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About IAIP

India Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP), which is established April 2005 and located in Mumbai, is an association of local investment professionals. As one of the 136 CFA Institute member societies, IAIP connects members to a global network of investment professionals. Consisting of portfolio managers, security analysts, investment advisors, and other financial professionals, IAIP promotes ethical and professional standards within the investment industry, facilitates the exchange of information and opinions among people within the local investment community and beyond, and works to further the public’s understanding of the CFA designation and investment industry.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Pax Sinica Redux or Economic Black Hole?

Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA, CIPM “… (We must) hide our capabilities and bide our time, never try to take the lead…” -Deng Xiaoping, Paramount Leader of the People’s Republic of China (1978-1989) On May 14, 2017, Deng Xiaoping would … Continue reading

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Sensex @ 30,000…What Next?

Contributed by: Shivani Chopra, CFA As the CFA Institute celebrates its 70th Anniversary this year, it remembers the seminal event that shaped the geographical reach of CFA Society network. Even today these events deliver value to the members by providing forums … Continue reading

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The Elephant & the Dragon: Changing Dynamics that affect Asia & Beyond

Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA On 6th May 2017, CFA Society India- Mumbai Chapter hosted a talk by Mr. Xu Sitao, Chief Economist and Partner of Deloitte China. Mr. Xu said that most people view China as an important source of … Continue reading

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Market Outlook…

By: Navneet Munot, CFA, CIO, SBI Mutual Fund and Director, IAIP Indian equity market has been one of the best performing equity market year-to-date. Foreign investors’ allocation to emerging markets has risen. Within that, India with an outlook of recovering growth … Continue reading

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Quantamental Investing Across the World…

Contributed by: Chetan Shah, CFA, Secretary & Director, IAIP Investors, professional as well as individuals, suffer from behavioral biases. The four important ones cited by Andrew Stotz, PhD & CFA, Co-Founder A. Stotz Investment Research, as investors’ worst enemies are … Continue reading

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Market Outlook…

By: Navneet Munot, CFA, CIO, SBI Mutual Fund and Director, IAIP Equity Market ended the quarter in an upbeat mood with Sensex now up 12% on year-to-date basis. Mid-cap (+4% in March) and small-cap indices (+5%) outperformed the Sensex for the … Continue reading

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9th IAIP Annual Forecast Event FY2018

Contributed by: Volunteers of CFA Society India The 9th IAIP Annual Forecast Event FY2017 was held on 31st March 2017 at the BSE International Convention Hall, Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai. Everytime we attend the Annual Forecast Event of IAIP, we come … Continue reading

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