AFME was formed in November 2009 through the merger of the London Investment Banking Association (LIBA) and the European arm of the Securities Industries and Financial Markets Association.
It contains more than 150,000 terms – “words, phrases, and institutional titles commonly encountered in IMF documents in areas such as money and banking, public finance, balance of payments, and economic growth. A number of entries include a usage field within square brackets, denoting the origin of the term – e.g. [OECD], or a context – e.g. [trade]; others contain a cross reference to related records. Acronyms are also included.”.