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Is the humble fixed deposit now a loss-making proposition? What are the alternatives?

Is the humble fixed deposit now a loss-making proposition? What are the alternatives?

Do you know the instrument of the most trusted savings in the country - the humble fixed deposit is now a loss-making proposition? With inflation at nearly 7%, you are actually losing money on every FD you invest in. Especially with you being charged anywhere up to 30% income tax on the interest you earn on the FD. So, what are the options for an investor averse to risk? One who does not want the uncertainty of stock markets in his investment portfolio. Sakshi Batra brings you this special report.