107 Financial Influencers to Follow on Twitter
We are in the age of fast-track technology. Everything around is constantly evolving and updating. This is also particularly true about the new-age investments. The market is constantly fluctuating and giving rise to countless opportunities. Keeping track of the latest trends and updates in the market has become quite easy these days. However, whom to follow for a regular, timely and reliable update has become a significant question.
We have compiled a list of 100 Twitter Influencers in the financial and business domain. Following these individuals, you can keep track of the latest trends and happenings in the financial and business domain in India as well as across the globe.
1. Arun Jaitley
Follow the Minister of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Government in India to get timely updates on the Budget, GST and other important financial and economic issues.
Twitter Handle: @arunjaitley
2. Dr. Hasmukh Adhia
He is the Finance Secretary, Government of India. You can expect tweets about the latest finance related trends.
Twitter Handle: @adhia03
3. Uday Kotak
The CEO, Kotak Mahindra Bank regularly tweets about various world issues such as the trade war, oil prices as well as domestic factors including interest rates, deficit etc. that are lead or lag indicators for the economy.
Twitter Handle: @udaykotak
4. Sucheta Dalal
This ex-Financial Editor of Times of India is the Co-founder of Moneylife Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works towards improving the financial literacy of the nation. The author of ‘Putting Savers First’, tweets about personal finance.
Twitter Handle: @suchetadalal
5. Samir Arora
Samir Arora is the Founder and Fund Manager at Helios Capital Management Pte. Ltd. A veteran investment advisor, he is so experienced that you will also find him sharing jokes or ‘shaayri’ on the markets. His tweets are usually brief but profound.
Twitter Handle: @Iamsamirarora
6. Latha Venkatesh
The Executive Editor @CNBCTV18News is a reputed News anchor recognized as one of the keenest watchers of the Reserve Bank of India. Follow her to get the latest news in the banking sector.
Twitter Handle: @latha_venkatesh
7. Nilesh Shah
The MD, Kotak Mahindra Mutual Fund tweets are about the stock market, Mutual Funds and events taking place in the world that affect our economy.
Twitter Handle: @NileshShah68
8. Vijay Kedia
This successful investor has to invest in his genes, being born into a family of stockbrokers. He shares a lot of investment advice and has even recorded some in the form of a song!
Twitter Handle: @VijayKedia1
9. Ajit Ranade
Follow the Chief Economist for Aditya Birla Group who is an IIT IIM Alumnus for his stark and insightful observations on the economy.
Twitter Handle: @ajit_ranade
10. Bibek Debroy
The Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the PM, shares his views on the economy in poetic style!
Twitter Handle: @bibekdebroy
11. Sonia Shenoy
The Deputy Editor at CNBC TV18 is a popular News Anchor who shares important market cues, earning updates and stock tips on her Twitter account.
Twitter Handle: @_soniashenoy
12. Kaushik Basu
The former Chief Economist of the World Bank shares papers, columns and views on the economy on Twitter.
Twitter Handle: @kaushikcbasu
13. Porinju Veliyath
Economic Times has given him the moniker of ‘the small-cap czar’. He is a value investor and the Founder & CEO of the find management firm, Equity Intelligence India Ltd.
Twitter Handle: @porinju
14. Shereen Bhan
The Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18 and Series Editor of ‘Young Turks’, one of India’s longest-running shows that put the spotlight on bright ideas & young entrepreneurs, her tweets will keep you informed about important developments in the world of business.
Twitter Handle: @ShereenBhan
15. Sanjay Bakshi
He teaches ‘Behavioral Finance & Business Valuation (BFBV)’ at the reputed MBA institute, MDI Gurgaon. He is also the Managing Partner at ValueQuest Capital LLP, a value investing firm in New Delhi. His tweets comprise of opinions, facts and valuable advice.
Twitter Handle: @Sanjay__Bakshi
16. Aswath Damodaran
One of the most respected Financial Analysts in the world, Aswath Damodaran’s books, videos, and tweets are reservoirs of valuable information that will help you decipher the way the markets function.
Twitter Handle: @AswathDamodaran
17. Anuj Singhal
He is a prominent stocks observer and usually tweets about stock markets and their fluctuations. He works as News Anchor at CNBC-TV18.
Twitter handle: @_anujsinghal
18. Varinder Bansal
Managing Partner, Pantomath Asset Management. Ex-Corporate Editor & Head of Research, CNBC-TV18.
Twitter handle: @varinder_bansal
19. Basant Maheshwari
He is an investor and author of the Thoughtful Investor. Co-Founder & Partner Basant Maheshwari Wealth Advisers LLP. He is also a SEBI Registered Portfolio Manager
Twitter handle: @BMTheEquityDesk
20. Ashu M
He basically tweets about corporate laws and finance based on his understanding.
