10 facts of the financial world you will…

10 Feb 2021, 04:25 PM IST1/10​There once existed 97.75% income tax(Based on text by ET Bureau)In 1970-71, personal income tax was spread across 11 slabs, with the highest bracket attracting 85% tax. Together with a…

Foreigners poured money into China as the world…

A person walks past a Microsoft logo at the Microsoft office in Beijing, China August 4, 2020.Thomas Peter | ReutersBEIJING — Foreigners put more of their money in China last year as the country's size…

Debt trap: Inside the world of shady digital…

Last August, Anitha (name changed to protect identity) needed some money urgently. The lockdown was a challenging period for the Hyderabad-based media professional, especially on the financial front. Even as she approached formal lenders for…

A year after Covid began, China’s economy is…

China’s economic ascent is accelerating barely a year after its first coronavirus lockdowns, as its success in controlling Covid-19 allows it to boost its share of global trade and investment. The world’s second-largest economy is…

How to navigate the world of sustainable investing…

Oranut Fankhaenel / EyeEm | EyeEm | Getty ImagesSustainability ratings are useful tools for assessing the environmental, sustainability and corporate governance-worthiness of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds.But how do you navigate between different ratings providers,…

Toyota president: Tesla has ‘not created a real…

The logo of Toyota Motor is displayed at a company's car showroom in Tokyo on February 6, 2019.Kazuhiro Nogi | AFP | Getty ImagesDuring a Toyota Motors earnings call on Friday, executives answered questions about…