Finance

Financial Planning and Analysis: An Overview

Financial planning and analysis, often abbreviated as FP&A, is the very important function of finance. Its very closely monitored by management as generally majority of business decisions are taken basis the analysis done in FP&A. FP&A function not only covers analysis on the information pertaining to all the streams of accounting...

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Convertible Bonds Calculations– Equity & Liability portion: Ind-As/ IFRS

Many of our readers requested to share actual calculation and the process to bifurcate any convertible bonds between Equity & Liability and its related Journal Entry....

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Principles and Decision-making for wealth creation

Whenever people have surplus money, they want to invest. When they invest, they just want to act or execute. They dont want to spend time on understanding the product and various investment strategies. They would like to take investment decisions without doing any homework. ...

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See If A Short-term or A long-term FD Suits You Better

The tenure of a Fixed Deposit scheme is dependent on current interest rates. You’ll also need to factor in the possible changes that may occur. Here’s how....

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Contingent Assets- “Different way of recognition by Ind-As”

Current Indian Accounting has below provisions/ requirements related to the Contingent Assets – AS -29 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and contingent assets Para -30- An enterprise should not recognise a contingent asset....

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FM releases Revised General Financial Rules (GFR) 2017

The Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley calls upon the Financial Advisers of different Ministries to ensure that expenditure on schemes and projects start from the beginning of the financial year to leverage the early passing of the Finance Bill this year;...

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Indian women continue to be viewed as supplementary bread earners in families

A survey, conducted by Apollo Munich Health Insurance in collaboration with Nielsen India Pvt. Ltd. in 19 cities found that despite a rise in health insurance claims filed by women, few women are coming forward to buy health insurance....

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Retail inflation in Delhi, J&K more than double national average

The retail inflation may have been hovering at quite a reasonable level of 3.17 per cent for January, 2017 on an all-India basis, but there is no respite for people right in Delhi along with a couple of other states, suffering the price rise at double the national average, with demonetization leaving its possible impact, ...

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RRT should be significantly linked to fiscal & governance efforts

The Economic Survey 2016-17, which was presented today in parliament by the Finance Minister Shri.Arun Jaitly, examines whether the effects associated with the aid curse and the “natural resources curse” internationally are discernible in the context of the Indian States. ...

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Shares of Railway PSEs – IRCTC, IRFC and IRCON to be listed

Shri Arun Jaitley has said that the shares of Railway Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) like IRCTC, IRFC and IRCON will be listed in stock exchanges. The Government will encourage strengthening the CPSEs through consolidation, mergers and acquisitions and soon create an integrated public sector ‘oil major’, he added....

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CAG can audit Pvt. Companies if Govt Revenue is in question

Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others (Delhi High Court) - The Delhi High Court has delivered a judgement in the case of Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India Versus Union of India & Others on the powers of CAG to audit the revenues of Private Telecom Companies flowing to the Consolidated Fund of India...

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Publishing loan defaulter’s photos in newspapers is illegal

Ujjal Kumar Das & Anr. Vs State Bank of India & Ors. (Calcutta High Court) - Whether or not a secured creditor, which has initiated action for enforcement of its security interest in terms of the provisions of the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Asset and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002...

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SAT held Ranbaxy Director Guilty of insider trading

V.K. Kaul Vs Adjudicating Officer, Securities & Exchange Board of India (Securities Appelate Tribunals Mumbai) - It is highly improbable to believe the statement of Mrs. Bala Kaul that she bought shares of the target company because of its intrinsic value and strong fundamentals. If that was so, it is not clear, what made her sell these shares on April 10, 2008, when Solrex was still in the process of investin...

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Stamp Papers valid even after six month of Purchase

The Indian Stamp Act, 1899, nowhere prescribes any expiry date for use of a stamp paper. Section 54 merely provides that a person possessing a stamp paper for which he has no immediate use (which is not spoiled or rendered unfit or useless), can seek refund of the value thereof by surrendering such ...

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Courts should not interfere in policy matters of State unless policy violates mandate of Constitution

Division Benches of this Court in Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Vs. UOI ILR (1974) Del 847 and Peoples Union for Democratic Rights Vs. Ministry of Home Affairs ILR (1987) Del 235 have held that where the power to do or not to do a thing is optional and discretionary and there is no statutory obligation, dire...