Twitter handle: @muglikar_
21. Vishal Khandelwal
As founder of Safal Niveshak, he helps small investors become independent and smarter in their decision making.
Twitter handle: @safalniveshak
22. Deepak Shenoy
Deepak Shenoy is the founder of CapitalMind. His tweets are about stock and market research, and wealth management.
Twitter handle: @deepakshenoy
23. Surjit Bhalla
He is a prominent economist and tweets about the latest financial trends in India and around the globe. He is self-confessed cricket junkie and a film enthusiast.
Twitter handle: @surjitbhalla
24. Ashwini Gujral
Ashwini Gujral is an analyst, futures trader and bestselling author. He is a SEBI registered portfolio manager and regularly features on CNBC expert panel.
Twitter handle: @GujralAshwani
25. Devinder Sharma
Mr. Sharma is a multi-talented personality. He is a writer, researcher, columnist, and a well-known author. He usually tweets about the economy and agriculture & related activities.
Twitter handle: @Devinder_Sharma
26. Shaktikanta Das
Member of 15th Finance Commission of India. As a prominent member of India’s Finance Commission, you can expect insightful tweets about the Indian economy, banking structures, and new fiscal policies.
Twitter handle: @DasShaktikanta
27. Darshan Mehta
Darshan Mehta works at Bloomberg Quint, having previously associated with ET Now. His tweets are usually related to Indian Stock Market and other movements in the market.
Twitter handle: @darshanvmehta1
28. Ekta Batra
Ekta Batra is an anchor & associate editor at CNBC TV18. Her area of expertise is health and pharma sector. She’s been analyzing that sector since 2008. Her tweets are mostly about giving insights about the health and pharma sector and their stock movements.
Twitter handle: @ekta_batra
29. Mohnish Parbai
Mr. Parbai is a managing partner of Pabrai Funds, CEO of Dhandho Funds, and has authored The Dhandho Investor. His tweets give out information about market movements and the latest market trends.
Twitter handle: @MohnishPabrai
30. Raam Deo
As the chairman of Motilal Oswal Asset Management, tweets of Ram Deo give good insights about the equity markets and stock fluctuations.
Twitter handle: @Raamdeo
31. Shyam Sekhar
He’s an Entrepreneur, investment thinker and organic farmer. Usually, he tweets about share prices, purchasing shares and gives his personal opinion about the same.
Twitter handle: @shyamsek
32. Lavanya Mohan
Lavanya, a Chartered Accountant and writer from Chennai. She works primarily as a CA in practice and has been published in a number of publications like Elle India, Architectural digest India, The Hindu, Buzzfeed India among others.
Twitter handle: @lavsmohan
33. Sunil Singhania
Mr. Singhania is the founder of Abakkus Asset Manager LLP. He also is a member of Global Board of Governors and Chairman of Investment Committee of CFA Institute. His tweets are usually insightful in nature, reflecting his thorough research of the Indian share market.
Twitter handle: @SunilBSinghania
34. Nigel D Souza
Nigel works as an anchor & Assistant Editor-Research at CNBCTV18. He is quite passionate about bikes, cars, and sports. He tweets about his interviews with prominent personalities in finance, stocks, Sensex movements, and market fluctuations.
Twitter handle: @Nigel__DSouza
35. Sandip Sabharwal
Mr. Sabharwal is a prominent investment advisor. He also has an advisory website and regularly writes investment related blogs on the website. His tweets give out deep insights into the Indian financial markets.
Twitter handle: @sandipsabharwal
36. Nirmal Jain
Founder & Chairman of IIFL Group- FCA. He is an ICWA and an alumnus of IIM-Ahmedabad. Tweets about Indian and world financial markets.
Twitter handle: @JainNirmal
37. Pankaj Jain
Expert in startups, venture, cryptocurrencies, and hedge funds. He tweets about his opinions and suggestions about cryptocurrencies and government policies about the same.
Twitter handle: @pjain
38. Vikas Bajaj
He’s an editor @nytimesbusiness. Previously worked as editorial writer @nytopinion, He was a housing & finance reporter for Dallas Morning News, Michigan State.
Twitter handle: @vikasbajaj
39. Debashis Basu
Co-founder and advisor at MoneyLife. He is a CA and has authored 8 books.
Twitter handle: @Moneylifers
40. Monika Halan
Monika Halan works as a Consulting Editor @livemint. She has also authored a book called Let’s Talk Money.
