PPF scheme: Why it's still one of the best investment options

The PPF scheme offers various benefits and therefore, it is one of the most popular long-term and tax-saving schemes for depositors.

Anshu Jain, pioneering global banker, dies at 59

Anshu Jain, who made the exhilarating journey from Jaipur to the pinnacle of Europe's financial giant Deutsche Bank, died in the UK in the early hours of Saturday at the age of 59. Jain, who was last with US investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald as president, was co-chief of Deutsche Bank from 2012 to 2015.

Markets are signaling an easing cycle has already started with the Fed now behind the curve on inflation, says a Wall Street chief strategist

"I don't really care what the Fed is going to do because the Fed isn't driving this ship," said the Leuthold Group's chief investment strategist.

Salary offers at IIT placements hit record high as Covid impact fades

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The placement performance of IITs suffered no impact due to Covid as companies raked in big money in the 2021-22 session. After a lull in the pandemic years, the class of 2022 which was recruited in online or hybrid mode saw crore-plus jobs make a substantial comeback. On the opening day of the season, several IITians entered the ...

Top 20 undervalued Books within the market

The stocks within this list have high Price to Book ratios. Price to Book (P/B) measures investors value on the company’s books or balance sheet. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

The CEO of Whole Foods says younger people have to earn the right to do meaningful work. Gen Z disagrees.

"You can't expect to start with meaningful work," Whole Foods CEO John Mackey told Reason. "You're going to have to earn it over time."

Looking to take some risk on? Check out High Beta Stocks

A risk measure, which displays the correlation between a stock’s price change and the changes that occur in a benchmark/index. o Beta 1 = Swings in price are more significant than the benchmark o Beta = 1 = Swings in price match the benchmark’s movements o Beta 1 = Swings in price are less significant than the benchmark This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

Low Margins

Stocks within this list have reported low Gross, Operating and Profit margins within the past quarter. Companies have demonstrated the inability to manage their cost of revenue, operating, and other expenses. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered Launched on PC: 3 Things To Know Before Buying

Spider-Man Remastered for PC brings a plethora of upgrades including DualSense controller support, unlocked frame rate, ultrawide aspect ratios and more.

Top 5 highest income growth stocks in the market over the past year.

Companies on this list have demonstrated high returns from prior years’ quarterly results. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

HDFC Bank, HDFC Ltd gets CCI's nod for merger

In April, the country's largest housing finance company HDFC Ltd announced that it will merge with HDFC Bank.

IDFC Mutual Fund unveils investor awareness film titled #UnitedByInvestments

The #UnitedByInvestments film is available on IDFC Mutual Fund social media channels

Pandemic helped D2C brands to grow in market: Monica Bindra, Founder and CEO, Laiqa

The menstrual hygiene market has seen a growing appetite for intimate care, and menstrual hygiene products, Bindra told Financial

Fairfax-backed Go Digit Insurance to file IPO DRHP this week, say sources

Fairfax-backed Go Digit Insurance is likely to file initial public offering (IPO) Draft Red Herring Prospectus (DRHP) this week, sources have told CNBC-TV18. The Bengaluru-based general insurance company is expected to raise Rs 5,000 crore via issuance of 15 percent equity. The Go Digit Insurance IPO is likely to be comprised of both fresh issue and Offer-For-Sale (OFS). The Go Digit IPO is estimated to raise Rs 1,250 crore through fresh issue...

Reliance Infra Q1 Results: Net loss narrows in June quarter, consolidated income jumps | Highlights

Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra), a major player in providing Engineering and Construction (E&C) services for developing power, infrastructure, metro and road projects, on Saturday reported narrowing of its consolidated net loss to Rs 66.11 crore for the quarter ended June 30, 2022. The company had clocked a consolidated net loss of Rs 95.15 crore ...

A sound choice

Sound bars are a great way to add auditory depth to an entertainment enclave without sacrificing the space required for a surround sound system. Selecting one can be a pain, since there are thousands to choose from. Hopefully, this guide to the best ones can make things a little clearer. LG SL4 If you are looking to expand the sound of your entertainment system without breaking the bank, the LG SL4 is a fairly good option. The sound bar is a 2.1...

