Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Offer for Sale (OFS) – August 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 has just announced its decision to sell its 10% stake in Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) through Offer for Sale (OFS) route. OFS will take […]

Dredging Corporation Offer for Sale (OFS) – August 2015

August 21, 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 successfully selling its stake in REC and PFC in the current financial year, the government will be divesting its 5% stake in Dredging Corporation through […]

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Weekend Links: 7 August 2015

August 7, 2015

I really liked this explanation of death and life force by a Zen Master. On the topic of death, this news is old, but I really liked Jimmy Kemmel talking about Cecil the Lion. Quite saddening to read about lion farms in South Africa on which lions are raised with the sole purpose of being hunted […]

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PCC: What to do when police verification is not clear?

August 2, 2015

I had written about obtaining PCC (Police Clearance Certificate) about a month ago, and as a follow up to that post today I’m writing about a situation where you get a message that tells you the following: Police verification not clear, application under review at regional passport office My wife and I had applied for PCC […]

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Syngene International Limited IPO Review – Subscribe or Not?

July 28, 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 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 […]

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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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