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Below you can check out a few of this year's highlights…

The Guardian
23.01.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga blames uncertainty for the moves. Global stocks traded lower on Monday as the Trump fueled uncertainties, rising political risks, and overall market jitters dented investors risk appetite. Asian shares failed to maintain gains while the risk-off sentiment sent European markets into the red territory. Fears that the new US president could spark trade wars with China, or with countries close to home, have dominated today.

The original article can be viewed on The Guardian: Pound hits five-week high as Trump fears weaken dollar – business live

    Daily Mail
    23.01.2017 - ForexTime Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga said persistent Trump uncertainties has played a key part in the dollar's sharp rebound with further upside expected in the short term if the Dollar remains subdued. He said: 'Trump adopted a protectionist stance in his inauguration speech which sparked concerns of rising trade protectionism.  Sellers swiftly exploited the lack of clarity in the speech regarding the proposed fiscal stimulus measures to attack the Dollar Index lower'.  

    The original article can be viewed on Daily Mail: Pound jumps to a five-week high against dollar as Trump's inauguration speech sparks fears of free trade uncertainty

      CNBC
      23.01.2017 - Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, said in a Monday note Trump's inauguration speech on Friday pressured the greenback as it "sparked concerns of rising trade protectionism." "The growing threat of Donald Trump's proposed fiscal stimulus failing to keep up with market expectations may ensure Dollar weakness becomes a recurrent theme in the short term. While further Dollar selloffs may be expected as markets scale back on fiscal stimulus speculations, the prospects of higher US interest rates this year should limit losses in the medium to longer term,"

      The original article can be viewed on CNBC: Stocks mostly lower as Trump policy uncertainty looms; energy lags

        The Telegraph
        23.01.2017 - Jameel Ahmad, of FXTM, highlights the unwinding of US dollar positions is due to investors' impatience towards Trump. #gbpusd technicals show signs of a bullish recovery, but traders should be mindful towards sudden exhaustion.

        The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: FTSE 100 extends losses but pound hits five-week high as unease over Trump weakens dollar

          Marketwatch
          23.01.2017 - “U.S. dollar bulls were not really impressed of the new presidents’ inauguration speech, as it was focused more on protectionism and lacked concrete plans to drive growth,” said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, in a note.   “Repealing Obamacare, building a Mexican border wall, and withdrawing from the Trans Pacific Partnership was not the kind of news investors wanted to hear; they needed to know when pro-growth fiscal policies will come into play and more importantly whether Congress will approve them,” Sayed said.

          The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: European stocks pull lower after Trump’s speech

            Yahoo Finance
            18.01.2017 - "The rising anxiety and uncertainty ahead of Donald Trump's inauguration this coming Friday has exposed the greenback to heavy losses," said FXTM Research analyst Lukman Otunuga. "With optimism slowly fading over the series of interest rate hikes under Trump and the lack of clarity provided on the proposed fiscal stimulus measures weighing on sentiment, the dollar may find itself vulnerable to further losses," he added.

            The original article can be viewed on Yahoo Finance: Dollar recovers as pound falls back

              Marketwatch
              17.01.2017 - • “The speech meticulously outlined the 12 objectives to a Brexit, with Theresa acknowledging that a transitional deal would be probable in a bid to avoid a Brexit ‘cliff edge’ for business. Although Theresa also proposed to remove the U.K. from the EU’s customs union in the pursuit of a clean Brexit, this will be replaced with a new customs agreement with the EU. “A key talking point and comment that played a critical role in the sterling’s resurgence was how Theresa promised a parliamentary vote on Britain’s deal to leave the EU.”

              The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: ‘Textbook short squeeze’ for the pound — analysts assess May’s Brexit plans

                CNBC
                17.01.2017 - The pound had taken a beating heading into May's speech, having briefly broken below $1.20 on Sunday. Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, said in a note that a "decisive breakout and daily close above $1.2350 could encourage a further incline higher towards the next relevant resistance level at $1.2500."

                The original article can be viewed on CNBC: British pound on track for best day against dollar since 2008

                  CNBC
                  12.01.2017 - "With the engine behind the Dollar's aggressive appreciation partly attributed to optimism over Trump boosting US growth via fiscal spending, the uncertainty presented yesterday should expose prices to renewed downside risks," said Lukman Otunuga. "While the news conference covered topics about the Russian hacking reports, Trump's separation of his business empire and repeated criticism of the media, the lack of details of the President-Elects administration's plans for economic stimulus simply left Dollar bullish investors empty handed," he said.

                  The original article can be viewed on CNBC: US stocks open lower amid Trump policy disappointment; Fed speakers eyed

                    Marketwatch
                    12.01.2017 - The news conference “failed to provide the much-needed clarity on future fiscal policies,” said Lukman Otunuga, a research analyst for FXTM. “The lack of details of the president-elect’s administration’s plans for economic stimulus simply left dollar bullish investors empty-handed. It seems likely that dollar sensitivity intensifies this month as the renewed Trump uncertainty keeps investors on edge.”

