Debashis Basu

A Chartered Accountant with 35 years of experience as a journalist and columnist and the author of several business books, Mr Basu has worked with The Times of India, Business World, Business India, Business Today, Financial Express and has written columns for Business Standard and The Economic Times. He has...

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Exactly 30 years ago, writing in this space, I argued that there are two companies in Reliance...
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There have been a lot of allegations about who made money on the stock market with specific...
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A new government will take over the job of running the country shortly. There is a lot of hope...
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As we get closer to the final stages of the 2024 general election, we are being told that plans...
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Among the many arrogant quips and replies given by foreign banks immediately following the...
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In early March, alarmed by the flood of money rushing into small-cap funds, after a massive...
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In the last week of March, chief economic advisor (CEA) V Anantha Nageswaran said the government...
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Last week, the State Bank of India (SBI) disclosed data on the now-defunct electoral bonds (EBs)...
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In the past few weeks, India’s top-2 financial regulators have flexed their muscles to teach...
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Byju’s is set to go down as the most spectacular corporate flameout. Little more than a year...
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Late last week, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) finally came up with a White Paper on the...
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Last week, Sony Pictures Networks India (now called Culver Max Entertainment) ended its merger...
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Moneylife Online Magazine
Last Tuesday, the shares of Polycab, which had a market capitalisation of Rs80,000 crore and...
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Moneylife Online Magazine
Isn’t it puzzling that although economic and financial forecasts have a terrible record, the...
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Moneylife Online Magazine
Here are two sets of bare facts. One, private mutual funds were permitted to be set up in 1993...
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Moneylife Online Magazine
Last week, I was chatting with a retired banker who has his savings invested largely in stocks....
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On 14 November 2023, when the Sahara group founder, Subrata Roy died, hundreds of questions...
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Stock markets are ruled by “sentiment” which drives money in and out of the markets. Bullish...
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More than two years ago, I wrote about the case of C&C Towers Ltd, (CCTL) which had signed a...
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Outside of hardcore market participants, not many people are aware of an ongoing crash in one of...
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