Investment

Income Tax Planning: Why you should not confuse tax planning with investment planning

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Tax planning and investment planning are not the same thing. People often make a mistake by putting money in low-return but tax-saving instruments without evaluating its impact on their short and long-term […]

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Insurance

Did you notice? SBI Life Insurance, Shree Cement entered $10 bn club in 2019

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The market rewards consistency, quality of management and earnings growth. SBI Life Insurance and Shree Cementswhich rose 17 percent and 19 percent in 2019, so far, entered the $10 billion club (market cap over Rs […]

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Loan

Shadow banking crisis raises risk of Indian bad-loan redux

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Just as India’s banks emerge from under a pile of bad loans to large energy, steel and other industrial companies, they are facing a new reckoning from the accelerating crisis in the […]

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Insurance

Insurers pin hopes on tweaks in unlimited claims’ liability for motor TP covers

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The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2017 is likely to be tabled in the Parliament once the session begins on June 17. The bill that has been pending approval for almost three years […]

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Business

You may burn fingers in Indian stocks if not clued in on changing businesses

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The 19th century had many lessons for the corporate world; the most fascinating was possibly the disruption caused by alternating current. Factories belonging to a number to flourishing businesses were not designed […]

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Insurance

55% Indians still buy insurance via agents

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In India, insurance continues to be a push product, mostly due to its complex structure that is difficult to understand. No wonder then that a recent report by PwC India Pvt. Ltd, […]

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Loan

50 peripheral cities witness home loan growth ranging from 15 to 36%

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As many as 50 peripheral cities have witnessed higher home loan growth ranging from 15 percent to 36 percent during the period between the financial year 2012 to 2013 and financial year […]

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Insurance

How not to get conned by fake insurance calls

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When it comes to life insurance, the threat of mis-selling is ever-present. A part of the problem is the complex product structures, which are difficult to understand. Another part is the frond-end […]

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