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Acquisition of Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited Order, 2017

Order No. G.S.R. 269(E) - (20/03/2017) - State Bank of India with sanction of Central Government and in consultation with RBI, has entered into negotiations for acquiring Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited...

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Decision for farmers benefit and to promote digital payments

Following the cancellation of legal tender character of old Rs. 500 and Rs.1000 notes, a number of measures have been announced by the Union Government, taking into consideration the requirements of various sections of society. ...

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MVAT- Settlement Act, 2016-Extension of time limit to 30.11.2016

Maharashtra Ordinance No. XXVII Of 016. - (17/11/2016) - It has become necessary to give more time to dealers to amicably settle the disputes relating to payment and to facilitate compliance under the said Act, it is proposed to extend the said date upto 30th November 2016....

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Interest rates on Small Savings Schemes for Oct,16 to -Dec,16

F.No. 1/04/2016-NS.II - (29/09/2016) - On the basis of the decision of the Government, interest rates for small savings schemes are to be notified on quarterly basis. Accordingly. the rates of interest on various small savings schemes for the third quarter of financial year 2016-17 starting on 1st October, 2016 and ending on 31st Decemb...

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Special Deposit Scheme to get interest of 8.10% for Q2 of 2016-17

F. No. 5(4)-B(PD)/2016 - (30/06/2016) - It is hereby notified that the deposits made under the Special Deposit Scheme for Non-Government Provident, Superannuation and Gratuity Funds, announced in the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) Notification No.F.16(1)-PD/75, dated 30th June, 1975, shall with effect from 1st July, ...

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Financial Planning and Analysis: An Overview

Financial planning and analysis, often abbreviated as FP&A, is the very important function of finance. Its very closely monitored by management as generally majority of business decisions are taken basis the analysis done in FP&A. FP&A function not only covers analysis on the information pertaining to all the streams of accounting...

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Convertible Bonds Calculations– Equity & Liability portion: Ind-As/ IFRS

Many of our readers requested to share actual calculation and the process to bifurcate any convertible bonds between Equity & Liability and its related Journal Entry....

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

Principles and Decision-making for wealth creation

Whenever people have surplus money, they want to invest. When they invest, they just want to act or execute. They dont want to spend time on understanding the product and various investment strategies. They would like to take investment decisions without doing any homework. ...

Read More
Posted Under: Finance |

See If A Short-term or A long-term FD Suits You Better

The tenure of a Fixed Deposit scheme is dependent on current interest rates. You’ll also need to factor in the possible changes that may occur. Here’s how....

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Contingent Assets- “Different way of recognition by Ind-As”

Current Indian Accounting has below provisions/ requirements related to the Contingent Assets – AS -29 Provisions, Contingent Liabilities and contingent assets Para -30- An enterprise should not recognise a contingent asset....

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Things to Know about D-Mart and Radhakishan Damani

Radhakishan Damani is making the news on significant uplift in his net worth owing to the listing of shares Avenue Supermarts on Bombay Stock Exchange at a premium of 102.14%....

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Acquisition of Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited Order, 2017

Order No. G.S.R. 269(E) (20/03/2017)

State Bank of India with sanction of Central Government and in consultation with RBI, has entered into negotiations for acquiring Bharatiya Mahila Bank Limited...

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Associate/ JV (Equity accounted) to Subsidiary- “Step Acquisition” – Ind-As/ IFRS

Once an entity obtains a significant influence (as per Ind-As-28) or Joint control (as per Ind-As-111 to fall under JV) then Equity accounting needs to be applied. ...

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Vodafone/ Idea Merger “ Option to buy Shares given”- Ind-As Accounting approach

Recent news on approving merger of Vodafone & Idea at their board level has given many questions related to its accounting under the new framework i.e. Ind-As. ...

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Simple way to understand – Financial Asset and Financial Liability

As we know, Companies is required to comply with IND As Provisions and make the opening Ind-AS balance sheet on the date of transition. This is the starting point for adoption of Ind-AS. For this purpose, an entity should, in its opening Ind-AS Balance Sheet:...

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