India Insight

Some investors in India look to the stars for stock advice

August 16, 2013

The 2008 financial crisis gutted Girish Kumar’s portfolio value by 90 percent. So much for technical and fundamental analysis. The 42-year-old textiles businessman from Jaipur turned to astrology, and now he says the stars guide him to a profit every month.

Thank Sonia Gandhi’s lucky stars, astrologers say as govt wins trust vote

July 22, 2008

Much as he tries astrologer Rajan Chopra can’t keep the pride out of his voice as he speaks to me for the second time in 24 hours.