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As Moneycontrol Pro turns 1, a note to readers from the Opinion Team
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As Moneycontrol Pro turns 1, a note to readers from the Opinion Team

We have, right from the start, tried to ensure quality at Moneycontrol Pro.

Zero-MDR: Is India pioneering a global business model for digital payments?
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Zero-MDR: Is India pioneering a global business model for digital payments?

Historically, digital payments around the world have been driven by the American model defined by card associations.

Consumer confidence plummets in March on concerns of India-Pakistan conflict post-Balakot air strike: Study
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Consumer confidence plummets in March on concerns of India-Pakistan conflict post-Balakot air strike: Study

The India Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (consumer confidence) nosedived by 6.8 percentage points in March, found a joint survey by Thomson Reuters and Ipsos.

Consumer confidence dipped in September due to worries about savings, household expenses, finds survey
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Consumer confidence dipped in September due to worries about savings, household expenses, finds survey

The Consumer Confidence Index plummeted 6.6 percentage points as consumers were worried about various factors such as personal finances for day-to-day running of the household, savings and investments, said Indian Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI) for the month of October.

What you need to know before filing your income tax return
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What you need to know before filing your income tax return

Taking a look at the various criteria/situations that make return filing mandatory for taxpayers.

Money management alert: Midcourse withdrawals from retirement funds a sub-optimal solution for midlife blues
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Money management alert: Midcourse withdrawals from retirement funds a sub-optimal solution for midlife blues

A suitable amendment in the law would be conducive to checking one's tendency to dip into one’s retirement funds at the drop of a hat.

Parliament clears key laws promising Rs 20-lakh tax free gratuity, more than 12 days maternity leave
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Parliament clears key laws promising Rs 20-lakh tax free gratuity, more than 12 days maternity leave

The amendment to the payment of gratuity law comes in the backdrop of Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 enhancing the maximum maternity leave period to 26 weeks.

EPFO cuts interest rate to 8.55% from 8.65%, bank deposits unattractive, LTCG on stocks; it is no good time for savers
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EPFO cuts interest rate to 8.55% from 8.65%, bank deposits unattractive, LTCG on stocks; it is no good time for savers

It is a stated policy of the government to bring down small savings rates to align with the bank deposit rates

Bitcoin investments under I-T dept's radar; CBDT sends out notices, says profits from crypto currency trading taxable
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Bitcoin investments under I-T dept's radar; CBDT sends out notices, says profits from crypto currency trading taxable

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in his Budget speech earlier this month that all crypto currencies, which include bitcoins, are illegal

Budget 2018: From standard deduction to health and education cess, how Arun Jaitley changed your money life
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Budget 2018: From standard deduction to health and education cess, how Arun Jaitley changed your money life

This standard deduction given in budget was in lieu of exemption in respect of transport allowance and reimbursement of miscellaneous medical expenses

Budget 2018: Increase social security pension from Rs 200 to at least Rs 500, experts tell Arun Jaitley
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Budget 2018: Increase social security pension from Rs 200 to at least Rs 500, experts tell Arun Jaitley

At pre-Budget meet, experts pointed out the amount for social security pension has been abysmally low of Rs 200 per month

New to mutual fund investment? Five things you must keep in mind while taking the plunge
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New to mutual fund investment? Five things you must keep in mind while taking the plunge

Choosing the right mutual fund is key to meeting your financial goals

India’s non farm-loan debts could settle all distressed farm loans, shows an analysis
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India’s non farm-loan debts could settle all distressed farm loans, shows an analysis

A lot of the non-priority NPAs are large and valued customers of the banks, who also have considerable political clout

Ditch that bank locker, it is unsafe; go for home safes, insurance instead
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Ditch that bank locker, it is unsafe; go for home safes, insurance instead

The Britishers, from whom we inherited these, have almost done away from such safe deposit lockers from their banks; it's time for Indians to ditch them too

Sebi relaxes certain disclosure requirements for brokers
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Sebi relaxes certain disclosure requirements for brokers

Now, stock brokers would not be required to provide details of bank accounts holding their own funds to the exchanges.

Fire insurance premium may rise after 1 July as companies may revise prices of their products
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Fire insurance premium may rise after 1 July as companies may revise prices of their products

occupancies in insurance sector refer to products, a sector or class of asset and different occupancies carry different risk of loss

EPFO trustees likely to raise ETF investment limit to 15% on 27 May
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EPFO trustees likely to raise ETF investment limit to 15% on 27 May

EPFO’s move to raise the investment limit in exchange traded funds to 15% from 10%, will help the retirement fund body park Rs15,000 crore in stock markets in FY18

SBI to allow ATM withdrawals via e-wallet at Rs 25 per transaction
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SBI to allow ATM withdrawals via e-wallet at Rs 25 per transaction

For cash deposit of up to Rs 1,000 into its mobile wallet through business correspondents, the bank will levy a service charge of 0.25 per cent (minimum Rs 2 and maximum Rs 8) plus service tax.

Now here comes 'crowd approval' of loans from Tata Capital
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Now here comes 'crowd approval' of loans from Tata Capital

Individuals would be able to upload their own story, or stories of people known to them on the website www.doright.in. These stories would then be showcased across the country via social and digital media. Once the public puts in enough number of 'salaams' for a deserving person, the company would process the loan.