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CFA Institute Research Challenge India Finals – Telecast on Bloomberg TV

posted Feb 13, 2013, 3:26 AM by Research Challenge India   [ updated Feb 15, 2013, 10:07 AM ]

Watch the Telecast of the National Final & Panel Discussion on Bloomberg TV on
  • Saturday, February 16, 2013 -- 4.30 PM ( IRC_National Final )
  • Saturday, February 16, 2013 -- 6.30 PM ( Panel Discussion ) 
  • Sunday, February 17, 2013 -- 1.00 PM ( IRC_National Final )
  • Sunday, February 17, 2013 -- 1.30 PM ( Panel Discussion )
Mumbai, India, 31st January 2013: At the finale of the CFA Institute Research Challenge held in Mumbai, Narsee Monjee (NMIMS) and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi emerged as winners to represent India in the 2013 Asia Pacific Regional Final of the competition.  The India competition ( witnessed 45 leading business schools and more than 223 students across the country competing over the past six months in the prestigious competition, an annual global educational initiative launched by CFA Institute.

In India, CFA Institute and its member society Indian Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP) hosted the local competitions. The India competitions were supported by three premier organizations, including the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), Bloomberg, Bloomberg TV and Corporate Bridge as sponsors and long term corporate partners. 

Five zonal winners from each zone (North, South, East, central and West) presented their research reports and equity recommendations to a distinguished panel of judges at the India National Final held at the Bloomberg offices in Mumbai on 31 January 2013. The participants and their subject companies were:


Regional Finalist

Company covered


Indian Institute of Management, Shillong

Mcleod Russel


Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad

Cadila Healthcare

West (Winner)

Narsee Monjee Institute of Mgmt Studies, Mumbai


North (Winner)

Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, Delhi 

Cairn India


Institute for Financial Management and Research, Chennai




About the Judges of National Finals & Panelists

Bharat Shah, Executive Director, ASK Investment Holdings,

Prasun Gajri, CFA, Chief Investment Officer, HDFC Life,

Nirmal Jain, Founder and Chairman, India Infoline

Saurabh Mukherjea, CFA, Head of Equities, Ambit Capital

The triumphant NMIMS and IIFT Delhi teams are all geared up to represent India at the Asia Pacific Regional Final to be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 22 & 23 February  2013, when they will compete against teams from Beijing, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Melbourne, New Zealand, Pakistan, the Philippines, Shanghai, Singapore,  Sri Lanka, Sydney,  Taiwan,  Thailand, and  Vietnam.