Budget 2020

Reserve Bank issues rules for HFCs

The RBI on Wednesday issued directives to housing finance companies (HFCs) on maintenance of liquidity coverage ratio, risk management, asset classification and loan-to-value ratio. It said the directions, took immediate effect and were aimed at protecting the interests of investors and depositors. “All non-deposit taking HFCs with asset size of ₹100 crore and above and […]

Budget 2020

ET Wealth Wisdom Ep 101: From January 1, these 5 rule changes will impact your personal finances | The Economic Times Wealth Podcast

Hi everyone and welcome to episode 101 of the ET Wealth Wisdom podcast I am Tania Jaleel It will be the new year in a couple of days And with a bunch rules will come into effect that will have an impact on your money In this podcast, I will take you through 5 rule […]

Budget 2020

New normal: Personal finance rules in a post covid world

Covid-19 took the world by surprise and destroyed economies and businesses. Job losses have hit families and dented household incomes. Amid the heightened uncertainty, having financial foresight has become crucial for Apurva and his small family of three– including his wife and 5-yearold daughter. Adding to his worries is the fact that he and his […]

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U.S. alarmed as Russia expands rules on ‘foreign agents’

Russian President Vladimir Putin has broadened the labelling of non-governmental groups and media outlets as “foreign agents,” a term that harks back to the Soviet era. The United States on Thursday voiced alarm after Russia expanded rules against NGOs and media considered “foreign agents,” accusing Moscow of stifling free expression. “Deeply troubled by Russia’s intensifying […]

Budget 2020

Watchdog highlights shortcomings in EU rules to curb tech companies

The European Commission’s draft rules, announced last week, are its most serious attempt yet to rein in tech companies, relied on by thousands of companies and millions of Europeans. (Subscribe to our Today’s Cache newsletter for a quick snapshot of top 5 tech stories. Click here to subscribe for free.) A watchdog has criticised the […]


Shane Watson, Usman Khawaja criticise new BBL rules

By: Sports Desk | Updated: November 17, 2020 4:23:16 pm The IPL reignited Shane Watson’s career 12 years back (Source: CSK/Twitter) Shane Watson was apprehensive of the new rules introduced by Cricket Australia for the upcoming Twenty20 Big Bash League, saying that he fails to understand the need to make changes when the existing rules […]


West Indies players sanctioned for breaching isolation rules in New Zealand

By: AP | November 11, 2020 10:45:47 am The West Indies squad, which has completed 12 of its scheduled 14 days of isolation under COVID-19 regulations, will not be able to train again until its full managed isolation period has been completed. The isolation period might be extended if any further concerns arise, the ministry […]


FIFA to push on with new financial cap and rules for agents

By: Reuters | November 6, 2020 4:47:27 pm FIFA’s proposals have received flak from leading agents. (File Photo) FIFA will push ahead with plans to cap commissions on transfer fees for agents and enforce a licence scheme, even if its new regulations are opposed by some agents. FIFA announced last September a cap that would […]