Focusing on the twin issues of domestic investors' role and challenges for regulators, the Association of National Exchange Members of India (ANMI) will hold its 7th annual international convention on January 10 and 11, 2014 in the capital with the theme being "Sustaining investment growth in turbulent economic scenario".
ANMI is an all India body of the trading members of all National Stock Exchanges and the convention is being held in association with both the NSE and BSE. Hon'ble Minister of state of Finance ( Revenue) Shri JD Seelam will inaugurate the programme on 11th January morning at 9.30, followed by a special address by Minister of Commerce and Industry, Anand Sharma. Joint secretary of Capital Markets, Ministry of Finance, GOI Manoj Joshi, SEBI Chairman, Mr UK Sinha, MD & CEO of NSE and BSE, Chitra Ramkrishna and Ashish Kumar Chauhan, ANMI President RMCV Prasada Rao will participate in the inaugural event.
Briefing the media about the convention, RMCV Prasada Rao – President, ANMI said, "Considering theme and thought-provoking topics of discussion, we expect it to act as a very useful exercise for the investor and broking community to not only get global market exposure, but learn the ways and means to survive turbulence and sustain growth."
Sudhir K Agarwal, Chairman, ANMI Convention 2014 said, "Along with the wide platform for interaction and global exposure, 7th International Convention 2014 will also provide an opportunity to know about innovative products which are in the pipeline or on drawing board stage. About 300 participants are expected to join the convention. These participants include senior functionaries of Government of India, Regulators, Big Industrial Houses, Educational Institute & Agencies Associated with Financial Markets."
The convention will provide a platform to the participants with ample networking opportunities on various policies and regulations of various countries. The prime topics of discussion include Indian economic future in turbulent world economy, appropriate financial products for Indian eco system, challenges for exchanges and regulators, domestic investors is a key to market stability and much more. The Association will present the 'ANMI Excellence Award 2014' and felicitate past presidents of ANMI for their valuable contribution to create an efficient Indian financial market scenario.
Association of National Exchanges Members of India (ANMI) is a pan India body comprising of the trading members across country of National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSEIL) , Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and other exchanges having national presence. ANMI is the only Indian Capital Market Forum recognized all over the world. It is a member of ICSA , the Asian Securities Forum (ASF) and Asia Forum for Investors Education. The main objective of ANMI is to work for the growth of the Capital Market, economic development of the country and to serve the overall interest of investors. It also works for the interests its members at large by becoming a bridge and channel between regulator, exchanges and participants.
ANMI provides a healthy platform to its members to regularly interact with each other, aids them to identify and understand the problems/difficulties/issues being faced by them/investors/financial fraternity from time to time. It provides an opportunity to its members to voice their opinion on various procedures, policies, rules & regulations pertaining to operations of broking business. ANMI provides professional assistance, guidance and special services for enhancement of the skill levels of the employees of its members to function ethically according to the standard principle and practices laid down by the Government, the Regulator and the Stock Exchanges.
The association organizes an International Convention every year wherein National and International Faculties are invited for active participation. Previous such events were graced by Honorable Minister of Finance, India, Chairman SEBI, CEO's of exchanges and other market infrastructure Institutions. Last year, (2012-13) ANMI was host of ASF and AFIE Annual General Meeting which were held for the first time in India.