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The Pakistan Society of Technical Analysts (STAP) was formed in 2011 in response to a need for a local association promoting technical analysis skills and techniques for investment professionals working in the capital markets of the country. The founding members of the society were professionals employed in the local equity brokerage industry and applied technical analysis in their investment decision making in their capacity as equity traders and technical analysts. to individuals who want to upgrade their capital markets knowledge and skills in order to enter into or advance their securities industry careers and meet regulatory requirements.


With a mutual interest STAP is a developing society of International Federation of Technical Analyst and chapter representative of Market Technician Association.


More recently STAP has become an education partner of Pakistan Stock Exchange and has entered into a collaboration with the Canadian Securities Institute to offer and provide training and certification courses

Faran Rizvi
Head of Equity Sales
JS Global Capital Limited

Sani-e-Mehmood Khan
G.M Product Development PSX

Rehan Mobin
Divisional Head - Capital Markets Division
National Bank of Pakistan

Khalil Usmani
Country Head Equity Sales
JS Global Capital Limited

Ali Nawaz
Head of Equity Trading
Samba Bank Ltd.

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  • – Steve Jobs –

    Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful... that's what matters to me
  • – Ayn Rand –

    A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others.
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    Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.
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    Every great story on the planet happened when someone decided not to give up, but kept going no matter what.


“The International Federation of Technical Analysts was established in the 1980′s. The original members were the Nippon Technical Analysts Association, the Market Technicians Association, the UK Society of Technical Analysts, the Technical Security Analysts Society of San Francisco and the Canadian Society of Technical Analysts. IFTA was incorporated in the state of Delaware, USA on January 22, 1986; as a not-for-profit organisation to foster education and collaboration amongst technical analysis societies and associations around the world. The first IFTA conference was held in Tokyo in late 1988. This provided an excellent forum for the exchange of ideas on the subject of technical analysis and its success was followed by a second Conference in London in October 1989. Since then IFTA has held an annual conference in different locations throughout the world.” IFTA has been led by the following Chairs:

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