Business Today is all set to host the BT Market Today Summit in Mumbai on January 24, which will bring together top investors, practitioners, policymakers, global experts, business leaders and other stakeholders from the Indian capital market ecosystem.
The summit will explore key trends and challenges that will help the Capital market play a bigger role in India’s growth, allowing speakers to share their unique experiences and ideas. Stakeholders from the capital market ecosystem will discuss and debate key trends and issues to better position the Indian capital market to contribute to India’s economic growth.
The summit will have debates and deliberations on an array of subjects concerning the capital markets, which following deregulation, have seen substantial structural transformations during the previous three decades.
The summit is being held against the backdrop of India’s financial markets that have continuously improved, especially compared to other Asian countries. This expansion was driven by government initiatives, regulatory reforms, improved demand-supply dynamics, sustained economic growth, and pension, insurance, and mutual fund money. At the same time, the number of people who invest their own money in the asset management sector has grown exponentially.
Samir Arora, Founder of Helios Capital, will talk on 2023: Comeback Year or Deeper Malaise? On a panel titled ‘The Coming of Age of Retail Investors,’ industry leaders Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak Mahindra AMC, Vijay Chandok, MD, ICICI Securities, Basant Maheshwari, Investor & Author: The Thoughtful Investor, and Dhiraj Relli, MD & CEO, HDFC Securities will share their insights.
Manisha Girotra, CEO, Moelis India, and Sanjay Mehta, Founder & CEO of 100X.VC, will explore Private Equity Investment Trends in Emerging Markets in another lightning debate. A panel discussion on Mutual Funds: Future Trends will also feature at the Market Today Summit, with speakers including Sankaran Naren, Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer, ICICI Prudential AMC, A. Balasubramanian, President, AMFI, Sundeep Sikka, ED & CEO, Nippon Life India Asset Management and Rajeev Thakkar, CIO & Director, PPFAS Asset Management.
The evening session will have a roundtable discussion on ‘Will India Continue to Surpass Its Peers? with industry luminaries, including Ridham Desai, Managing Director of Morgan Stanley India, Saurabh Mukherjea, Founder and Chief Investment Officer, Marcellus Investment Managers, Kenneth Andrade, Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Oldbridge Capital Management and Devina Mehra, Chairperson & MD, First Global. The evening will also bear witness to a conversation concerning the much-anticipated Union Budget 2023-24 with Pranjul Bhandari, Chief Economist, India, HSBC; Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Group Chief Economic Advisor, SBI; Shubhada Rao, Founder, QuantEco and Samiran Chakraborty, Chief Economist, India, Citibank, in a session titled the Fiscal Overhang.
Among other industry stalwarts present at the Market Today Summit will be Neil Parag Parikh, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer, PPFAS AMC, Pratik Oswal, Head (Passive Funds), Motilal Oswal AMC as speakers on Investing Beyond Indian Horizons and Raamdeo Agrawal, Chairman & Co-founder, Motilal Oswal Financial Services, Shankar Sharma, Founder, GQuantInvestech, and Nikhil Kamath, Co-founder, True Beacon & Zerodha Shah, speaking on Chasing Alpha In A VUCA World.