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  • Seven money moves to make as a new financial year begins Apr 07, 2021 07:30 AM IST

    Seven money moves to make as a new financial year begins

    As you draw up a plan for your money in the new financial year, here are some steps to ensure that your finances are on an even keel.

  • The dilemma over small savings interest rates and the way out Apr 06, 2021 11:19 AM IST

    The dilemma over small savings interest rates and the way out

    Economic policy must reside, no matter how uncomfortably, at the intersection of economic theory and politics

  • Explained | Why the government can’t wait to cut interest rates on small savings Apr 02, 2021 08:01 PM IST

    Explained | Why the government can’t wait to cut interest rates on small savings

    Hint: What a scheme pays out to subscribers as interest depends much on what the scheme earns.

  • Big headache over small savings Oct 23, 2020 11:00 AM IST

    Big headache over small savings

    Further tinkering of postal deposit rates should factor in the elevated level of retail inflation and uncertain macroeconomic scenario

  • For market-linked returns, investors should opt for bond funds: Mirae AMC May 05, 2020 09:12 AM IST

    For market-linked returns, investors should opt for bond funds: Mirae AMC

    Debt investors must strike a balance between safety and returns

  • Small saving schemes: Taking on the might of MFs and insurance products Apr 22, 2020 09:13 AM IST

    Small saving schemes: Taking on the might of MFs and insurance products

    The infrastructure and service standards at many post offices are not up to the mark

  • Debt investments: Build a safe portfolio by balancing risk and return as you age Apr 06, 2020 09:01 AM IST

    Debt investments: Build a safe portfolio by balancing risk and return as you age

    Investors should only expect inflation plus 1.5 percent points return from their fixed income investments

  • Small savings — the unkindest cut of all Apr 03, 2020 10:50 AM IST

    Small savings — the unkindest cut of all

    Lowering of postal deposit rates should have been done in a gradual manner to soften the adverse impact on fixed-income earners and senior citizens

  • Interest cut in small-savings: Rates still attractive in many schemes Apr 02, 2020 09:51 AM IST

    Interest cut in small-savings: Rates still attractive in many schemes

    While the rate cut is steep, you can continue investing in these instruments for various goals based on your asset allocation

  • Small savings rate may see moderation next quarter: DEA secy Feb 03, 2020 11:41 AM IST

    Small savings rate may see moderation next quarter: DEA secy

    Bankers have been complaining that high small savings rates prohibits them to cut their deposit rates immediately to check flight of savings

  • Small savings schemes | Finance Ministry leaves PPF, NSC interest rates untouched Oct 01, 2019 02:04 PM IST

    Small savings schemes | Finance Ministry leaves PPF, NSC interest rates untouched

    The move is especially expected to benefit small savers and senior citizens

  • Food for thought | Why the FCI’s health is failing rapidly Aug 30, 2019 08:56 AM IST

    Food for thought | Why the FCI’s health is failing rapidly

    FCI can determine neither the purchasing/sale price not the quantities it wants to buy or sell

  • Small savings interest rates may not go up in April-June Mar 26, 2018 08:47 PM IST

    Small savings interest rates may not go up in April-June

    Government fixes every quarter interest rates of small savings schemes like PPF, NSC, senior citizen savings scheme and Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme.

  • Should you hike your PF contribution amid falling returns? Dec 28, 2016 04:05 PM IST

    Should you hike your PF contribution amid falling returns?

    Employees' voluntary PF (VPF) contribution can be taken right up to 100 per cent of basic pay. However, the employer is not required to match the additional contribution made by the employee.

  • Getting the tax details right for your NSC Nov 09, 2016 02:30 PM IST

    Getting the tax details right for your NSC

    In NSC there is no tax deduction at source so the investor will get the entire amount back at the time of maturity with the capital invested

  • Will RBI, banks follow govt's cut on small saving rates? Mar 19, 2016 04:21 PM IST

    Will RBI, banks follow govt's cut on small saving rates?

    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

  • Govt likely to rework small savings rate formula Sep 29, 2015 09:24 PM IST

    Govt likely to rework small savings rate formula

    The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said the interest rate on small savings like PPF and post office deposits will be reviewed, but interest of small savers will be taken into account while doing so.

  • Want to maximise from small savings? Here's help Apr 11, 2015 10:13 AM IST

    Want to maximise from small savings? Here's help

    Watch the interview of Feroze Azeez, Anand Rathi Private Wealth Management with Sumaira Abidi on CNBC-TV18, where he shared his readings and outlook about small savings schemes where rates have largely been left unchanged in an environment of lower interest rates.

  • Fiscal deficit target of 4.6% will be met: JP Morgan Sep 29, 2011 09:00 PM IST

    Fiscal deficit target of 4.6% will be met: JP Morgan

    CNBC-TV18 catches up with Sajjid Chinoy, India Economist, JPMorgan to get his perspective on the bigger borrowing bill that has been sanctioned today.

  • Govt borrowing up by Rs 52800 crore in H2FY12 Sep 29, 2011 05:38 PM IST

    Govt borrowing up by Rs 52800 crore in H2FY12

    The economic affairs secretary today announced an increase in government borrowing for the second half of the fiscal (FY12) by Rs 52800 crore. He pointed towards the decline in small savings to be the reason behind the increase in gross borrowing.

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