The most important lesson from Buffett’s 50th letter

As the Sensex sailed past 30,000 today I was amazed to note the absence of volatility in the market in the last few years. The market has marched steadily upwards in the last five years or so and these days are quite reminiscent of the pre 2008 crash market days where you used to meet a lot […]

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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Shemaroo Entertainment IPO Review

September 17, 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 After huge subscription for Snowman Logistics and Sharda Cropchem IPOs and a grand listing received by Snowman, next company in line to get itself listed on […]

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