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Friday, November 14, 2014
Giving a boost to the Centre’s financial inclusion agenda, Kerala and Goa have become first states in the country with every household having at least one bank account.
“Kerala was declar...
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Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Sundaram Business Services (SBS), the BPO subsidiary of Chennai-based Sundaram Finance, has bagged the International Service Excellence Award 2014 in Australia.
“SBS won the 2014 Internat...
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, investment service
, personal investing
Friday, September 19, 2014
The Reserve Bank on Friday warned the banks to be more careful while opening accounts under the Jan-Dhan Yojana, saying that a single individual could open multiple accounts in the lure of Rs 1 la...
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August 12, 2014
Retirement fund manager EPFO has sought approval of its trustees to invest more funds in government securities, particularly state development loans (SDL) as they offer better returns than corpora...
July 14, 2014
Business Processing Outsourcing (BPO) and Knowledge Processing Outsourcing (KPO) firms are covered by the retirement fund body EPFO, Parliament was informed on Monday.“BPOs and KPOs deal wi...
June 9, 2014
With college admissions round the corner, this week, we focus attention on what students need to do to avail of an education loan. »
May 22, 2014
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), for the benefit of persons with disabilities, has made it mandatory for banks to install talking ATMs with Braille keypads.“It has come to our notice that s...
April 23, 2014
Of the 369 million debit and credit cards in the country, 10-15 per cent are used only for online transactions, the Reserve Bank said.
India is one of the fastest-growing countries in the...
March 19, 2014
Awareness programme organised for government and private agencies on tax deduction at source (TDS) scheme. »
August 31, 2013
Many of us fear an interruption in income flow when we need to carve time for something different such as raising a child, pursuing higher studies or starting a dream venture. If we have a cushion...
April 6, 2013
Indifference of banks, lure of high interest forcing many to approach fly-by-night companies
July 1, 2012
Bank of Baroda has started distribution of weaver credit cards to handloom weavers in the State. »
March 2, 2012
Bankers should evolve ways to achieve the objectives of the Financial Inclusion scheme of the government, said the Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) K.C. Chakrabarty at Kotagiri on Frid...
July 30, 2014
In order to strengthen its customer base in India, technology firm Intuit Inc on Wednesday announced acquisition of Jaipur-based professional tax filing software provider for an undisclosed amount...
June 30, 2014
Minister for Social Welfare Ravela Kishore Babu has said a venture capital fund will be set up under the SC/ST Sub Plan to finance entrepreneurs belonging to Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
June 5, 2014
PEL bought the stake for Rs. 790 crore, its third investment in the non-banking finance company
April 29, 2014
Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance, a joint venture between Sundaram Finance (50.1 per cent) and BNP Paribas (49.9 per cent), has reported a 19 per cent increase in its net profit...
April 8, 2014
The country’s banking system is well-positioned to cope with the financial impact of the reduction in monetary stimulus by the US Federal Reserve and the resultant rise in interest rates, accordin...
November 22, 2013
The inflation levels over the last couple of years have been high and it is frightening to even think what would be the future value of money if the same levels continues unabated. There has been a...
July 27, 2013
Developers are hard-selling deferred payment schemes. What’s in it for you, asks Sonal Sachdev »
December 20, 2012
Banking operations in public sector banks in the country were partially hit on Thursday, as a section of employees went on a one-day strike, protesting against banking reforms. T...
April 2, 2012
On March 27 the government increased the interest rates on a range of small savings schemes .While the interest rate on post office savings bank accounts has been left untouched — it remains at 4...
February 19, 2012
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said the government is committed to provide adequate capital to public sector banks to meet global risk norms. “I have already stated that we...
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French economist Jean Tirole won the 2014 economics Nobel Prize for his analysis of market power and regulation.