Mumbai: Mumbai: India''s
booming economy is attracting a growing number of young investors. The number
of investors in equity markets, and mutual funds has been increasing exponentially
year after year.
these investments necessitiating "informed decisions", CNBC-TV18, in
association with Optimix has decided to present the ''financial advisor empowerment
(FAE) forum'', for the first time in Mumbai.
FAE forum will visit different Indian metros to help investors evaluate, understand
and choose the best suited investment alternatives. The metro forums will be followed
by Financial Advisor Awards 2007, which will recognise the contribution of the
financial-advisor community to the wealth creation process.
to a note by the company, this unique on-ground initiative will go a long way
to educate investors and share knowledge about the tools available to maximise
forum will have a panel of India''s most powerful wealth creators, such as Ashvin
Arora, managing director, OptiMix; ace fundraiser AP Kurien, who was UTI''s former
executive director and is currently the chairman, Association of Mutual Funds
in India (AMFI); chartered accountant Shailesh Haribhakti, chairman, Financial
Planning Standards Board (FPSB); Ms. Kanan, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance; and
S V Mony, secretary general of Life Insurance Council.
consumer affairs editor Vivek Law will moderate the forum.