This is the number of candidates from 174 countries that have registered for this year’s CFA Institute’s Level I, II and III CFA exams, according to the global association of investment professionals.

It said the number of registered candidates could fill Old Trafford twice; Madison Square Garden in New York more than eight times; and the Beijing National Stadium, location for the 2008 Olympics, more than one-and-a-half times.

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