ET Now, the English business news channel, has edged out global news networks to become the first channel to interview American business magnate and investment guru Warren Buffett.Â This is for the first time that Buffett, who runs the iconic investment firm Berkshire Hathaway, has chosen an Indian channel to share his investment philosophy, post the companyâs AGM.
ET Nowâs exclusive interview with âThe Oracle of Omahaâ assumes significance, as it comes soon after Buffettâs widely tracked address to millions of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders, which is tracked by investors, market watchers and economists around the globe.
Speaking exclusively to ET Now, Buffett said India has an incredible potential and the country should be on top of the table for global investors. âI would like to hire people (in India), I would like to buy businesses, but it has to be a big business. I have to move the needle at Berkshire,â he says.
The full interview with the legendary investor was aired on May 8 at 9 pm on ET Now, with the repeat telecasts at 7:30pm and 10:30pm on Tuesday, May 9. In this âunmissableâ interview, Buffett also shared his views on market-moving topics like the US economic recovery, interest rates and his legendary investment philosophy.
Going by the immense following for Warren Buffett, #BuffettOnETNOW was trending in India list on May 8. It has a total of 4.7K mentions on Twitter with a total reach of over 67.2 million with extremely positive sentiments.