CFA Level 1-Fixed Income
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Who takes the CFA® exams?
The CFA charter is an elite designation. It is considered the gold standard within the investment profession, and its typical candidates include fund managers, analysts, investment bankers, portfolio managers and traders. The designation is career-enhancing, well respected, credible, globally recognised and globally relevant.
How does the CFA® Level I exam work?
The Level I exam is held twice a year, in June and December, at a number of test centres around the globe. At Level I, the exam consists of two 3-hour multiple choice papers, each containing 120 questions, which are both taken on the same day. The exams are administered by CFA Institute, the leading global association of investment professionals, who recommend candidates spend a minimum of 300 hours preparing for each Level.
What are the requirements?
- No specific pre-requisite knowledge required as such, however a basic understanding of financial services (especially investment management industry) will be useful
- Also an understanding on the basic concepts will help the participants gain a better understanding
What am I going to get from this course?
- Over 49 lectures and 4.5 hours of content!
- Enable the participants to apply this concepts in the Level 1 Examination of CFA® Program to be held in June & December 2014
- Enable the participants to understand the key concepts in Fixed Income
What is the target audience?
- Level 1 Exam Candidates for the CFA® Program [June or December Exam]
What does the Level I Fixed Income curriculum cover?
CFA® Level 1-Fixed Income program covers the topic of ‘Fixed Income’ carrying approximately 10% weightage in the 6-hour Exam covering a total of 240 questions [120 questions each in Morning session (9 am to 12 noon) and Afternoon session (2 to 5 pm)]. It is an important investment asset class used in overall portfolio investments. The key types of Fixed Income instruments are Treasury Notes, Treasury Bonds, Corporate Bonds and its varied credit quality classes with respect to credit ratings and other important concepts like yield curve, duration, etc. get covered here. We believe that you will find this program useful for enhancing your knowledge and understanding on the topic.
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