There’s bad news for those who took CFA tests final weekend in Rio de Janeiro to turn financial analysts.
A lorry carrying their exams was hijacked and all a load was stolen on Monday, a Brazilian bend of a CFA Institute pronounced in a request performed by Bloomberg, adding that chances of recuperating a element are slim. The spoliation influenced 140 possibilities who paid about $1,000 for a test, Mauro Miranda, a boss of CFA Society Brazil, pronounced in an interview.
Crime has been on a arise in Rio as a low mercantile and mercantile predicament saps a confidence budget, withdrawal a supervision struggling to compensate military salaries on time. Rio’s military dialect has mislaid about 3,000 officers to rubbing given 2012, nonetheless a supervision was means to temporarily quell crime in a run-up to a 2016 Olympic Games with a assistance from a army.
CFA is charity possibilities a full refund or a possibility to retake a examination in Jan or June. It will also speed adult their scoring, while waiving fees for those who wish to take a subsequent turn of a exam.
“I’m really contemptible that this happened in Brazil,” Miranda said. “This was a initial time a examination was offering during a new examination center, that will sojourn in use.”
— With assistance by Peter Millard