Press Releases2012

May 23, 2012
Season 2 of India's first financial markets reality show 'Hunt for India's Smart Investor' culminates in a grand way at the Bombay Stock Exchange

Zee Business and Anand Rathi presented the Grand Finale of India's No. 1 financial markets reality show Hunt For India's Smart Investor Season 2, on May 18 at the Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai. The show which was telecast live was attended by over 900 retail investors. The 6 finalists competed with each other to prove their financial acumen. The various rounds included 'Stocks to Watch', case study presentations, questions from the Jury members, and a rapid fire round. Finally after a hard fought contest, Anil Kothari, Smart Investor, Jaipur, emerged as the country's Smartest Investor. He took away, apart from the coveted trophy, a brand new Chevrolet Beat and a Carrier Durakool air conditioner.

Over the last 6 months, Hunt For India's Smart Investor Season 2 visited 10 cities where 50 smart investors were identified after weeks of real money trading and financial quizzes. This has been a pioneering initiative by Zee Business to foster investor education and the need for financial planning. The aim was to identify the country's smartest investor from amongst the common man. Apart from being a reality show, the fundamental endeavor of this initiative was to empower consumers in their investment related decision making and to give a new direction to the way India transacts in financial markets.

The jury of the grand finale included Ramesh Damani, Member- BSE, Sunil Singhania, Head of Equity, Reliance MF, Ashu Suyash, Country Head and MD, Fidelity.

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