ACI was founded in Paris in 1955 as Association Cambiste Internationale. Members of ACI are in a large part engaged within the financial trading or sales environment in the global financial markets representing the Foreign Exchange, Interest Rate Products and other Securities, Banknotes & Bullions, Precious metals and Commodities and their various kinds of Derivatives. The association counts some 13,000 international members from more than 60 countries.
Over the years ACI became a standard of the International Financial Markets in terms of :
maintaining the professional level of competence and the ethical standards of loyalty
committing to maintain the highest possible standards in their profession by setting an example of propriety and best ethical behaviour in business
market liquidity provided by their traders
giving advice and offer arbitration services on professional disagreements
offering a global third party certification (ACI Dealing Certificate, ACI Operations Certificate, ACI Diploma)