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Cricket and Investment Selection Process – Emotions and Committee Structure Commonality

By Sitaraman Iyer, CFA Another similarity I find between investment and cricketing is the way decision-making committees are structured. A research analyst would be the equivalent of a scout in the cricketing world; a fund manager would be akin to … Continue reading

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ACCOUNTING FOR OFF BALANCE SHEET ACTIVITIES

By: Gaurang S Trivedi, CFA In order to better assess the true economics of the business and ascertain its value it is imperative that the off the balance sheet items are recorded in the books.  This could be done by … Continue reading

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Investing vs Trading: An analogy with Cricket…

By: Sitaraman Iyer, CFA I believe the world of sports and investments have a lot in common. Being an Indian, I will take theliberty of drawing comparisons between cricket and investments. Over the next few weeks,I will try to cover … Continue reading

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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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The Case for Gender Diversity in India

Contributed by- Shivani Chopra, CFA Women in Investment Management (WIM) is one of the important initiatives of  CFA Institute since its launch in 2015. It acknowledges the underrepresentation of women within the industry, particularly in senior positions. The goals 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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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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