Finance Forum

Finance Forum

We, the SIMSREE Finance Forum, aim at bridging the gap between students and the corporate world through various competitions, publications and interactive sessions.

FISCUS is our annual finance summit intended to enlighten the students through the discussion amongst eminent personalities on various topics impacting the economy. The event is a panel discussion over different current themes every year. The theme for Fiscus’18, that was held in February, 2018, was “Advent of Blockchain: The new superpower…revolution that will change our planet”. Industry stalwarts from Microsoft, Deloitte, Boston Consultancy Group, Morgan Stanley amongst others graced the occasion.

The official publications of Finance Forum include Market Roundup and Arthneeti. Finance Forum also conducts Fin-o-buzz, an intra-college competition.

Arthneeti is our quarterly magazine which consists of corporate interviews of prominent industry experts, articles from distinguished personalities who are our alumni, articles from committee members and major happenings in the quarter. We also conduct a national level article writing competition, and the award-winning essays from this competition are published as a part of Arthneeti.

Market Roundup is a fortnightly magazine that presents a holistic view of core industries.

This magazine has articles written by the Finance Forum committee members, which helps the students keep themselves updated about the current happenings in various sectors.

Fin-o-buzz is an intra-college competition to test the basic financial knowledge and acumen of students. It is conducted in three rounds; first round is a written quiz containing financial buzz words. The second round is a quiz that tests the students’ familiarity with latest happenings in the domain of finance, and knowledge of financial ratios. The final winners are chosen after the third round which is a research paper presentation round.

Fin-o-pedia is a weekly publication mainly aimed at helping the first semester students to get well versed with basic financial terms and concepts.

Finomania is a National Level Finance Case Study Competition. Teams from eminent B-schools go through 3 rigorous rounds and the final 5 teams get a chance to present the case solutions at campus round.

Apart from this, Finance Forum periodically conducts Knowledge Transfer Sessions for the batch to provide a stage for fresh perspectives and ideas with simultaneous learning for every student involved in the session.


Finvesto ’23, the flagship event of the Finance Forum of Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE), Mumbai, was an equity research competition that attracted over 600 participants this year, making it a resounding success. The event aimed to provide a platform for students to showcase their research and analytical skills in the field of finance.
The competition consisted of three rounds:

Round 1: An online preliminary quiz to test the participants’ knowledge of financial concepts and markets.

Round 2: Submission of a research report on a chosen company, analyzing its financials, industry trends, and future prospects.

Round 3: Final presentations of the shortlisted reports to a panel of judges from the industry.

The competition was judged by a team of eminent professionals from equity research background Finvesto ’23 was a great success, providing a valuable learning experience for the participants and helping them to develop their skills in equity research and analysis. The event also gave them the opportunity to network with industry professionals and gain insights into the world of finance

In keeping with the rich Sydenham tradition of imparting high quality education, the Sydenham Institute of Management Studies, Research and Entrepreneurship Education (SIMSREE) was founded in the year 1983.