Bahrain Financial Markets Association is a professional association representing the Treasury, Financial and Capital Markets Industries together with their members; it was founded in 1979, under the name of Forex Club Bahrain, and now has 120 national members. Bahrain Financial Markets Association is a member of ACI-The Financial Markets Association founded in France in 1955 to bring together traders and dealers in the world's financial centers. Today, ACI counts 24,000 members in eighty one countries. It is worth while mentioning that Bahrain Financial Markets Association is a founding member of ICA (Inter Arab-Cambist Association) and plays a leading role in the Middle East and Gulf region with the aim of enhancing the role of our region within the larger view of ACI-The Financial Markets Association.
Objective - To keep member informed of changes in the financial industry and provide a forum for discussion on issues affecting the market. - To provide feedback to industry and official authorities on ways to foster the growth of Kingdom of Bahrain as financial centre. - To enhance education value and working knowledge of market professionals by providing appropriate education services to those with a legitimate interest markets. Primary efforts are geared towards helping members maintain their relevance and skills as professionals. - To cultivate greater communication channels among members, markets and other similar bodies so as to give members the opportunity to widen market contacts. - To help enhance the professional standard of financial market practitioner in Kingdom of Bahrain.