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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.

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...

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 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

Buying a home in India? A look at regulations, processes for such investments

Non-Resident Indians who are interested in buying a home in India need to equip themselves for making the best-possible property purchase...

Personal Finance

State Bank of India offering home loans to NRIs

India’s largest bank, the State Bank of India (SBI), has announced the launch of a scheme providing home loans to Non-resident Indians...

Global NRI Stories

Selecting the right bond funds in India for investment

The bond market in India continues to look attractive for Non-Resident Indians to invest, but caution is needed in choosing the right funds...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

Debt mutual funds gain after India budget

The Indian government’s latest budget has laid the roadmap for a deeper and wider bond market in India. The initial documentation and...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

NRIs expect big reforms, less red tape in India budget

Non-Resident Indians are expecting a host of reforms from the Indian budget, set to be announced on July 5, that would ease the rules for...

Global

Bond-ing with India: Investing directly or through mutual funds

Indian stock market indices (NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex) are near all-time highs and economic growth has declined significantly, and thus...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

Special Non-Resident Rupee accounts: No interest but repatriable

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Special Non-Resident Rupee Account (SNRR).

Personal Finance

Foreign Currency Non-Resident accounts: In nine currencies, no tax and repatriable

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Foreign Currency Non-Resident (Banks) accounts.

Personal Finance

Opportunities to get yield in Indian fixed income

It is challenging not only for Non-Resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) but also for most resident individuals in India to...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary

Non-Resident Indian deposits in India

The latest data on Non-Resident Indian deposits in India, according to the Reserve Bank of India

Personal Finance

NRO Accounts: Taxable but repatriable up to a limit

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Non-Resident (Ordinary) Accounts.

Personal Finance

NRE accounts: Repatriable and pay no income or wealth tax

The personal finance world for a non-resident Indian who is navigating through different regulatory environments can get very complicated so...

Personal Finance

What NRIs should watch out for while purchasing a life insurance policy

Indians abroad have a wider range of insurance carriers to choose from, both foreign and domestic

Global NRI Stories