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Oct 06, 2017
Aadhaar compulsory for PPF, post office deposits and more; deadline 31 December"Provided that where Aadhaar number has not been assigned, the depositor shall submit proof of application of enrolment for Aadhaar," said a government notification.
Jul 24, 2017
Varishtha Pension Yojana: Will the existing scheme cannibalise it?It appears that the new scheme would arouse the interest of only those who have more than Rs 15 lakh to spare
Jun 30, 2017
Govt slashes interest rates by 0.1% on PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra, other small savings schemesKisan Vikas Patra (KVP) investments will yield 7.5 percent and mature in 115 months
Apr 07, 2017
Finmin wants to cut EPF rates by 50 bps: Will it give way to better investments?The Finance Ministry has been following the cost reduction approach in the process spurning and undermining the more demanding income-enhancement approach.
Mar 31, 2017
PPF rate cut: Why Modi govt is wrong in linking small savings interest rates to bond yieldsIt reinforces the depressing view that the Modi government is unsympathetic to the concerns of the small man though the BJP has been winning successive state elections thanks to his unstinted support
Mar 31, 2017
PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra interest rates to fall from 1 April, it's time to consider bolder investment optionsThe common refrain from small savers is that they do not understand financial instruments beyond fixed deposits
Jan 02, 2017
Interest rate on small savings schemes unchanged for Jan-Mar quarterA finance ministry notification said investments in public provident fund (PPF) scheme will continue to fetch an annual interest rate of 8 percent, the same as 5-year National Savings Certificate.
Apr 05, 2016
RBI policy today: Whether Rajan cuts rate or not, your loan rates will fall in next few monthsWhat consumer must note here is that even if Raghuram Rajan chooses to surprise with a status quo in policy rates, bank lending rates and deposit rates are set to drop in the approaching months
Mar 28, 2016
High interest rates will make Indian economy sluggish: JaitleyJustifying slashing of interest rate on small saving instruments like PPF, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said interest rates in India are "extraordinarily" high and the country risks becoming the most sluggish economy if lending rates continue to rule high.
Mar 22, 2016
RBI may cut repo rate by 25-50 bps, but will it revive the stuck corporate loan demand?View is that interest rates will be lowered even though it may not be totally in line with the monetary policy benchmarks set by the RBI