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PSU banks fail to sell MFs

Despite having their own asset management cos PSBs, sans SBI, have earned dismally low brokerage incomes of less than Rs 10 cr

EPFO to launch online PF transfer for PF trusts this month

EPFO has developed a mechanism by which PF accounts can be transfered online from an un-exempted firm to exempted organisation

EPFO subscribers to get account update in real time from Oct 16

UAN member's portal will help EPFO to monitor whether their employers are depositing their PF contributions

MFs buy on dips in September

Turn net-buyers in the second half of the month as market corrects

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Toss-up between banks and transfer agents

Shop around for the best exchange rate and the lowest fees

This Diwali, swipe card to buy a car but beware of debt trap

You get a 45-day repayment window and reward points. But inability to pay back on time can be a problem

40 Years Ago...And now: The rise, fall and rise of credit cards

This business got off to a shaky start but the advent of credit bureaus de-risked it

Why you should make a will

It will save your legal heirs the hassles of proving their claim on assets. You can distribute your assets the way you choose to

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Loan against shares, MFs not a good option

While rates are lower than personal loans, not all scrips are eligible. You will need to provide additional liquidity if value of the ...

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Realty check

Budget: Rs 1 - Rs 1.5 croreBusiness Standard brings you a snapshot of average current rates and unit sizes in localities that offer ...

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Bonus stripping? Be careful

It has a tax advantage but can also land you in trouble with the tax department for booking capital loss, less liquidity and high premium ...

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Short-term fall, long-term gain
Devangshu Datta

Lower crude oil prices should be good, despite a likely slowdown in FDI. If fundamentals get better at the same time, there will be a good ...

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Otherwise, figure out the impact of taxes and brokerage costs if you think your trading or stock-picking skills can beat the index

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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

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