"We were testing some waters but it didn't work out the way we were thinking and the delinquency went up to 2.8 per cent. We have worked assiduously in terms of reducing the numbers, and 2.4-2.5 per cent is what we are continuously looking at and would like to maintain it," Prasad said. … [Read more...] about SBI Cards & Payment Services sets IPO price band at Rs 750-755
"We are grateful to all the authorities for recognizing company’s rich domain expertise and experience and showing high trust in us by once again awarding this prestigious project," said Virendra D. Mhaiskar, Chairman & Managing Director, IRB Infrastructure Developers. … [Read more...] about IRB Infra share price rises 4% on bagging Mumbai-Pune expressway project
Finally, though, you must ensure that tax planning is a well-thought-out element of your overall financial planning process. Tax benefits will mean very little if you have to borrow to make tax-saver investments at the last minute due to inadequate savings through the year. Or, you give in to distributors who promise to take care of all the paperwork at the last minute, but sell low-yielding, long-term endowment policies that you cannot liquidate easily.Exclusive offer: Use code "BUDGET2020" and get Moneycontrol Pro's Subscription for as little as Rs 333/- for the first year. … [Read more...] about Earning big bucks? Don’t switch slabs; optimise existing tax benefits first
But a few decisive developments during the early Browser Wars made GIFs indispensable. In 1991, developers invented the dedicated img tag in HTML. In English, that meant there was no way to support non-image media files on early versions of Netscape and Internet Explorer. If you wanted something animated, you had to use GIF. Netscape 2.0 also introduced a feature that looped them. This was an important moment: It gave rise to the ubiquitous GeoCities-style GIFs of the early Internet. You could even say that the grating, 8-bit popularity of early animated GIFs–dancing ladies, fireworks, and the dreaded Under Construction–led to its abandonment when cable Internet made it easier to embed video in the early ’00s. For a while, GIFs just weren’t cool. … [Read more...] about Happy 25th Birthday To The GIF, Muse Of The Internet
The initial reaction to the Budget announcement has been far more dramatic than what the final impact would possibly be. First, section 80C was a crowded bucket and the customer had a lot of choices other than life insurance. Second, we have been witnessing a reduction in the percentage of people buying life insurance purely for tax purposes. As awareness increases, more people are now buying life insurance for long-term savings and protection. Third, the maturity benefits under Section 10(10D), not applicable to mutual funds, would still be available. … [Read more...] about Equity MFs versus ULIPs: Which investment is better after the Budget?