                    The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Dollar falls in aftermath of Trump news conference light on economic detail

                      The Telegraph
                      12.01.2017 - However, Lukman Otunuga, of FXTM, cautioned: "Regardless of the short-term gains, sentiment remains bearish towards the Pound with the ongoing Brexit woes eventually sabotaging upside gains. "Sellers may be encouraged to exploit the technical bounce on the GBPUSD to drag prices back down lower towards 1.2000 in the medium to longer term." 

                      The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: FTSE 100 turns positive and pound regains momentum as markets digest retail bonanza

                        Reuters
                        11.01.2017 - "There is a risk of the hard Brexit fears becoming the dominant theme that ensures sterling remains depressed for prolonged periods," said FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga. "Although UK economic data continues to display resilience against the Brexit turmoil, the persistent Brexit-induced uncertainty has effectively dented investor attraction towards the pound."

                        The original article can be viewed on Reuters: Sterling stays weak ahead, May to speak in parliament

                          The Telegraph
                          10.01.2017 - However, Lukman Otunuga, of FXTM, cautioned: "Sterling remains imprisoned by the hard Brexit concerns while uncertainty motivates bears to attack ruthlessly at any given opportunity. While there continue to be talks of the EURUSD parity, the GBPUSD parity could also become a reality if the Brexit turmoil pressures the Bank of England to adopt a dovish approach. "The bearish combination of Sterling weakness amid the Brexit woes and Dollar strength from the prospects of higher US rates has made the GBPUSD fundamentally bearish." 

                          The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: FTSE 100 sets another record high and pound sinks as HSBC chairman says banks may trigger Brexit contigency plans by March

                            Marketwatch
                            10.01.2017 - The rising concerns that OPEC members and non-OPEC countries will fail “to fulfill their pledge to cut oil production have exposed WTI crude to steep losses,” said Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM. Prices tumbled below $52 Monday.

                            The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Oil prices log lowest finish in more than a month

                              Marketwatch
                              10.01.2017 - “Certainly, many investors got ahead of themselves betting on fiscal stimulus,” says FXTM strategist Hussein Sayed.

                              The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: As Trump trades go from terrific to torporific, here are 3 contrarian investments

                                Yahoo Finance
                                09.01.2017 - FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga added the pound faced a drastic decline this week, amid conflicting reports over the government's Brexit strategy. "With the battle of words between politicians on how the government had a 'muddled thinking' over Brexit adding to the uncertainty, sterling should be destined to sink lower this week," he said. "It should be kept in mind that uncertainty remains the name of the game when dealing with the pound and such should make the weakness a recurrent theme."

                                The original article can be viewed on Yahoo Finance: FX Focus: Pound plunges to two-month low against dollar over 'hard Brexit' fears

                                  Marketwatch
                                  04.01.2017 - Whether prices can continue those gains will depend on “multiple factors,” with the biggest one being compliance to production cuts, Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, said in a emailed note. “It’s in no one’s interest not to comply, but historic figures show that delivering on previous production cuts has been poor.” “With all these unknowns, we will likely see prices moving in tight ranges in the first quarter until we get a clearer picture,” said Sayed.

                                  The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Oil prices rise on signs OPEC members will stick to output pledges

                                    CNBC
                                    04.01.2017 - Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, said in a note that "dollar strength may become the new norm this quarter as the combination of repeatedly positive economic data and prospects of higher US rates attract investors to the currency." "With the Trump effect still fuelling the bull rally and optimism rising over fiscal stimulus boosting US economic growth, the Dollar may be destined to be a champion amongst other major currencies once again," he said.

                                    The original article can be viewed on CNBC: US stocks rise ahead of Fed minutes; dollar pulls back from 14-year high

                                      CNBC
                                      03.01.2017 - "With prices already rushing to 18 month highs during trading on Tuesday one can see how the expectations of a production cut continues to provide a lifeline to the commodity," Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, said in a note. "While the current gains in oil are undeniably impressive, gains are at risk of being limited if any complications or delays arise from the proposed cut deal."

                                      The original article can be viewed on CNBC: Dow up triple digits as stocks kick off 2017 with a rally; energy leads

                                        Marketwatch
                                        29.12.2016 - “Sentiment remains firmly bullish towards the dollar with the cocktail of positive U.S. domestic data, hawkish Fed comments and heightened expectations of an improvement in U.S. economic growth magnetizing investors to the currency,” Lukman Otunuga, a research analyst for FXTM wrote in a note to clients. “With speculations heightened over the Fed raising U.S. interest rates further in 2017, the dollar should remain king in the beginning of 2017.”

                                        The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Dollar pulls back after recent rally, but remains near multiyear highs