Santosh Nair is the author of the acclaimed book “Bulls, Bears and Other Beasts,” a lively tale about 25 years of Indian stock markets.
His day job qualified him eminently to write this book. For the past six years, he has been editor of Moneycontrol, India’s top financial portal. Earlier, he led coverage of the stock markets for the Economic Times. His writing career took off with “Street Signs”, the hugely popular stock market column at Business Standard that gave details of all major deals at a time when such information was not made public. He was part of the founding team of Millennium Broadcast, a web radio service that provided live updates on the stock market in 2000. He is a diarist and an amateur cook.