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EPFO may invest up to 12% in equity markets: Bandaru Dattatreya

EPFO may invest up to 12% in equity markets: Bandaru Dattatreya

Buoyed by strong stock markets, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya has said the Employees Provident Fund Organisation may invest up to 12 per cent of its investable amount in equities over a period of time.

 

 

Small savings schemes: Rate of interest for July-October quarter of FY 2016-17

Small savings schemes: Rate of interest for July-October quarter of FY 2016-17

Know the rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the July-October quarter of 2016-17 fiscal.

No change in interest rates on small savings schemes for July-October quarter

No change in interest rates on small savings schemes for July-October quarter

 Government has kept interest rates unchanged for various small savings schemes for the July-October quarter of 2016-17 fiscal.

Premature PPF withdrawal: All you need to know

Premature PPF withdrawal: All you need to know

Here are the key facts you should know about the premature PPF withdrawal.

 

Govt sets terms for premature PPF withdrawal

Govt sets terms for premature PPF withdrawal

The Finance Ministry Monday said subscribers of the Public Provident Fund (PPF) can prematurely close the deposit scheme after completing five years for reasons such as higher education or expenditure towards medical treatment.

Learn how to file request of EPF transfer online

Learn how to file request of EPF transfer online

In order to avoid the existing EPF account (in his last company) from becoming out of action due to change of job, one must follow this procedure.

PPF calculator: Calculate returns on your PPF investment online

PPF calculator: Calculate returns on your PPF investment online

Here is the link of PPF calculator from which you can calculate returns on your PPF investment online.

New Financial Year shocker: Interest rates on PPF, NSC, other small savings schemes to be lower from Friday

New Financial Year shocker: Interest rates on PPF, NSC, other small savings schemes to be lower from Friday

Interest rate on Public Provident Fund (PPF) scheme will be 8.1 percent for the period April 1 to June 30, down from 8.7 percent.

Interest rates on PPF, other small savings to be lower from April 1

Interest rates on PPF, other small savings to be lower from April 1

Interest rate on small savings schemes, including PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) and senior citizen deposits, will be cut by up to 1.3 percent from Friday as the government moves towards quarterly alignment of rates with the market.

High interest rates will make Indian economy sluggish: FM Jaitley

High interest rates will make Indian economy sluggish: FM Jaitley

Citing the example of 8.7 percent tax free interest on Public Provident Fund (PPF) investments, he said this translates into an interest rate of 12.5 percent or 13 percent including tax benefit.

 

This is how your personal finances will be affected from April 2016

This is how your personal finances will be affected from April 2016

Come April and you will see some changes in personal finances as you will be entering a new fiscal year (2016-17) and hence new budgetary provisions will govern you

Cut in small savings rates 'win-win' for govt, banks: Nomura

The Centre's move to slash interest rates on all small savings schemes, is a "win-win" for the government and the banks, leading to a better monetary policy transmission, says a Nomura report.

Must Know! New rate of interest on various small savings schemes

Must Know! New rate of interest on various small savings schemes

Know the new rate of interest on various small savings schemes for the first quarter of financial year 2016-17.

 

Banks may not cut lending rates, but cut in PPF good: Experts

Banks may not cut lending rates, but cut in PPF good: Experts

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 expert

Country has to move towards lower interest rates, PPF rate cut justified: Arun Jaitley

Country has to move towards lower interest rates, PPF rate cut justified: Arun Jaitley

Clearing stance of his ministry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the country has to move towards lower interest rates during two-day BJP's National executive meet that ended on Sunday.

Government slashes interest rates on PPF, NSC

Big dent in your savings as govt slashes PPF, NSC rates. Watch the complete news to get full overview of the happenings.

Savings shocker: How PPF, small savings rates cut will impact you

Savings shocker: How PPF, small savings rates cut will impact you

The government on Friday slashed interest rates on schemes that investors have been using to build their social security funds

Interest rate cut on savings: Cong accuses government of fleecing the poor

Interest rate cut on savings: Cong accuses government of fleecing the poor

New Delhi; Congress tonight reacted sharply to government's move of slashing interest rates on all small savings schemes, including PPF, saying it is "fleecing" the poor and is a "criminal breach" of trust of hapless people.

Govt slashes small saving schemes interest rates; interest on PPF cut to 8.1% from 8.7%

Govt slashes small saving schemes interest rates; interest on PPF cut to 8.1% from 8.7%

The government has slashed the interest rate on a bunch of small savings schemes like Public Provident Fund (PPF), Kisan Vikas Patra and Post Office deposits.

 

Central trade unions stage dharna before East Singhbhum district headquarter

Central trade unions stage dharna before East Singhbhum district headquarter

Central Trade Unions of the country today staged dharna in front of the East Singhbhum district headquarter here demanding immediate withdrawal of amendments made in the labor laws