Hope springs eternal … Uber Eats’ India strategy … and lessons for investors

“A shareholder in a company is entitled to a pro-rata share in the profits generated by the company”, says finance theory. And That makes equity investing risky, since the share in profits is irrespective of whether there is a “plus” or a “minus” sign in front of the profit number. In other words, the shareholder has to share the losses,…

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The perception of risk

As Indian team prepares to play South Africa in the first match of Cricket World Cup 2019, I remembered a match between the two countries during the tournament (CWC 2011) when we lifted the Cup – yes, when “crown cricket ka madam jee hum le gaye the“.  Here is an account of the match from the eyes of a student of investing!…

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FICCI Ladies Organisation event

I had the privilege to speak to the press at Hyderabad on 13th October 2017 at an event organised by FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO). Click on the link below to listen to the short talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZMWqhMtcqLU Sitting next to me are Mr. Rajiv Bajaj of Bajaj Capital Ltd and Hemant Rustagi, a leading financial advisor from Mumbai.

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Angrez ke zamaane ke jailor

Asrani played a very memorable role in the film Sholay. He was the jailor, where Jai and Veeru was imprisoned. He kept mentioning, “Hum Angrez ke zamaane ke jailor rain. Saari ki sari duniya badal gayi, par hum nah in badle.” I remembered this when I came across an article titled: “UBS clients burned by Iron Condor Strategy”. Click on…

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