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ForexTime Market Analysis Team

ForexTime are well known for being experts in the Forex industry and our market research team regularly publishes market commentaries to update traders on the latest market opportunities and help fulfill trading strategy potential. The market research commentaries written by the FXTM team are frequently picked up and referenced by the world's leading media publications and can also be seen as part of the company's continued commitment to furthering the education of traders globally. Follow Jameel Ahmad, our Chief Market Analyst on Twitter at Jameel_FXTM and check out all our research articles here.

Research Team

Jameel Ahmad

Jameel Ahmad
Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM (608 Topics)

Jameel Ahmad is the Vice President of Corporate Development and Chief Market Analyst at FXTM. Since joining the company in May 2014, Jameel has played a key role in building the international profile of the company. He currently leads the implementation of FXTM’s internal and external communications strategy, as well as the development of the company’s market research team in his role as Chief Market Analyst. read more...

Hussein Sayed

Hussein Sayed
Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)(1752 Topics)

Hussein Al Sayed has nearly 14 years of experience in the Financial Markets. He is best known for his role as an anchor at CNBC Arabia hosting the popular evening show, Bursat Al Alam. read more...

Yue Zhong

Yue Zhong
Market Analyst(357 Topics)

Yue Zhong is a market analyst at FXTM. Specialising in financial market research with a focus on China and the Asian markets, his areas of expertise include forex, precious metals, commodities and global stocks. read more...

Lukman Otunuga

Lukman Otunuga
Research Analyst(2648 Topics)

Lukman Otunuga is a research analyst at FXTM. A keen follower of macroeconomic events, with a strong professional and academic background in finance, Lukman is well versed in the various factors affecting the currency markets. read more...

Alex Gurr

Alex Gurr
Guest Analyst(1133 Topics)

Alex Gurr has been studying the movements across the financial markets for a number of years and possesses over three years of work experience as an analyst in an international brokerage. Alex was raised in New Zealand and is also a former NZ CFA Research Champion for Massey University, where he also holds a BBS in economics and finance. read more...

Latest Market Research Articles

Lukman Otunuga

22 February @ 03:23

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

EM currencies steady as US-China trade talks resume
Most major emerging market currencies held steady against the Dollar as investors closely monitored high-level trade talks between the United States and China in Washington. While a major breakthrough deal seems unlikely, any short-term agreements to extend the March 1 deadline will be a welcome...
Lukman Otunuga

21 February @ 10:13

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Fed patience adds to the Dollar woes
Will the Federal Reserve raise interest rates at all in 2019? This was a question even Fed officials were unable to answer, as the minutes from the FOMC’s January policy meeting revealed. Investors were left with more unanswered questions after the Federal Reserve minutes signalled that...
Lukman Otunuga

20 February @ 16:04

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

SA budget speech highlights uncertain risks that surround emerging markets
Appetite for the Rand has taken another dive lower after the budget speech fuelled pessimistic concerns over the health of the South African economy. There is a handful of news that investors did not like from the speech today.  This includes the budget deficit forecasted to widen to 4.5%...
Lukman Otunuga

20 February @ 10:14

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Market mood dictated by US-China trade talks
Stocks across Asia were mostly higher this morning after strong US earnings and cautious optimism over US - China trade negotiations influenced risk sentiment. US President Donald Trump’s latest comment on how trade talks with China are “going very well” has clearly boosted confidence over...
Hussein Sayed

19 February @ 09:31

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)

Asian equities give up gains after reaching a four-month high
After a muted session in Europe and the U.S. markets closed for Presidents’ Day, investors seem to be moved by news flows coming from U.S.- China trade negotiations. Asian stocks were near a four-month high today driven by Chinese and Australian markets, but gains were later surrendered after China...
Lukman Otunuga

18 February @ 14:40

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

The week ahead: Trade talks, FOMC minutes and Brexit in focus
It has been a relatively quiet start to another busy trading week, with stocks in Asia concluding higher and European shares remaining steady amid gradual improved optimism over potential progress in US-China trade negotiations. Although Wall Street is closed today due to Washington’s birthday,...

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