CFA Institute Research Challenge Promoting best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts

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The CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual, global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis.

Each Research Challenge season leverages the efforts of over 140 CFA member societies, 3,500 member volunteers, and more than 5,000 students from over 1,000 universities. Local competitions (organized by societies) lead up to regional finals; regional champions then convene for the global final.

Group photo of the 2017 Global Champions from the Barna Business School, in the Dominican Republic
Congratulations to the 2017 Global Final and Americas Regional Champions, Barna Business School, Dominican Republic

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