Weekend Mega Linkfest: May 27,2016

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Indian Arms Dealers:The Defence Dynasty (Open)

The Go-To App for any medical emergency (BI)

Something’s cooking in India’s Apple business (Charles)

Dawood Ibrahim: Catch me if you can (DailyO)

Have you ever tried to sell a diamond? (Atlantic)

How we chose Nike (Phil Knight)

The great Swiss Bank heist (New Yorker)

Sunk: A legendary movie fiasco (Atavist)

The disgraced famous Ethics Professor (BuzzFeed)

Auto Review:Honda BR-V (Team BHP)

From the Mughal Court to Jawaharlal Nehru (Quint)

Amitabh Bachchan-The great survivor of Indian Politics (HP)

Rohan Murthy: Cultural Capitalist (Open)

The curious studio rituals of India’s artists (GQ)

On Marathi Movie Sairat (Jai Arjun)

Portfolio of Kamal Kabra

This post is in continuation of my coat tailing series (see here)

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Kamal Kabra is a well known investor in the Indian markets

His significant holdings in India as on 31 March,2016 as per Stock Exchanges is given below:

Company Name Symbol Entity Name Date End # of Shares % Value (In Crores)
EIH Associated Hotels Limited EIHAHOTELS USHA KAMAL KABRA 201603 351000 1.15 11.31
EIH Associated Hotels Limited EIHAHOTELS KAMAL KABRA 201603 331000 1.09 10.67
Heritage Foods Limited HERITGFOOD KAMAL KABRA 201603 246900 1.06 12.57
Heritage Foods Limited HERITGFOOD KAMAL SHYAMSUNDER KABRA 201603 246000 1.06 12.53
INOX Leisure Limited INOXLEISUR KAMAL SHYAMSUNDER KABRA 201603 1000200 1.04 19.6
Kaya Limited KAYA Kamal Shyamsunder Kabra 201603 133007 1.03 11.83
Taj GVK Hotels & Resorts Limited TAJGVK Kamal Shyamsunder Kabra 201603 1202200 1.92 10.94

Linkfest: May 27,2016

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Markets on the cusp of a bull run (BS)

Rural India showing signs of revival (Bloomberg)

Why is Rajan veering towards Islamic Banking? (Jaggi)

Centre to rake in 10,000 Crores via buybacks (BL)

PI Industries makes a rich harvest for investors (Forbes)

Star Jeweler-Amrapali Jewels (OB)

Interview with Rajeev Thakkar,PPFAS (Vipin)

If you’re such a great investor,where’s your alpha? (Barry)

Some blunt investing advice (Behavior Gap)

Key criteria for a market bottom (TRB)