In the light of the COVID-19 outbreak, India’s leading English business news platform, CNBC-TV18 with an objective to raise awareness on its implications on the market and investments, presented an expert-led knowledge sharing experience to its audience. Through its show ‘Your Investment Guide’ the channel interacted with top Mutual Fund houses and brought together industry experts to address significant issues related to the ongoing market mayhem.
In a bid to aid its audience in identifying the right options available for long term wealth creation opportunities and resolve their queries, the platform launched a #AskCNBCTV18 digital campaign across its social media platforms. Hosted by CNBC-TV18’s ace anchor, Surabhi Upadhyay, the show provided an opportunity for the audience to raise the queries via #AskCNBCTV18 and get real-time advice on the show from the panel of eminent experts.
The show featured mutual funds maestros addressing audience queries related to the stock market, personal finance, and other investment guidance. Industry experts that participated at the show were, Kaustubh Belapurkar, Director, Fund Research, Morningstar Investment Advisor India Pvt Ltd; Ashwani Bhatia, MD, and CEO, SBI Mutual Funds; A Balasubramanian, CEO, Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC; Radhika Gupta, CEO Edelweiss Asset Management; Kalpen Parekh, President at DSP Investment Managers and Plan Ahead Wealth Advisors.
The panel of experts responded on queries posted on social media, that ranged from, ‘What are the best ways for Indian residents to invest in US Stocks/Index?’, ‘Is it the best time to invest in an Index fund?’, ‘Need information and understanding about ETFs in India?’ amongst others. In addition, the riveting conversations offered an in-depth analysis and expert-led advice on how to navigate through the stock market fall, how to revisit the mutual fund portfolio and investments that can be made during a global health pandemic.
Viewers can also watch the show here.