Gogoro revises 2022 revenue guidance lower, hopes to maintain margin outlook

Continued growth in Gogoro Network subscriber base to helped offset impact of exchange rate changes.

DGCA issues advisory for airport operators to check bird strikes

MUMBAI: Following the recent incidents of bird strikes, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked airport operators to review their wildlife hazard management programme and send monthly action report and wildlife strike data to the regulator.Early this month, a Vistara aircraft that took off from Varanasi for Mumbai operating fligh...

KKR plans to exit Max Healthcare: Deal could be at 5% to existing share price

When contacted, KKR declined to comment on the development. On Friday, Max Healthcare’s shares closed down 2.74% at Rs 361.55 on the BSE.

APEDA initiates pilots to boost export of agricultural products under ODOP

The districts where the pilots have been initiated include Lucknow (mango) in Uttar Pradesh; Nagpur (mandarin orange), Nasik (onion), Sangli (grapes) in Maharashtra, Krishna (mango) in Andhra Pradesh ,Kumuram Bheem (millets) in Telangana and Dharamapuri (millets) in Tamil Nadu.

Daily Voice | Kotak Mahindra Life focuses on banking, automobile, capital goods, stays cautious on IT, metals

Markets are trading at slight premium to long term averages on FY24 consensus earnings. Hence it should consolidate at current levels before resuming the uptrend.

These companies have been struggling to turn a profit with both of their assets and their equity.

The stocks within this list have low return on assets and low return on equity. Low ROA or high debt can be a sign of poor return as a percentage of a company’s assets. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

Haven't Received Income Tax Refund Yet? Step-by-Step Process to Track ITR Refund Status Online

ITR refunds can be claimed in cases where the amount of tax paid is higher than the actual amount chargeable. If you have not received your ITR refund yet, know how to check income tax refund status online

These stocks are favourites among Small Cap Value Mutual Fund managers

Companies in this list demonstrate characteristics that fund managers look for when investing in Small Cap Value stocks. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

SpiceJet agrees to settle dues of CUB in phased manner till June next year

SpiceJet had requested the bank to renew their existing facility and terms and conditions for such renewal were mutually agreed upon.

Induslnd bank hikes interest rates on fixed deposits below 2 crore; check out all new rates

The bank is now offering interest rates of 3.50% from 2.75% on FDs maturing between 7 days to 14 days.

Self-regulatory board for social media firms won't take up user appeals on hate speech, Section 69A of IT Act, shows draft code

A draft code of the self regulatory board released by Internet Freedom Foundation says the body will not take up user appeals on content of ‘serious and egregious nature'

From Parle-G to Bajaj Group... Conglomerates that played a crucial role in India's economic growth

The Government of India’s initiative ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'’ allows an insight of the current nation that India has become in the 75 years since its independence in 1947. If our nation stands tall today, alongwith other achievements, start-ups like Cleartip, BYJU’s, OYO, Ola, Magzter and more have made a mark on the international atlas. This gro...

These Consumer Non-Cyclicals companies future earnings have been highly valued by investors

The Consumer Non-Cyclicals stocks within this list have high forward P/E ratios. High forward P/E is an indicator of potential overvaluation or the investor belief in the future earnings of the company. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

Dollar trend to be key factor for commodities as Fed's rate tightening debate intensifies

The US dollar index slumped to 6-week low amid increasing debate about Fed’s monetary policy. Improved risk sentiment also reduced its safe haven appeal.

The SEC has paid over $1 billion to whistleblowers since 2012. But a new study says the agency has outsourced the job to high-priced law firms that may discourage more tipsters from coming forward.

A study argues that a handful of law firms dominate when it comes to whistleblower awards from both the SEC and the CFTC.

Amazon & Netflix: How the stock market reacted to positive and negative EPS surprises

The market is responding more to the earnings outlook for the current quarter rather than the earnings performance of the prior quarter.

DIDM - a digital marketing training company growing with rapid pace

The education industry especially the digital marketing training industry is at an all-time high, therefore the reliability on the new educational institutions has become questionable.

Are lumber stocks post-pandemic bargains? Find out about the best lumber stocks to buy in 2022!

