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Monthly Archives: September 2013

Smart shopping made easy

Smart shopping made easy

The RBI has decided that consumers need to know the financing and administrative costs of a product they wish to buy. By combining them, banks ‘tease’ buyers into making poor decisions. Go here for more. [...]

September 30, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

Car loans with no prepayment penalty

Car loans with no prepayment penalty

Private banks can match the interest rates of PSBs, particularly if you hold an account with them, but their prepayment penalties makes them a bad option when looking for a car loan. [...]

September 30, 2013 Team MSI FINANCE, MSI NOW 0

Why we’re not travelling abroad this season

Why we’re not travelling abroad this season

Sharp rupee depreciation and rising air fares have emerged as the top two factors impacting travel plans of Indians in 2012-13, according to a survey conducted by ICICI Lombard General Insurance. Go here for more. [...]

September 28, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

Coverage for non-allopathic treatment tweaked

Coverage for non-allopathic treatment tweaked

In a circular, IRDA Chairman, T S Vijayan, said insurers can provide coverage to non-allopathic treatment provided if the policyholder had received treatment only in a Government hospital or institutions recognised by it or accredited by quality council of India/National Accreditation Board on Health. Go here for more. [...]

September 28, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

Petrol price cut soon, says Moily

Petrol price cut soon, says Moily

Petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday hinted that fuel retailers would cut petrol price in the next few days. Go here for more. [...]

September 28, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

Rahul Bajaj: Bajaj Auto prices to be raised soon

Rahul Bajaj: Bajaj Auto prices to be raised soon

“It seems likely that we have to raise prices because commodity prices have gone up significantly, partly owing also to the way forex has moved,” Bajaj told reporters on the sidelines of a business conference. Go here for more. [...]

September 28, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

Grand i10 effect: Discounts on compact cars

Grand i10 effect: Discounts on compact cars

The launch of Hyundai’s latest small car, the Grand i10, has triggered a price war in the compact car segment and led to an increase in the discounts on its main rivals such as Maruti Swift, Toyota Etios Liva, Chevrolet Beat and Ford Figo. Go here for more. [...]

September 28, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

The big discounts on almost new luxury cars

The big discounts on almost new luxury cars

This demand for opulence at a discount is met by the second-hand market where Rolls-Royce, Porsche and Aston Martin wheel in when their original owners upgrade, are in a financial crisis, or are simply bored of them. Go here for more. [...]

September 28, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0

Smaller jeans brands worth buying

Smaller jeans brands worth buying

A pair of jeans can be expensive, but the common consensus is that only the big brands make them right. We disagree. Two stylists tell us which lesser-known brands are worth trying out. [...]

September 27, 2013 Team MSI SHOPPING 0

Mahindra to raise prices by up to Rs20,000

Mahindra to raise prices by up to Rs20,000

Auto major Mahindra & Mahindra today said it will hike the prices of its passenger cars and commercial vehicles by Rs 6,000 to Rs 20,000 from October 1, partly to offset higher input costs and depreciation of rupee against the dollar. Go here for more. [...]

September 27, 2013 Team MSI NEWS 0