Twitter handle: @monikahalan
41. Renuka Jain
Renuka Jain is an FCA and a CS. She is also a financial & tax advisor, and portfolio manager.
Twitter handle: @RenukaJain6
42. Niraj Shah
Niraj Shah markets editor at Bloomberg Quint. He is very passionate about the equities market and generally tweets about the same- market insights and research.
Twitter handle: @_nirajshah
43. D. Muthukrishnan
Mr. Muthukrishnan is a CFP (Certified Financial Planner) and a practicing ‘Personal Financial Advisor’. He is very passionate about personal finance and his tweets are a good way to get tips about personal finance.
Twitter handle: @dmuthuk
44. Sunil Jain
Mr. Jain is the managing editor at Financial Express. He also works as a business editor for the Indian Express. He was previously associated with India Today. He has also co-authored a book called Caste in Different Mould.
Twitter handle: @thesuniljain
45. N K Singh
As a chairman of the 15th Finance Commission of India, Mr. Singh’s tweets are about the financial trends or situations of the Indian economy.
Twitter handle: @NKSingh_MP
46. Reema Tendulkar
She works as the anchor and associate editor for CNBC TV18. She generally tweets about the fluctuations and trends in the stock market.
Twitter handle: @Reematendulkar
47. Nayantara Rai
Nayantara works as the news anchor and the bureau chief at ET Now. Earlier She was with CNBC-TV18. She is a huge cricket and tennis fan.
Twitter handle: @NayantaraRai
48. Nikunj Dalmia
Mr. Dalmia works as the Managing Editor at ET NOW.
Twitter handle: @nikunjdalmia
49. Puja Mehra
She considers herself a student of the economy (especially India). She’s a Journalist and winner of Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards in 2008 & 2009.
Twitter handle: @pujamehra
50. Yatin Mota
Co-Head of Research at Bloomberg Quint. He is an RA Poddar & NMIMS Alumni.
Twitter handle: @YatinMota
51. Sonam Mehta
Senior Research Analyst at CNBC Awaaz. She is a business journalist and considers herself a great foodie. She loves music, dancing, and shopping.
Twitter handle: @sonamcnbcawaaz
52. Rajiv Kumar
He is the Vice Chairman at the NITI Aayog. He also is the Founder of PahleIndia and Senior Fellow of CPR_India
Twitter handle: @RajivKumar1
53. Rahesh Shah
Mr. Shah is the President of Ficci, India and the Chairman and CEO @EdelweissFin
Twitter Handle: @rasheshshah
54. Manoj Nagpal
Financial services professional. Expert in personal finance and mutual funds.
Twitter Handle: @NagpalManoj
55. Amit Jeswani
He is the founder and CIO at StallionAsset. He is also a CFA and CMT.
Twitter Handle: @Amit_Jeswani1
56. Amit Mantri
He works as the fund manager at 2Point2 Capital PMS. He is a Value Investor, cinema & theatre lover. He writes blogs @ http://2point2capital.com. He is an alumnus of IIMB & IITKGP
Twitter Handle: @amitmantri
57. Aashish PS
He is the CEO of Motilal Oswal Asset Management Company. Tweets about equity markets and financial trends.
Twitter Handle: @AashishPS
58. Vijay Pahwa
CEO at WealthPark. SEBI registered Investment Advisor, Management Consultant (ex-McKinsey) MBBS (AIIMS, Delhi), MD (Ophth, AIIMS), MBA (IIM Ahmedabad)
Twitter Handle: @Wealth_Park
59. Avanne Dubash
Financial Markets Anchor & Principal Research Analyst (Capital Goods, Media & Hospitality) on @ETNOWlive. Tweets about the market movements and the latest updates of the market.
Twitter Handle: @avannedubash
60. Mangalam Maloo
Sr Research Analyst & Market Anchor @CNBCTV18Live. He is a CFA. Tweets about the updates of the share prices in the market.
Twitter Handle: @blitzkreigm
61. Rajiv Mantri
Tweets about India, investing, technology, and venture capital.
Twitter Handle: @RMantri
62. Ira Dugal
Ira works as the Banking & Finance Editor at BloombergQuint. She is a keen follower of the Indian markets, banking & the economy.
Twitter Handle: @dugalira
63. Shiv Shukla
Mr. Shukla is the Union Minister of State, Finance, Government of India. He is the Member of the Parliament and tweets about the political situations in the country.
Twitter Handle: @BJPShivPShukla
64. Anil Tulasiram
Investor & Blogger. Tweets about good reads about Indian Finance domain.
Twitter Handle: @Anil_Tulsiram
65. Nitin Sethi
Senior Associate Editor, Business Standard @bsindia.
