Business News

  • Have small budget? Buy tiny apartment
    by Staff Writer on 23/03/2019 at 9:45 am

    The top 7 cities collectively saw the average apartment sizes shrink by nearly 17% between 2014 and 2018, as per a data by property consultant Anarock.Millennials attribute high value on location flexibility and don’t get tied to neighbourhood the way the previous generations did […]

  • External benchmark rates explained
    by Livemint on 23/03/2019 at 9:30 am

    The regulator has not been satisfied with the way transmission works as financial institutions tend to not pass on the benefit to the consumer.The benchmark rate usually works in sync with external rates and cost of funds of the banks […]

  • First-time credit card user? Avoid these mistakes
    by Staff Writer on 23/03/2019 at 9:15 am

    Most credit card frauds are primarily phishing frauds. Basically, fraudsters pretend to be calling from a bank or a company and customers tend to fall prey to it..You can also limit the amount of transaction on your credit cards—a facility provided by card issuing companies on their net banking platform […]

  • Last-minute vacation? Get visa on arrival in 59 countries
    by Staff Writer on 23/03/2019 at 8:45 am

     If you are looking for a quick break, don’t like to go through the visa process, the visa on arrival option may be useful for you.More than 50 countries across the world provide visa on arrival for Indian citizens […]

  • How do contactless cards work?
    by Staff Writer on 23/03/2019 at 8:30 am

    If the transaction amount is above Rs. 2000, the transaction can not made through the tap-and-pay option.If there is a fraud on the card, the customer is completely protected because the bank has to mandatorily cover the loss […]

  • REIT makes India debut
    by Vivina Vishwanathan on 23/03/2019 at 8:00 am

    You can now invest in commercial real estate, for a minimum amount of ₹2.4 lakh .Here’s why investing in REITS may be better than owning physical commercial properties […]

  • Why you need a well-thought-out asset allocation to build your portfolio
    by Ashwini Kumar Sharma on 21/03/2019 at 8:15 am

     The primary objective of asset allocation is risk management by diversifying one’s portfolio into different asset classes. Financial planners recommend multiple asset classes so that if one asset falls, another or few others don’t fall as muc […]

  • Don’t dilute your portfolio by holding too many funds
    by Srikanth Meenakshi on 21/03/2019 at 8:00 am

     You would need to identify how much you need for your financial goals. This will tell you how much you need to save in order to get there..Mix funds across categories to maximise your returns […]

  • Food inflation continues to decline
    by Livemint on 21/03/2019 at 7:45 am

    Fruits and vegetables in particular have become considerably cheaper, but the price of oil is on the ris […]

  • Things to keep in mind when carrying out transactions through white label ATMs
    by Shaikh Zoaib Saleem on 21/03/2019 at 7:30 am

    ATMs set up, owned and operated by non-banks are called white label ATMs and are authorized under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, by the RBI.Using these ATMs is similar to using an ATM of a bank other than the bank where you have your account. So as long as you are within your free ATM transaction limit, you will not be charged […]