Jindal’s interest in Liberty Steel assets and SEBI’s failure in NSE scam

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Prince here. Two recent developments have piqued our interest and we’d like to talk about them at some length in this newsletter. First, the interest evinced by Sajjan Jindal’s JSW Steel in Sanjeev Gupta-run Liberty Steel’s assets, including the recently acquired Adhunik Metaliks. Besides serving as a pointer to Jindal’s insatiable hunger, the speculation around Adhunik’s …


Jayshree P. Upadhyay

Jayshree is a former writer at The Morning Context. As journalist, she had nearly a decade of experience across Mint, Business Standard and Bloomberg TV India. The bulk of her career has been devoted to tracking the capital markets regulator, exchanges, regulatory policies, financial scams and corporate governance issues. One of her biggest breaking stories was her incisive coverage of the colocation scam which put the lapses at NSE in the public domain.



Prince M. Thomas

Prince leads the newsroom at The Morning Context as managing editor. A fascination with the written word has taken Prince to some of the leading newsrooms across the country, including The Economic Times, Dow Jones Newswires, Forbes India and Moneycontrol. In a career spanning 20 years, Prince has led teams, managed pages, projects and special editions, and has authored The Consolidators, published by Penguin Random House in 2017.

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