More CFA Examinees in Asia
By MortazaviBlog on May 23, 2007
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation has become a license to work in financial services anywhere in the world. Its appeal goes global with the globalization of financial services.
More people will sit for the CFA exam in Asia than in the US this year, some 52,900 as compared to 45,400, Financial Times reports this morning. CFA examinations began in 1963. Originally for analysts, it has become popular with asset managers and traders. Only half the candidates have traditionally passed the test. The rest "dop out during the course, which typically lasts four years.