The course is designed to meet local and international demand in the investment industry.
The association aims to address greenwashing and help investors compare products.
A number of investment professionals in the region indicated that they heard and witnessed instances of gender discrimination in the workplace, according to a survey conducted by the CFA Institute.
Large-scale bankruptcies in the financial services industry and growing unethical behaviour are likely as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a CFA Institute survey of members.
More than 120,000 people in Asia-Pacific have registered to sit for CFA Institute exams this month, representing 53% of the record-breaking global intake.
Only 7% of retail investors in Hong Kong believe that their financial advisor puts client interests first, the lowest score in 12 markets surveyed in a study commissioned by the CFA Institute.
The number of candidates taking the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Level I exam in December in China increased by 38% compared to the year before, the CFA Institute said.
Mainland exam-takers again exceeded those in the US as a total of 152,000 candidates globally sat for the three levels of the exam, a prerequisite for obtaining the designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).
Big data, artificial intelligence and robo-advisory are themes that are expected to be added to the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam.
Mirae Asset launches an Asia bond fund; Natixis names new head of Asian equities; Franklin Templeton creates multi-asset role; NB appoints Jonathan Bailey as head of ESG; Old Mutual becomes title sponsor of the Hong Kong rugby league; and others…