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

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 2016 Global Champions from Waterloo University, Canada
Congratulations to the 2016 Global Final and Americas Regional Champions, from the University of Waterloo
Representing CFA Society Toronto and CFA Society Ottawa

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