Corporate Tax Slashed: An Early Diwali for Corporates
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Corporate Tax Slashed: An Early Diwali for Corporates

A significant bang reform has been introduced by the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on 20 September 2019. A reform that has been called "historic" by the Prime Minister himself because it will stimulate the market for the "Make in India" scheme. Many experts believe that this tax reform will eliminate the gloom surrounding the Indian economy.

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The Downward Spiral: Is it Slowing or Are We Down?
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The Downward Spiral: Is it Slowing or Are We Down?

Assume you go to the gym one morning. The moment you reach, you are informed that you have won a lucky draw and you shall be getting a cashback of ₹ 1000.

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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala- The Phoenix of the Stock Market
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Rakesh Jhunjhunwala- The Phoenix of the Stock Market

“Markets are like women - always commanding, mysterious, unpredictable and volatile.” says a man who is truly inspirational, a billionaire and has given a twist to the Indian perception of stock markets.

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Registration of Foreign Trademarks in India
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Registration of Foreign Trademarks in India

The registration of a trademark in the domestic market is rather different from that in the international one as the benefits provided to the proprietor in both the cases differ significantly. The registration process provided for both of them is also different. Encouraging the registration of trademarks internationally was made possible because of the Madrid System. India consented to the system by becoming a signatory to the Madrid protocol and a member of the World International Property Rights Organisation (WIPO) in 2013.  

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Hefty Challans for Defaulters
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Hefty Challans for Defaulters

The Parliament of India passed the new Motor Vehicle Act in July 2019, and it ensured that it is all over the news once it came into force on the first day of September.  

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Zomato’s Dilemma: Restaurants or Customers, Who is more important?
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Zomato’s Dilemma: Restaurants or Customers, Who is more important?

Imagine that you buy two tickets for Las Vegas and you need not bear any additional cost for accommodation, for gambling in some of the world’s biggest casinos also you have an option for unlimited shopping then it would be so fun know. 

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Securitization- The lifeline of NBFCs
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Securitization- The lifeline of NBFCs

Non- Banking Finance Companies (NBFC’s) play a significant role in driving growth and development by providing financial services to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME’s) most suited to their business model. They aim at promoting inclusive growth in the economy by extending credit in rural sectors and financially weaker sections of the society.

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Commercial Importance of Series Marks
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Commercial Importance of Series Marks

Series marks or Series of trademarks refer to a plurality of marks which have either a common suffix or prefix. It is a relatively new concept, however, there are some provisions for it in the Trademarks Act of 1999. Series marks help form an association amongst the products as they fall within the same family of marks and distinguish them from the other range of products. These series of marks can be registered within one application whereby certain particular characters can be granted additional protection.

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Why is the Rupee Kneeling Against Dollar?
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Why is the Rupee Kneeling Against Dollar?

This season of monsoon has seen much more than rains falling from the heavens. The GDP figures, manufacturing output, tax collection are only a handful of indicators.

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FM’s Booster to Revive Grounded Exports
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FM’s Booster to Revive Grounded Exports

I'm not sure if you realize that eleven years have passed by when the 2008 crisis hit the world because it still feels like just yesterday. Companies were collapsing and going bankrupt. In no way am I suggesting that a similar crisis might happen but, downfalls are happening in the country. The stock markets are fluctuating, significant players in industries are getting hit because of the NBFC crisis, and the macros of the country are in a struggle.

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How is Skyrocketing Oil Price Affecting Indian economy?
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How is Skyrocketing Oil Price Affecting Indian economy?

Crashing industries, falling markets and increasing commodity prices… Have the skyrocketing oil prices started showing adverse effects already? The consumer price inflation of India has been well under 4% and was at 3.21% in August 2019. This was the highest it has been for the last ten months. But, could the gradual increase be a signal of the looming inflationary forces in the Indian economy since it is in the middle of a slowdown with a six-year low GDP growth rate?

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Long-Term Investment Sahi Hai
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Long-Term Investment Sahi Hai

How long can you focus on something? It was a revelation when a study in 2018 stated that an average human has an attention span of just 8 seconds. If it seems to you that these attention spans do not matter, then you're wrong because it has significant implications on your daily activities and decision making.

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Certification Mark – An Authentication of Quality
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Certification Mark – An Authentication of Quality

Often we come across advertisements of a Prestige cooker stating that the product is 'ISI certified' or a warning issued in public interest asking the buyer to check their jewelry for a 'hallmark.'

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Which, What and How of Non-Profit Organisations
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Which, What and How of Non-Profit Organisations

Non- Profit Organisations play a significant role as agents of change in the social and economic development of any country. Being a part of such organizations help us to fulfill so many noble objectives which creates a sense of happiness and fulfillment in our lives.

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Interest Coverage Ratio as a crucial Ratio for Company Analysis
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Interest Coverage Ratio as a crucial Ratio for Company Analysis

A layman can end up losing his hard earned money if he doesn’t take his investment decision wisely and picks a stock randomly just by looking at its numbers flashing on the real time stock screen.

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Price to Earnings Ratio: Key ratio for company analysis
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Price to Earnings Ratio: Key ratio for company analysis

For any investor, analyzing a company thoroughly is as important as knowing his risk appetite. Price to Earnings ratio of a stock forms an integral part of its valuation matrix and varies across sectors and companies.

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Altico and DHFL in Debt Trap: Status Update
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Altico and DHFL in Debt Trap: Status Update

It looks like the NBFC crisis is looming on the significant financiers in the market. The crisis is creating a domino effect on the economy as a whole. The entire economy is facing a liquidity crunch, and the NBFCs are no different. The recent downgrades by rating agencies in NBFCs, housing finance companies, and infrastructure projects speak a lot about the problems caused by the crisis.

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Analysing Quick ratios before investing as an ideal practice
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Analysing Quick ratios before investing as an ideal practice

An invetsor who tends to buy stocks should evaluate the financial statements of the company with great seriousness.

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Benjamin Graham’s Model of Asset Valuation
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Benjamin Graham’s Model of Asset Valuation

Outside of Warren Buffet, no other investor is as well-known as his mentor Benjamin Graham.

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IL&FS: Reasons and Effects of the Crises
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IL&FS: Reasons and Effects of the Crises

It was dark September for India’s financial market when debt repayment defaults by Mumbai-headquartered Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) on inter-corporate deposits and commercial papers worth Rs 4.5 billion came into light. There was a fear that all housing finance companies would get resultant liquidity crunch effect and Lehman Brothers- like condition will come back.

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An Overview of the Consumer Protection Act ,1986
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An Overview of the Consumer Protection Act ,1986

It was with the emergence of the free market economy that the concept of “consumer is king”, widely followed and accepted.  The 20th century was marked by the advent of consumerism where there were frequent trade wars and conflicts between market share holders with a constant need to be better than the rest. This resulted in stiff competition with the traders resorting to unfair trade practises & manipulating the customers and took advantage of the lack of knowledge of the purchasers.

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