Finance Ministry mulling advancing Union Budget by a month – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Union Budget has for decades been presented on last day of February, but this could soon change with the government mulling advancing it to January end so as to complete the budget exercise before the beginning of the new fiscal. Finance Ministry is doing an overhaul of the entire Budget making exercise which […]

Decoding the finance function for startups – YourStory.com

Decoding the finance function for startups – YourStory.com

For a startup, the one thing that haunts any CEO or a business owner is the thought of complying with the innumerable regulations in India and simultaneously managing bureaucratic officers. Finance, not being a direct revenue-generating function, is often neglected by the top management initially. However, subsequently it ends up squeezing major chunk off their […]

ETE announces private offering to help finance Williams merger – Tulsa World

MIKE SIMONS WILLIAMS Energy Transfer Equity recently completed a private offering to help finance its deal to buy Williams Cos.?MIKE SIMONS/Tulsa World file Tulsa World Williams Energy Transfer recently completed a private offering of convertible units to help finance its deal to buy Williams Cos. Tulsa World file Posted: Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:01 am […]

Fintechs are Likely to Disrupt the Market by Aggregating Financial Services for MSMEs and a Strong Base for Peer-to … – Entrepreneur

Financial technology companies have gained mileage over the last 5 years. Globally, the investment in online MSME finance market has grown by about 45% y-o-y and many billion dollars has been ploughed into startups in the online MSME finance market space in FY?2015 alone. With the influx of investment, finance and banking are being transformed […]

Alibaba secures $3B loan to finance more investments and acquisitions – TechCrunch

It looks like Alibaba is in the mood for more acquisitions. The company?s recent investment spree ? which includes the ongoing $3.5 billion purchase of Youku Tudou?and?stakes in Groupon, PayTM,?Snapdeal?and Snapchat ? is about to get fresh ammunition after it?confirmed?that it has closed a $3 billion loan. Confirmation of the deal?isn?t unexpected,?the Wall Street Journal […]

Sanders Raises Millions by Bashing Campaign-Finance System – TIME

Sanders Raises Millions by Bashing Campaign-Finance System – TIME

More When Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders took the stage in New Hampshire on Tuesday night to deliver his victory speech, he asked for campaign contributions in his own way: a cheeky taunt paired with a brazen ask. ?I am going to New York City tonight. But I am not going to New York City to […]

Episode 466: DIY Finance – NPR

Episode 466: DIY Finance – NPR

i Harlem funeral directors Tamara Bullock and Patricia Hamilton are going to spend their next savings-club payout on a sky-diving trip (unless Bullock can get out of it). Marianne McCune/NPR hide caption toggle caption Marianne McCune/NPR Harlem funeral directors Tamara Bullock and Patricia Hamilton are going to spend their next savings-club payout on a sky-diving […]

The simple rule at the heart of finance is being broken – Quartz

The simple rule at the heart of finance is being broken – Quartz

If you lend somebody money, they have to pay you back with interest. This is the basic premise of all finance, from street corner loan sharks to Wall Street loan sharks. Bonds are sort of like loans?except you can trade them. Normally, if you buy a bond, the issuing government or corporation agrees to pay […]