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Over 29,000 CFA Candidates pass Level I exam

CFA Institute has reported that 43 % of the 69,086 candidates who took the December 2017 CFA level I have passed and now may decide face Level II of the CFA programme.

In 2017 exam the CFA exam gained in popularity as the number of candidates increased by 14% compared to 2016. The growth was most substantial in the Asia Pacific region.

Fewer than one in five candidates who begin the CFA programme end up earning the charter.

By Madeleine Crean

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