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CFA Institute says focus on culture

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 FEB 2022
A new report from the CFA Institute has found that the culture of investment organisations often constrains innovation. The report, titled The future of work in investment management: changing organisational cultures, offered a series of recommendations ...

CFA Institute launches new ESG standard

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 NOV 2021
CFA Institute launched the Global ESG Disclosure Standards for Investment Products, a new standard designed to facilitate more accurate evaluation of ESG investment products. The standards are voluntary and can be applied to all investment vehicles ...

Australia improves super system quality

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
... marginal improvements and scored highly for its integrity and sustainability, according to a global study. The Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index this year graded Australia a B+, slightly better than the B it received in 2020. Australia achieved ...

Students opt for healthcare over finance: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
A survey by the CFA Institute shows that more university students and new graduates want to work in healthcare and science than in finance. Out of the 1000 respondents who took part in the global survey, more Australians see themselves working in healthcare ...

CFA ESG certificate launches in Australia

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
... Financial Analyst (CFA) certificate in ESG investing has officially launched in Australia. Registration for the CFA Institute certificate in ESG investing is available now through CFA Institute. The institute said the certificate is designed for investment ...

Former CFSGAM chief executive joins CFA Institute

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
The CFA Institute has appointed the former chief executive Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFSGAM) and First State Investments as chair of the board of governors. Mark Lazberger is one of two Australians on the CFA Institute board of governors ...

Funds management staff want remote work: Research

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021
... demanding more flexibility in a post-COVID world, but many employers still need convincing, a new survey finds. The CFA Institute's survey into the future of work reveals that most men (80%) and women (87%) want to work from home (WFH) on a part-time ...

Record low CFA pass rate

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021
... of 45%. Combined with the earlier released level one results, May's CFA exams had the lowest pass rates ever. CFA Institute managing director of credentialing Peg Jobst acknowledged the low pass rate and said the disrupted nature of exams - with ...

Natixis hires sustainable investing lead

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 AUG 2021
Natixis Investment Managers has named a new global head of sustainable investing who joins from affiliate Mirova. Nathalie Wallace joins on September 1 and will be responsible for leading the fund manager's ESG commitments across its distribution ...

Dismal pass rate for latest CFA exam

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
... records. From 1964-2021 the pass rate for level one has averaged out at about 42%. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, the CFA Institute has moved to computer-based exams rather than paper exams and remote proctoring in some jurisdictions. In some cities ...
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