The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation is recognised worldwide as the most widely accepted standard for measuring the competence, knowledge and integrity of investment professionals.
The CFA exams are administered by the CFA institute in USA which was established in 1963.Over the years it has experienced a significant growth both in numbers, reputation and status.
The CFA institute has more than 130000 members in 150 countries and it has 123315 CFA charter holders. There are 144 CFA societies which are active in 69 countries. The student numbers have grown significantly as well. Over 150000 students from 162 countries have joined the CFA institute.
If you are dreaming of a successful career in the international investment industry, then the CFA will guarantee you a passport to success! Chief Executive Officers, Chief Investment Officers, Investment Counsellors are just a few of the common occupations of Chartered Financial Analysts.