Twitter Handle: @nit_set
66. Kalpen Parekh
President, DSP BlackRock MF. Tweets about the equity markets in India.
Twitter Handle: @KalpenParekh
67. Mahesh M
Financial Advisor – Mutual Funds. Conducts investor awareness programmes. Tweets about investment tips and good reads about the latest happenings in the market.
Twitter Handle: @invest_mutual
68. Vinita Deshmukh
Consulting Editor at MoneyLife. She is the author of the book – The Mighty Fall and co-authored – To the Last Bullet. Tweets about a variety of topics including finance.
Twitter Handle: @VinitaDeshmukh
69. Shefali Anand
Editor at Wall Street Journal. She’s a writer and tweets on a broad range of topics including films, markets, government programmes, and fitness among others.
Twitter Handle: @shefalianand
70. Dhirendra Kumar
Founder and CEO at Value Research. Tweets about a wide range of topics including market trends, fluctuations, and latest updates.
Twitter Handle: @dhirendra_vr
71. Rajeev Thakkar
Chief Investment Officer, PPFAS Mutual Fund. Tweets about the Indian Stock Market and related updates.
Twitter Handle: @RajeevThakkar
72. A. Balasubramanian
He’s passionate about the economy, global finance, and personal finance. He conducts mutual funds awareness programmes to help spread awareness about the benefits of mutual fund investments. He generally tweets about the current financial affairs around the Indian as well as global economy.
Twitter Handle: @MFBALA
73. Surabhi Upadhyay
Business journalist and an Associate Editor Personal Finance & Senior Markets Anchor at CNBC TV18. She loves to travel and is a poet, philosopher & photography enthusiast.
Twitter Handle: @SurabhiUpadhyay
74. Vivek Kaul
Author of Easy Money trilogy & India’s Big Government. His tweets are usually about the banking and finance sector along with updating readers about his books.
Twitter Handle: @kaul_vivek
75. Vinayak Chatterjee
Vinayak Chatterjee is a multi-dimensional personality. He is the Chairman of the Feedback Infra Group, a columnist at Business Standard, Chairman of the CII’s Nat Council on Economic Affairs, Independent Director on a few boards. His tweets give readers good information about the latest updates in the infrastructural domain of the country.
Twitter Handle: @Infra_VinayakCh
76. Karthik Reddy
Mr. Reddy is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Blume Ventures
Twitter Handle: @BKartRed
77. Nisha Poddar
Anchor, M&A Specialist at CNBC-TV18. She tweets about the market and latest happenings across the finance sector in the country.
Twitter Handle: @PoddarNisha
78. Nitin Bhatia
Nitin Bhatia is a well-known trader, investor, and a social media influencer. His tweets cover a broad range of investment-related topics and give out good insights into the stock market movements.
Twitter Handle: @nitinbhatia121
79. Gurpreet Saluja
Mr. Saluja is a value investor and is a big stock market enthusiast. He is also a blogger and considers himself a huge fan of Warren Buffet.
Twitter Handle: @gurpreet_saluja
80. Rajat Sharma
He is the Founder of Sana Securities. He is also a SEBI Registered Investment Advisor. Generally tweets about the banking and finance sector and their latest updates.
Twitter Handle: @SanaSecurities
81. Dev Ashish
Mr. Ashish is the Founder of Stable Investor and is a SEBI registered advisor. He likes to help people in making better and profitable investments. His tweets give out good and easy tips of personal finance.
Twitter Handle: @StableInvestor
82. Navin Shetty
Mr. Shetty is a former Senior Equity analyst CNBC. Passionate about financial markets, yoga, and running.
Twitter Handle: @Navin_Shetty1
83. Nimesh Shah
Editor at Institutional Equities, CNBC TV18. He has been a journalist for the last 15 years. His tweets show his thorough and deep knowledge about the finance sector of India.
Twitter Handle: @nimeshscnbc
84. Mohit Satyanand
Entrepreneur, investor, and economy-watcher. His tweets cover a broad range of topics including global issues, travel, and investments among others.
Twitter Handle: @mohitsatyanand
85. Swati Raina
Ms. Raina is a News Anchor at Zee Business. She usually re-tweets her news clips and market-related information.
Twitter Handle: @rainaswati
86. Laxmi Iyer
Ms. Iyer is the Cheif Investment Officer -Fixed Income & the Head of Product at Kotak Asset Management Company. She generally tweets about the market movements, value stocks, and debt-related topics.
Twitter Handle: @Lakshmi1876
87. Parag Parikh
Author of Value Investing and Behavioural Finance & Stocks to Riches. Chairman & CEO, PPFAS Long Term Value Fund.
