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EXCELLENCE IN CAPITAL MARKETS

Introduction

  • The Centre of Excellence in Capital Markets was established in the year 2012 by the Finance Area at K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
  • Centre of Excellence in Capital Markets was setup for creating awareness about capital markets by means of research and seek to transform and build capabilities for success in the capital markets and disseminate knowledge of capital markets to students and the citizens at large
  • The vision of the centre is to promote research in capital markets and allied areas
  • The centre envisages to collaborate with the industry and promote research in contemporary areas
  • The centre is sponsored by K J Somaiya Institute of Management, Mumbai
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Objectives

  • Encourage research in financial markets and allied areas by faculty as well as students.
  • Disseminate the knowledge acquired through research among the interested stakeholders.
  • Organizing international finance conferences and seminars.
  • Publication of selected papers presented in the conference.
  • Organizing training programs and workshops.
  • Promoting Management Development Programs and Consultancy in financial markets and allied areas.

Research Area

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    Stock Markets

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    Mutual Funds

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    Derivatives

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    Global Capital Markets

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    Asset Pricing

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    Valuation

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    Portfolio Management

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    Mergers & Acquisitions

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    International Capital Flow

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    Financial Institutions & Laws

Activities

The centre organizes research conference SIFICO to encourage research by faculty and students. Over the years, SIFICO has inspired International participation from Germany, UK and African countries.

 

Several workshops were organized over the years to augment research capabilities. Inhouse workshops on SPSS, knowledge sharing sessions by faculty in the area of Econometrics were conducted. Prof. Bhadani of IIM Kashipur conducted a Three-day workshop on ‘R’. In January 2022, a Panel data workshop was conducted by Prof. CP Gupta.

 

Apart from that, to inculcate interest in capital markets, a field visit to BSE/ NSE is organised for students during several academic years.

 

The centre organised guest lecture sessions facilitated by people at the helm in capital markets. In the past, Mr.Shrinivas, Chief Economist BSE Stock Brokers forum shared his experience with faculty and students about the Global Financial Markets and Indian Economy. Round Table conference was conducted where several industry stalwarts shared their opinions in a panel discussion enlightening the students as well as faculty. In the academic year 2021-22, two knowledge dissemination sessions were organised in collaboration with our alumni. Mr. Hitesh Bhatia , Vice President -Private Banking at Credit Suisse spoke on the topic Asset allocation and Portfolio Rebalancing. A session on Fundamentals of Wealth creation was facilitated by Mr.Vivek Mishra.

 

We also encourage students to participate in research papers with guidance from faculty.

 

In collaboration with the PhD cell the centre conducted an Econometrics workshop by Prof. (Dr.)Subrata Sarkar for two days on Regression and Panel Data in the past.

Features

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Bloomberg Lab

With the setting up a Bloomberg Lab, it will provide an opportunity for faculty and students to learn to operate a Bloomberg terminal and take up more research in capital markets. Bloomberg lab will help faculty to get all types of data required for research.

 

We plan also plan to collaborate for more research work with Institutions of repute.

Our Team

Team Members

Dr. Kalpakam Gopalakrishnan

Chairperson

Email:-kalpakam@somaiya.edu

Team Members

Dr. Shalini Talwar

Member

Email:-shalini.t@somaiya.edu

Team Members

Dr. Rupali Gadkari

Member

Email:-rupalig@somaiya.edu