CFA Institute announced that of 35,518 candidates who sat for the Level III CFA® Program exam in June, 56% have passed. They will join more than 154,000 charterholders around the globe and lead the investment industry by promoting the highest standards of professionalism to build a better world for investors. Of 79,507 candidates who sat for the Level I exam in June, 43% were successful and of 64,216 candidates who took the Level II exam, the pass rate was 45%. The total number of candidates who sat for a CFA Program exam in June grew 18% globally year-over-year, with a 25 percent increase in Level I candidates for the same time period. The June Level I, II, and III exams were administered in 285 test centers in 185 cities worldwide. The top 10 markets with the largest number of candidates tested are: mainland China (50,642), United States (31,988), India (18,949), Canada (13,125), United Kingdom (11,380), Hong Kong SAR (5,862), Australia (4,986), Singapore (3,369), South Korea (2,409) and South Africa (2,359).