At a ceremony in the City of London yesterday ACI UK, the trade association representing the interests of individuals engaged in professional trading, broking, operations, regulatory and compliance activities in the foreign exchange, money and derivative markets signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Society of Technical Analysts, the not for profit organisation dedicated to the promotion and understanding of technical analysts to the global investment community. Under the MOU, ACI UK and STA will build on the synergy between their organisations in terms of their respective member communities – and a shared commitment to continuing education and professional development – to collaborate on developing and promoting events and other activities for the mutual benefit of their members.

Sue Attwood, President, ACI UK, said: “I am delighted that we have the opportunity to combine our respective industry expertise with the Society of Technical Analysts to collaborate on events that will enhance our educational programmes and provide considerable value to our respective member communities. We look forward to working with Eddie and his colleagues at STA and to getting the first co-hosted events off the ground”

Eddie Topfik, Head of Marketing, Society of Technical Analysts said: “ACI UK and STA have a lot of common ground in terms of our respective member bases and focus on community and education. As a long standing member of ACI UK I have been impressed with the quality of their events and educational activities and look forward to exploring new opportunities with them that will benefit all of our members”.

For more information, contact:

Tina Kane, ACI UK on 01842 813 787 or

Eddie Tofpik, STA on 020 7125 0038 or