International Federation of Technical Analysts (IFTA)

IFTA is an international non-profit organization with members in 21 countries.

The International Federation of Technical Analysts, Inc. (IFTA) was incorporated in 1986 and is a global organization of market analysis societies and associations. This not-for-profit federation has four main goals:


  • Provide a centralized international exchange for information, data, business practices, local customs and all matters related to technical analysis in various financial centers.


  • Provide meetings and encourage the interchange of material, ideas and information for the purpose of adding to the knowledge of colleagues of individual societies and associations.


  • Foster the establishment of local (country) societies of technical analysts around the world.


  • Encourage the highest standards of professional ethics and competence among technical analysts worldwide.