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Swiss banks to Indians: prove nature of funds

Seeking to come clean on illicit funds amid intense government pressure, Swiss banks have asked their Indian clients to provide fresh undertakings to ensure that untaxed money is not stashed in their

Taxmen told to solve people’s issues

After a rap from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has asked its officers to give “top priority” to addressing taxpayers’ grievances.

India Inc to splurge after a year

Capital spending in India is likely to take 12 more months to start recovering as private companies have adopted a ‘Wait-And-See’ approach, says a report by global ratings agency Standard and Poor’s.

Gulf crisis, US Fed to guide markets

Equity markets extended their losing streak for third consecutive week following a spike in crude oil prices triggered by Middle East tensions and selling from FIIs.

Sebi to review its plan to cap agent’s commission

Amid brewing discontent in the mutual funds industry, market regulator Sebi is looking at concerns raised over the proposed one per cent cap on upfront commission paid to agents for selling mutual fun

Insurance cover that you didn’t know about

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It’s not just life, health and property that can cause you financial loss. there are many smaller things that can impact you financially.

Exporters see 20 per cent decline in business

Exporters are facing severe slowdown in order books because of India’s weakening competitiveness in foreign markets and challenging business environment on the domestic front, according to a survey.

Falling prices hurt rural Indians, agri-focus stocks

Falling prices, whilst good for the urban consumer, and a softer interest rate regime have led to pressurise rural incomes which is not good news for stocks like the rural dominated auto sector, agri

No women in 400 boardrooms

Despite a Sebi deadline to appoint women directors coming to end in just two days, nearly 400 listed companies are yet to comply with the guideline.

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Secure cards offer 80 per cent credit of stake

I work in a private company and my CTC Rs is 1.44 lakh and take home is Rs 1,11,396. Am I eligible for a HDFC credit card?

It is spring season and although cities like Bengaluru are ridiculously pretty at this time of the year, with all the trees in bloom, it is also the time for all concerned citizens to be on alert agai

Human resource development minister Smriti Irani is facing yet another crisis with chairman of IIT Bombay’s board of governors Anil Kakodkar resigning.