Wonderla Holidays IPO Review

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 Stock markets are going up and as always people are getting excited, disappointed, confused or hyper. Excited, as they are seeing this kind of jump after […]

Weekend links March 21st 2014

March 21, 2014

I’ve read plenty of ridiculous articles about the missing Malaysian plane, and I call them ridiculous because of their sensationalist nature, and how easy it is to see that a lot of publications are writing what they think the readers want to hear, not what the readers need to hear. In that context, I really […]

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How to invest in Goldman Sachs CPSE ETF – Online & Offline?

March 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 Goldman Sachs is out with its new fund offer (NFO), Goldman Sachs CPSE ETF. The purpose is to facilitate the government’s initiative to reduce its shareholding […]

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Goldman Sachs CPSE ETF NFO – Tax Saving u/s. 80CCG, 5% Discount, Bonus Unit, 3.5% Dividend Yield, 10.5X PE & Much More

March 19, 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 We are at the fag end of the current financial year and as always, the government is doing everything it can do to meet its revised […]

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Ides of March Links

March 15, 2014

Let’s start with this wonderful post about why your financial plan should not be just about money. I think a lot of people intuitively understand this but you don’t often see this written in black and white. The story of the Malaysian missing jet has been fascinating, sad and incredible, and this article from the […]

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India Infoline Housing Finance Limited (IIHFL) 12% NCDs – March 2014 Issue

March 12, 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 India Infoline Housing Finance Limited (IIHFL), which came out with its first public issue of secured non-convertible debentures (NCDs) in December, has decided to launch another […]

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Markets at all time highs – what should you do now?

March 10, 2014

The market hit a new all time high last week, and it is natural for people to wonder if they should do anything differently now that the market has reached such levels.   What you should do really depends on what kind of investor you are. If you are the kind that has never invested […]

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Weekend Links March 8 2014

March 8, 2014

I really enjoyed reading this article about how to get a job at Google? because I quite liked the five factors that Google is seeking in its prospective employees, and one way to look at it is to develop some of those skills in yourself regardless of whether you are seeking a job in Google or […]

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National Housing Bank (NHB) 8.93% Tax Free Bonds – March 2014 Issue

March 7, 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 the current financial year coming closer to an end, the investors, waiting to deploy their cash surplus or maturity proceeds from their other investments into […]

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Buffett’s 2014 annual letter to shareholders

March 3, 2014

I just finished reading Warren Buffett’s 2014 annual letter to shareholders, and he has devoted a section to investing in common stocks in it which is titled “Some Thoughts About Investing”. The section is a great read for any long term equity investor, and I’m going to excerpt the part where he lists down lessons […]

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8.88% IRFC vs. 8.88% REC Tax-Free Bonds – February 2014

February 27, 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 Three tax free bond issues are getting launched from the coming Friday i.e. 28th of this month. These are from IRFC, REC and HUDCO. While IRFC […]

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