BİLGİ students are in CFA Institute Research Challenge finals this year as well

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BİLGİ students have been found eligible to participate in CFA Institute Research Challenge organized annually by CFA Institute, one of the leading financial organizations across the world, on a global scale this year as well. The two most successful teams of the finals that will take place on February 23, 2023 will represent Türkiye in the finals abroad.

Students gain real-world experience as they assume the role of research analyst in the CFA Institute Research Challenge, a global competition that tests the equity research and valuation, investment report writing, and presentation skills of university students. The competition has four levels: local, sub-regional, regional, and global.

In the competition where 42 teams out of 29 universities from Türkiye, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Uzbekistan participated, the teams that achieved to make it to the finals are given below in alphabetic order:

  • Bilkent University
  • İstanbul Bilgi University
  • İzmir Ekonomi University
  • Koç University
  • Özyeğin University

BİLGİ students who are in the finals:

  • Alihan Gürleyen (Economics and Finance Honors Program)
  • Deniz Anıl Aygül (Economics Program)
  • Mohaddise Saeedi (MSc in Financial Economics) 
  • Mujahed Mallisho (Economics and Finance Honors Program)
  • Yavuz Kaan Celep (Economics and Finance Honors Program)