Author Archives: Nupur Bang

About Nupur Bang

Senior Researcher, Centre for Investment, Indian School of Business, Hyderabad

Underestimating liquidity risks: How investors can suffer

by Nupur Pavan Bang[1] and Vikram Kuriyan[2]   This article was first published by Moneylife on January 27, 2014 http://www.moneylife.in/article/underestimating-liquidity-risks-how-investors-can-suffer/36141.html   Risk management models used by professional investors often assume that securities can be traded infinitely. When liquidity dries up, … Continue reading

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Rolling like a coin: the evolution of money down the ages

by Nupur Pavan Bang1 This book review was first published in The Hindu on November 26, 2013 http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-business/rolling-like-a-coin-the-evolution-of-money-down-the-ages/article5391773.ece  Easy Money: Vivek Kaul Sage Publications India Pvt. Ltd. B 1/I-1, Mohan Cooperative Industrial Area, Mathura Road, New Delhi-110044 Rs 395   … Continue reading

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Mohnish Pabrai on Cloning as a Strategy

by Nupur Pavan Bang1 and Vikram Kuriyan2   This interview was first published by the Global Association of Risk Professionals on October 29, 2013. http://www.garp.org/risk-news-and-resources/2013/october/mohnish-pabrai-on-cloning-as-a-strategy.aspx     As a hedge fund manager, Mohnish Pabrai does not have to be fully … Continue reading

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Superman or not, Raghuram Rajan has indeed made a difference

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on October 28, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/special/special-superman-or-not-raghuram-rajan-has-indeed-made-a-difference/20131028.htm   “I am not a superman”, he says, but the reaction of markets to his initiatives … Continue reading

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Concentration: the case for putting all your eggs in one basket

by Nupur Pavan Bang[1] and Khemchand H Sakaldeepi[2]   This article was first published in the Financial Times, FTfm, on September 30, 2013 http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/d4e511fc-250f-11e3-bcf7-00144feab7de.html#axzz2gLgr9ACE   Is diversification the best way to invest in the market today? Not really. The portfolios … Continue reading

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Duvvuri Subbarao: Green Horn that Locked Horns

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2] This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on September 11, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-special-duvvuri-subbarao-green-horn-that-locked-horns/20130911.htm “May you live in interesting times. I can hardly complain on that count. I had come into … Continue reading

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Punishing India’s love of gold will not yield result

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the Financial Times, Beyond Brics, on September 10, 2013; http://blogs.ft.com/beyond-brics/2013/09/10/guest-post-punishing-indians-love-of-gold-will-not-yield-results/?#axzz2eZQyQtBv     “Getting married this year would be very costly for me. With gold prices at … Continue reading

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A bit on the virtual currency

by Nupur Pavan Bang[1] and Khemchand H Sakaldeepi[2] This article was first published in the Hindu Businessline, Investment World, September 07, 2013; http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/features/investment-world/market-watch/a-bit-on-the-virtual-currency/article5104362.ece   The first time I heard of a currency issued by an institution, apart from the Government … Continue reading

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Why is Gold so dear to everyone?

by Puran Singh[1] and Nupur Pavan Bang[2]   This article was first published in the business section of www.rediff.com on August 28, 2013 http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-special-why-is-gold-so-dear-to-everyone/20130829.htm#1   ‘Dear’ to people, but not so ‘dear’ to Indian Government at the moment. Or rather, … Continue reading

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