If you are thinking of studying for the CFA Charter and are wondering how relevant it might be to your profession, here’s an interesting tool which shows you the precise number of CFA charterholders in your country. In addition, it breaks the numbers down by industry as well as the top employers who hire these people. Here’s a look at the figures in Japan.
Those who are qualified largely consist of portfolio managers (25 per cent), research analysts (14 per cent) followed by relationship managers (9 per cent). On the flip side, the unemployment figure is 3 per cent for Japan’s charterholders.
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