Winners and losers: Who got how much in Nirmala Sitharaman’s first budget

Jewelry stocks tanked as an increase in import tax boosted domestic prices to a record. That would make jewelry even costlier for buyers in the world’s second-biggest market ahead of the festival and wedding season starting from August. Sitharaman raised import tax on gold to 12.5% from 10%. Jewelers had sought a reduction in the […]

Why 10 MILLION Australians are worried about how they’ll pay their day-to-day bills from September as JobKeeper is scaled back and loan holidays end – which could see YOUR $2,565 tax cut fast tracked

Tax cuts of up to $2,565, for Australians earning more than $120,000 a year were due to be rolled out in two years as part of a plan to also give $1,080 to those earning between $50,000 and $90,000

Man arrested for killing financier to avoid paying loan interest

Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-East) Ved Prakash Surya said that analysis of more than 100 CCTV footages was done and in one ot the footage, Thakur was last seen entering Waseem’s house in Dilshad Colony. Call details also raised suspicion on Waseem’s involvement.

UK car loans and pawnbroker payments freeze extended

The extension also means that borrowers who have not yet asked for a payment freeze can make a fresh application to do so up to 31 October. However, some loans, including those that fund car purchases, will continue to rack up interest during a freeze, so the FCA advises those who can make repayments to […]

Don’t expect significant defaults in retail home loans after moratorium: PNB Housing CFO

ETCFO, PNB Housing CFO Kapish Jain discussed the housing demand, and his company’s fundraising plans. The finance executive also shared his views on the moratorium relief.PNB Housing is a Delhi-based mortgage financier with Assets under Management at Rs. 83,495 crore as of June 30, 2020. Below are the edited excerpts from the interaction.Q: How much […]

Google Pay now works with the Android 11 Public Beta

Android 11 has a couple of other bugs. There’s some weirdness with video playback, and you may find that entering text in some apps is buggy. Sometimes even entering a fullscreen app or game means you’ll have to lock the phone to get your navigation bar back.

‘Naughty Tory’ Charlie Elphicke agreed to pay £5,000 to sex assault accuser in ‘compensation’ for ‘consensual’ kiss, court hears

‘I had a further meeting where I took along Dominic Grieve the former Attorney General who castigated them for breaches of natural justice, the risks of contaminating the evidence in this matter, the risk of leading people and you know, the general conduct was not a fair and proper process.

Eyal Booker pays tribute to girlfriend Delilah Belle Hamlin as they spend their one-year anniversary apart amid coronavirus lockdown

Eyal rose to fame on the 2018 series of Love Island. The curly-haired hunk’s Love Island experience was full of ups and downs; he was paired with Liverpudlian model Hayley Hughes, 22, on the first day, but the pair dramatically uncoupled after a row just a few days later.

Homeowners left to ‘scramble’ to make balloon payments, mortgage modifications amid coronavirus

Also from Baton Rouge, Noura Skakri, who teaches yoga classes and is a massage therapist, and her husband are making partial mortgage payments as best they can, even though forbearance was approved by their lender. She’s doing some online sessions, but mostly is out of work because of the state-imposed shutdown of nonessential businesses and […]

Millions will pay more for credit cards and loans due to coronavirus damaged credit scores

Don’t make too many credit applications - Making lots of requests in a short period of time can be seen as a sign of financial distress – and each application will be recorded on your file. Use a “soft-search” eligibility calculator to show how likely you are to be accepted. Always pay your bills - Late payments […]