Mukesh Ambani

DEFINITION of 'Mukesh Ambani '

Born in 1957 in Yemen, Mukesh Ambani is an Indian business tycoon. Ambani is chairman and managing director of Reliance Industries Limited, a company that was founded by Ambani's father, Dhirubhai H. Ambani. Reliance Industries Limited is a Fortune Global 500 company and is the largest private sector company in India.

BREAKING DOWN 'Mukesh Ambani '

Mukesh Ambani has been a recipient of numerous accolades including being ranked fifth in a study by the Harvard Business Review (HBR) of the best CEOs in the world in 2009. The Reliance Group, of which Reliance Industries Limited is a flagship company, is involved with textiles, plastics, petrochemicals, petroleum refining, and oil and gas exploration and production.

RELATED TERMS
  1. Tycoon

    A prominent figure in a particular industry who has built up ...
  2. Fortune 100

    An annual list of the 100 largest public and privately-held companies ...
  3. Crude Oil

    Crude oil is a naturally occurring, unrefined petroleum product ...
  4. Ann S. Moore

    Has served as the chairman and CEO of magazine company Time, ...
  5. In-House Financing

    A type of seller financing in which a firm extends customers ...
  6. At Limit

    An order that sets a maximum limit on the buy price and/or a ...
Related Articles
  1. Professionals

    How Mukesh Ambani Has Expanded Reliance Industry

    Mukesh Ambani has expanded Reliance Industries and increased its revenues, but his public image, and that of his company, have not fared as well.
  2. Entrepreneurship

    Top Indian Billionaires And How They Made Their Money

    Learn about the richest people from India and how they accumulated their fortunes.
  3. Entrepreneurship

    Top 10 Indian Entrepreneurs

    India has produced a number of billionaire businessmen and women.
  4. Stock Analysis

    The 2011 Billionaire Investment Portfolio

    Find out where the extremely wealthy are putting their cash in 2011.
  5. Investing

    World's Most Expensive Mansions

    Buying Buckingham Palace is out of the question (probably!), but the rest of the world's priciest mansions are in private hands. Lottery ticket, anyone?
  6. Stock Analysis

    Stimulus Bodes Well For Indian Stocks

    Due to slowing economic growth, India's government has recently outlined some preliminary measures to boost its industrial capacity and strengthen its economy. Here are ways to invest in India's ...
  7. Investing

    How India Makes Money

    India currently has the ninth largest nominal GDP (and third largest in PPP) in the world.
  8. Stock Analysis

    Unlock India's Massive Potential With ETFs

    India's economy is one of the five largest in the world and is growing fast, yet investment options are few. ETFs hold the key.
  9. Investing News

    Bombay Stock Exchange CEO Ashish Chauhan on India Rising

    India's largest stock exchange is hitting its stride. We talk with CEO Ashish Chauhan in New York.
  10. Stock Analysis

    Ways To Play India

    Despite the sizzling market return in India last year, there are still some great ETFs to consider.
RELATED FAQS
  1. How can an individual investor get involved in FDIs (foreign direct investments) ...

    Understand what the term foreign direct investment (FDI) means, and learn how individual investors can get involved in FDI ... Read Answer >>
  2. What is the difference between the S&P 500 and the Fortune 500?

    Learn what the Fortune 500 and S&P 500 are, how the companies are chosen to be on the lists, and the main difference between ... Read Answer >>
  3. When was the Bureau of Indian Affairs created?

    Formed on March 11, 1824, the Bureau of Indian Affairs is the oldest operating bureau within the United States Department ... Read Answer >>
  4. How do mutual funds work in India?

    Find out how mutual funds work in India, including what types of funds are available, how they are structured and how they ... Read Answer >>
  5. What are the differences between B-shares and H-shares traded on Chinese stock exchanges?

    Learn about B shares and H shares of publicly listed companies in mainland China and Hong Kong stock exchanges, and the differences ... Read Answer >>
  6. What are the most common market indicators to follow the Indian stock market and ...

    Learn about the most common market indicators used to follow the Indian stock market, including its two major exchanges: ... Read Answer >>
Hot Definitions
  1. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  2. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  3. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
  4. Over-The-Counter - OTC

    Over-The-Counter (or OTC) is a security traded in some context other than on a formal exchange such as the NYSE, TSX, AMEX, ...
  5. Quarter - Q1, Q2, Q3, Q4

    A three-month period on a financial calendar that acts as a basis for the reporting of earnings and the paying of dividends.
  6. Weighted Average Cost Of Capital - WACC

    Weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is a calculation of a firm's cost of capital in which each category of capital is ...
Trading Center