Wednesday, 26 January, 2022

Topic: Investors

Investor activism could make big difference on climate goals. That’s plan B, there’s no plan C

Green accounting and ESG investing initiatives could make headway where governments have so far failed — in achieving meaningful progress on global warming.

Zee will not hold shareholders meeting, risks escalating standoff with Invesco

Zee said the requisition notice is not valid, as it suffers from multiple legal infirmities. The refusal sets the stage for a legal tussle.

Covid is short term, global investors are betting on India’s long term growth story

One area of the market that’s booming is green debt. Indian firms have sold a record $4.1 billion of such notes so far in 2021.

Why hungry fund managers are angry with SEBI’s block trade rules

Purchasing shares in bulk can be a real pain in India. Global investors are urging SEBI to fix it.

Off The Cuff with Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Market guru and ace investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala was our guest at the latest edition of ThePrint Off the Cuff. In conversation with Editor-in-Chief Shekhar...

India, US are world’s most investor-friendly for portfolio disclosure by funds, study finds

India & US earned top grades for robust disclosure regimes across 6 categories including fees, transparency of fund holdings & issues such as conflicts of interest.

Modi govt’s economic package for J&K is just cosmetic without political stability

There is a serious investment aversion in J&K today and deep uncertainty about the future. Most businesses with loans to pay off are unlikely to survive.

Hong Kong’s big investors stay put, but keep flight option open

Rich investors are still assessing how the Chinese government’s tighter grip on Hong Kong will impact asset prices and the long-term business environment.

Why it makes good business sense for investors to trust countries with a free press

Unrestrained reporting dramatically reduces the price of information, leveling the playing field for investors. It leads to more questions being asked & uncovering more corruption.

Why India’s small, retail investors are making a beeline for beaten-down stocks

Small investors are buying financials, telecom & high-quality drug-makers amid expectations Indian economy may recover faster than expected.

On Camera


inequality report

Dear Oxfam, stop looking for inequality in India, go back to distributing blankets

Oxfam India's 2022 report titled makes sweeping recommendations to fight 'extreme inequality', including reintroducing a ‘wealth tax’. Oxfam, leave economics alone.
Bottles of sunflower oil at a plant in Alekseyevka, Russia | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

India to look at Brazil, Russia for sunflower oil as invasion threat looms over Ukraine

Ukraine is India's biggest supplier of sunflower oil. Any escalation in Russia-Ukraine tension is likely to hit edible oil prices in the country as 70% of its requirement is imported.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.