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Moneylife Digital Team 14 February 2024
Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has released a draft regulation for an insurance electronic marketplace (IEM) Bima Sugam, the one-stop solution for all stakeholders, including customers, insurers, intermediaries or insurance intermediaries and insurance...

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IANS 12 February 2024
The central board of trustees of the employees' provident fund organisation (EPFO) has recommended an interest rate of 8.25% on Provident Fund deposits for 2023-24.   At present, the interest rate is 8.15%.   “The move is a step towards fulfilling PM Modi’s guarantee of...

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Sponsored Post 12 February 2024
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The death of a loved one is a universally painful experience. In India, the confusion around transmission of assets renders the process of claiming one’s inheritance even more painful, especially when the deceased is the bread-winner of a family who has not made a Will or been careful about...

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Moneylife Digital Team 09 February 2024
The Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA) has released a draft aimed at regulating retirement homes across the state, aligning with the model guidelines issued by Union ministry of housing and urban affairs (MoHUA) for the development and regulation of retirement homes. This...

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Moneylife Digital Team/ IANS 08 February 2024
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday announced that it is mandatory for regulated entities such as non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) to provide key fact statements (KFS) in a simple format to borrowers for all retail and MSME loans.   This would provide critical information...

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IANS 07 February 2024
Insurance regulator, Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) has approved the capital infusion by Axis Bank into Max Life, subject to the approval of the competition watchdog CCI. (competition commission of India).   The pension fund regulatory and development...

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IANS 07 February 2024
The competition commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of 70% stake in Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Company Limited by the Zurich Insurance Company.   The proposed combination involves the acquisition of a majority stake in the target by the acquirer from Kotak...

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IANS 07 February 2024
US banks hold about $2.7 trillion in commercial real-estate loans.   The majority of that, about 80 per cent, according to Goldman Sachs economists, is held by smaller, regional banks -- the ones that the US government hasn’t classified as “too big to fail”, CNN...

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IANS 06 February 2024
India’s retail lending showed moderated growth during the quarter ending September 2023 as financial institutions tightened the supply of credit, especially on consumption-led products like credit cards, consumer durable loans and personal loans.   Credit performance, as measured by...

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Moneylife Digital Team 06 February 2024
In a judgement that would be an eye-opener for health insurance policy buyers, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) rejected a claim due to the wrong date of birth and suppressing of pre-existing ailments while buying the health insurance policy.   In an order...

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Moneylife Digital Team 02 February 2024
While upholding an order passed by the Punjab state consumer disputes redressal commission, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) to pay the balance of Rs99,136 with a 9% interest out of the surrender value of...

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The public information officer (PIO) of the Life Insurance Company (LIC) of Agra, who defended himself by stating that documents regarding its pension & group scheme policy (P&GS) of employees of St Clare's School, Agra were destroyed in a fire, has been directed by the central information...

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The public information officer (PIO) of the Life Insurance Company (LIC) of Agra, who defended himself by stating that documents regarding its pension & group scheme policy (P&GS) of employees of St Clare's School, Agra were destroyed in a fire, has been directed by the central information...

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IANS 01 February 2024
The government on Thursday announced a Rs1 lakh crore-corpus for youth for long-term financing and refinancing that will help young entrepreneurs innovate and grow at scale in the sunrise industries.   Presenting the Interim Budget in the Lok Sabha, finance minister (FM) Nirmala...

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Moneylife Digital Team 30 January 2024
Holding the Bhawanigarh municipal council deficient in not maintaining water pipes, the national consumer disputes redressal commission (NCDRC) directed the municipal council to pay Rs2.37 lakh to a house-owner. NCDRC also directed SBI General Insurance Company Ltd to indemnify the loss and...

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IANS 30 January 2024
The government on Monday amended rules granting the women employee the right to nominate their son(s) or daughter(s) for family pension instead of her husband.   Minister of state (independent charge) Jitendra Singh said that the department of pensions and pensioners' welfare (DoP&PW)...

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Sponsored Post 29 January 2024
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There was a lot of media coverage on 30 November 2023, on the death of Charles Munger, the alter ego and foil of Warren Buffett for over 60 years, as they together built Berkshire Hathaway into an empire. Though many of us always heard about Mr Buffett, the name of Mr Munger hardly featured...

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Moneylife Digital Team 19 January 2024
While refusing to interfere in an order passed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) dismissed an appeal filed by Brightcom Group Ltd (BGL) against the SEBI order.   In an order, Meera Swarup (technical member) of SAT says,...

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