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Stick to sovereign, low-risk India bonds for predictable returns

The bond market in India is under stress since last September, and it may be prudent for investors – both NRIs and domestic, to avoid...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Peranakan Indians: A unique community in Singapore, Melaka that is struggling to survive

The Chetti Melaka, or Peranakan Indians, they are the descendants of South Indian traders who settled in Melaka (formerly Malacca) in the...

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Understanding the “risk free” bond market in India

The bond market in India is quite vibrant, particularly for sovereign bonds. And, in order to be an informed investor either in the market...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Komala Vilas: One of the oldest Indian vegetarian restaurant in Singapore

Having first opened its doors in 1947 along Serangoon Road – in the cultural enclave of “Little India” – Komala Vilas is the oldest...

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Selecting the right bond funds in India for investment

The bond market in India continues to look attractive for Non-Resident Indians to invest, but caution is needed in choosing the right funds...

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Non-Resident Indian deposits in India - May 2019

Below are the latest data on Non-Resident Indian deposits in India, according to the Reserve Bank of India.

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Singapore’s Education Ministry invites scholarship applicants from India

The Ministry of Education (MoE) of Singapore is inviting applications from Indian students for the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Youth...

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Debt mutual funds gain after India budget

The Indian government’s latest budget has laid the roadmap for a deeper and wider bond market in India. The initial documentation and...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Bond-ing with India: Investing directly or through mutual funds

Indian stock market indices (NSE Nifty and BSE Sensex) are near all-time highs and economic growth has declined significantly, and thus...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

Special Non-Resident Rupee accounts: No interest but repatriable

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Special Non-Resident Rupee Account (SNRR).

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Foreign Currency Non-Resident accounts: In nine currencies, no tax and repatriable

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Foreign Currency Non-Resident (Banks) accounts.

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Opportunities to get yield in Indian fixed income

It is challenging not only for Non-Resident Indians and Persons of Indian Origin (PIOs) but also for most resident individuals in India to...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

World University rankings: Singapore universities rank highest in Asia Pacific

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU) and National University of Singapore (NUS) have risen one place to be ranked joint 11th in...

Education #Singapore

Non-Resident Indian deposits in India

The latest data on Non-Resident Indian deposits in India, according to the Reserve Bank of India

Personal Finance #NRI

NRO Accounts: Taxable but repatriable up to a limit

In our NRI personal finance series this time we look at the rules governing Non-Resident (Ordinary) Accounts.

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NRE accounts: Repatriable and pay no income or wealth tax

The personal finance world for a non-resident Indian who is navigating through different regulatory environments can get very complicated so...

Personal Finance

Singapore Central Bank chief Ravi Menon’s term extended for two years

The term of Ravi Menon as the managing director of the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has been extended for two more years.

Personal Finance #Singapore

Atul Temurnikar: Making education smart and affordable

Atul Temurnikar Co-founder and Chairman of GIIS (Global Indian International School) is obsessed with giving Indians abroad the best...

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GIIS SMART Campus launch signals new wave of modern schooling

Global Indian International School (GIIS) in Singapore launched its flagship SMART Campus last week, combining 21st-century pedagogy with...

Education #Singapore

Six Investment Plans in India You Can Benefit From as an NRI

NRIs need to keep a close eye on the best possible investment opportunities synonymous to the Indian contingent as the savings rate out here...

Personal Finance Analysis & Commentary #NRI

HDB tenancy period for non-Malaysian non-citizen residents expanded to two years in Singapore

Flat-owners in Singapore will be allowed to rent out their flats or bedrooms to non-Malaysian non-citizen residents for a maximum of two...

Housing #Singapore

Starhub offers SIM-only plan with "extra large" data bundles

New to Singapore and not decided on a telco yet. You could go with StarHub's trio of unique SIM-only plans with extra-large data bundles,...

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Five quick and easy ways to remit money back to India

It is right in the midst of Diwali season, and money transfers back to India are in full flow. With the large Indian population in Singapore...

Personal Finance #India

New Orchard heritage trail presents lesser-known stories of the precinct

The National Heritage Board’s 18th heritage trail brings together stories from the community to uncover the lesser-known sides to Orchard.

Leisure #Singapore

Cultivating a love for learning: GIIS Primary Programme

The Primary Programme at Global Indian International School (GIIS) focuses on planting the seed of love for learning in young children.

Education #Singapore