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Why is this French city so popular for property buyers right now?

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Why is this French city so popular for property buyers right now?

It’s a vibrant, student city less than an hour from Paris. But there are plenty other reasons why property investors can’t get enough of Tours right now. Tours may not be one of France’s most famous or important cities, and it’s perhaps this reason why it’s taken foreign and French investors so long to notice…

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Why Uday Kotak believes equity beats gold investments

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Why Uday Kotak believes equity beats gold investments

New Delhi: Gold has historically been a favoured asset class for Indians but billionaire banker Uday Kotak believes there should be a new policy that will reset investor priority to equity, a more productive asset than the precious metal. Kotak said in a series of tweets on Monday why pouring Indians’ savings into gold was not…

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Why you shouldn’t rush to buy property in J&K

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Why you shouldn’t rush to buy property in J&K

Now that Article 35A, a law that debarred non-residents of Jammu and Kashmir from buying properties in the erstwhile state, has been revoked, people from other states can own immovable property in the newly carved Union territory. However, there’s not much clarity on how the move will pan out for investors. Two days after Article…

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Why arbitrage mutual funds are becoming attractive

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Why arbitrage mutual funds are becoming attractive

They are an alternative to short-term debt funds offering better tax efficiency Arbitrage mutual funds, which are considered an alternative to short-term investment options such as liquid and ultra-short-duration funds, have been attracting investors’ attention of late. Data compiled from the Association of Mutual Funds in India show that assets under management (AUM) of arbitrage…

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Here’s why falling mortgage rates won’t spark recovery in the housing market

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Here’s why falling mortgage rates won’t spark recovery in the housing market

The housing market won’t recover much in the second half of 2019, says Capital Economics. Mortgage interest rates have fallen this year, but that hasn’t spurred much action in the housing market, and things are unlikely to turn around for the remainder of the year as concerns about the economy continue to grow, the economists say. “The…

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Is ‘Property Brothers’ Totally Fake? Here’s Why Some Fans Are Convinced It’s Not Real

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Is ‘Property Brothers’ Totally Fake? Here’s Why Some Fans Are Convinced It’s Not Real

Anyone who’s watched HGTV for more than five minutes has probably seen the identical smiling faces of Drew and Jonathan Scott. The Canadian twin brothers are two of the most recognizable hosts and their long-running series Property Brothers is one of the most beloved shows on the network. However, like so many home renovation shows, Property Brothers has come under fire…

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Slump? Here’s why the property prices are locked

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Slump? Here’s why the property prices are locked

It’s unlikely that sales will improve significantly anytime soon which in turn means that developers will find it difficult to get out of the debt trap they find themselves in.(HT Photo) Financial leveraging is important for businesses and their growth, but if not managed efficiently it can backfire, as can be seen in the case of…

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Why do investors pick wrong mutual fund schemes? Answer might surprise you

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Why do investors pick wrong mutual fund schemes? Answer might surprise you

Blame it on the volatile market. There is deluge of messages on etmutualfunds.com official Facebook page these days. Many readers want to know whether they have picked the right mutual fund schemes for their retirement, child’s higher education, downpayment for their homes, and so on. Most often we end up asking for important detail that…

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Why Most New Ideas Fail—And How to Make Yours an Exception

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Why Most New Ideas Fail—And How to Make Yours an Exception

As Alberto Savoia sees it, your brilliant idea for a new product or service is like a baby sea turtle. Early in his new book, The Right It: Why So Many Ideas Fail and How to Make Sure Yours Succeed, Google’s former engineering director and “innovation agitator” writes that “the gauntlet that awaits most new ideas…

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