How bankers chillax

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The man in the armoured jacket revs up his Harley-Davidson Fat Boy.

He rides south, toward the balmy shores of Goa, where he’ll take a break from his other, less glamorous life as Nalin Nayyar, Mumbai-based head of an asset management company.

Bloomberg News reports he’s not alone. Legions of bankers, fund managers and entrepreneurs are among the 10,000-plus upper-class rebels converging Friday on the sun-kissed beaches of the former Portuguese colony for India Bike Week. Inspired by the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, the event is India’s biggest of the year for bikers.

'It’s a way to de-stress', said Nayyar, 46, chief executive officer of Religare Global Asset Management, which says on its website it has about $20bn in assets under management. 'The other reason to go for IBW is to meet new friends and catch up with old ones'.

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