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CFA Institute is the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence and credentials. The organisation is a champion of ethical behaviour in investment markets and a respected source of knowledge in the global financial community. Our aim is to create an environment where investors’ interests come first, markets function at their best, and economies grow. There are more than 155,000 CFA charterholders worldwide in 162+ countries and regions. CFA Institute has nine offices worldwide and there are 151 local member societies.
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AI and Data Visualization Amongst Top Skills Pursued by Indian Professionals in the Investment Industry: CFA Institute's Report

Coding languages such as Python and MATLAB deemed to be important for a future in data analytics with 58% respondents planning to pursue it
Sustainability ratings are a future to understanding investment decision making for 79% of respondents
CFA certifications assist ... (more)
CFA Institute Expands Student Accessibility with Four New Exam Centers in India

CFA Institute, the professional body for excellence and thought leadership in finance, has opened registrations for their upcoming February 2023 intake. Additionally, with the rising demand to increase candidate accessibility and convenience, the institute will have 4 new exam centers in Ko... (more)
Indian Investors' Trust in Financial Services is Highest Amongst 15 Markets: CFA Institute's 2022 Investor Trust Study

Indian retail investors rank highest (67%) for trust in cryptocurrencies
Indians (66%) also ranks high in appointing a financial advisor who shares values second only to mainland China (74%)
More than half of respondents (57%) believe that they will achieve their life ... (more)
CFA Institute Promotes Gender Diversity in the Investment Management Industry

CFA Institute, ​​the global association of investment professionals, conducted its 'Young Women in Investment’ initiative this year with 41 participants.
The cohort had women aged between 20-25 years with up to two years of work experience. They came fro... (more)
CFA Institute Releases an AGM Guide for Investors

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals, has released the second edition of its AGM Guide - ‘An Investor’s guide to shareholder meetings in India’.
The second edition of investor's guide serves as a reference for shareho... (more)
Indian Investment Industry Poised for Growth; Competition Set to Intensify

CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, is enthusiastic about prospects for the investment industry in India. “The Indian investment industry is going to see a lot of growth in the coming years, and companies in the ecosystem will have to compete... (more)
India is Expected to be the Fastest-growing Market for Investment Professionals Over the Next Decade, says CFA Institute Report

India has the potential to become the world’s future investment hub and is expected to be the fastest-growing market for investment professionals over the next decade, says Investment Professional of the Future, a new CFA Institute report.
The report explores... (more)
Applications Open for CFA Institute Young Women in Investment Initiative 2019

CFA Institute, the global association of investment management professionals, invites applications for its Young Women in Investment initiative. The 2019 program is for 100 selected eligible women from any educational discipline and offers them an opportunity to be part of a boot camp foll... (more)
CFA Institute Global Investment Performance Standards Adopted for the First Time by an Indian Asset Management Company

CFA Institute, the global association of investment professionals that sets the standard for professional excellence, has added Multi-Act Equity Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., to the growing list of asset management companies that comply with the Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®)... (more)