CFA Institute Research Foundation

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CFA Institute is a global community of more than 145,000 investment professionals aiming to build an industry where economies grow, financial markets function at their best, and investors’ interests come first. The Institute promotes the belief that lasting economic growth depends on trust, competence, and transparency in financial markets. It believes that it must be led by a group of professionals adhering to the highest levels of investment expertise. It raises standards of professional excellence in the industry, serves as a respected source of knowledge in investment markets, and creates a strong global community of investment professionals.