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Portable PF account number to be launched on October 16

Govt will also launch unified web portal LIN (Labour Identification Number) for simplifying business regulations

EPFO makes it mandatory to provide workers' bank a/c numbers

The Employees' Provident Fund Organisation headquarters has asked its over 120 field offices to seek the core banking account numbers

EPFO chief Jalan urges green light to buy stocks

Says to get better returns the fund needs to diversify its investments

SBI cuts medium-term deposit rate by 25 bps

Simultaneously, the bank has hiked the deposit rate by 25 basis points in the 180-210 days category to 7.25%

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Case study

Business Standard analyses one family's finances and suggests a way forward

Debt counselling: Mohan Jayaraman

Why is it important to know one's credit score? How can I know mine?A credit score indicates the borrower's creditworthiness and lenders are ...

Case study

Business Standard analyses one family's finances and suggests a way forward

What should you do with FMPs?

It is a toss-up between liquidity and higher returns; if the tenure is more than three years, FMPs score

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Don't get swayed by the euphoria

Not all good performing funds will be able to sustain returns for long. So, select the right mix of funds

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Realty check

Business Standard brings you a snapshot of average current rates and unit sizes in localities that offer property in a price range of Rs ...

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Focus on domestic market for growth
Devangshu Datta

Specific growth areas for India are liable to be different from areas in which Japan, China have scored

Govt must reform power sector on Gujarat model
Devangshu Datta

Stable finances could drive greater investment into a sector the nation can ill-afford to let collapse

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Five things you wanted to know about the RuPay card

Recent developments saw Government passing on instructions to state owned banks to issue RuPay debit cards to their customers

5 rules to help you invest for the long term

Being a long term investor is also not an easy task, as for long term things might be not in your favour

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