R Balakrishnan

R Balakrishnan is an independent consultant and has been in business and finance for over three decades. He was one of the founding team members of CRISIL and also helped set up Malaysia's first credit rating agency. He was head of equity research at DSP Financial Consultants and CEO & CIO of a couple of mutual...

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Building or creating wealth is a question before a lot of people. They have now progressed to...
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Online Moneylife Magazine
It is easy to sell a stock, when we are sitting on a profit. When we are not, it is not an easy...
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The markets have been riding a major bull wave for a year now. New highs have become routine....
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There are three types of investors. One, those who do not know anything, admit to it and trust...
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A few days ago, we were treated to a wonderful evening by Moneylife Foundation. We had the good...
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It is a wonderful season at the capital markets. Name familiarity and the lure of big and quick...
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Online Moneylife Magazine
Initial public offerings (IPOs) have again become lotteries. The regular IPO applicant generally...
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PNB Housing Finance Ltd has been in the news last week. A private equity (PE) fund and its...
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Our economy is growing. Our economy is shrinking. Our economic growth is 10%. Our economic...
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At a time of low interest rates and rising inflation, it is natural for money to seek higher...
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Online Moneylife Magazine
A year ago, there was a national lock-down. There was general feeling of gloom. And economic...
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Our stock markets are now in a trajectory of their own. Earnings, economy and valuations are...
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Summer is here and there is a heat wave in the stock market too. Everyone wants to pile on to...
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Expectations of investment returns vary. In the 1990s, I recall that sell side (stockbrokers...
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Perpetual bonds—what a wonderful way to raise money! Never have to repay and the bondholder...
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This week, a table that gives the BSE Sensex components of 2000, their market -cap and growth...
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Online Moneylife Magazine
There is a wonderful documentary titled Jiro Dreams of Sushi. It is about Jiro Ono, considered...
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We always debate investments after the Union Budget. As the Budget is being presented, stock...
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I was having a casual discussion with a friend’s son on money, savings and investment and on...
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In my previous column, I had talked about valuations that were derived from earnings and on the...
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