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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.

The Other Half of Macroeconomics and The Fate of Globalisation

Speaker: Richard Koo, Chief Economist,  Nomura Research Institute Moderated by: Navneet Munot, CFA, Director, IAIP and CIO, SBIMF Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA, CIPM Mr. Richard Koo began his enthralling presentation with some insights into Donald Trump’s Presidency. He said that … Continue reading

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Geopolitical Landscape in Asia as China Expands and America Retreats

Speaker: James McGregor, Chairman, Greater China, APCO (Beijing) Consulting Company Ltd. Moderator: Jayesh Gandhi, CFA, President, IAIP Contributed by: Chetan Shah, CFA, Secretary, IAIP There are stark differences in the boards of Chinese and US companies. According to James Mc … Continue reading

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Tools for Maximising Your Career Success

Speaker: Carla Harris, Vice Chairman, Managing Director, Senior Client Advisor- Morgan Stanley Moderated by: Madhu Veeraraghavan, Director and T.A. Pai Chair Professor of Finance, T A Pai Management Institute (TAPMI) Contributed by: Ishwar Chidambaram, CFA, CIPM Carla Harris enthralled the audience … Continue reading

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Risk and Uncertainty: Illusion of Control and its Impact on Judgements

Speaker: Anil Gaba, Professor of Decision Sciences and the Orpar Chaired Professor of Risk Management Academic Director, Centre for Decision Making and Risk Analysis, INSEAD Moderator: Anil Ghelani, CFA, Director, IAIP Contributed by: Chetan Shah, CFA, Secretary, IAIP One of … Continue reading

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8th India Investment Conference – Growth Conundrum, Opportunities and Threats in 2018

  It was a great gathering of luminaries at the 8th India Investment Conference  at Mumbai organized jointly by CFA Society India and CFA Institute in Mumbai on January 12, 2018. The event was very well crafted around its title – … Continue reading

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Person of the year

By: Navneet Munot CFA, CIO, SBI MF and Director IAIP Like every year, there were several contenders. North Korea’s ‘little rocket man’ can take it easy as Trump, America’s Twitter-in-chief is likely to be occupied with his real agenda on … Continue reading

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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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