Thursday, 31 March 2011

Yet another Quiz

The answers will be published shortly. Fee free to post your answers as comments. 
Quizmasters: Saurabh Chaubey, Karthik KVR, IIM Raipur
  1. What was the Japanese earthquake’s intensity? It is one of the top 10 earthquakes in the recorded history of mankind.
  2. According to the World bank, what are the economic losses due to Japanese earthquake?
  3. Which company topped the list of most admired company released by Fortune in 2011?
  4. Which businessman is admired most by people according to Fortune?
  5. What is Misery Index?
  6. Name the only Indian company which was in the list of Ethisphere institute’s list of world most 110 ethical  companies.
  7. Which country has highest share of food exports in its GDP?
  8. Name the CEO of the large Indian bank who is being discharged of his duties today.
  9. Name the Alma Mater of PepsiCo's CEO.
  10. Which company's logo is this?

Friday, 18 March 2011


A simple quiz over the events that have unfolded recently. Answers are provided.

1. Name the two famous indices of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
    Nikkei 225 and Topix
2. What is the problem faced by Japanese economy after the crisis?
    Appreciation of Japanese Yen
3. How many times has RBI revised its interest rates since March 2010?
    8 times
4. What is special about the Ides of March?
    15th of March when Ceaser was murdered by Brutus, Cassius and 60 other conspirators.
5. Who is the new Chairman of SEBI?
    U.K Sinha
6. Who is the first non American member of the board of Bank of America?
    Mukesh Ambani
7. Which major Japanese company has recently signed a deal with Reliance Capital to acquire a 26% stake in its life insurance?
    Nippon Life Insurance
8. Expand FCCB.
    Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
9. Which is the famous product that might be affected by the recent Japanese Crisis?
    The Apple Ipad 2
10. Name the country with the highest HDI in Africa.

Wednesday, 9 March 2011

Team Finatix

Team Finatix: From Top Left Clockwise: Ankur Dubey, Pooja Beria, Harshad Patil, Saurabh Chaubey, Karthik KVR, Varun Marwah, Nitin Kuraien, Vinay Prabhakar, Thirupathi Birudu (Coordinator) and Rahul Deshmukh

The pic was taken on the day RBI Governor Dr D Subbarao visited IIM Raipur. Finatix was in charge of organizing the event which turned out to be a huge success.

FINGURU - Equinox 11

Team Finatix is pleased to announce the winners of the first edition of FinGuru at Equinox IIM Raipur.

And the FinGurus are:

Team Pinnacle from IIM Raipur
Ankit Kumar Ankur
Rajoo Milan
Rakesh Ranjan Jha
P Swami Vivekananda

The runnerup is Team Galacticos from Bharatidasan Institute of Management, Trichy. We thank them for coming all the way and gracing the event with their presence. Congrats to them!!

Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Hello World!

Finatix is the Finance Club of IIM Raipur. Established in the founding year of IIM Raipur, Finatix aims to satisfy the Financial Fanatics by keeping them abreast with the latest in the happening field of Finance.

Why this Blog?
This blog will serve as Finatix's window to the outer world. The club's plans, events, articles, trivia etc. will be updated on a regular basis. This blog is for all the students of IIM Raipur and for anyone in general who is interested in Finance.

How to use this Blog?
It is simple. Just go through it! We are sure you will enjoy it. You can choose to follow the blog so that you are intimated whenever there is an update.

Happy Reading!