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Antai Students Win Champion of CFA Institute Research Challenge 2015-16 Shanghai Local Final

Publisher:Teaching Affiars Administration    Time:2016-01-07

On December 13th, 2015, the Antai team which consist of five students won champion of CFA Institute Research Challenge 2015-16 Shanghai Local Final. After two rounds of fierce competition with Fudan University, Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance, Zhejiang University, etc. the Antai team finally won the local champion and will, along with the champion of Beijing and Southern China division, represent China to compete in the Regional Final next April in Chicago.

The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program is one of most valuable professional credential offered internationally to investment and financial professionals. Launched by CFA Institute, the CFA Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that provides university students with hands-on mentoring and intensive training in financial analysis. Students work in teams to conduct research and analysis into a publicly traded company. Each team writes a research report on their assigned company with a buy, sell, or hold recommendation. Based on the evaluation of written reports, winning teams are then asked to present and defend their analysis to a panel of industry professionals. Following the path of Local, Regional and Global, the winner of each level will advance to the next round.

After prudent selection by the professor panel led by Prof. Wenfeng Wu, the head of finance department, the 5 senior student, Bingyuan Liu, Yi Jiang, Chunyu Lin, Yue Liu and Shen Yu, were chosen into the team with Associate Prof. Zongming Tang being the Faculty Adviser. Working as a unity, they have played the spirit of solidarity to the fullest.