April 18, 2015 12:47 (IST)
EMIs on loans could be headed lower even if the Reserve Bank does not cut interest rates in the coming months, says Aditya Puri who heads India's second biggest private sector lender HDFC Bank.
April 17, 2015 18:59 (IST)
The Central Board of Direct Taxes has notified new Income Tax Return (ITR) forms for the current assessment year, making some additions to the existing format.
April 17, 2015 17:32 (IST)
The study compared hotel prices, public transport charges, taxi charges etc. across cities.
April 17, 2015 09:05 (IST)
Tax-free bonds, a good bet for risk-averse investors, are expected to hit markets after a gap of one year. In 2013-14, nearly Rs 50,000 crore was raised through tax-free bonds.
April 15, 2015 22:41 (IST)
The Finance Ministry has notified the increase in transport allowance to Rs 1,600 a month from Rs 800 as announced in the Budget for 2015-16.
April 15, 2015 16:54 (IST)
Equity mutual funds are in an overdrive, which saw 25 lakh investor accounts or folios added in 2014-15, mainly on account of a sharp stock market rally and strong retail participation.
April 15, 2015 14:54 (IST)
Add-on cards mostly do not get a separate credit limit, it shares the credit limit on the principal holder's credit card.
April 13, 2015 16:10 (IST)
Hours after private lender HDFC lowered interest rates on home loans to 9.90 per cent, State Bank of India responded with a sharper cut, slashing home loan rates by 25 basis points to 9.85 per cent for new customers.
April 11, 2015 13:09 (IST)
If you have taken a home loan, just paying EMIs on time isn't enough. You must keep an eye on the interest rate cycles and ensure that you are in touch with your lender on a regular basis.
April 11, 2015 12:20 (IST)
The Real Estate Bill will bring in better transparency and better corporate governance into the real estate sector but property prices could go up, said Anuj Puri, chairman & country and head of property consultant JLL India.
April 08, 2015 23:09 (IST)
All departments have been asked to due diligence while processing leave travel concession (LTC) claims of employees as part of fresh set of guidelines issued by the Centre.
April 08, 2015 21:31 (IST)
The Department of Disinvestment has initiated talks with the Labour Ministry to persuade retirement fund body Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to invest a portion of its funds in the exchange traded fund of PSU stocks.
April 08, 2015 13:33 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government on Tuesday approved changes to a Bill that seeks to regulate the country's property market, notorious for black money and delayed possessions. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill, 2013 is aimed to protect the interest of consumers and ensure timely execution of projects, the government said.
April 08, 2015 10:19 (IST)
The RBI chief nudged banks to lower their rates as the central bank has already cut its repo rate twice earlier this year.
April 07, 2015 22:01 (IST)
In a bonanza to over one crore central government employees and pensioners, the Cabinet on Tuesday hiked dearness allowance (DA) by 6 per cent to 113 per cent of their basic pay with effect from January.
April 06, 2015 23:25 (IST)
The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) on Monday said it has completed system integrations to enable e-commerce transactions through RuPay cards of public sector banks.
April 06, 2015 18:03 (IST)
This has also helped the industry to increase its mutual fund assets base by 31 per cent to nearly Rs 12 lakh crore in last fiscal, which ended on March 31.
April 06, 2015 09:58 (IST)
Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya recently indicated that the government may soon seek Parliament's nod for amending the Employees' Provident Funds (EPF) Act.
April 04, 2015 12:14 (IST)
The Sukanya Samriddhi scheme will earn a higher interest rate of 9.2 per cent interest (yearly compounded) in the fiscal year 2015-16 (April to March).
April 03, 2015 18:52 (IST)
The IRDAI guidelines for 'Registering Cancellation or Change of Nomination' have come into effect from April 1, 2015.