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    Greed Over Fundamentals: The Investor's Folly

    In her address at the fifth SEBI-NISM research conference on March 12, 2024, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) chief Madhabi Puri Buch expressed her concerns about the valuation froth in the mid- and small-cap space.  

    Jitendra Gohil - March 27, 2024
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    Winning the Game of Bulls and Bears

    While retail investors rushed to make hay as small- and mid-cap stocks shone at the bourses, institutional investors stayed away, guided by traditional wisdom that warned them against the exuberance in the stock market. The mid-March crash, dominated by the smaller segments, proved their point 

    Harshita Dudeja - March 27, 2024
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    Delirium in the Markets

    Market regulator SEBI says there is “froth” in the mid-and small-cap stocks; banker Uday Kotak says there is no bubble. Caught in this cross-current are traders in small towns who are betting heavily in risky derivatives. What is next for the turbocharged Indian markets and what of the retail investors rallying behind it?

    Devanshu Singla - March 27, 2024
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    No. Vijay Shekhar Sharma's Resignation Will Not Save Him

    Having fallen out of favour with investors, shareholders and the Reserve Bank of India in recent months, the cause of Paytm’s current woes is the same that led to its initial quick rise—Vijay Shekhar Sharma. By giving up the chairman’s job at Paytm Payments Bank, he is attempting a Bond-like escape from the wrath of the banking regulator. Will he succeed?  

    Vinita Bhatia - March 01, 2024
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    Rage of the Fast and Furious

    Southern states are angry despite being beneficiaries, along with western states, of the country’s unequal industrial development. In their rush to gather new forms of industrial opulence, they continue to benefit from the cheap labour of central and eastern regions. Will the former share their riches for a more equitable growth of the union of states?

    Abdul Haleem Sherif - February 01, 2024
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    Market Forces Alone Not Enough To End East’s Poverty

    Without converting its rich human resource to high quality human capital, the eastern region could see the large population becoming a liability rather than an asset

    Rajiv Kumar - February 01, 2024
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    Collaborative Efforts Key to Eastern India’s Development: Shaurya Doval

    The transformative journey of eastern India is not just a regional narrative but a crucial chapter in the country’s quest for inclusive and sustainable development

    Shaurya Doval - February 01, 2024