DEBASHIS BASU

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Why PSU Banks Should Be Held Accountable

Why PSU Banks Should Be Held Accountable

Rediff.com8 Nov 2023

If they are made accountable, bad loan cases will shrink dramatically, recoveries will rise, and the NCLT process will be more manageable, asserts Debashis Basu.

Is The Rally In Small And Microcap Stocks Sustainable?

Is The Rally In Small And Microcap Stocks Sustainable?

Rediff.com28 Sep 2023

While the corporate sector has benefited from massive capital expenditure, leading to sky-rocketing stock prices, investors would do well to keep an eye on the macroeconomic picture and government finances, not just corporate profits, for signs of trouble, alerts Debashis Basu.

The State Has Rolled The Dice Of Growth

The State Has Rolled The Dice Of Growth

Rediff.com25 Sep 2023

After bumbling for years since 2014, the Modi government seems to believe that massive government expenditure will lead us to prosperity supported by 'seat-of-the-pants' decision-making, observes Debashis Basu.

Global Dark Economy Clouds Hover Over India

Global Dark Economy Clouds Hover Over India

Rediff.com30 Aug 2023

'Rhetoric and chest-thumping are running high on India's recent growth record.'
'But will the giant waves developing elsewhere allow us to sail smoothly into fair winds?' asks Debashis Basu.

Will Jio MF Disrupt MF Business?

Will Jio MF Disrupt MF Business?

Rediff.com21 Aug 2023

While Jio MF will undoubtedly grow in size, it will have to cross multiple hurdles even to emerge as the market leader, observes Debashis Basu.

Banks' Digital Push Risks Customers' Safety

Banks' Digital Push Risks Customers' Safety

Rediff.com28 Jul 2023

We as customers have to be conscious and careful to sidestep numerous types of frauds made possible under a mindless shift to a digital ecosystem without customer-redress procedures, warns Debashis Basu.

Senseless To Predict Nifty Direction

Senseless To Predict Nifty Direction

Rediff.com12 Jul 2023

Very often, 'sentiment' drives prices well beyond what is warranted and it is hard to forecast market sentiment, explains Debashis Basu.

Let's Hope India Gets Lucky With Growth

Let's Hope India Gets Lucky With Growth

Rediff.com2 Jun 2023

After bumbling for years since 2014, the Modi government seems to believe that massive government expenditure will lead us to prosperity supported by 'seat-of-the-pants' decision-making, observes Debashis Basu.

Adani Stocks: What Price Rigging?

Adani Stocks: What Price Rigging?

Rediff.com29 May 2023

The Adani stock price saga will pass into public memory as one of those matters that simply escaped being nailed down, perhaps because too many vested interests were involved, notes Debashis Basu.

Taxing The Rich To Please The Poor

Taxing The Rich To Please The Poor

Rediff.com15 May 2023

Taxing the rich will fetch nothing; only votes, argues Debashis Basu.

How To Make Banks Treat Customers Fairly

How To Make Banks Treat Customers Fairly

Rediff.com10 Apr 2023

Nobody is held accountable for lapses, no matter how badly it affects the person or business whose accounts are frozen. Nor is there compensation for losses. Most people get to know their accounts are blocked only when a cheque bounces, points out Debashis Basu.

Adani Stocks: Was Price Rigging Allowed?

Adani Stocks: Was Price Rigging Allowed?

Rediff.com9 Mar 2023

The Adani story has only one angle -- how the stocks were rigged up to ridiculous heights, the Hindenburg report on gross overvaluation, followed by the vertical free fall of Adani stocks, points out Debashis Basu.

What Went Wrong For Adani Stocks

What Went Wrong For Adani Stocks

Rediff.com28 Feb 2023

The 'sudden volatility' in Adani stocks is entirely due to a series of events that was extreme and unique, and played out in too short a period. Investors and regulators pretended that it wasn't so. But then, along came Hindenburg, which forced some eyes to open, points out Debashis Basu.

FTX Failure: Lessons To Be Learnt

FTX Failure: Lessons To Be Learnt

Rediff.com16 Dec 2022

Damage from new shenanigans can be contained if regulators move quickly when something does not smell right, counsels Debashis Basu.

Is India Witnessing A Silent Bull Market?

Is India Witnessing A Silent Bull Market?

Rediff.com24 Nov 2022

The most important positive of India's stealth bull market is earnings growth across different sectors, explains Debashis Basu.

MFs Are Putting Investors' Money At Risk

MFs Are Putting Investors' Money At Risk

Rediff.com3 Nov 2022

Mutual funds, as experts and custodians of another set of retail investors' savings, play a speculative game they are neither supposed to nor equipped to do, cautions Debashis Basu.

Ban Loss-Making Companies' IPOs!

Ban Loss-Making Companies' IPOs!

Rediff.com20 Oct 2022

The most important step is delivering what is needed -- a fairer IPO pricing, notes Debashis Basu.

Are Indian Markets Decoupled From Developed Markets?

Are Indian Markets Decoupled From Developed Markets?

Rediff.com17 Oct 2022

Just because India has outperformed the US markets in a short recent period, it does not mean that this is based on fundamental reasons that are here to stay, points out Debashis Basu.

Why is Sebi hesitant to ban retail algos despite obvious illegalities?

Why is Sebi hesitant to ban retail algos despite obvious illegalities?

Rediff.com21 Sep 2022

Because they have become too big and pervasive and the time to regulate is long gone, points out Debashis Basu.

What Was The Secret Of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Success?

What Was The Secret Of Rakesh Jhunjhunwala's Success?

Rediff.com15 Sep 2022

His advice was to always start with small positions because we are bound to make mistakes; and remain humble because the markets can be merciless, remembers Debashis Basu.

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