Foreign Trade University Ho Chi Minh City Campus became the champion of CFA® Institute Research Challenge 2019-2020 | Local Final

Foreign Trade University Ho Chi Minh City Campus became the champion of CFA® Institute Research Challenge 2019-2020 Vietnam after successfully presenting the presentation at the national finals.



On Saturday, 14th December 2019, the Finale of the 2019 CFA® Institute Research Challenge took place with FPT Corporation (HSX: FPT) as this year’s subject company.

Among the 19 participating teams, two teams from Ho Chi Minh City including Foreign Trade University Ho Chi Minh City Campus, RMIT University – South Saigon Campus and two teams from Hanoi including Banking Academy and Foreign Trade University Hanoi won the finalist tickets to present their investment recommendations to the panel judges, being the top industry experts from reputable investment funds and institutions.

At the Final Presentation in Ho Chi Minh City, Foreign Trade University, Ho Chi Minh City Campus excellently surpassed the remaining 3 competitors with the convincing presentation and confident answers to the challenging questions from the judge panel to become the national champion. This team will represent Vietnam to participate in the final round of the Asia-Pacific region held in South Korea in March 2020.

Top 4 Teams CFA Research Challenge 2019

The CFA® Institute Research Challenge is an annual global competition that provides students with the opportunity to learn from leading experts in the financial industry and compete with teams from leading universities and academic institutions around the world.

Every year the CFA® Institute Research Challenge attracts over 5,000 students from more than 1,000 universities in nearly 100 countries, along with more than 3,500 industry professionals, listed companies on stock exchanges, sponsored businesses. In addition, all participants in the competition must understand and follow the CFA® Institute’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct.