IIM Trichy and Symbiosis to represent India

IIM Trichy and Symbiosis to represent India

THE HANS INDIA |   Feb 02,2016 , 10:47 PM IST

IIM, Trichy, winners of CFA Institute Research Challenge pose with their team members
IIM, Trichy, winners of CFA Institute Research Challenge pose with their team members
IIM, Trichy, winners of CFA Institute Research Challenge pose with their team members

Mumbai: Two teams of five students each from IIM-Trichy and Symbiosis Centre for Management and Human Resource Development (SCMHRD), two of India’s top business schools, have won the 8th India annual CFA Institute Research Challenge 2015-16. 

IIM-Trichy (South) and SCMHRD (Central) overcame stiff competition from zonal winners that included IIM Ranchi (East), NMIMS (West), and IIFT Delhi (North). Nearly 200 students from 47 leading business schools across 28 cities nationwide participated. 

The two winning teams will now participate in the regional competitions to be hosted in Chicago, Illinois, USA on 13-15 April, 2016 where they will represent India.The Research Challenge is an annual educational initiative designed to promote best and ethical practices in equity research. 

The Indian event is hosted by the Indian Association of Investment Professionals (IAIP), the India society of CFA Institute. Globally, it is open to students from business schools, which go through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in analysing a company’s financial and business aspects.

The winning teams from IIM-Trichy and SCMHRD presented a report on Repco Home Finance Ltd. and Whirlpool of India Ltd. respectively to a panel of industry experts.

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