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Views “ExPress”ed by members of IAIP

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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Is Hummingbird Making the World More Polarized?

Contributed by: Hiren Chandaria Today, the world is more polarized than probably any other period after the Second World War. We are left with three kinds of people in the world today, those ‘for’, those ‘against’ and those who don’t … Continue reading

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Reflections on Central Banks

Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA Contemporary central banks in the developed economies have triggered a global pandemic of moral hazard and Too Big To Fail problems. Ensconced as the universal lenders of last resort, their modus operandi has been to engage … Continue reading

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