Saturday, 20 August, 2022

Topic: Investors

India’s ‘Warren Buffett’ & the man with the Midas touch — who was Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Billionaire investor Jhunjhunwala died of cardiac arrest at 62. Called the ‘Big Bull’, he made some of his largest wealth by being a bear, he told ThePrint last year.

Digital asset investments have potential to give massive returns, says ‘Cryptoverse’ founder Ashish Sharma

Get acquainted with the vast world of cryptocurrencies and NFTs with this industry expert who throws light on its workings via his YouTube channel.

Elon Musk’s Twitter bid backed by Vy Capital founder linked to Russian billionaire

Vy Capital, a Dubai-based investment firm, has committed $700 million to finance Musk’s bid for the social network, making it the third-biggest outside equity investor in the deal.

After disappointing debut listing, LIC investors seek attractive Aramco-Style dividend

Guaranteeing a 3%-4% regular dividend may make LIC investors stay put, but having to hold the shares long-term in a volatile market may make them uncomfortable.

Flashy trading stars out, faceless suits are taking over the $4 trillion hedge fund world

In contrast to the old hedge fund model that relied on a macro genius or star stockpicker, an army of traders now invest in an array of strategies.

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...

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.