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Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

An experienced financial analyst who has passed examinations in economics, financial accounting, portfolio management, security analysis, and standards of conduct given by the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.
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Chartered Financial Analyst

A professional certificate offered through the CFA Institute. The certification qualifies one to be a financial analyst. In order to qualify for a CFA, one must have worked a certain number of years in the financial industry and complete three tiers of exams on accounting, money management, economics, security analysis, and ethics.
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A CFA's professional role is concentrated in the investment management industry, which happens to be very small in Pakistan with respect to the size of the total economy.
Njeru praised CFAs and residents for their efforts towards protecting the environment.
To modify the CFA surface, we sonicated for 1 h a separate stock of CFA 2691 particles (1000 [micro]g/mL) suspended with EGTA (25-100 mM; Sigma-Aldrich) or sodium citrate (25 mM) in NaP[O.sub.4] buffer (pH 7.4).
Respondents expect the level of cases subject to CFAs to increase further, to 34 per cent, in the next year, with solicitors in the 11 to 20 fee-earner group being most optimistic
The CFA study program basically is one of independent or self-study.
Bergen International has seen its Foamasol CFAs used in PVC, polyolefin, and PS wood composites, primarily for decorative moldings such as siding trim boards, railings, and spa panels, where loss of physical properties from foaming is not an issue.
* the participating interest is not an exempt interest or is an exempt interest only because of the CFA or Qualifying Entity exemptions;
A Canadian taxpayer is required to annually include its proportionate amount of a CFA's FAPI in computing income on an accrual basis.
This MoU is a milestone that marks a long-term, established relationship between the SECP, CFA Society Pakistan and CFA Institute, said Paul Smith, CFA, President and CEO of CFA Institute.