The 9th edition of CNBC-TV18 and UTI Mutual Fund’s Financial Advisor Awards 2018 celebrated the commendable work by various institutions and individuals in the financial sector. With the theme for this year’s awards being ‘Riding the next wave of Mutual Funds growth: Mega Trends, Opportunities & Strategies,’ the event also threw light on the importance of investment and growth in the sector along with trends, opportunities and strategies in the financial market place.
With this property, CNBC-TV18 and UTI Mutual Funds extolled the virtues of those entities who have helped provide financial security to investors across the country. Through the riveting theme, the event addressed a large tax-paying population in the country and focused on management of large pool of saving and channelizing those into worthy investments. The platform also stressed on the need to receive guidance from Financial Advisors, who can educate on management of personal finances and direct tax-payers in the right direction.
Speaking about the property, Latha Venkatesh, Executive Editor of CNBC-TV18 said, “It is an absolute honour for CNBC-TV18 to celebrate the stalwarts and leaders in the financial advisory industry at the FAA 2018. The industry successfully continues to rise over both the cyclical and the structural challenges to deliver their esteemed services to the tax-paying population in the country. It is also this industry that takes charge of addressing the young demographic, with the aim to equip them with the right knowledge of personal financial management at the onset of their professional journey.”
Speaking about the Financial Advisor Awards, Joy Chakraborthy, CEO, Forbes India and President Revenue, Network18 said “Over the years, this initiative has grown to an extent that it has become more than an awards property; and has expanded into a platform that educates and informs the audiences about managing personal finance and investments. As always, our endeavour is to bring an holistic experience for all our stakeholders; and the overwhelming response that we have received from our partners and audiences alike, stands testament to our credibility in this segment.”
Speaking about the Financial Advisor Awards, Arundhati Bhattacharya, former Chairman of the State Bank of India, “The Financial Advisor Awards 2018 has picked a very timely theme focusing on mutual funds, since the time is now for the finance industry to work together, to realize that we’ve a very big task on hand, and to ensure that the people of this country get the right kind of products, right kind of advice to become members of a developed nation. I applaud the initiative and the efforts put in to get the message across to the young demographic”.
Speaking about the Financial Advisor Awards, Mr Leo Puri, MD of UTI Asset Management Company Ltd said, “With a sizable portion of the population either embarking on their professional journey or are already into it, they certainly need imperative advice on finance management. With finance tying together every aspect of our lives, it takes centre-stage right at the onset of everyone’s careers. It becomes important then to receive sound and customized advice from authorized financial advisors to take the right and necessary steps to setup a right foundation and FAA 2018 has successfully stressed on that urgent need.”