Demat, trading accounts can be unbundled

Investors can also choose to have just a demat account.However, if at any time, they intend to sell the securities, they will need to open a trading account and link the demat account to it Get the latest news and analysis on business, finance, politics from Livemint, the website of the Mint newspaper, one of India’s leading business and financial dailies Powered by WPeMatico

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Taliban suicide bomber kills at least 26 at Afghan president campaign rally

The scene of a suicide attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, on September 17, 2019. It came the same day as a blast at President Ghani’s campaign rally killed at least 26. | Sayed Khodaberdi Sadat/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images A deadly day in Afghanistan as US-Taliban peace talks stall and Afghanistan prepares for presidential elections. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for two attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday that together left at least 40 dead and dozens…

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Trump’s weird ideas on the US-Saudi relationship, sort of explained

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and US President Donald Trump with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Osaka Castle Park during the G20 Summit on June 28, 2019. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images “Saudi Arabia pays cash.” Saudi Arabia announced this weekend that attacks on two of its state-owned oil facilities — launched either by Iranian-backed Houthi forces in Yemen or by Iran itself, depending on whom you ask — had disrupted the country’s…

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Why Corey Lewandowski is testifying about the Mueller report

AFP/Getty Images The former Trump campaign manager was involved in one episode of potential obstruction of justice. Former Trump presidential campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will testify about the Mueller report before the House Judiciary Committee Tuesday in what’s sure to be a circus of a hearing. (It begins at 1 pm ET and you can watch it at this link, or right here.) Lewandowski will be pressed about an episode special counsel Robert Mueller outlined…

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The Air Force spent more at Trump’s Scottish resort than originally thought

Donald Trump at his Turnberry resort in 2015. | Jan Kruger/Getty Images Some stays lasted multiple days and included time on the resort’s golf course. At a rally in New Mexico on Monday, President Donald Trump defended himself against allegations of corruption following reports that US servicepeople have been staying at a Trump resort in Scotland with increasing frequency. “And now they have a new one,” Trump said, addressing his critics. “I’m enriching myself. If…

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