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Overnight and liquid fund categories are suitable for very low investment periods
The cost of capital has fallen led by rate cuts by RBI and dovish commentaries by central banks. (Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint)
 The sales in the July-September quarter have registered a decline. (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)
New PPI will enable purchase of goods and services up to a limit of  ₹10,000
Over-exposure to FDs is not good, and you need to assess your asset allocation and goals to decide how much money you should park in them (Photo: Mint)
Over-exposure to FDs is not good, and you need to assess your asset allocation and goals to decide how much money you should park in them (Photo: Mint)

Bank fixed deposit (FD) rates compared: ICICI Bank vs Axis Bank vs Yes Bank

  • Over-exposure to FDs is not good, and you need to assess your asset allocation and goals to decide how much money you should park in them
  • Here is a list of banks that offer the highest FD rates for deposits up to 1 crore over various tenures

Payday loans can do more harm than good (Photo: iStock)
Saurabh Garg, co-founder and chief business officer, NoBroker.com
You are investing a healthy sum in a long-term, equity-oriented portfolio. ( Photo: iStock)
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More than 20 lakh verified ITRs are now pending for processing. (Pradeep Gaur/Mint)
Bharat Bond ETF to be basket of bonds issued by CPSE/CPSU/CPFI/any Govt organisation
The last decade has shown us how quickly leaders and disruptors can evolve from nowhere: Jinesh Gopani (Photo: iStock)
SBI flexi deposit scheme has a minimum deposit period of 5 years. (Mint)
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Best health plans

For family floater plans, there are four sum insureds ( 5 lakh, 10 lakh, 20 lakh and 50 lakh) and two age categories—eldest insured is 30 years old or 45 years old

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All refunds issued by CPC have been directly credited to the taxpayers' bank accounts by ECS, eliminating paper cheque
All refunds issued by CPC have been directly credited to the taxpayers' bank accounts by ECS, eliminating paper cheque

Tax dept issues 21 mn tax refunds till Nov; 1.46 lakh cr refunded

  • 68% of refunds were issued within 30 days from the date of the e-verification of income tax return
  • 20% increase in processing Income Tax refund returns this year, says CBDT

Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint
Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint

Opinion | Industry needs investor-first policies and rules

The conclusions of the deep dive into the state of the markets were broadly similar. One, it mandated a rethink in regulation by function and not form

In India, therefore, the gender pay gap is still quite wide. Photo: HT (HT)