Most stock market investors focus more on their returns than risk. But three seasoned investors tell Aarati Krishnan why controlling risk is more important

Never bet on big events Venkatesan Seshadri (Venkat) is an IT professional with a successful 30-year career in Manufacturing and IT. His investing success, Venkat says, is mainly due to the fact that he is a truly long-term investor. For him, ‘long-term’ doesn’t mean just five years or 10, which is what most Indians believe the term means, but even a few decades! Venkat reels off a number of st...