IIM Trichy wins Annual CFA Institute Research Challenge

CHENNAI: IIM Trichy has won the national round of the 8th Annual CFA Institute Research Challenge in India.

The team will now compete for the Asia Pacific finals to be held in Manila, the Philippines, on March 11 and 12.

The team from IIM Trichy, comprising of Ankur Lal, Ajit Kumar, Bhanu Putumbaka, Gourab Biswas and Georgy K Joseph, were adjudged unanimous winners at the national round, held in Mumbai on February 2.

The other finalists in the national round included SP JAIN from west zone, IIFT Delhi from east zone, SCMHRD from central zone and IIM Shillong from north zone.

The teams had to present an equity research report on the given company, before an eminent panel of judges comprising of senior finance professionals.

The CFA Institute Research Challenge, considered the investment Olympics, saw more than 3,700 plus students from 825 plus universities worldwide in the local rounds of the competition this year.

In India, it is conducted at the five zonal levels, with 47 of the country’s best management institutes participating.

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