For risk-averse investors who want fixed returns, there are two options: bank fixed deposits and debt funds. While both offer fixed returns and are relatively risk-free, especially when compared to equity investments, there are significant differences between the two. Let’s look at the differences between debt funds and fixed deposits so that you can figure out for yourself which one’s best for you:Debt Funds vs FD: Differences between Debt Funds and Fixed DepositsVariety: When it comes to fixed deposits there’s not all that much of variety. You can invest in fixed deposits at the post office or at your bank. There are differences in the interest rates banks offer – while a small cooperative bank may offer higher rates, a large bank won’t pay out so much. Of course, deposits at smaller banks involve much more risk. Debt funds offer much more variety – there are funds that invest in government bonds, PSUs, money market, corporate debentures, a mix of … [Read more...] about Debt Funds vs FD: Know Which is the Best Investment Option
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This compensation was to come out of a pool that is to be created by levy of cess on certain sin and luxury goods over and above the GST tax rate. The shortfall is calculated assuming a 14 percent annual growth in GST collections by states over the base year of 2015-16. … [Read more...] about Central govt releases Rs 19,950 crore GST compensation to states
Because aesthetics and symbolism are so central to classical architecture, the buildings – almost by definition – are more costly and less energy efficient than so-called “high-performance buildings,” which focus on cost-effectiveness, safety, sustainability and accessibility, in addition to aesthetics. Through organizations such as the National Institute of Building Sciences and their Whole Building Design Guide, the federal government has, in recent years, been working to produce advanced buildings that set standards for the industry and the world. … [Read more...] about Was Trump’s draft order on classical buildings really about Obama?
The Facebook lobbying expenditures reflect a common pattern among tech companies, which traditionally have eschewed spending large amounts of money on influence-peddling until regulators begin investigating their business practices. In 2009, when Google was under investigation by the U.S. Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission, the search engine giant spent $4 million lobbying Capitol Hill; Facebook barely spent $200,000. By 2012, Google was spending at least $16.5 million on influencing lawmakers, its rough average for the next five years. Meanwhile, Facebook’s lobbying expenditures have climbed steadily every year since 2016. … [Read more...] about Facebook just beat Google on one important metric, but it probably won’t brag about it
State Public Prosecutor A. Natarajan in his arguments on Thursday submitted that some of the offences committed by the accused come under the Central Act and therefore, for the purpose of commutation or remission, the state government has to get consent from the central government. The Cabinet passed a resolution requesting the Governor to release all the seven convicts. … [Read more...] about Centre, TN govt oppose Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict Nalini”s plea