Twitter Handle: @paragparikh
88. Vetri Subramaniam
He is the Head of Equity Investments at UTI Asset Management Company. Tweets about the behavior of the stock market over the years, upcoming trends, and latest updates in the equity sector.
Twitter Handle: @VetriSmv
89. Naresh Katariya
Mr. Kaviraj is a Value Investor. He was previously associated with Global Capital Market Consulting.
Twitter Handle: @KhivrajNaresh
90. Chetan Phalke
Mr. Phalke is a SEBI registered investment advisor. He is a huge stock market enthusiast and a keen follower of the Indin economy. His tweets are usually about the current affairs and share markets.
Twitter Handle: @alphainvesco
91. Kayezad E Adajania
Mr. Adajania was the Editor – Mutual Funds at the Mint. He was associated with the company for 9 long years. He is a big tennis fan and occasionally writes about it. He tweets about a broad range of topics and stories happening across the globe.
Twitter Handle: @kayezad
Writes about stocks, finance, equities. He is also a huge cricket fan. He runs a blog called antinvestor.wordpress.com where he writes about the finance sector and latest happenings in it. His tweets cover a variety of topics apart from investments such as Dravidian politics and cricket.
Twitter Handle: @eeswardev
93. Ajay Srinivasan
He is the Chief Executive Officer at Aditya Birla Capital Limited. He is a big fan of cricket and a music lover. He tweets are usually inspiring and motivational for the readers.
Twitter Handle: @Srinivasan_Ajay
94. Dr. Narendra Nathan
Mr. Nathan works with ET Wealth and is an expert in personal finance. He also writes about personal finance. His tweets cover a broad range of topics including current affairs and political situations in India.
Twitter Handle: @drnarendranET
95. Deepak Kapur
Mr. Kapur is a keen observer of the stock market. He is also a professor at IIM Indore. His tweets are generally about the share market movements, value stocks, and financial trends across the globe.
Twitter Handle: @tapak7
96. Ruchi Jain
Ms. Jain is an investor and tweets about markets and personal finance.
Twitter Handle: @ruchi_still
97. Samit Vartak
He is the Chief Investment Officer at SageOne Investment Advisors LLP. His tweets can give you a good insight into how the market has worked over the years.
Twitter Handle: @SamitVartak
98. Tamal Bandyopadhyay
Author of Bandhan: The Making Of A Bank, Sahara: The Untold Story & A Bank for the Buck. He writes Banker’s Trust every Monday in Mint.
Twitter Handle: @TamalBandyo
99. Ashwini Damani
He’s a CA and CFA. Loves politics, movies, and markets.
Twitter Handle: @ashwinidamani
100. Srinivasan Ravi
Editor of The Hindu Business Line. He tweets on a variety of topics including current affairs across the globe to informative videos
Twitter Handle: @srinivasanravi
101. The MFGuy
The person wishes to remain anonymous to his/her followers. However, that doesn’t stop him/her to solve people’s queries related to mutual fund investments. You can expect some funny but accurate tweets about personal finance, re-tweets about happenings across the globe, and general investment advice.
Twitter Handle: @TheMFGuy1
102: Rachit Jain
Rachit Jain considers himself a trader and an investor. His tweets can give you great insights into the movements of the market. His tweets are also full of good general advice about investments.
Twitter Handle: @rachitpjain
103: Subhadip Nandy
Mr. Nandy is a trader of stocks. His tweets are a reflection of his extensive market knowledge.
Twitter Handle: @SubhadipNandy
If you think we have missed out on anybody who should be added to this list, please suggest in the comments box. We will add them here. Let’s grow this list together.
104: Anupam Gupta
Mr. Gupta’s tweets cover a wide range of topics. He tweets about the latest happenings in the country, funny quotes or memes and about stocks and market finances.
Twitter Handle: @b50
He is a stock market enthusiast and a keen follower of market movements. His tweets usually give out simple trading strategies and information about fluctuations of various stocks in the market.
Twitter Handle: @sanstocktrader
106: Aakash K Hindocha
Aakash works at The Profitable Indian. He’s a keen follower of the Indian stock market. His tweets give meaningful insights into the Nifty market and about the movement of stocks. Additionally, he conducts workshops for investors to help them in investing and generate profit.
Twitter Handle: @aakashhindocha
107: Sunil Tinani
Mr. Tinani works at The BullBull, a knowledge brokerage firm. He usually tweets about the latest updates and happenings in the Indian finance domain and about the stock movements in the market. Also, he tweets about live market intelligence, informing investors about some good options for investing in stocks.
Twitter Handle: @TheBullBull