Get Rid Of The E, S & G Of The ESG: Aswath Damodaran
Aswath Damodaran is a fierce critic of the environmental, social and governance (ESG) concept. The corporate finance and valuation guru at the Stern School of Business at New York University believes that he “can stir the pot” on this issue. In an email interview with Rajiv Tikoo, Damodaran questions the basis of the ESG concept and its “hindsight revisionism” in the context of the Adani episode and the Ukraine war
Rajiv Tikoo - March 28, 2023
There seems to be an uncanny lull in the Indian start-up valley. It has been some time since the loud celebrations of funding and dizzy valuations mellowed.
Suchetana Ray - February 27, 2023
Good Governance Lies Between Founders’ Hubris And Overvaluation: Mohandas Pai
The recent blow-ups in many start-ups are a result of the founders’ vanity and their failure to understand the basic obligations of public shareholding
Mohandas Pai - February 27, 2023
How long can this loony financing continue?
Generous central bank intervention continues to distort the valuation of all financial assets
Chaitanya Dalmia - August 02, 2021
Why today’s high-fliers are so likely to fall back to Earth
You can protect your equity portfolios by choosing to bias them toward value and away from the most expensive end of growth
Ben Inker - June 04, 2021
Is Zomato priced beyond perfection?
The food delivery major’s IPO is a final attempt to drum up cash in its elusive quest for profitability
Rajesh Padmashali - June 04, 2021
Why is the BSE valued at only $350 million?
The valuation of Asia’s oldest stock exchange is a fraction that of market leader NSE. Is it justified?
Rajesh Padmashali - March 15, 2021
Is Castrol India a mispriced deep value bet or just a dividend play?
The lubricants major’s valuation has eroded over fears of volume contraction due to the onset of electric vehicles
Rajesh Padmashali - January 15, 2021
The hazards of asset allocation in a late-stage major bubble
GMO's Jeremy Grantham is certain that the epic bubble, featuring extreme overvaluation and explosive price rise, will burst
Jeremy Grantham - January 07, 2021
RITES is a great play on railways. Fund managers feel not much can go wrong
With a diversified asset-light model and an attractive valuation, this PSU is loved by mutual funds
Shruti Venkatesh - October 10, 2020