5 Anonymous Asked: August 23, 20202020-08-23T08:38:54+00:00 2020-08-23T08:38:54+00:00In: Jobs Scope of python with CFA 5 I am currently pursuing CFA. Just want to know what is the use of python language and the scope of python specifically for CFA’s. Share Facebook 1 Answer Oldest Voted Recent Prahil 3 Questions 4 Answers 0 Best Answers 52 Points View Profile Prahil Beginner 2020-08-23T09:22:11+00:00Added an answer on August 23, 2020 at 9:22 am Common in applications that range from risk management to cryptocurrencies, Python has become one of the most popular programming languages among financial institutions and fintechs. Its simplicity and robust modeling capabilities make it an excellent tool for researchers, analysts, and traders. Python has been used with success by companies like Stripe, Robinhood or Zopa. Python is among the top three most popular languages in financial services. In 2019 the situation hasn’t changed much, Python still appears to be one of the most wanted languages in the bank industry. However, most people with CFAs don’t know Python or R and depend on Excel for all modeling tasks. Your typical CFA’s job does not require modeling tasks outside of Excel. Granted there are plenty of quantitative folks who get their CFA, however they are the exception. It also takes much longer to get proficient in R and Python compared to Excel. Unless you are extremely interested in R/Python, or have a technical/math/computer science background, I would strongly recommend sticking with Excel. 1 Share Share Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp You must login to add an answer. Username or email* Password* Remember Me! Forgot Password?