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CFA Says Record 189,000 Candidates Signed Up for Saturday Exams

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A record number of candidates signed up to take the Chartered Financial Analyst exams this weekend.

Almost 189,000 people are registered to sit for the three-level test on Saturday at locations in 91 countries, the Charlottesville, Virginia-based CFA Institute said Friday in an emailed statement. That’s a 9 percent increase from a year earlier.