The lumber industry has a significant impact upon the U.S. economy, it provides a large number of jobs in the United States. Over the past 20 years, the lumber industry consolidated and recapitalized as the number of sawmills declined while the average mill size increased. We provide this stock list of the largest timber companies in the world. This list's performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

Moneycontrol Daily: Your Essential 7

A daily round-up of the most interesting articles to help jump-start the day.

5 Credit Cards that can Make Shopping More Rewarding this Independence Day

To make the most out of these festive discounts, there are financial institutions such as Axis bank, SBI bank, ICICI bank, among others, that issue cards specially made for online shopping. Know Details

Popular VLC Media Player banned in India: Report

VLC Media Player has been banned in India, according to a report. This happened quite a few months ago at the time when the Indian government had banned some 54 China-linked apps.

Moneycontrol Selects: Top stories this evening

Our specially curated package of the most interesting articles to help you stay at the top of your game.

Why should you hold US stocks in your equity portfolio?

The US stock market presents some of the best investment ideas, especially to Indian investors who want to diversify their portfolios across geographies.

NEW changes in NPS-APY schemes; Good news for central employees and pension scheme subscribers

Under the new rule, income tax payers will no longer be able to apply for Atal Pension Yojana (APY). According to the notification of the Ministry of Finance, this rule will be applicable from October 1, 2022.

Bombay before Mumbai

It’s our favourite bone of contention in Mumbai, and a few weeks ago, Maharashtra Governor BS Koshyari picked at it again when he said that the financial capital of India would cease to be so if the Rajasthanis and Gujaratis moved away. The Pathare Prabhus tucked in their nauvaris for war; the East Indians sighed in familiar resignation; In the Parsi baugs of this city, India’s Zoroastrian community clutched at their pearls; colourful expletives...

India can be 2nd-largest economy by 2031: RBI Dy Guv Michael Patra

While India has an infrastructure gap due to lower investment in the sector, the share of infrastructure investment should increase to 6% of the GDP by 2030 as compared to 4.6% as of now to close this gap, Patra said.

Disclose tur dal stocks with traders: Centre to states

The government has also decided to release 3.8 million tonne (MT) of pulses including around 3 MT of gram (chana) in the open market from its buffer stock held with farmers' cooperative NAFED to cooling prices in the coming festive season.

Advisory firm recommends against reappointment of Vijay Shekhar Sharma as Paytm CEO

The Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IiAS), in its report on August 9, said that Sharma had made several commitments in the past to make the company profitable, but these never played out

Discover companies that will have difficultly meeting short term obligations if they face any volatility

The Quick Ratio is an indicator of a company’s ability to meet its short-term obligations requirements without needing to raise any capital through financing or selling off assets. Quick Ratio helps measure a company’s short-term liquidity, which can give glimpse on how well a company can withstand any turbulence from external & internal factors. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.

PF News: How Much Money Do You Have in Your EPF Account? 4 Ways You Can Check it

EPF contributors should be aware that they can check their account balance at any time using a variety of methods. Here are four simple ways

India Ranks 3rd Globally for Startup Ecosystem, Unicorn Production: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that the PM’s specific emphasis on science, technology and innovation has sparked the creativity of the country's youth to develop and solve problems with fresh ideas

Pharma stocks in US see sell-off amid fears of litigation charges surrounding Zantac

Pharmaceutical companies like GSK, Sanofi and Haleon saw a sharp sell-off of their shares in US markets over fears of potential litigation charges by US authorities over the heartburn drug Zantac. Legal proceedings are expected to start on August 22, even as issues over the drugs have been there since 2018-19. The drug was developed by GSK in the 1980s. It was initially a prescription drug before it was made available over-the-counter. In 2019,...

Indian business held out great promise at the time of Independence

If you had looked out of the window during a cross-country drive on August 14, 1947, Indian business would have looked full of promise - thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering zeal kept alive by merchants like Jamsetjee Jeejeebhoy and Premchand Roychand.

Low Gross Profit

Stocks within this list have reported low Gross Profit margins from the prior quarter. This list’s performance is calculated on an equally weighted method.