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Watch Out Before You Take A Lucrative Low-Interest Housing Loan From A Developer

Watch Out Before You Take A Lucrative Low-Interest Housing Loan From A Developer

As some realty developers are doling out low-interest housing loans, you must first weigh all its pros and cons before zeroing on one.

10 August 2022
Few Things To Consider Before Taking A Used Car Loan

Few Things To Consider Before Taking A Used Car Loan

A used car could take you places, but they do come with a higher rate of interest as well as a shorter tenure. But there are other things to consider, too when...

05 August 2022

Guide To PPF Interest Rates And Taxation For New Investors

PPF interest rates are still attractive. New investors can find details about PPF rates, taxation, and its fungibility aspects here.

Perpetual or AT 1 Bonds Are Back, This Time In PSU Banks. Should You Invest?

Perpetual or AT 1 Bonds Are Back, This Time In PSU Banks. Should You Invest?

Perpetual bonds by PSU banks offer higher interest rates than other bonds but they also carry high risk than other bonds.

25 July 2022

Russia's Central Bank Slashes Rate, Saying Inflation Slows

The bank lowered its key rate by 1.5 percentage points, to 8 per cent. It said inflation expectations have “significantly decreased," reaching spring 2021...

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22 July 2022
Soaring Inflation Makes Health Insurance Pricier. What Should You Do?

Soaring Inflation Makes Health Insurance Pricier. What Should You Do?

Health insurance is becoming more expensive over the years. Estimate your future needs and buy early to counterbalance the effects.


19 July 2022
Small Ticket Loans Under Rs 1 Lakh Form 50% Of Personal Loan Segment: Report

Small Ticket Loans Under Rs 1 Lakh Form 50% Of Personal Loan Segment: Report

Small ticket loans now make 50 per cent of the personal loan segment and their ticket size is below Rs 1 lakh, says CRIF High Mark report. Here are four trends...


10 July 2022
Investors Will Quietly Move From Cryptos To MFs, Says Amfi Chairman A. Balasubramanian

Investors Will Quietly Move From Cryptos To MFs, Says Amfi Chairman A. Balasubramanian

A. Balasubramanian, Amfi chairman and managing director and chief executive officer of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC said crypto investors will soon realise that...


02 July 2022
Interest Earning On SCSS Does Not Cease With Death Of Account Holder

Interest Earning On SCSS Does Not Cease With Death Of Account Holder

Interest earned on SCSS does not cease at the account holder’s death, but is paid at the rate applicable on post office saving accounts from the date of...


01 July 2022
Indian Realty Looks To Sunny Days Ahead As Demand Blooms After Two Years Of Covid Gloom

Indian Realty Looks To Sunny Days Ahead As Demand Blooms After Two Years Of Covid Gloom

The Indian residential market has performed positively in FY22, with industry sales volumes returning to FY20 levels, and unsold inventory decreasing from 46...


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30 June 2022
Market Volatility, Interest Rate Cause For Concern In Short-Term, Says Tata MF Report

Market Volatility, Interest Rate Cause For Concern In Short-Term, Says Tata MF Report

High liquidity and low interest rates have led to inflows of equities in emerging markets such as India. That said, there is reason for some concern in the...


30 June 2022
Bank Deposits Dip Y-O-Y, But Share Of Women In Incremental Deposits Double, Shows RBI Data

Bank Deposits Dip Y-O-Y, But Share Of Women In Incremental Deposits Double, Shows RBI Data

The latest report on deposit with scheduled banks show that the bank deposits fell on a yearly basis, even as current, savings, and term deposits increased....


21 June 2022
Yes Bank Announces Floating Rate FD At Interest Up To 6.5% For All Domestic Customers

Yes Bank Announces Floating Rate FD At Interest Up To 6.5% For All Domestic Customers

The floating rate fixed deposit is linked to the repo rate as announced by the Reserve Bank of India, thus allowing depositors to earn more from their fixed...


18 June 2022
Will RBI Raise Interest Rates After Fed rate hike? What should investors do?

Will RBI Raise Interest Rates After Fed rate hike? What should investors do?

The central bank, according to economists and reports, could go for an additional interest rate hike of up to 125 bps this fiscal, taking the overall increase...


18 June 2022
Interest Paid For Entire Year Can Be Claimed If Person Has Ownership Of House

Interest Paid For Entire Year Can Be Claimed If Person Has Ownership Of House

If the house is completed within the year and you take ownership of the house throughout the year, you can claim the interest paid for the entire year. Also,...


18 June 2022
3 Clauses That You Shouldn’t Ignore When Signing A Home Loan Agreement

3 Clauses That You Shouldn’t Ignore When Signing A Home Loan Agreement

Most home buyers simply consider fundamental elements like down payment, EMIs, and home loan interest rate when signing the deal, but it’s important to look...


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17 June 2022
Swiss National Bank Hikes Interest Rate By 1/2 Point Amid Inflation Fears

Swiss National Bank Hikes Interest Rate By 1/2 Point Amid Inflation Fears

The bank said the rate on sight deposits would be increased by a half-point, to negative 0.25 per cent. Swiss interest rates have been negative for months,...


16 June 2022
Bank of England under pressure to aggressively hike rates

Bank of England under pressure to aggressively hike rates

While the UK's central bank began raising interest rates earlier than its counterparts, the Bank of England is now trailing the US Federal Reserve in the...


15 June 2022
A Strategy For Rising Interest Rates By Deepti S Patel, CFPCM, Director, Finacrest Wealth Pvt. Ltd.

A Strategy For Rising Interest Rates By Deepti S Patel, CFPCM, Director, Finacrest Wealth Pvt. Ltd.

It is well-known that the portfolio equivalent of not putting all your eggs in one basket is to diversify your portfolio investments across multiple asset...


14 June 2022
IDBI Bank Raises Interest Rates On Retail Term Deposits By Up To 25 Bps

IDBI Bank Raises Interest Rates On Retail Term Deposits By Up To 25 Bps

The revised rates would be applicable across various tenors for domestic term deposits, non-resident ordinary (NRO) and non-resident external (NRE) term...


14 June 2022
Fitch Expects RBI To Hike Interest Rates To 5.9% By December-End

Fitch Expects RBI To Hike Interest Rates To 5.9% By December-End

In its update to Global Economic Outlook, Fitch said India's economy faces a worsening external environment, elevated commodity prices, and tighter global...


13 June 2022
Bajaj Finance Raises Deposit Rates By Up To 20 Bps On Various Tenors

Bajaj Finance Raises Deposit Rates By Up To 20 Bps On Various Tenors

The revised rates on Bajaj Finance FDs of up to 20 basis points are effective from June 14, 2022, and shall be applicable to fresh deposits and renewals of...


08 June 2022
5 Things To Consider Before Going For A Gold Loan

5 Things To Consider Before Going For A Gold Loan

In times of uncertainty and crisis, Indians often take gold loans, despite the social stigma attached. Here are a few things to keep in mind before pawning...


07 June 2022
Homebuyers Face New Odds: Rising Interest Rates, High Property Prices

Homebuyers Face New Odds: Rising Interest Rates, High Property Prices

With the changing nature of homebuyer demand, developers repurposed the supply with better designs and more amenities. The all-time low loan rates and...


06 June 2022
What Will Be The Impact Of RBI Rate Hike On Your EMI And Economy

What Will Be The Impact Of RBI Rate Hike On Your EMI And Economy

The interest rate hike may be worrisome for existing and potential home and car loan borrowers as their interest rate and subsequent EMIs (Equated Monthly...


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