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Is This The Right Time To Get A ‘Fixed Rate’ Loan?

Is This The Right Time To Get A ‘Fixed Rate’ Loan?

As the central bank has increased the repo rate, the interest rates on loans are set to rise. In such a scenario, would a ‘fixed rate’ loan be a good deal? Read on to find out

05 May 2022
LIC IPO Opens Today: Fund Managers Invested Heavily; Should You?

LIC IPO Opens Today: Fund Managers Invested Heavily; Should You?

LIC’s IPO opened for anchor investors on May 2, 2022. As many as 99 mutual fund schemes invested over Rs 4,000 crore in the IPO. Should you invest too?

04 May 2022

Diesel Price Hiked By Rs 25/Litre For Bulk Users; Private Retailers Stare Closure

In 2008, Reliance Industries had shut all of its 1,432 petrol pumps in the country after sales dropped to almost nil as it could not match the subsidized price...

Pawan Hans Divestment Likely In A Couple Of Months: Report

Pawan Hans Divestment Likely In A Couple Of Months: Report

Pawan Hans has a fleet of over 40 helicopters and almost 900 employees, including 450 who are on the permanent rolls

15 March 2022

Union Cabinet Approves National Land Monetisation Corp

NLMC will be set up as a wholly-owned government of India company with an initial authorized share capital of Rs 5,000 crore and paid-up share capital of Rs...

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06 March 2022
Braithwaite Bets On Domestic Demand For Wagons After Russia-Ukraine Conflict Hits Export Bid

Braithwaite Bets On Domestic Demand For Wagons After Russia-Ukraine Conflict Hits Export Bid

The PSU under the Ministry of Railways was negotiating with Ukraine to secure an order of 5,400 wagons, the largest export bid for the company. 


27 February 2022
LIC IPO Carries Risks Galore

LIC IPO Carries Risks Galore

By offering a 5 per cent stake to investors – 31.62 crore shares – the government will keep the entire proceeds of the IPO with itself while raising...


14 December 2021
Bank Strike: Why PSU Banks Are Going On A Nationwide Strike This Week

Bank Strike: Why PSU Banks Are Going On A Nationwide Strike This Week

The strike, scheduled on December 16 and 17, is against the Banking Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2021 which would be a step towards the government’s plan to...


01 December 2021
Supreme Court Is Unhappy With ONGC's Approach To Arbitration

Supreme Court Is Unhappy With ONGC's Approach To Arbitration

Despite the apex court's direction that the arbitrators themselves fix their fees, to be borne by both the parties, the ONGC insisted on paying the fees as...


13 November 2021
New Bidding Rules For Govt Projects, But Will They Improve Execution?

New Bidding Rules For Govt Projects, But Will They Improve Execution?

The department of expenditure’s public procurement division’s new guidelines allow all non-standard works and non-consultancy services to be bid under the...


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17 September 2021
FM Nirmala Sitharaman To Head GST Meet Today

FM Nirmala Sitharaman To Head GST Meet Today

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will preside over the 45th meeting of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in Lucknow today.


16 September 2021
Highlights: Govt Announces Setting Up Of National Asset Reconstruction Company

Highlights: Govt Announces Setting Up Of National Asset Reconstruction Company

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman cleared a proposal providing Rs 30,600cr government guarantee for security receipts to be issued by the National Asset...


03 April 2021
Bear With Us, For What They Tell You Is Bull

Bear With Us, For What They Tell You Is Bull

The story about this ­century’s wealth creators in the stock market busts a few myths, and reveals that the path to riches is random and unreal, almost...


16 March 2021
Nationwide Bank Strike Continues To Impact PSB Services On Day 2; Check Details

Nationwide Bank Strike Continues To Impact PSB Services On Day 2; Check Details

Customers will be inconvenienced to get services such as cash withdrawals, deposits, cheque clearances, remittance services.


18 January 2021
Kerala Will Move Against Privatisation Of PSUs: Pinarayi Vijayan

Kerala Will Move Against Privatisation Of PSUs: Pinarayi Vijayan

The state government has written to the Prime Minister and Union finance minister twice against the move


20 December 2020
Air India Divestment Process Likely To Continue Till Next Fiscal Year

Air India Divestment Process Likely To Continue Till Next Fiscal Year

The government is selling its entire stake in Air India that has been suffering losses since its 2007 merger with Indian Airlines


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29 November 2020
Finance Ministry Asks PSU General Insurers To Cut Expenditure, Rationalise Branches

Finance Ministry Asks PSU General Insurers To Cut Expenditure, Rationalise Branches

In addition, firms have been asked to expand their business through the digital medium to improve financial health.


14 July 2020
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Find out the answer in our third episode of Your money in pandemic times. Catch Mahendra Jajoo, CIO - Fixed Income, Mirae Asset Investments Managers (India)...


10 May 2020
COVIDED! Axe On Disinvestment Is Good News For Air-India, BPCL and LIC?

COVIDED! Axe On Disinvestment Is Good News For Air-India, BPCL and LIC?

The coronavirus pandemic has poured water on Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman's plan to raise Rs 2,10,000 crore from disinvestments


07 February 2020
Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Union Budget 2020: Why It's Two Steps Forward, One-And-A-Half Backwards

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's fiscal arithmetic looked wobbly. She was seemingly unsure about what plagues the Indian economy


28 December 2019
Health Of PSBs Restored, 13 Banks Report Profit: Nirmala Sitharaman

Health Of PSBs Restored, 13 Banks Report Profit: Nirmala Sitharaman

Public Sector Banks have been reeling under non-performing assets for the last few years.


27 November 2019
'Air India Has To Be Closed Down If Not Privatised', Says Govt

'Air India Has To Be Closed Down If Not Privatised', Says Govt

The government is readying the bid document to sell off its entire stake in the national carrier.


21 November 2019
'Modi Govt Selling Country': Opposition Attacks Centre Over Stake Sale In BPCL, Other PSUs

'Modi Govt Selling Country': Opposition Attacks Centre Over Stake Sale In BPCL, Other PSUs

The government has approved sale of its entire stakes in blue-chip oil firm BPCL, shipping firm SCI and cargo mover Concor.


04 November 2019
Limited Rise In Indices Goes Against The Grain Of Underlying Bullish Trends

Limited Rise In Indices Goes Against The Grain Of Underlying Bullish Trends

The market breadth was positive, with more than two stocks gaining for every one decline.


16 October 2019
Public Sector Banks Had 'Worst Phase' Under Manmohan, Raghuram Rajan: Nirmala Sitharaman

Public Sector Banks Had 'Worst Phase' Under Manmohan, Raghuram Rajan: Nirmala Sitharaman

Nirmala Sitharaman said while she is grateful that Rajan did an asset quality review, but people should know what makes the banks ailing today.


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