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By Loknath Das On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019
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Tax Saving FD: A better investment option for the risk averse to earn high return and save taxes

The tax-saving FD provides deductions under the Section 80C of the Income Tax Act, 1961. There are a plethora of tax-saving options in the market that can enable a customer increase savings and preserve wealth, More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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The Trump economy is going gangbusters (and even liberal economists are starting to admit it)

Last week it was reported that the U.S. economy expanded by 2.9 percent in 2018, when measured from the 2017 annual level to the 2018 annual level. By a different metric, one that measures from the fourth quarter More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Beware of groupthink on why the economy’s so weak

According to our top econocrats, the underlying cause of the economy’s greatest vulnerability – weak real wage growth – is obvious: weak improvement in productivity. But I fear they’ve got that the wrong More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, February 13th, 2019
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What to buy in this market? Stocks showing green shoots & the ones that are evergreen

Green shoots are the companies with growth potential but have faced headwinds and consequently got beaten down in price terms.The Indian equity market is giving an illusion of strength, as select buying in heavyweight More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, February 1st, 2019
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How Infra.Market Is Using Tech to Bring The Unorganized Real Estate and Construction Materials Industry Online

“I could either watch it happen or be a part of it.” — Elon Musk With a similar motivation to be a part of something bigger than themselves, Aaditya Sharda and Souvik Sengupta founded Infra.Market, a B2B More...

By Loknath Das On Wednesday, January 30th, 2019
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The more you spend, the more you save

Automating the money habits of people, without asking them to deviate from their preconceived notions is what’s needed today. (Unsplash) Let’s say you find saving money very difficult. Not a very unusual More...

By Loknath Das On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Income Support Schemes And The Butterfly Effect

Can the flap of a butterfly’s wings in one dimension set off a tornado elsewhere, asked Edward Lorenz, American mathematician and meteorologist. The idea, called the ‘Butterfly Effect,’ in popular culture More...

By Loknath Das On Sunday, January 13th, 2019
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Income Tax rules: 10 ways taxpayers have been affected in the run up to Budget 2019

Budget 2019: Modi government is all set to announce its last budget of the current tenure on February 1 this year and the middle class are expecting a lot of favour from Finance Minister Jaitley this year before More...

By Loknath Das On Saturday, January 12th, 2019
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Playing catch-up in the digital economy

The increasing diffusion of ICT in developing countries including India and the greater ICT-led convergence across sectors that we are witnessing now follows the emergence of the inter-related digital technology More...

By Loknath Das On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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How The Stock Market Predicts Trump’s Impeachment

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House on January 2, 2019. David Bernhardt, Acting Secretary of Interior, is on his left and Patrick Shanahan, Acting Secretary of Defense, More...