Ratan Tata of the Tata group and C.B. Bhave, former chief of the Securities and Exchange Bureau of India (Sebi), were the top gainers in November in terms of citations in the global and Indian media, respectively.
Tata improved his ranking among Indian newsmakers in the global media to third in November from sixth a month earlier, while Bhave jumped six places to 14th among Indian newsmakers in the Indian media.
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee. Photo: PTI
S. Gopalakrishnan of Infosys and Y.C. Deveshwar of ITC were the biggest losers on the two lists, respectively, in terms of citations.
Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee and commerce minister Anand Sharma topped both lists.
The Mint Influencers Index is a monthly objective measure based on media analysis by Dow Jones Insight, which tracks these leaders, looking at the volume of media citings for each of them as a proxy for their rising or waning influence.
The assumption is that visibility and share of voice is good for them and their companies. In the case of global media, the index is collectively a surrogate for the growing or waning interest in India.
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