APN News

  • Tuesday, February, 2020| Today's Market | Current Time: 11:37:40
  • FATF says terrorist groups continue to benefit from funds through illegal activities

    The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has said that several terrorist groups continue to benefit from funds raised through illegal activities and from supporters worldwide despite the international terror financing watchdog tightening the standards on the flow of money. Without naming Pakistan, the FATF said that terrorists use various methods to gain financing, including using […]

    RBI Governor says credit growth is expected to pick up in coming months

    Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today held a post-budget meeting with the Central Board of Directors of Reserve Bank of India in New Delhi. Briefing media after the meeting, the Finance Minister said, they are monitoring banks on credit flow to the agriculture sector. She said the merger of banks did not come up for […]

    Govt committed to promote Make in India products, Tribes India, Handlooms & Khadi products: Piyush Goyal

    Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal and Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda today chaired a multi-stakeholders Workshop on Strategies for Promoting and Marketing of Tribal Products in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Goyal said, the government is committed to promote Make in India products and Tribes India, Handlooms and Khadi products. He sought […]

    Telecom Department withdraws order on no coercive action against telecom companies

    The Telecom Department has withdrawn its order that asked for no coercive action against telecom companies defaulting on statutory dues payment after the Supreme Court on Friday took a strong view of non-compliance with its order. The order also directed field offices to take immediate necessary action in compliance with the October judgment of the […]

    Lending from CRR buffer to get 5-year exemption: RBI

    The Reserve Bank of India has said that the special lending window with Cash Reserve Ratio exemption will be open from 14th of February and incremental loans disbursed under this facility will have CRR exemption for the next five years. The central bank circular issued in Mumbai yesterday said that the window will open for […]

    RBI Policy Review: Reasserting accommodative stance through non-interest rate tools

    In line with consensus and our expectations, the Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee maintained status quo in its 6th bi-monthly policy review. As such, the repo rate continues to remain at 5.15% (lowest since May-10). The second consecutive decision to leave rates unchanged was backed by a unanimous vote from all six MPC members. The MPC […]

    Why the 20s are not too early to invest in a term plan

    A term insurance product can be an essential part of your life. However, many of you might not plan on buying term life insurance at a young age. Since your primary goal might be your career when you are young, you might avoid the purchase of term life insurance policies. Buying a term policy can […]

    Can e-cig users get term life insurance? Read to know more

    There is no denying that smoking is an unhealthy habit. Smoking can not only have hazardous impact on your health but also the people inhaling smoke around you. Due to its harmful effects, many of you might try to give up on your smoking habit. While many of you might completely quit smoking, the rest […]

    What is the right time to invest in ELSS?

    Mutual fund investment offers individuals a great opportunity to build wealth. Depending on your financial objective and your risk appetite, you should decide what type of investment to choose. Individuals who do not have an appetite for high risk generally settle for investment schemes that offer low-interest rate but steady cash flow or a defined […]

    What are Index Funds?

    What was once termed as “Bogle’s Folly” has today become an integral part of the financial portfolio of investors across the world. Yes, we are talking about index funds which have picked up pace ever since its inception in August 1976. John C. Bogle, founder of Vanguard, an American Asset Management Company, was the first […]