What is a better choice – Direct Equity or Equity Mutual Funds?

Equity mutual funds are a basket of equities managed by professional fund managers, investing in a large and diversified pool of equity stocks. Everyone desires to be wealthy and looks out for avenues to grow money in their own ways. Over the last 20 years, investing in equity markets in India has consistently delivered superior… Read More What is a better choice – Direct Equity or Equity Mutual Funds?

How to make a complaint – If you are unhappy with your insurance company

First thing to do is Approach the Insurance Company’s Grievance Redressal Officer of its branch or any other office that you deal with. Click here for mail ids of Grievance Redressal Officers, GRO, of all insurance companies Give your complaint in writing along with the necessary support documents Take a written acknowledgement of your complaint with the… Read More How to make a complaint – If you are unhappy with your insurance company

Personal Accident and Health Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

Timetric’s ‘Personal Accident and Health Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020’ report provides a detailed outlook by product category for the Indian life insurance segment, and a comparison of the Indian insurance industry with its regional counterparts. It provides key performance indicators such as written premium, incurred loss, loss ratio, commissions and… Read More Personal Accident and Health Insurance in India Key Trends and Opportunities to 2020

India Overtakes Britain as the World’s Sixth-Largest Economy

Score one for the post-colonial underdog. India’s economy has reportedly overtaken the United Kingdom’s for the first time in over 100 years, now standing as the world’s sixth-largest economy by GDP after the United States, China, Japan, Germany, and France. The milestone is a symbol of India’s rapid economic growth and, conversely, the U.K.’s post-Brexit… Read More India Overtakes Britain as the World’s Sixth-Largest Economy

Why EPF still remains a good bet for investors despite rate cut

In a falling interest rate regime, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to reduce interest rate on the EPF to 8.65%, from 8.8% earlier. This cut may leave the salaried class feeling aggrieved, but financial planners maintain the EPF still remains among the better vehicles for retirement savings in the fixed income space.… Read More Why EPF still remains a good bet for investors despite rate cut

What Budget 2017 can do to enable people to make full use of insurance

As the finance ministry begins drafting the coming Budget 2017, ET Wealth requested financial sector experts for their suggestions on what changes they would like to see proposed in the Finance Bill 2017. Here are some ideas from experts on what changes in the budget could make it easier for the common man to buy… Read More What Budget 2017 can do to enable people to make full use of insurance