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What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Nifty50 on Tuesday advanced for the fourth consecutive session and formed an indecisive ‘Doji’ candle on the daily chart. Concerns over a likely US military response to alleged chemical attack in Syria may lift crude oil prices to their highest level since early December 2014. This may not bode well for the domestic market. Let’s check out what all might influence Dalal ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 10 things you should know

The Nifty50 which started on a muted not dipped below key support levels in intraday trade on Wednesday before bulls took control and pushed the index above 10,400 levels for the second consecutive day in a row. The index formed a ‘Hammer’ like pattern on the daily candlestick charts which is a bullish reversal pattern. The index bounced back after ... Read More »

International Day of Happiness: Money can buy you happiness, but only to a certain point, says Raj Raghunathan

Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing (consumer behaviour) at University of Texas at Austin and author of ‘If You’re So Smart Why Aren’t you Happy?’, attempts to unravel the relationship between money and happiness. Can money buy you happiness? Perhaps, to some degree, if you manage it well. On International Day of Happiness on Tuesday, Raj Raghunathan, professor of marketing (consumer ... Read More »

You are eligible for the PF interest even if your account has been inoperative

I recently lost my job where I was earning Rs80,000 per month. After staying unemployed for 5 months, I took up a job that is now paying me Rs50,000 per month. I have an EMI of Rs25,000 for the next 7 years. My investments are—Rs35 lakh in fixed deposits, Rs2 lakh lump sum in mutual funds and Rs5 lakh in ... Read More »

What changed for the market while you were sleeping? 12 things you should know

The Nifty failed to close above its crucial 200-days exponential moving average placed around 10,163 on Tuesday. The index formed a bullish candle on the daily close above 10,100 but below its 200-DEMA placed around 10,163. After falling for five consecutive sessions, the Indian market witnessed some bit of value buying along with short coverings at lower levels. However, the ... Read More »

(POLL) Have You Ever Abandoned a Business Blog?

  If there’s a chance you answer “No” to this question, you’re in a very small minority. This data is a little old but figure it’s unlikely to have changed much. According to a New York Times report, as many as 95 percent of all blogs created have been abandoned. Among millions of blogs, even 5 percent is a healthy number ... Read More »

What changed for the market ahead of Budget Day? 10 things you should not miss

The Nifty, which started on a muted note, recouped losses but failed to hold on to gains and closed near its opening levels forming an indecisive Doji kind of pattern on the daily candlestick charts. The Nifty50 which opened at 11,018 rose to an intraday high of 11,058 which made a small upper shadow, but bears quickly took control and ... Read More »

Anyone With Your Aadhaar Number Can See Which Bank You Have an Account In

UIDAI’s SMS-based service shows banks with which Aadhaar holders have accounts in to anyone HIGHLIGHTS The SMS-based service does not require an OTP UIDAI does not inform Aadhaar holders their details were checked either Does not seem to work for all banks though UIDAI, the authority that issues Aadhaar, allows people to check online if their bank account has been linked ... Read More »

Chatbots Will Soon Discuss Your Banking Info With You

Text a question like “What’s my credit card debt?” or “How much did I spend on gas this month?” and the friendly answer comes within seconds. “Let’s see,” it begins, before listing the requested information. This is a banking chatbot, a software program that understands and responds to questions and commands about your bank account. It’s like your bank’s customer service representative ... Read More »

Will Banks Survive? Inside Financial Tech’s Disruption of the Way You Fund Your Business

“My six-month-old baby daughter is probably going to open her first bank account, not with an HSBC or a JP Morgan, but rather with a Facebook or Apple.” Financial technology (fintech) aficionado Henri Arslanian believes that in the future, banks will be obsolete. Instead, people will turn exclusively to solutions such as Facebook or Amazon for their financial needs. He ... Read More »