Mumbai, Maharashtra India (PressExposure) March 28, 2011 -- BloombergUTV, India's premiere business news channel along with MCX hosted the inaugural edition of "Financial Leadership Awards 2011 - The Final Word in Money" in Mumbai. These unique awards acknowledged and honoured the extraordinary contribution made by India's financial leaders and visionaries in creating necessary impetus to drive the growth of Indian financial sector. The Chief Guest Hon'ble Union Finance Minister Shri Pranab Mukherjee gave away these awards at a ceremony that witnessed convergence of best names from Indian financial services including Banks, Insurance, Mutual Funds, Commodity Broking, Equity Broking and Currency Broking.
Commenting on the occassion, Mr Deepak Lamba, Business Head, BloombergUTV said, "Financial Leadership Awards 2011 - The Final Word in Money" recognizes that the Indian Financial Community is an important link in the upward spiral of economy. The current growth story continues to attract existing as well as potential investors to become active on the transactional floor. BloombergUTV believes that, in such a scenario, it is imperative to recognize the best amongst the stalwarts so as to facilitate the Need for Excellence and support future endeavours of the stars of the Indian Financial community. Sharing this common vision, our special jury comprising of best names in Indian Economics and presenting partner MCX joined hands with us to create the most comprehensive, authentic and exhaustive platform to honour performers and emerging stars of the Indian Financial Markets."
The unique Awards platform recognized companies in the Indian financial community for their excellent performance. The selection process of the final winners was based on various parameters through a detailed methodology, reliable process validation and research conducted by ICRA. The methodology adopted in choosing the winners of Financial Leadership Awards focused not only on the financial performance of the winners but also on the consistency of their performance.
The Financial Leadership Awards ceremony saw the best in business being felicitated with aspirants vying for their due recognition by striving harder for perfection to get better at their own business. "Such an endeavor will provide added impetus to escalate the growth of the Indian financial sector in the next few years," Mr Lamba concludes.
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