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ForexTime Market Analysis Team

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Research Team

Jameel Ahmad

Jameel Ahmad
Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM (530 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) (1451 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 (2311 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

20 September @ 20:43

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Dollar dips on NAFTA uncertainty, bears eye 93.50
It was already shaping up to be a negative trading week for the Dollar as easing trade concerns dented the currency’s safe-haven appeal. Buying sentiment towards the Greenback deteriorated further on Thursday following reports that the US and Canada are unlikely to reach a breakthrough on NAFTA...
Lukman Otunuga

20 September @ 14:21

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Pound boosted by retail sales, EU summit in focus
The Pound was thrown back into the limelight today after UK retail sales unexpectedly rose in August. UK retail sales dished out an upside surprise by rising 0.3% last month as shoppers shrugged off Brexit concerns over the summer period. While this encouraging report adds to a number of solid...
Hussein Sayed

20 September @ 09:49

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

Investors ignored the latest round of tariffs; For how long?
Equity markets do not seem to be concerned over the latest phase of the U.S.-China trade war. Investors have been pricing negative news for months which has led several emerging markets into bear territory.  The 10% tariffs imposed by the U.S. on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods seemed to...
Lukman Otunuga

19 September @ 10:22

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Yuan to benefit from Premier Xi comments, UK CPI in focus
Global markets are attempting to power higher today as investors mostly brush away the latest escalation in tit-for-tat tariffs between the world’s two largest economies. The Yuan is also benefiting after Premier Xi Jinping confirmed that Chinese authorities will not purposely devalue the Yuan in...
Lukman Otunuga

18 September @ 14:41

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Trump beats the drums of impending China trade war louder than before
The drums of a global trade war are beating louder than ever after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed a 10% tariff on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. This move has certainly elevated U.S.-China trade tensions to dangerous heights, especially when considering how the U.S. has...
Hussein Sayed

18 September @ 09:42

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

Investors await China’s response
U.S. President Trump moved forward with imposing 10% tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports effective next week. Trump’s move has obviously taken the trade war with China to a new level, and the confrontation may last longer than what was previously thought. There’s no doubt that China’s...

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