Syngene International Limited IPO Review – Subscribe or Not?

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in Pharma sector stocks have been rising on the bourses for the last one year or so. Some stocks have given more than 50% returns in the […]

Book Review: Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

July 27, 2015

I’ve recently finished reading Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep by Philip K Dick, and it is quite a good science fiction novel. If you have ever seen Battlestar Gallactica then this book will remind you of that show a lot, although the movie Blade Runner is the one that’s actually based on this book. […]

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Cut-Off Price Option – IPO/FPO vs. Offer for Sale (OFS)

July 26, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in Power Finance Corporation (PFC) Offer for Sale (OFS) will take place today on the stock exchanges. The government has set its floor price as Rs. 254 […]

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Power Finance Corporation Offer for Sale (PFC OFS) – July 2015

July 25, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in What seemed to be an easy task for the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at the start of the current financial year is getting more and more […]

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Weekend Links: July 24 2015

July 24, 2015

The Greek crisis has subdued a little, and I think I’ve not seen anything more ludicrous recently. The Greek government seemed to have ruined their case terribly, and this article does a good job in providing a brief summary of how this played out. Germany played a leading role in working through the Greece situation, and […]

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A practical way of generating strong and unique passwords

July 20, 2015

A few days ago OneMint was attacked, and embarrassingly enough someone or some machine had simply guessed my password. I now know that this wouldn’t be too hard as it would have taken a desktop PC just 3 days to figure out my password. I have been on a mission to change my passwords since […]

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Tax-Free Bonds Notification – FY 2015-16

July 18, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in After a gap of one year, tax free bonds would be making a comeback this year. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on July 6 issued […]

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Weekend Links: 17th July 2015

July 17, 2015

Images of Pluto’s surface were all the rage this week, and I must have gone through several links, and still wanted to see more. Perhaps, what was more surprising about this was the cost of the expedition, at less than the cost of an American football stadium, this project costs much less than what I would have […]

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Eight reasons why July could be an extraordinary month for Bajaj Auto

July 14, 2015

This post is written by Shiv Kukreja, who is a Certified Financial Planner and runs a financial planning firm, Ojas Capital in Delhi/NCR. He can be reached at skukreja@investitude.co.in Last quarter of FY 2015 was a nightmarish quarter for Bajaj Auto. It faced all kind of problems related to its product sales in India as […]

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Book Review – A Bed of Red Flowers: In Search of My Afghanistan

July 12, 2015

I recently finished reading A Bed of Red Flowers : In Search of My Afghanistan, and I was deeply moved by this book. This book is written by Nelofer Pazira who lived for ten years under the Soviet occupation in Afghanistan, escaped to Pakistan and emigrated to Canada from there. The book is her story about growing up […]

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Weekend Links: July 10 2015

July 10, 2015

One of the most interesting things I came across this week was Google’s Deep Dream program. Basically, this is Google’s Image recognition program which they have flipped on its head to now create images. The results are a little freaky right now, but people have already found incredible uses with it and none more incredible than what Turkish […]

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