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 CFA Institute Research Challenge hosted by CFA Society Sri Lanka

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The CFA Institute Research Challenge offers students the unique opportunity to learn from leading industry experts and compete with peers from the world’s top finance programs. T​his annual educational initiative promotes best practices in equity research among the next generation of analysts through hands-on mentoring and intensive training in company analysis and presentation skills.

The Challenge gathers students, investment industry professionals, publicly​ traded compan​ies, and​ corporate sponsors together locally, regionally, and globally for a real world competition. Additionally, all participants are introduced to and held to the standard of the CFA Institut​e Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.

The CFA Society Sri Lanka is proud to host the 11th annual local level of the CFA Instit​ute Research Challenge in Sri Lanka.

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Participating Universities​​

​​​​​  University of Colombo
​​​​​  University of Sri ​Jayewardenepura
​​​​​  University of Wayamba
​​​​​    University of Kelaniya
​​​​​    University of Moratuwa​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
​​​​​    Asia Pacific Institute of Information   Technology (APIIT)
​​​​​  Royal Institute of Colombo
​​​​​  BMS​​​
​​​​​  Mercury Postgraduate Institute
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 ‭(Hidden)‬ Schedule of Events

Date Milestone
06 Sep Inauguration Meeting and Company Presentation.
Training by Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services​
15 Oct Submission of questions to IR team of Expo
19 Oct Q&A session with IR team of Expo
31 Oct Teams to submit draft report to mentors
9 Nov Mentors to revert with comments
23 NovSubmission of final reports​.
15 Dec Announcement of finalist
15 Feb 2019  Local Challenge Finals​
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2019 CFA Society Sri Lanka
Local Level Champion
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University of Colombo

2019 CFA Society Sri Lanka
Winners and Runner up
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University of Colombo and University of Kelaniya

 Volunteer Opportunities

  • Industry Mentor: hands on work with university student
  • Report Gra​der: review and grade student research reports
  • Presentation​ Judge: listen to and critique student stock recommendations

Contact Vishnu to get involved.

Ques​​tions?​​

SLRC Contact:
Vishnu Balachandran, CFA
vishnu.jr.balachandran@gmail.com 
+94777320102
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