Decision Making and Risk Factor: How to take an economic decision considering the risk factor?

Every person wants to make the best decision but every person may have a different risk attitude and our risk attitude play a major role in our decision making. On the basis of risk attitude, people can be divided into the following three categories:- Risk-Averse person:- A person who does not like to take the […]

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Insights of Indian Economy before hit by COVID-19

Insights of Indian Economy before hit by COVID-19 Parameters Value Remarks Area  3,287,263 sq km Area of india within 15200 km of land frontier and 7516 km of coastline. Population-2018 135.26 Crores (BPL-21.9%, approx 29 crores) India’s population is approx 138 crore in June 2020 which is approx 17.7% of total world population. Median age in […]

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How a Package of Rs. 20 Lakh Crores going to make India – Atmanirbhar Bharat: First Phase-13th may 2020

How a Package of Rs. 20 Lakh Crores going to make India – Atmanirbhar Bharat: First Phase-13th may 2020 We all know that Indian Independence day is celebrated on 15th August. We secured our independence on 15th August 1947 or we can say we were declared independent on 15th August 1947 when UK parliament passed […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): How much harmful is corona for world economy? What should we do? What should investors do in this era of viruses i.e. Coronavirus.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): How much harmful is corona for world economy? What should we do? What should investors do in this era of viruses i.e. Coronavirus.? There are many questions come to everyone’s mind regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19). Share market is facing one of the biggest fall due to corona virus. Hence investors are in panic. Everyone’s […]

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Current position of Indian Economy w.r.t. Economic Survey of India for FY 2019-20 (presented in Parliament on 31-01-2020)

Current position of Indian Economy w.r.t. Economic Survey of India for FY 2019-20 (presented in Parliament on 31-01-2020) Economic Survey 2019- 20 was presented in the Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on January 31, 2020. The theme of Economic Survey 2020 is- “Enable markets, promote ‘pro-business’ policies and strengthen ‘trust‘ in the economy”. The […]

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Updates relating to GST return, Income Tax and SEBI.

CBDT has released parameters for manual selection of Income Tax Returns for Complete Income Tax Scrutiny during financial year 2018-19 vide Instruction No. 04/2018 Dated: 20th August 2018. Niti Aayog has suggested the government to bring down import duty on gold from the existing level of 10 per cent and also slash the GST rate […]

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Have you done financial planning for 2017-18 before the deadline 31st March 2018 – Check out what you missed?

Financial year 2017-18 is reaching to its ends in few weeks. 31st March is an important deadline with reference to tax Planning, missing it may result in higher tax liability. We are required to complete our tax planning before 31st march 2018, as we are required to file Income tax return for FY 2017-18 during […]

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Is it right time for the privatisation or consolidation of public sector banks?

Current market share of public sector banks is 70% which is reducing very rapidly i.e. approximately 4% a year. After 5 year, Estimated the market share of public and private sector bank will be in the ratio of 50:50. Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani said that market share of public sector bank may reduce to something […]

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Fraud prone Indian Banking & RBI: Recent Steps to strengthen Banking.

After recent scam of 12646 crores in PNB done through fraudulent issuance of letter of undertaking (LOU) , RBI have to take necessary steps to prevent such fraud in future. Market share of public sector bank is 70%, But after scam of 12646 crores in PNB the shares of public sector banks have lost their […]

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Paytm received approval from SEBI to become Registered Investment Advisor.

Business of E-wallet companies are affected by RBI guidelines for mandatory KYC in E-wallet. Last date for updation of KYC in E-wallet was 28th Feb. 2018. However those who have not updated KYC in their E-wallet are not going to lose their money in E-wallets. They are allowed to use money already available in E-wallet […]

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Updates about PNB Fraud case of Rs. 12700 crore.

Some Updates about PNB fraud case of Rs. Rs.12700 crore:- Axis Bank’s MD, Shikha Sharma and ICICI Bank’s MD Chanda Kochhar along with some senior officer of 31 banks summoned by Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) for questioning regarding extension of loans to Gitanjali Groups. Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered two cases in […]

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On 1st March 2018, Cabinet cleared "Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018"

The Cabinet today cleared Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill which targets big defaulters involved in economic crime of over Rs. 100 crores. “Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill 2018” has been brought to confiscation of properties of such fugitives. There will also be the provision to confiscate those assets outside India but co-operation of that country will be […]

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On 1st March 2018, Cabinet approved setting up NFRA as regulator for Auditors

Today on 1st March 2018, The Cabinet approved setting up of the National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA), which will be an independent regulator for the auditing profession. After Rs 12700 crore fraud at Punjab National, Government find timing and reason to amend Companies Act, 2013 for setting up separate independent regulator for auditing profession i.e. […]

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Priority Sector Lending Targets for FY 2018-19 for Foreign Banks with 20 or more Branches.

RBI announced Priority Sector Lending Targets for FY 2018-19 for Foreign Banks with 20 or more Branches in notification dated 1st march 2018. As per RBI notification, Lending target are:- Sub-target of 8% of ANBC (Adjusted Net Bank Credit) or CEOBE (Credit equivalent Amount of Off-Balance Sheet Exposure), whichever is higher to small and marginal […]

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SBI increased Interest Rate for Domestic Term Deposits.

Today on 28-2-2018, State Bank of India (SBI) increased retail deposit rates by 10 to 50 basis points across various maturity baskets. It may also be followed by other banks. With effect from 28th February 2018 the revised interest rate on retail domestic term deposit below Rupees 1 crore is as follows: 7- 45-day : […]

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On 28-02-2018, RBI revised limit of "exchange traded currency derivatives".

