a financial markets guru and one of the best known and respected faces in Indian
financial markets. He is the author of ten best selling books on subjects,
ranging from commodities to value investing to trading. Ashu strives to bring to
retail investors the trading secrets, techniques and market strategies that are
typically the exclusive domain of big investors.
was the Associate Editor at CNBC TV 18, Chief Consulting Editor at Bloomberg,
Senior Anchor at NDTV and Star News, anchoring some of India’s marquee
programmes on financial markets.
has also been a Master Trainer and a Conference speaker across
speaking at investment banking, private equity, real estate structured
conferences like Barclays, UBS and Citibank. He has also been invited as a
Master Trainer by prestigious investment banking associations, such as the
Malaysian Investment Banking Association and Euro Money. He is considered an
authority in several areas, including mergers and acquisitions, wealth
management, private equity and real estate finance.
has held several key positions at top tier investment banks like MD-South Asia
at Northbridge Capital and Celadon RE. Before
in 1996, Ashu was Manager-International Taxes and Special Projects at
Continental Grain Company, the world’s fourth largest private company and the
second largest trader of commodities and commodity options and a member at the
Chicago Board of Trade headquartered in New York.
is a Certified Public Accountant, certified in the state of
Maryland, USA. He holds an M.B.A. and a B.B.A. (Summa Cum Laude) in Finance and
College, City University of New York, New York.