Apr 25, 2016 at 15:47 | Source:
Dont yet heave a sigh of relief if you have already claimed the tax-benefits for the past year based on investments in various instruments. Chalk out your yearly tax-saving plan in April to save many troubles later.
Apr 18, 2016 at 18:20 | Source:
PPF should continue to offer positive real returns. One should look at his goals and risk profile before investing.
Apr 11, 2016 at 09:20 | Source:
Instead of waking up to the tax saving needs in March, it makes sense to begin planning your taxes in April.
Apr 06, 2016 at 18:10 | Source:
As government has decided to cut the interest rate on the small saving schemes, it is time to revisit the investment strategy.
Apr 01, 2016 at 17:00 | Source: PTI
Government has set up a welfare fund which will utilise unclaimed money, estimated to be in excess of Rs 9,000 crore, lying in PPF, employees providentfund and small savings schemes to provide healthcare facilities and pension to senior citizens.
Mar 28, 2016 at 13:54 | Source: PTI
The existing tax-free interest rate of up to 8.7 percent on small saving instruments translates into an effective interest of 12-13 percent on deposits. Correspondingly, the lending rate, which is always a notch above deposits rate, would be 14-15 percent, he told PTI in an interview here.
Mar 21, 2016 at 07:42 | Source: PTI
"By slashing the interest rates on these small saving schemes, the interest among the poor and middle-class people to invest in such schemes will decline," he said listing schemes like the Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificate and Kisan Vikas Patras.
Mar 20, 2016 at 16:28 | Source: PTI
The Reserve Bank of India is scheduled to announce its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2016-17 on April 5.
Mar 19, 2016 at 16:21 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Individual savers will regret the fact that rates have come down, but this is only correcting an aberration, says Ananth Narayan of Standard Chartered Bank
Mar 18, 2016 at 19:30 | Source:
In a move that will hit the common man, the government today slashed interest rates payable on small savings including PPF and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) in a bid to align them closer to market rates.
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in share market.. Go and invest in ppf or fd.... Happy investing

12.55 PM Jan 17th


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15. Fraud reports 16. Seizure of moveables 17. Auctioning of seized items 18. Auctioning of jewels 19. Agriculture loans 20. OTS settlements 21. SB account activations 22. Current accounts 23. LIC policies 24. OD facilities 25. PPF accounts 26. E-KYC 27. NRI customers 28. Product marketing 29

11.36 AM Jan 13th


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the body ( niti) wants to enable more people to pay taxes. so i feel allshould have a free limit upto rs5lacs. those who subscribe for long term investments,say ppf/nsc/housing loan/ life/medical insurance can avail 5% tax rebate upto rs10lac while the tax payable is 10%. this will free limit upto

10.28 AM Jan 12th


Sir whether interest on ppf may be counted

10.40 AM Jan 10th


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IPO, New Issues  

Also there is no appreciation of PPF amount.

11.35 AM Jan 6th

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Government has kept interest rates on small savings schemes like PPF and Kisan Vikas Patra unchanged for the January-March quarter even as banks have started lowering their deposit rates.

1.28 PM Jan 2nd


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what is the use of putting money in stock market ....when countries economy is not growing u cant buy gold bcoz modi dont want u too ....u cant buy land becoz modi will try to tax u out .....u will not want to put in fd s and ppf bcoz interest rate is going down.......

3.13 PM Dec 23rd 2016


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PNB Gilts  

agree with you. I saw PPF rates slashed last week, PSU banks have lakhs of crores deposits in few days. Fail to understand what makes him to stop reducing Income Tax and indirect taxes. That would compensate them with reduced money they have

3.46 PM Nov 20th 2016


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Just deposited 500K in 500 & 1000 notes in SB & PPF a/cs.

11.55 AM Nov 11th 2016


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IDFC Bank  

Buy this stock and forget like PPF.

6.20 PM Oct 27th 2016

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