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What is driving liquidity in the markets?

The current rally in Indian market is fuelled by strong liquidity from domestic investors. With low bank fixed deposit rates, subdued real estate market (with high transaction cost) and stagnating gold prices, equities seems to be the most viable domestic investment avenue for investors. Thus in spite of the markets reaching all-time highs & rich …

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Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana for Senior Citizen

Senior Citizen mostly depends on interest income on their savings for their monthly expenses. In times of declining interest rates when interest rates on bank FDs have fallen to abysmally low levels the Government has come out with some schemes for senior citizens to help then earn a minimum amount of return from their savings. …

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The interest rate dilemma

On 1st April 2017 the Government announced a 10 bps interest rate cut across all small savings schemes offered, from Senior Citizen Savings Schemes to Public Provident Fund and mind you this is not the first cut over the last year when the government decided to revise small savings rates every quarter depending on economic/market …

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Interest rate fall- Think beyond bank fixed deposits…

Though lending rate decline is good news for home loan buyers, decline in FD rates are making investors worry. With interest rates for deposits falling to 6-7% levels retail investors are feeling the pinch.┬áSo how to deal with a falling interest rate scenario and are there alternatives is what investors are thinking now. Mutual funds, …

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