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PFRDA shortlists 8 companies to manage pension funds of private sector

Pension fund regulator will issue letter of intent to the selected managers on April 25

EPFO to provide all benefits through e-mode by September

Retirement fund body has decided to make 100% e-payment of benefits by August 31, 2014

EPFO account holders to get universal account numbers

This will make life easier for those shifting jobs

Vodafone hikes rates for Mumbai circle

Hike applicable to post-paid subscribers from next bill cycle

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10 financial products to help you plan your retirement

Let us look into financial products for investment pre-retirement and post retirement

No TDS on deposits doesn't mean these are tax-free

Interest income on deposits is taxable according to your tax bracket

Safeguard your special child's financial needs

Setting up a private trust is the best option, as parents can include specific clauses for the child's welfare

How beneficial are mergers for shareholders?

Always watch the price paid for an acquisition and the strategic intention of a merger, say experts

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Exit non-performing mutual funds...

...but stick to those that have turned around because these could perform well once a new government is in place

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Realty check

Budget: Rs 1.5 crore to Rs 2 croreBusiness Standard brings you a snapshot of average current rates and unit sizes in localities that offer ...

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Your tax papers are an identity thief's dream

Sensitive information such as PAN data can be misused to claim a fraudulent tax refund or obtain a credit card or a loan

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Market likely to continue making gains till May 16
Devangshu Datta

Take a look at prices on May 15 and assume a five per cent move in either direction by May 29. Then, strangle with long puts and calls

Will optimists triumph over pessimists?
Devangshu Datta

Going by calls and puts, expectations for the next nine months are 25% up and 20% down over the long term

Investor Education 

10 important things to analyse in an Annual Report

You can get annual reports from company website under investor relation section, BSE/NSE website and will receive in post / email if you are ...

Benefits of Equity Systematic Investment Plan

Equity Systematic Investment Plan (SIP) is an instrument which helps you avoid the risk of timing the markets and facilitate wealth creation

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