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Should You Invest In Small Savings Schemes?

Investors continue to be attracted to government-sponsored savings schemes due to their seeming safety and guaranteed returns. Here is what you should know about them

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Government Slashes Small Savings Rates By 0.1%

The rates have been lowered by 0.1 per cent across the board compared to the April-June quarter. However, interest on savings deposits has been retained at 4 per cent annually.

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Government Slashes Small Saving Schemes Interest Rates by 0.1%

The government has lowered interest rates on small saving schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi scheme by 0.1 per cent for the April-June quarter, a move that would prompt banks to cut their deposit rates

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After Year Of Flip-flops, EPFO Buckles Up For Digital Ride

After remaining in the news mostly for wrong reasons this year, retirement fund body EPFO is looking to cross the digital Rubicon by way of providing a host of online services to its nearly 4 crore subscribers, including electronic settlement of PF claims

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Interest Rates On Small Savings Schemes Cut By 0.1%

Interest rates on small savings schemes have been reduced marginally by 0.1 per cent for the October-December quarter of 2016-17, leading to lower returns on Public Provident Fund, Kisan Vikas Patra, Sukanya Samriddhi Account, among others

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Interest Rates For National Small Savings Fund Loan To Centre, States Cut To 8.8%

Interest rate on Public Provident Fund (PPF) scheme has been cut to 8.1 per cent for the period April 1 to June 30, from 8.7 per cent, at present

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High Interest Rates Will Make Economy Sluggish, Says Arun Jaitley

Justifying slashing of interest rates on small saving instruments such as PPF, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday interest rates in India are 'extraordinarily' high and the country risks becoming the most sluggish economy if lending rates continue to rule high

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Govt Cuts Interest Rate On Public Provident Fund To 8.1% From 8.7%

In a move that will hit the common man, the government on Friday slashed interest rates payable on small savings including PPF and Kisan Vikas Patra in a bid to align them closer to market rate

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Rate On Small Post Office Schemes Cut By 0.25%; PF To Earn More

Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya announces an interim hike in interest rate on employees' provident fund to 8.8 per cent for 2015-16 fiscal from 8.75 per cent previously

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