Mumbai :National Stock Exchange of India (NSE), India’s leading stock exchange launched season 6 of NSE FinWiz at the NSE Auditorium on 27th November, 2018. This initiative was powered by CNBC-TV18, India’s No. 1 business news channel. With the latest edition, the property aimed to improve the financial literacy of young Indians to empower them in making the right investing decisions with advice from credible financial specialists.
Celebrating 25 years in existence, NSE revamped their logo to signify holistic prosperity for all, which also inspired the theme for this edition, “Invest in Yourself: Your Path To Prosperity”.The evening commenced with a welcome address by Manisha Gupta, Editor – Commodities & Currencies, CNBC-TV18 who set the tone for the evening. Following which was an opening address by Vikram Limaye, MD & CEO, NSE who then engaged in a discussion on the 25 years of National Stock Exchange and the road ahead for the exchange, financial discipline, smart investing and more with Ms. Gupta. The evening then continued into a riveting panel discussion on the topic of ‘Creating prosperity with financial discipline’ with esteemedpanellists such as Niranjan Hiranandani, Co-Founder and MD, Hiranandani Group, Sharad Mittal, MD, Motilal Oswal Real Estate Fund, RM Vishakha, Managing Director and CEO, IndiaFirst Life Insurance, Radhika Gupta, CEO, Edelweiss Asset Management Ltd., Feroze Azeez, Dy CEO, Anand Rathi Private Wealth Management, and was moderated by Ms. Gupta.
Speaking about the initiative, Vikram Limaye, MD & CEO, NSE said, “The crux of our initiative was to enrich the youth with financial education. Being key contributors and growth drivers of our economy, empowering them would consequently help bolster the economy of the nation as well. With CNBC-TV18 on board, we aim to efficiently reach out to our target audience using effective communication. We hope that the partnership will culminate into a successful synergy and help us achieve our goal.”
Manisha Gupta, Editor – Commodities & Currencies, CNBC-TV18 commented the launch saying, “At CNBC-TV18 we have always endeavoured to equip our viewers with knowledge on the corporate world, financial markets, investments, various industry verticals and beyond. The NSE FinWiz is yet another step in the same direction to capacitate young investors with the information they require to make the best possible investment decisions.”
The initiative is an effort to foster a generation of smart investors thereby aiding the overall economy of the country as well.