Tesla investors are looking the other way on Elon Musk 'red flags'

Stock is worth $1trn

James Baxter-Derrington
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“If the person running Tesla was not Elon Musk, Tesla would not be trading at $1trn,” says Blue Whale's Stephen Yiu

“If the person running Tesla was not Elon Musk, Tesla would not be trading at $1trn,” says Blue Whale's Stephen Yiu

Industry figureheads have warned that Elon Musk is “clearly a governance concern” for investors and suggested that Tesla shareholders have “chosen to ignore the ‘G’ in ESG”.

The comments come following a recent return to Twitter form for the often-richest person in the world, who has in the past weeks tanked the share price of his electric vehicle and clean energy company...

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