Express Clinic

Name: Harshad Phulpagar (32) Resides in Mumbai works in a private company Annual income : Rs 4.80 lakh Status & goals Harshad is a financial savvy person and has invested in many instruments for his more
Taking stock

Has the bull market run its course?

Stock Markets.jpg Despite mediocre earnings growth, mixed economic data and widespread expectations that the commencement of Fed tapering is just around the corner, stocks continue to post new highs. The argument in more

Why govt should smile at Participatory Notes

Participatory Note.jpg We are in the midst of severe competition among emerging markets to attract foreign investment. Therefore greater the certainty in the regime of rules greater is the attractiveness of a country and more
Short Change

Mutual funds withdraw Rs 2,100 crore from stocks in July

Mutual funds withdraw Rs 2,100 crore from stocks in July Continuing their selling spree in the stock market, domestic mutual funds have sold shares worth over Rs 2,100 crore in July, making it 13th more
Pay Time

MF distributors' commission soar by 26% in 2012-13

MF.jpg Commission earned by mutual fund distributors surged by 26 per cent to Rs 2,367 crore in 2012-13, driven by improved market conditions, even as their number fell during the year. According to latest more

Free-look period may not come for free

Free-look .jpg Insurance is said to be a contract of utmost good faith. This means that both the insurer and the insured need to be completely honest and transparent with each other. The insurer needs to be honest more

Express Clinic

Name: Devinder Singh (41) Resides in Noida annual income (R9.24 lakh) Status & goals Devinder Singh works as a marketing manager with a publishing house. His wife Kamini is working as an more
Beyond Stocks

With alternate investment norms in place, hedge funds set to take off

Investment .jpg Having allowed setting up of domestic hedge funds and other funds that can leverage and invest in derivatives under the category III of Alternate Investment Funds (AIF) in May 2012, the Securities more
Short Change

Sebi to help those duped by ponzi schemes get back money

Sebi to help those duped by ponzi schemes get back money Bhubaneswar: In a major relief to depositors duped by ponzi schemes, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has said its new powers more

How to manage your finances when moving to a foreign land

Finances .jpg Irrespective of the reason, it is imperative to manage your finances efficiently when you relocate to a foreign country. The following are some tips to manage your finances while relocating to a more

Holidaying in the time of falling rupee

Holidaying .jpg A steep fall in the value of the Indian rupee may have put a spanner on your foreign holiday plan this summer but the tourism industry is optimistic. While it expects a spurt in the arrival of more
Interview: Pallav Mohapatra, Chief Executive Officer, SBI Card

'We have started undertaking more rigorous credit checks'

Rigorous .jpg Payment innovations like zero-interest EMI at merchant outlets are boosting credit card usage, says Pallav Mohapatra, chief executive officer, SBI Card to The Indian Express in an interview. more
Plastic Money

Consumerism floats on credit cards

Consumerism .jpg The plastic money business is witnessing a transformation in India. At a time when slowing GDP growth, high inflation and a falling rupee value are giving sleepless nights to consumers, the credit more

Express Clinic

Name: Somdutt Upadhyay Resides in Delhi Profession operations head in a Private company annual income (R12 lakh) Status & goals Somdatt (40) is working as Operations Head with a financial services more