Free Press Journal
  • Here are some financial apps for millennials

    If you’re part of the Millennial generation, you may be overwhelmed when it comes to thinking about your finances. With tons of investment jargon, acronyms, and advice it can be difficult knowing how to make the first step into the investment world. Just because you’re a newbie investor doesn’t mean you have to fear the stock market or procrastinate saving for retirement! Luckily, there are also loads of financial apps ready to

  • Auction to turn 20 major stations into world class

    New Delhi : The Railway Ministry has identified 20 major stations in the heart of cities for auctioning next month for private investments to turn them into world class without putting pressure on its own strained finances.

  • Bhopal: Revenue falls, state may curtail budget

    BHOPAL: Demonetisation has adversely impacted the finances of the state government. Post-demonetisation, the revenue collection in the state is going southwards – so much so that the state government may have curtail the budget for 2017-18. At a meeting between chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and additional chief secretary, Finance AP Shrivastava on Thursday, Chouhan was apprised of the  financial situation of the state.

  • Bootstrapping or angel investment?

    Being a start-up, there are a lot of worries clouding one’s progress.  At times, it boils down to the fact that the company does not have enough finances to incubate. In those difficult times, should one knock on the doors of friends and relatives or ask angel investors for funds.

  • CAD will remain well contained & easily financed: RBI

    Mumbai: There are signs of decline in exports bottoming out and the current account deficit (CAD) is likely to remain “well contained and easily financed”, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan said today. In the July-September quarter of the current fiscal, CAD rose to USD 8.2 billion or 1.6 per cent of the GDP, from 1.2 per cent or USD 6.1 billion in the April-June quarter.

  • In a first, World Bank embraces zoo in India!

    New Delhi : The World Bank usually tames wild economies and helps countries stabilise their fluctuating finances, but in a global first, the banker for the world has gone to a zoo that too in India! This is a new addition in the portfolio of the bank as part of its ever-expanding work on urban regeneration.

  • The signal of victory

    KARTIK JHAVERI gives you a case history of a person who made an “Optimal Level” of money.

  • Govt to soon finalise additional fund infusion for PSU banks

    New Delhi: The Finance Ministry is expected to soon finalise additional capital infusion of about Rs 12,000 crore for public sector banks and seek Parliament’s nod for the sanctioning of funds. All state-owned banks have submitted their requirements but the ministry is yet to decide on the recapitalisation amount, sources said.

  • Black Money

    Blackmoney: FIU begins tracking overseas money transfer

    New Delhi: As part of its enhanced measures to check black money, country’s elite Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) has begun tapping information on all suspicious cross-border fund transfers made from India to offshore destinations. The premier technical snoop wing under the Finance Ministry has rolled out a new system where all banking and financial institutions are mandated to file formatted Cross Border Wire Transfer Reports (CBTRs) exceeding Rs 5 lakh to it under

  • Taxing Season Again

    You must have your financial goal in mind first and then see how you can meet your goals and in the process take advantage of tax savings strategies, writes KARTIK JHAVERI.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Be proactive in credit support: Jaitley to PSU banks

    New Delhi: Finance Ministry Arun Jaitley Thursday told public sector banks to be proactive in credit support to projects expressing the hope that their level of bad debts would reduce as the economy picks up.

  • RBI keeps rates unchanged, lowers CRR to inject Rs17,500 crore

    Mumbai: Showing concerns over hardening inflation, the Reserve Bank on Tuesday left the key interest rate unchanged but reduced cash reserve ratio by 0.25% to infuse additional liquidity that will inject Rs17,500 crore into the financial system.