Below is our recent interview with Kunal Sawhney, CEO at Kalkine Group:
Q: Could you provide our readers with a brief introduction to your company?
A: Kalkine Group is a leading Equity research firm, Media house and an Investor relations group based out of Australia. The operations, under Media and Subscription platforms, are spread across the capital markets of Australia, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Canada, with the recent expansion in the California, US. In the US, the Group’s entities exist under the following names – Kalkine Equities LLC (Subscription) and Kalkine Media LLC (Media).
Kalkine Group is sailing smoothly amidst COVID-19 storm, aiding investors in taking sound and rational investment decisions in volatile markets while dodging cognitive biases. Kalkine’s Digital Media arm is striving with utmost diligence to keep its readers abreast on the latest developments across equity, debt, currency, and commodity markets through publication of trending market, economic and financial news and work products.
Besides, Kalkine’s subscription-based equity research platform offers financial research-reports based on trending themes across emerging markets and sectors. The research segment aims at aiding investors in building/rebalancing portfolio by enabling them to take strong investment positions at the right time in attractive pockets of opportunities. Notably, the research segment is a tech-enabled business, based on digitally powered architecture and extensive data science-led research, offering guidance on Buy, Sell or Hold positions.
Q: Any highlights on your recent announcement?
A: Driven by successful stint across geographies, Kalkine Group recently expanded the media and research offerings into the US market, particularly California. Looking at latest product offerings, Kalkine’s research platform recently launched a technical analysis- driven research product on commodities, covering in-depth research on agricultural and non-agricultural commodities futures contract listed on various global exchanges. Such reports are curated for investors with sufficient risk appetite and financial flexibility, who typically seek opportunities for a short time span.
In addition, Kalkine’s Media segment (Australia) recently rolled out its 6th version of e-magazine, covering equity market trends, along with the trending themes such as economic charter, bitcoin, commodities, green energy, ESG and SPACs.
Moreover, Kalkine Media is coming up with yet another specially curated Live Invest Nest Webinar, titled – ‘Spotlight on Businesses Amid Digital Boom and Commodities Supercycle’, on 27 May 2021. Kalkine Media, via its regularly organized webinar, offers a great opportunity to market players to learn directly from the Subject Matter Experts on the emerging sectoral trends and acquire information on strategy, operational and financial aspects.
Q: Can you give us more insights into your offering?
A: Kalkine Media covers hot stories across the length and breadth of equity, political, commodity and economic space. The platform also offers specialised products such as hot stocks, wherein fundamentals of the stock and operational/financial footing of the underlying business and industry are discussed. Besides, financial e-magazine ensures that readers can gauge insights/guidance for rational investment decision making, while getting abreast with interesting stories that impact the markets. In addition, Kalkine TV, online streaming financial and stock market news channel in Australia, covers breaking stories and trending news across themes such as equity, commodity, crypto, and green energy.
Then, Kalkine’s equity research platform offers different types of equity products depending on emerging pockets of opportunities in the volatile markets, with analysis well-supported by financial and other data using Kalkine’s proprietary knowledge. The themes covered include emerging sectors such as healthcare, technology, commodities, green energy. Kalkine’s subscription platform aims to strike the right chord in general advise space, tapping value, growth and income prospects at the right time before the market figures the same. Thus, keeping in mind the varied investment strategies, dedicated income, growth, and penny stocks reports are also offered.
Q: What can we expect from your company in next 6 months? What are your plans?
A: Kalkine Group is in legal discussions to venture into another line of business, i.e. Brokerage business. The Group shall be managing portfolios of HNI’s across key jurisdictions. Planning for approvals and registration process is already underway for the same.
Besides, as the next phase of business expansion, the Group is now eyeing to tap burgeoning market opportunities in other US states, such as New Jersey and Connecticut in the next 6-12 months.
Moreover, the Group is looking at covering more thematic coverages/reports and dedicated products on media and research platform. Besides, 2021 is also critical as the Group aims at expanding the global reach when it comes to Kalkine TV offering.
Overall, the Group is focussing more on innovation side of things: more tech-led research, new data-science based analytical products. The Group is also looking at AI-driven Decision Engines and Robo Advisors as a part of the technology roadmap. The future roadmap follows finds a solid foundation through AI capabilities, and cognitive automation efforts being developed for extensive mining and analytical facets.
Q: What is the best thing about your company that people might not know about?
A: Kalkine’s Research Ecosystem is based on diversification of its products and services across different geographies and the aim is to become a Globally Known Name in alignment with the Vision of the Company – To be Your Trusted Companion for Financial Empowerment.
Further, Kalkine Group seamlessly provides premium research though its proprietary application frameworks and cutting-edge technologies that empower the capability of the business insights by analyzing data for 10,000+ companies. The Group functions on AI based and scalable architecture to enhance the user base. Notably, data-science driven research aids in providing better insights for customers for further due-diligence.
On the foundation side of things, Kalkine Group hit the ground running in 2014 with the ethics and code of conduct laid down in an effective manner. Notably, the business was self-funded and since then, the business is flourishing and expanding across products categories and geographies, with strong financial footing.Activate Social Media: