Asia Pacific markets are falling Friday as fears about the novel coronavirus continue to spur a global sell-off. Japan's Nikkei 225 (N225) fell more than 3% in early trading. South Korea's Kospi (KOSPI) and Australia's S&P/ASX 200 each lost more than 2%. Hong Kong's Hang Seng (HSI) dropped 2.7%, while China's Shanghai Composite (SHCOMP) slid 3.4%.
Source CNN Business | 28/02/2020
US stocks again sold off sharply on Thursday as worries about coronavirus mounted. The S&P 500 posted its worst day since August 18, 2011, and the three main indexes fell into correction territory. Stocks are on track for their worst week since the financial crisis.
Source CNN Business | 27/02/2020
Life insurance provides insurance cover for many years. The question is, should the requirement of insurance change as times go by?
Source Financial Express | 26/02/2020
We all have experienced the usage and importance of PAN (Permanent Account Number) in our practical lives. PAN is an essential document in filing for income tax returns and to undertake any kind of financial transactions. Every PAN card issued and number allotted to individuals is valid for a lifetime.
Source Tax2Win | 25/02/2020
Any error or incorrect information in your credit report can lead to rejection of your credit application. This makes it imperative to develop the habit of reviewing your credit report periodically.
Source Financial Express | 23/02/2020
In the 31st meeting held by the GST council, an introduction to a new GST return system for taxpayers was decided.
Source Financial Express | 23/02/2020
PPF Account: In case of a change in one's residential address, premature PPF account closure is allowed but not before five years of the PPF account.
Source Zeebiz | 22/02/2020
In the new income tax regime as announced in Budget 2020, there are seven tax slabs Contribution by the employer towards the EPF account of an employee of up to 12% remains tax-free
Source Livemint | 21/02/2020
The new coronavirus epidemic is almost certain to become more deadly as the death toll in China alone crosses 2200 mark. However, does your insurance policy cover you for this deadly virus?
Source Financial Express | 21/02/2020
According to the new change, any disease that a policyholder gets diagnosed with within the first three months of taking a health insurance policy will no longer be considered as a pre-existing disease.
Source The Better India | 21/02/2020
Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana pension scheme, meant for senior citizens, is available only till March 31.
Source The Economic Times | 20/02/2020
NEW DELHI: India emerged as the world's fifth largest economy by overtaking the UK and France in 2019, says a report.
Source The Times of India | 17/02/2020
In a falling interest rate scenario, your investments may not fetch the same rate of return thus impacting your regular income needs.
Source Financial Express | 17/02/2020
For taxpayers who have an on-going home loan, the interest paid on such loans helpsthem to lower their tax liability in the existing income tax structure. However, under the new income tax regime proposed in Budget 2020, the interest paid on housing loan is not available for deduction for self-occupied houses. But for taxpayers who have rented out their house property, there is good news.
Source The Economic Times | 13/02/2020
Growth has been driven by LIC's products that were closed and re-launched in February
Source The Hindu Business Line | 13/02/2020
While the government divests its stake in LIC, it should also shoulder the responsibility of creating other huge profit-making companies with large market capitalisation, whose reserves can support the Indian economy for key investments and in times of distress as well
Source Business Today | 12/02/2020