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Connected to India's efforts to support Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), Indians abroad in staying abreast with the ever-changing and dynamic world of personal finance. 

Covering topics like NRE and NRO accounts, FCNR deposits, remittance updates, estate planning, financial products relevant to your geography, expert commentary, regulatory changes and so on.

DBS tops list of World's Best Banks In India 2021

Sngapore's DBS has been named by Forbes in their list of World's Best Banks 2021 out of 30 domestic and international banks in India for the...

Corporate

Google Pay US users can now transfer money to Singapore, India

Alphabet Inc's Google announced it has launched international money transfer partnerships with remittances firms Wise and Western Union Co...

Global

Life Insurance 101: You must know these 4 rider options and their benefits

Business News - All people across societies slowly realize the necessity of having a life cover. Especially with life increasing its pace...

Corporate

SGX delegation announces setting up of office in GIFT city

Singapore News: The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) will be establishing its offshore office at Gujarat International Finance Tec-City...

Global

India Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman proposes Aatmanirbhar Bharat, new tax and investment rules for NRIs in Budget Speech 2021

Taxation and investment were the major areas of interest for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) as Indian Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

Global

Luxury homes worth INR 500 crore sold in South-Central Mumbai in October: Report

Beginning the festive quarter on a distinct upbeat note, South-Central Mumbai localities witnessed luxury home sales worth INR 500 crore...

Corporate Analysis & Commentary

40 per cent of Indian-Americans worried about financial impact of COVID-19: Study

A survey by a diaspora organisation in the United States found that two in five Indian-Americans are worried about their long-term financial...

Covid-19

When is the right time to buy Term Insurance?

Tussle between urgent versus important impacts financial planning in a big way. It is very common for people to constantly delay buying...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

Lockdown period won't count towards NRIs', foreigners' residency status for tax purposes, says Indian government

In a major relief to Non-resident Indians (NRIs) stuck in India, the Finance Ministry today relaxed the norm for determining the residency...

Global

NRIs – Make sure to diversify your equity portfolios geographically

One misstep from a country’s leadership can send the entire economy, and along with it the stock market, in a downward spiral. Therefore,...

NRI Personal Finance

Madras High Court calls for ban on NRIs buying houses to lower market rates

The Madras High Court in India proposed a ban on Non-resident Indians (NRIs) purchasing houses in India, prohibiting speculative sales and...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

NRIs, OCIs pensions to be taxed at source as per DTAA: Indian pension authority

Pension Fund Regulatory Authority of India (PFRDA) has stated that pensions for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) and Overseas Citizens of India...

NRI Personal Finance NRI Stories

In Pics: Singapore FinTech Festival 2019

India and Singapore deepened their economic cooperation across the board during the ongoing Singapore FinTech Festival 2019, launching an...

Singapore

Great response to NPS from overseas Indians, says Indian government

The Central government has stated that they have received a great response from people of Indian origin holding citizenship of other...

Global

OCIs now eligible to enroll in Indian pension scheme, says Finance Ministry

The Indian Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) said on Wednesday that an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) can enroll...

Global

Singapore-based remittance firm InstaReM rebrands as Nium

Digital cross-border payments provider InstaReM is rebranding to become part of Nium, the company announced on Sunday.

Corporate

Kerala CM reveals plans for diaspora bonds to spur NRI investment

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the state government is planning to float diaspora bonds to source NRI investments to...

NRI Stories

India real estate: Safeguarding against fly-by-night operators

The Indian real estate market has always attracted considerable interest from the expatriate Indian diaspora.

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

Panglossian outlook and deepening of the India Bonds Market

Global central banks have moved to a rate softening regime to boost slowing economic growth. This has fuelled bond market rallies worldwide.

Personal Finance

India Tax: CBDT issues clarifications which are relevant to NRIs too

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has released clarifications in the form of frequently asked questions (FAQs) addressing some matters...

NRI Personal Finance

India Bonds: Lower inflation to enthuse investors

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut its policy rate by 35 basis points to 5.40% on August 7 2019 and has cut the rate by a total of 110...

Personal Finance

India Equity: Types of equity mutual funds available for investments

On June 1, 2018, investing in equity mutual funds in India got a tad easier thanks to a directive on scheme categorization (or...

Personal Finance

India Bonds: RBI rate cut decision to help govt bonds, boost economic growth

Global and domestic growth inflation expectations have been benign and global central banks have been easing interest rates to support...

Personal Finance

India Tax: All you need to know as an NRI ahead of August 31 filing deadline

If you have not filed your India tax return for the financial year 2018-19, you still can file it without payment of any penal fees as the...

NRI Stories NRI Stories

India Equity: Opportunities abound but first a look at the basics of investing

India is one of the fastest growing economies in the world, and it is one of the most favourable destinations for long-term investments,...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary