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This Diwali, invite wealth home with CNBC-TV18

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Mumbai, October 27, 2106:

India’s first 24-hour business news channel CNBC–TV18 (launched in 1999) is continuing its 17-year-old legacy in successfully guiding its viewers to make better informed investment decisions, and thereby create the desired income. Through their special programming line-up for Diwali, the premium business channel is bringing dedicated expert advice on stocks, markets, wealth creation ideas, investment insights and more.

Shereen Bhan, Managing Editor, CNBC-TV18 says that the channel will capture the spirit of Diwali through almost 15 hours of special programming this festive season. Bhan says, “We share the gift of knowledge and value investing with the Big Bull Rakesh Jhunjhunwala along with some of the most influential market makers or as we call them, Gods of Stock. Our panel of market experts will share 12 investment ideas backed by their research and analysis on the CNBC-TV18 Hitlist. We look beyond stocks at other asset classes like Gold and help you design your portfolio. As a brand we have always believed in supporting disruptive ideas that are also socially relevant. Our Young Turks Diwali special does just that. We hope our programming will help create value and wealth for our viewers.”

Through its programming, the channel will also assess the impact of the festive season through CNBC–TV18 Festive Pulse Meter. In addition to this, there will be a fun element added with the Golden Boy of Bollywood Bappi Lahiri, on the Dhanteras special.

Some of the investor focused initiatives being led by CNBC–TV18 this Diwali are:

Muhurat Trading – It is considered auspicious to mark the beginning of muhurat trading on Diwali day as it is popularly believed that making investments during this particular time period is the harbinger of wealth and prosperity for the remainder of the year. Mahurat Trading special will be followed by Muhurat Commodity trading, will be telecast on Oct 30 between 5.55pm to 8pm

The Big Bull – Udayan Mukherjee’s special interview with Rakesh Jhunjhunwala will see them discuss investments for the long term, the state of the markets, how Rakesh sees the markets going from one Diwali to next, and more CNBC-TV18 Hitlist – The show that got viewers 70% returns from last year will be back, and three experts Dipan Mehta, Member, BSE; Prakash Diwan, Altamount Capital; Ambareesh Baliga, Market Expert will pick their top 4 stocks each Samvat 2073 Market Masters and Samvat 2073 God of stocks: Programmed under wealth generation, this show will have experts help the viewer with wealth creation ideas, investment insights and more

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Surabhi Nagar