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  • The link between low growth, high stock prices, increasing debt and trade wars Jun 24, 2020 09:44 AM IST

    The link between low growth, high stock prices, increasing debt and trade wars

    Economists have said the ‘savings glut of the rich’ lowers aggregate demand and limits the size of the market

  • Chart of the Day | Did households save more in 2019-20? Jun 11, 2020 11:59 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | Did households save more in 2019-20?

    Net financial assets of households did increase. But that’s because the decline in household borrowings was sharper than that in bank deposits.

  • Modi 2.0: 10 policies that affected your savings and investments Jun 01, 2020 09:16 AM IST

    Modi 2.0: 10 policies that affected your savings and investments

    A year into the second term, how have the Modi government’s decisions impacted your finances? Team Moneycontrol takes stock of some key decisions.

  • BMC invests only Rs 1cr in Axis Bank from Rs 6,300cr savings Mar 03, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    BMC invests only Rs 1cr in Axis Bank from Rs 6,300cr savings

    Former Maharashtra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis' wife Amruta Fadnavis holds a senior position at the Axis Bank.

  • India’s gross savings slide to 15-year low in FY19: Report Feb 19, 2020 12:06 PM IST

    India’s gross savings slide to 15-year low in FY19: Report

    Household savings, saw a decline, to 18 percent of the GDP in FY19 from 23 percent in FY12.

  • The fall in the savings rate is a symptom of a deeper problem Feb 10, 2020 10:23 AM IST

    The fall in the savings rate is a symptom of a deeper problem

    A decade ago, investment and exports powered India’s growth, while the share of consumption in GDP declined; in recent years, however, consumption has been the only growth engine and even that is now faltering

  • Explained | How household savings can impact GDP growth Feb 06, 2020 08:04 AM IST

    Explained | How household savings can impact GDP growth

    Moneycontrol's Gaurav Choudhary explains how household savings can impact GDP growth and why policymakers should worry about its decline.

  • Focusing on investments as important as keeping tabs on expenses Nov 15, 2019 09:01 AM IST

    Focusing on investments as important as keeping tabs on expenses

    If you wish to reach your financial goals on time, you need to monitor both aspects of your finances

  • Reforms Agenda | A key task for the next government will be to kick start infrastructure spending Apr 22, 2019 12:56 PM IST

    Reforms Agenda | A key task for the next government will be to kick start infrastructure spending

     A construction boom will drive the creation of unskilled and low skill jobs.

  • Budget 2019: Will it impress homebuyers? Jan 31, 2019 02:21 PM IST

    Budget 2019: Will it impress homebuyers?

    To continue the momentum of infrastructure creation, the Budget is expected to focus on addressing the needs of the common man, especially in terms of extending tax incentives for housing.

  • The Moneycontrol Show | Small savings schemes, high airfares, market strategies Nov 24, 2018 09:41 AM IST

    The Moneycontrol Show | Small savings schemes, high airfares, market strategies

    Markets continue to remain volatile through the week. Rupee, crude oil prices offered a slight breather to markets and investors

  • Only 33% Indians save regularly for retirement: HSBC Sep 09, 2018 10:52 AM IST

    Only 33% Indians save regularly for retirement: HSBC

    The lack of saving is likely linked to low knowledge of how much money is needed in retirement, as well as many prioritising their immediate financial situation over planning for their older years

  • Airtel Payments Bank cuts interest rate to 4 percent on savings account effective Sep 1 Aug 29, 2018 06:37 PM IST

    Airtel Payments Bank cuts interest rate to 4 percent on savings account effective Sep 1

    With the 150 bps cut from next month, Airtel Payments Bank's rate will be at par with that of other banks like Paytm Payments Bank

  • Managing Money with Moneycontrol: Three things that first time investors in mutual funds should know Mar 14, 2018 10:20 PM IST

    Managing Money with Moneycontrol: Three things that first time investors in mutual funds should know

    In our popular new series of "Managing Money with Moneycontrol", this time we bring you the top 3 things that first time investors should take care of.

  • Five ways to build a diversified mutual fund portfolio Feb 27, 2018 06:44 PM IST

    Five ways to build a diversified mutual fund portfolio

    Just investing in a mutual fund is not enough. One should allocate one’s investments in various options rather than limiting to one or a few.

  • Budget 2018 may raise Section 80 (C) investment limit to Rs 2 lakh a year Jan 03, 2018 05:08 PM IST

    Budget 2018 may raise Section 80 (C) investment limit to Rs 2 lakh a year

    The move could be part of a strategy to encourage people to save more in financial instruments.

  • HDFC Bank cuts rates on certain savings accounts Aug 17, 2017 10:32 AM IST

    HDFC Bank cuts rates on certain savings accounts

    Customers with savings bank account balance of Rs 5 million ($77,924.10) and above will continue to earn interest at 4 percent per annum, the lender said in a statement.

  • Plan finances for savings not for spending May 26, 2017 01:04 PM IST

    Plan finances for savings not for spending

    The idea is to set a savings target of 15-25 percent of one’s gross annual income and deposit this money in a mental account called “My Goals”

  • To retire rich, here's why you must put 20-35% of portfolio in equities  Apr 22, 2017 10:35 AM IST

    To retire rich, here's why you must put 20-35% of portfolio in equities 

    Retirement planning is done taking into consideration all the asset classes, but if you invest a sizeable amount in equities for the long term, being a crorepati will not remain a dream anymore.

  • FDs score big over equities, MFs for investment: Sebi Survey Apr 05, 2017 06:33 PM IST

    FDs score big over equities, MFs for investment: Sebi Survey

  • How Indians are good at dreaming but bad at saving Mar 22, 2017 08:26 PM IST

    How Indians are good at dreaming but bad at saving

    According to a survey, most Indians don’t have any concrete financial plans towards achieving their life goals.

  • If you're planning to buy life insurance, should you opt for single premium cover? Mar 16, 2017 12:14 PM IST

    If you're planning to buy life insurance, should you opt for single premium cover?

    Single premium policies offer lower premium rates compared to regular payment policies and also provide higher death benefits. However, tax benefit on these plans will be applicable only for the year in which you make the one-time payment.

  • Relief for employees: Single form soon to enrol with EPFO, ESIC Mar 05, 2017 12:02 PM IST

    Relief for employees: Single form soon to enrol with EPFO, ESIC

    Companies will soon have to fill just a single common form to enrol themselves with retirement fund body EPFO and state insurer ESIC.

  • Halving of LNG duty to save Rs 900 cr for consuming industries Feb 05, 2017 12:58 PM IST

    Halving of LNG duty to save Rs 900 cr for consuming industries

    The government's move to halve import tax on liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a bid to promote use of the cleaner fuel, will result in Rs 900 crore savings to gas-consuming industries.

  • Budget 2017: Relief for employees as part withdrawals from NPS now tax-free Feb 01, 2017 04:13 PM IST

    Budget 2017: Relief for employees as part withdrawals from NPS now tax-free

    The amendment brings about parity in tax treatment between salaried and non-salaried self-employed persons.

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