RBI revised limit of “exchange traded currency derivatives” without having to establish underlying exposure for resident in India and FPI.Currently, persons resident in India and FPIs are allowed position in USD-INR upto USD 15 million per exchange and positions in EUR-INR, GBP-INR and JPY-INR pairs, all put together, upto USD 5 million equivalent per exchange. […]

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Update KYC in E-wallet before 28th Feb. 2018: RBI

Update KYC in E-wallet as deadline is very close. As per RBI guidelines issued in October 2017 as revised, E-wallet companies must convert all the E-wallet or other instruments issued by them to full KYC by 28th February 2018. Full KYC made mandatory to keep them functioning in normal manner otherwise sever restrictions would be […]

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On 23rd February 2018, Reserve Bank of India launched the Ombudsman Scheme for NBFC

Good News for customers of NBFC like Bajaj Financial Services Limited, LIC Housing Finance, PNB housing finance, Indiabulls group, Muthoot Finance, Reliance Capital, Sundaram Finance, GIC housing Financial Services etc. as they will get expedite and cost-free resolution for their complaints. Reserve Bank of India launched the Ombudsman Scheme for NBFC on date February 23, […]

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RBI constituted an Expert Committee to look into the reasons for high divergence observed in asset classification and provisioning by banks.

In view of large divergences observed in asset classification and provisioning in the credit portfolio of banks as well as the rising incidence of frauds in the Indian banking system, RBI decided to constitute an Expert Committee under the chairmanship of Shri Y H Malegam, a former member of the Central Board of Directors of […]

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Link your Adhaar with Various Financial products and mobile number before 31st march 2018

On 15-02-2018, Government issued a notification to require all postal Life Insurance holder to provide their Aadhaar detail.The notification also makes Aadhaar mandatory for all new insurance policies that will be issued in the future. This notification does not specify any deadline for linking of Aadhaar with Postal Life Insurance policies. Constitutional Validity of Aadhaar […]

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Investment Decisions: Are your Investment decisions destroying your Wealth?

Investment Decisions: Are your Investment decisions destroying your Wealth? Every investor wants to create huge wealth by taking best investment decisions. But sometimes decisions taken to create wealth become responsible for destruction of wealth itself. Generally investors are unaware of Break even rate of return which is minimum return to catch up with inflation and […]

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Important Highlights & Tax Proposals of Finance Budget 2018-19

Important Highlights & Tax Proposals of Finance Budget 2018-19 The Finance Minister, Sh. Arun Jaitley presented his fifth Union budget 2018 in Parliament today i.e. 01-02-2018. Following are important proposals made therein:- Direct Taxes Proposals No changes in Personal Income tax slab. No Changes in Limit of deduction u/s 80C. Benefit of exemption for withdrawal […]

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Indian Accounting Standards (IND-AS): Whether applicable to your company or not?

Indian Accounting Standards (IND-AS): Whether applicable to your company or not? After a long converging process of Accounting standards(AS) and IFRS, Ministry of corporate affairs has come up with new standards name as Indian Accounting Standards(Ind-AS) which sum of AS and IFRS. Hundred percent adoption of IFRS was not possible in Indian Scenario, hence Necessary […]

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Universal Basic Income (UBI): A substitute of social welfare schemes to reduce poverty

Universal Basic Income (UBI): A substitute of social welfare schemes to reduce poverty What is concept of Universal Basic Income (UBI)? As per the concept of Universal Basic Income (also known as Unconditional Basic Income, Social Dividend, Citizen’s Income), the government have to pay a unconditional sum of money to every citizen on periodical basis. […]

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Payment Banks: Revolutionising the Banking Sector

Payment Banks: Revolutionising the Banking Sector In September 2013, the Reserve Bank of India constituted a committee headed by Dr Nachiket Mor to study Comprehensive financial services for small businesses. The committee submitted its report to RBI in January 2014.One of the key suggestions of the committee was to introduce specialised banks or ‘ Payment […]

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UPI: Unified Payment Interface – A step of India towards Cashless Economy

UPI: Unified Payment Interface – A step of India towards Cashless Economy RBI Governor, Sh. Raghuram Rajan (born 3 February 1963) who became governor on 04th September 2013 by replacing Sh. D. Subbarao, now going to be replaced by Sh. Urjit R Patel on date 04th September 2016. Sh. Urjit R. Patel (born 28 October […]

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Provident Fund in India, Its Taxability and TDS on Provident Fund

Provident Fund in India, Its Taxability and TDS on Provident Fund What is the Provident Fund(PF)? Provident Fund is a retirement saving scheme in India that is similar to the United State’s Social Security program. Its purpose is to provide financial support to members. To understand the scheme of the provident fund, we can discuss […]

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India-Mauritius Tax treaty revised to curb Black Money

India-Mauritius Tax treaty revised to curb Black Money On date 11-05-2016, India getting Mauritius to sign a revised India-Mauritius tax treaty after a decade-long effort since 1996, was an attempt to curb black money generation. Under the revised treaty, from April 1, 2017, companies routing funds into India through Mauritius will have to pay short-term […]

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Basics of Letter of Credit(LC)

Basics of Letter of Credit(LC)/Documentary Credit What is Letter of Credit? How does it work? What are different Types of LC? Is there any law governing LC? What is Documentary Credit? Importance of LC in International Trade. These are the questions ringing in the mind of people starting new business or people dealing with finance […]

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