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At CRISIL, in the exercise of credit rating, one of the factors that we gave high importance to...
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Capital allocation, the management act of deciding where to invest shareholders’ funds, is...
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The numbers presented in the Union Budget are worrying because it points to an economy that is...
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Normally, it makes little sense to talk about Budget expectations. However, this year’s Budget...
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It is said that stock prices are slaves of earnings growth. But earnings growth and stock prices...
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‘Hindsight is 20/20’ goes the saying; it means that we are able to see very clearly everything...
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Cash-flow is the most vital element in financial analysis which we miss most often. The majority...
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Investing in high-quality (HQ) stocks is a logical thing for a certain section of people. If I...
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Globally, the role of an independent director got attention after the Penn Central default on...
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“You don’t get invited to be on boards if you belch too often at the dinner table,” said Warren...
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Indian finance and banking is in turmoil, thanks to reckless lending by public sector banks...
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On 9 May 2019, I had written an article suggesting a ‘buy & hold’ model portfolio of 33 stocks....
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Over the years, we have seen our fragile and broken banking system being repeatedly bailed out...
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This year has not been kind to investors. Corporate India is beset by issues of governance. Just...
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Nowhere does the principle of ‘buyer beware’ apply better than in equity and other financial...
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Gloom and doom pervades the stock markets. Should you run away from stocks now?
R Balakrishnan    
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The markets are entering another familiar phase. As an investor, your mood is not very good
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When I consider a stock for investment, I try to figure out a ‘thesis’ for justifying the...
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In the previous piece, I explained the many ways in which a company’s management can cook its...
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Auditors are suddenly in the news. They are either being investigated or, scared of such...
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