CFA Society India

Reviewed by Sujaini | Updated on Aug 27, 2020

Overview of CFA Society India

The CFA Institute is a non-profit global investment professional organisation, which sets the standard for professional excellence and qualifications. The company is a leader in stock markets for ethical conduct and a valued source of expertise in the global financial community.

The ultimate aim is to build an atmosphere in which the needs of investors come first; markets work at their best, and economies develop. The CFA Institute has more than 127,000 members, more than 140 affiliate societies in 147 countries and territories. The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) credential programme enrols more than 200,000 applicants worldwide.

The CFA Institute and member societies, such as the CFA Society India has been hosting educational events for more than 60 years, featuring influential investment professionals and thought leaders. As the number of investment professionals across India continues to grow, they are committed to providing the region with quality educational and networking opportunities.

Founded in April 2005, the CFA Society India is an organisation of local investment professionals, made up of fund managers, security analysts, investment advisors, and other financial professionals.

As one of the more than 140 member companies of the CFA Institute, the CFA Society India connects local members to a global network of investment professionals. CFA Society India's main aim is to:

  • Promote ethical and professional practices within India's investment industry.

  • Facilitate the exchange of information and opinions among individuals within and outside the local investment community.

  • Work to advance public awareness of the designation CFA and the investment industry.