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What is Inflation and How Does it Affect Your Investments?
Guest posts | Published: 22 Feb 2018
Inflation is the rate at which the prices of goods and services increase every year. As inflation increases, the purchasing power reduces because the value of money decreases.
Pros and Cons of Having a Credit Card
Guest Author | Published: 16 Feb 2018
With a number of banks offering quick access to plastic money, it has become difficult to resist. If used responsibly, plastic money is a key financial tool, which may make ...
RBI Monetary Policy
Suhani Adilabadkar | Published: 12 Feb 2018
BSE Sensex & Nifty were all set & ready on the diving plank even before the Reserve Bank Of India could announce its sixth bi-monthly monetary policy and by the ...
RBI's Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy (2017-18)
AUM CAPITAL | Published: 07 Feb 2018
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has come out with its Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy review (2017-18), wherein, it maintains status quo on the policy rates while keeping a neutral ...
A strong element of populism was witnessed in the Union Budget 2018-19
CD Equisearch Pvt Ltd | Published: 02 Feb 2018
As expected, a strong element of populism was witnessed in the budget which was broadly focused on agriculture, rural development, health, education, employment, MSME and infrastructure. This budget would ...
Union Budget 2018: Here are the key takeaways
Rudra Shares and Stock Brokers | Published: 02 Feb 2018
In this report, Rudra shares enlists the key takeaways of the Union Budget 2018-19. India expected to become 5th largest economy in coming years, hope to grow @ 7.2-7.5% GDP ...
Inflationary Budget 2018-19: An Overview
Nirmal Bang | Published: 02 Feb 2018
Finance Minister has presented budget for FY18-19, which is more of inflationary in nature. Fiscal deficit is likely to increase to 3.5% in FY18E vs. the government's initial target of ...
Post Budget Impact Analysis 2018-19: HDFC Securities
HDFC Sec | Published: 02 Feb 2018
Mr Jaitley has tried to deftly balance economics with politics. He had a tough call of treading carefully between the need for stimulating growth and continuing on the path of ...
Post Budget Analysis 2018-19: Markets to remain strong in the wake of earnings growth coming back
Way2wealth | Published: 02 Feb 2018
Overall the budget commentary was tilted in favour of the rural economy with an aim to increase income in the hands of the farmers and addressing iob creation Through measures in ...
Union Budget 2018 Highlights: Rural India was the theme with the government
AUM CAPITAL | Published: 02 Feb 2018
Rural India was the theme with the government committed to recognize agriculture as an enterprise and to help farmers produce more from the same land parcel at lesser cost and ...
Union Budget 2018-19: Yet again a budget strictly aligned to fiscal discipline
SPA Securities | Published: 02 Feb 2018
Being the last budget of this Government it was considered a given that it will be a populist budget but then it’s different this time (only with respect to the ...
Union Budget 2018-19: In the long term we are all taxed
LKP Securities | Published: 02 Feb 2018
LKP Securities list down the budget highlights in its report. There has been no change in the personal tax rates for individual personal tax payers. Increase in standard deduction from ...
Budget Expectations 2018-19
Prabhudas Lilladher | Published: 30 Jan 2018
Fiscal deficit likely to be higher than the estimated 3.2% of GDP in FY18 on lower growth and reducing the same will be a challenge in FY19, unless we see ...
Union Budget Expectations: Whats in whose kitty?
Motilal Oswal | Published: 23 Jan 2018
India’s Union Budget 2018-19 will be presented on 1st February 2018. Expectations and excitement run high as it will be the first post-GST and last full-year budget before the ...
Rewarding 2017 with high expectations heading into 2018
AUM CAPITAL | Published: 10 Jan 2018
The Government of India is expected to invest highly in the infrastructure sector, mainly highways, renewable energy and urban transport, prior to the general elections in 2019.
India 2018 economic outlook
Motilal Oswal | Published: 01 Jan 2018
2017 was a remarkable year in many ways. Retail inflation was the lowest in almost four decades, the Indian Rupee (INR) strengthened against the US Dollar (USD) for the first ...
Rural India: Signs of rural pickup more evident
Motilal Oswal | Published: 22 Dec 2017
India’s rural consumption story was stalled for last three years owing to combination of two back to back draughts in 2014 and 2015 coupled with anemic growth in Minimum Support ...
Top 4 GST Apps to Make GST Accounting Easier
Guest Author | Published: 22 Dec 2017
The biggest tax reform in India occurred with the implementation of the goods and services tax (GST) from 1st July 2017. There is much being written about the new tax ...
RBI Monetary Policy: Neither Shaken Nor Stirred
Suhani Adilabadkar | Published: 12 Dec 2017
Mr Mark Carney, Governor, Bank Of England would definitely be envious of our RBI Chief. With slowest growth among G7 members, looming brexit divorce and 3% inflation, Bank Of England ...
Investing in Shares,Taxes, Fees, and Strategies
Guest Author | Published: 12 Dec 2017
Investment is essential for wealth maximization. However, it is important for an individual investor to know the taxes and fees applicable on investments to maximize the returns. The bottom line ...
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