The 8th Edition of GNOSIS’17 - XLRI’s Annual Finance Symposium to be hosted in Mumbai on Nov 11

3rd November, 2017: The Finance Association at XLRI (FINAX) will be hosting the 8th Edition of its Annual Finance Symposium - GNOSIS 2017 in Mumbai on 11th November, 2017 at The St. Regis, Lower Parel. The keynote address of the conference will be given by Mr. Sunil Kakar, MD and CEO, IDFC Limited. The conference will also see two panel discussions and special guest sessions on trending topics in the finance domain besides the keynote address. Keeping in mind the fast paced, rapid growth of new age finance companies and the growing importance of Financial Services in India, the theme for GNOSIS 2017 is ‘Financial Services in India – The Road Ahead’.

The symposium is hosted by XLRI every year to promotea platform for academia to connect and interact with industry stalwarts, toplevel executives and regulators to discuss their views on current financialhappenings and issues that would be the next big catalysts in re-shaping theIndian Financial System. The 7th year of the symposium,GNOSIS’16 witnessed participation by 200+ student delegates from top B-Schoolsand corporate delegates from leading companies in banking and financialservices sector.


The 8th edition this year promises tobe bigger and better with industry leaders from top companies slated toparticipate in the conference. The conference will see two paneldiscussions. The first panel discussion on “Understanding India's Twin BalanceSheet Problem: Challenges and the way forward’’ will feature industry leaderslike Mr. Hitendra Dave (MD and Head of Global Banking andMarkets for India, HSBC); Mr. Ananth Narayan (MD & Regional Headof Financial Markets, ASEAN & South Asia, Mr. Madan Sabnavis (ChiefEconomist, CARE Ratings) and Mr. Jayesh Mehta (MD and Treasurer, BAML).


The second panel discussion on ‘Investment Banking inIndia : Sustaining growth in the face of market forces and regulatory hurdles’would see Mr. Atul Mehra (MD and Co-CEO, JM Financial Services) , Mr.Rajiv Baruah (MD and Head of Fixed Income, Credit Suisse India) and Mr.Raj Kataria discuss the current issues facing the Investment Banking industry.The conference will also see special guest sessions by Mr Nikhil Kamath- Co-Founderand Head of Trading, Zerodha and Ms Kunda Jadhav, India Head- IB and Wealth InvMgmt Operations, Barclays Shared Services. Interested student delegates can register for theevent at 

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