of mishaps — and your pocket against their expensive consequences.

Sector Scenario
SSKI expects engineering firms to outperform considering the fat order books and massive capex plans.
Expert View
N S Rajan
Should we follow our personal calling or should we allow our careers to be determined by predictable norms?
Travel
By Sushmita Choudhury
As e-travel comes of age, over 12 online travel agents are fighting to offer you the cheapest, most hassle-free bargain deal.
Small Fortune
Time your monthly purchases at the beginning of the billing cycle and maximise the free credit period.
Your Wallet

EMI is a better indicator of affordability than the MRP. We present a new way to compute affordability.

BASICS
There is more to intelligent house buying than a good price, large size or quality of construction.
Portfolio Doctor
Goutam Bhattacharyya started financial planning late in his career. But he can still build a reasonable portfolio by intelligent investing.
Books
By Bibek Debroy
The triple forces of liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation (LPG) are effecting investment environment across all asset classes. Here’s a book to pick up your first lessons in global economy.
Query Corner
The tax on income from mutual funds depends on the kind of mutual fund you invested in.
Insight
This snapshot of the rupee's performance may aid you in making overseas investment decisions.
Editors Note
Equal to the challenge of monitoring stock market is that of tracking real estate. This is one sector that Indians have flocked to in the largest number, many putting in their life’s savings at stake.

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