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Not linked Aadhaar with your SIM, bank accounts, financial savings? Deadlines are nearing; here’s how to do it

English author, Douglas Adams, once said, “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” If you are someone like Adams, you will surely get into trouble, especially when it comes to meeting Aadhaar deadlines in our country. This 12-digit number has now become mandatory for several purposes, from filing your income-tax returns to getting ... Read More »

I’m a financial planner — here’s what I tell people who ask if they’re saving enough money

sunglasses thinking happy future More (Once you start moving, it’s easier to keep going.Flickr/normalsanik) Savings advice can sometimes seem like satire. Start early. Save 15% of your income. Make sure it’s your pretax income. Do it for 40 years. Cross your fingers. Click your heels. But in the real world, that’s not how it works for most people. As a financial ... Read More »

As economy and earnings excel, here’s what’s dragging down stocks

Getty Images Pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. economy and corporate earnings continue to impress, but markets’ positive momentum has been sapped by the political follies of the Trump administration. And from a trading perspective, the U.S. dollar is unlikely to stage much of a comeback unless the tone from Washington becomes decidedly more disciplined. It ... Read More »

Here’s what could go wrong with stocks at record highs

Jung Yeon-Je | AFP | Getty Images A man walks past a television screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on April 5, 2017. The midsummer market is a Goldilocks market, but it’s about to head into what can be two of the worst months of the year for stocks and ... Read More »

Infosys kicks start earnings season on Friday; here’s what brokerages say on IT pack

With the domestic stock market heading for a long weekend, a few important developments would be setting the course of equities for the next week. The first and foremost among them would be the kick-start of March quarter earnings with Infosys’ results on Friday. The IT pack is expected to report a modest revenue growth of  2-3.9 per cent (in ... Read More »

Here’s why the markets may be decoupling from oil

Well, this is a bit of a disappointment. We have oil flying (up nearly 7 percent!), we have a weak dollar, we have China quiet all week, and we have a dovish Fed that traders believe have put some kind of floor under the market. And this is all we get? The Dow Industrials up 40 points in a lackluster, ... Read More »