Babu Das Augustine
Babu Das Augustine is a Banking Editor of Gulf News. He has a post-graduate degree in Economics from the University of Mysore, India and a diploma in business journalism from the University of Westminster, London. A British Chevening Scholar in financial journalism in 1998 and a banker turned journalist, Babu has more than 23 years of experience in business journalism, and 15 years in the UAE.
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