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02, Jan 2017, by : FnF Desk

Home loan rates have fallen to their lowest level in six years with State Bank of India, Union Bank of India and Punjab National Bank cutting the effective rates. Read News

11, Sep 2016, by : FnF Desk

Over 4 crore EPFO subscribers may get a lower interest at a rate of 8.6 per cent on their PF deposits for current financial year as Labour Ministry is expected to toe the Finance Ministry line to cut the ate.Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) had provided 8.8 per cent rate of interest on EPF deposits for 2015-16 despite Finance Ministry's ratification for 8.7 per cent.Read News

05, Sep 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

Be prepared to take a blow on your savings plan as the government is planning to cut interest rates on Employees' Provident Fund (EPF), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Senior Citizens' Saving Scheme. Due to a sharp decline in bond yields in last six months.Read News

25, Jun 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

Sky is the limit for investments in India and its economic growth is sustainable because it has a lot of distance to cover, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday.Read News

20, Jun 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

The Union government on Monday radically liberalised the FDI regime by permitting 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) under government approval route for almost every sector, including defence.Read News

17, Jun 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

Government today said fall in India's exports have been arrested in May and now it is time to extend incentives to boost the overseas shipments. Although the pick up in exports may be slow but the bottoming out has happened, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.Read News

15, Apr 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

The New Development Bank, the latest multilateral funding institution in the financial world, has sanctioned a $250 million loan for India to fund its ambitious scheme on new and renewable energy, a top finance ministry official said.Read News

29, Mar 2016, by : FnF Desk

The government has given the green light to 100% FDI in the marketplace format of e-commerce retailing with a view to attract more foreign investments. As per the guidelines issued by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) on FDI in e-commerce, foreign direct investment (FDI) has not been allowed in inventory-based model of e-commerce.Read News

21, Mar 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

With their huge bad loans and provisioning for the same affecting their profitability, India's banks may not reduce their lending rates in the near future following the slashing of interest rates on the small savings schemes, say experts. Read News

18, Mar 2016, by : FnF Correspondent

In a move that will hit the common man, the government slashed interest rates payable on small savings including PPF and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) in a bid to align them closer to market ratesRead News


Investment Investment is the commitment of money or capital to purchase financial instruments or other assets in order to gain profitable returns in form of interest, income, or appreciation of the value of the instrument.  It is related to saving or deferring consumption. Investment is involved in many areas of the economy, such as business management and finance no matter for households, firms, or governments. An investment involves the choice by an individual or an organization such as a pension fund, after some analysis or thought, to place or lend money in a vehicle, instrument or ... Read News

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