CATEGORIES

Marriage Of Conviction And Not Marriage Of Convenience

Correction phases should be converted into opportunities; most of the frontline stocks would be available at discount and one should look for bargain buying

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The Finapolis
March 2018

Brace For More Correction In Equities

While our macroeconomic story might no longer be as strong as it used to be one year ago, the microeconomic fundamentals are growing stronger

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The Finapolis
March 2018

Babu-Neta-Bizman Nexus a Bane for Banking

Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi, Vijay Mallya, Vikram Kothari and the list is getting longer. The cases against corporates, especially those involving bank frauds, are increasingly tumbling out of closed chests

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The Finapolis
March 2018

Walk Away From The NPS

Unfavourable tax treatment of NPS as compared to other comparable products like PPF and ELSS, makes this fi nancial instrument unattractive for investors

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Stock Technicals

Our analysts pore over technical charts to offer some smart trading tips for the next few months

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Sinking Sundarbans: Inexplicable Lack Of Global Concern

Some islands in Sundarbans, an archipelago of 102 islands, have already sunk into the sea and the others, which are thickly populated, are rapidly losing land

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Making Investments Work Harder

Albert Einstein has called compound interest the eighth wonder of the world.

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Fading Significance Or Healthy Evolution?

External factors now play a larger role in achieving the budgetary estimates than ever before. This has raised questions over the relevance of budget in today’s globalized world

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Bearish On Crypto-Currencies, Bullish On Blockchain Technology

Indian Government will explore leveraging Blockchain technology to promote Cybersecurity due to its ability to support decentralized applications (DAPPS)

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Mutual Funds Sahi Hai Despite Capital Gains Tax

Despite long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) on mutual funds, they still remain a good bet for investors as a diversified portfolio can easily offset the tax outgo

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The Finapolis
February 2018

More Money In Senior Citizens' Hands

Higher tax relief on health insurance premium and hike of exemption limit of interest income from savings accounts, fixed deposits, recurring deposits are seen as clear positives for senior citizens

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The Finapolis
February 2018

Suspected Infirmities In Jay Shah's Firm Raise Doubts Over Probity

While neither the case involved government contracts or projects, it has removed the sheen of morality and “unimpeachable integrity” Prime Minister Modi has sought and claimed.

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The Finapolis
November 2017

The Shanbhag Column

Sec. 54F: A ruling with far reaching consequences

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November 2017

Debt'ly Apps

Do our regulators even know whose turf is the payday apps?

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The Finapolis
November 2017

A Reverse EMI Makes Travel More Pleasurable

The right way to enjoy your vacation is to plan it well in advance and save regularly for it, as there is no point in taking a holiday which results in financial stress at a later stage

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The Finapolis
November 2017

The Traveler's Financial Tools

It is possible to borrow to fund your dream vacation. Many banks and NBFCs offer travel loans which are essentially a variant of the personal loan

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The Finapolis
November 2017

How Not to Punch A Hole in Your Wallet

Calculate how much of a wasteful expenditure most people, you and I including, indulge in. Let’s understand how to avoid that and afford travel expenditure

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The Finapolis
November 2017

Unknown Lyrical Side Of Trump

Trump is a remarkable poet. This book aims to redress this oversight on the part of the literary world, and showcase his finest words in a previously unknown form.

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The Finapolis
November 2017

Scientists Decode Secret To Thriving In Life

In the simplest terms, what underpins it is feeling good about life and yourself and being good at something

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Faster Internet Speed Spurring OTT Growth In India

Though the Internet speed in India is still at just a third of the global average, industry players feel the optimal data speed, coupled with friendlier data costs, will lead to higher OTT growth

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Why The World Must Pay Heed To The 'Crypto Wave'?

Prolonged ignorance could result in a sudden shock for the global economy

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October 2017

How Big Basket Grew To Become India's Leading E-grocer

Mubaashir Ansari interviews Hari Menon, Co-Founder & CEO, Big Basket

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Demo Hasn't Dented Deposits

Demonetization has resulted in a permanent improvement in bank deposits while not really inspiring large withdrawals among people in its aftermath

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Buddy, Either A Borrower Or A Lender Be...

P2P lenders are (mostly) for-profit online “marketplaces” like Flipkart or, eBay, that arrange for borrowers to deal with lenders directly

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Understand Money Past, Present And Future

It is important to strike a balance between the desire to prepare for the future and save versus the impulse to live for the present and enjoy earnings now

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Shield Yourself Against Lower Deposit Rates

Investing in some of the below options will help you lock-in your interest rate in the present downcycle

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The Finapolis
October 2017

As Bank Rates Dip, Where To Get Better RoI

With bank interest rates trending downwards in the last three years, it has become imperative to look at alternative instruments of investments.

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Tearing Peace Into Pieces

The address by Donald Trump at the United Nation’s General Assembly on September 19 and the threat he held out that the US would “totally destroy North Korea” and the unbridled use of language dotted with phrases like “…but I’m going to handle it because we have to handle it: Little Rocket Man,” and the eventual acerbic retort threatening to nuke the US by Kim Jong Un reached a flashpoint. This is not only sending the proverbial chills down the spine of the nations who don’t have their skin in the game too, but even the markets are bleeding with skies overcast with fear of war.

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The Finapolis
October 2017

Satapathy's Stories : Reality Of Realty

I don’t have to say that people love real estate.

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The Finapolis
September 2017

Nuances While Filing That Tax Return

Filing the tax return is obligatory, even if the assessee has had tax deducted at source (TDS) and finds that no extra tax needs to be paid.

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The Finapolis
September 2017

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