Coal India Offer for Sale (OFS) – January 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 The government is currently struggling to meet its fiscal deficit target of 4.1%. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his budget speech last year, had accepted this […]

Book Review: Game of Thrones Series

January 19, 2015

(There are no spoilers in this review) A lot of you must have seen the hit TV series – Game of Thrones, and most people who see the TV series absolutely love it. I’m a big fan of the TV series myself, and it is easily the best thing I’ve ever seen on TV. A […]

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IFCI Limited 9.50% NCDs – January 2015 Issue

January 2, 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 IFCI yesterday launched its second public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs). The issue carries annual interest rate of 9.50% for 10 years and 9.45% for 5 […]

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How to transfer money from overseas to a NRE account?

December 16, 2014

John sent in the following email yesterday, and I thought this was a good topic for a post. Hi Manshu, I have opened NRE account but still not clear on transfer of money to NRE. If i want to transfer money to NRE account from overseas, will it transfer in foreign currency or it first […]

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Weekend Links December 13 2014

December 13, 2014

I have been the busiest I’ve ever been in the past four or five months, and as a result I haven’t been able to blog at all. Now that my schedule is a little less hectic, I will resume blogging. The weekend links post is the easiest to begin with so I’m starting with that. […]

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SAIL Offer for Sale @ Rs. 83 – December 2014

December 4, 2014

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 With its first divestment candidate this financial year, the government today fixed Rs. 83 as the base floor price for SAIL offer for sale (OFS) which […]

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Muthoot Finance 11.25% NCDs – November 2014 Issue

November 20, 2014

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 Launched today, Muthoot Finance has once again decided to raise money from its public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs). The issue offering interest rates between 10.75% […]

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Happy Diwali 2014 !!

October 24, 2014

It has been a dramatically pleasant last one year for the Indian investors. While stock markets have given more than 25% returns from Samvat 2069 to Samvat 2070, tax-free bonds could also generate 20-25% returns for the investors, followed by debt mutual funds. While gold generated negative returns for its investors in the same period, […]

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IFCI Limited 10% NCDs – October 2014 Issue

October 18, 2014

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 IFCI Limited, in which the Government of India owns 55.53% stake, is coming out with an issue of secured redeemable non-convertible debentures (NCDs) from October 20th […]

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SREI Infra 11.75% NCDs – September 2014 Issue

September 29, 2014

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 SREI Infrastructure Finance Limited has launched its public issue of Non-Convertible Debentures (NCDs) from today, September 29. The company has set Rs. 250 crore as the […]

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Book Review: To kill a Mockingbird

September 17, 2014

I’ve recently finished reading Harper Lee’s – To Kill a Mockingbird, and I really enjoyed this classic novel. The novel is set in a fictional small town in Alabama during the Depression, and is narrated by Jean Louse Finch or Scout who is 5 when the story starts, and is 8 when the story ends. The story is […]

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