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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 (197 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)(403 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(0 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(991 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(437 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...

Han Tan

Han Tan
Market Analyst(38 Topics)

Tan Chung Han (Han Tan) joined FXTM in January 2019 as a Market Analyst. A highly experienced financial journalist and news presenter with an in-depth understanding of the Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific regions, Han will be providing valuable insights into local and international market news, as well as macroeconomic trends. Han will also act as the face of the company for these regions by providing market commentary, thereby solidifying FXTM’s reputation as a leading authority on world currency trends. read more...

Latest Market Research Articles

Markets search for stability as we head into the weekend
Lukman Otunuga

16 August @ 11:34

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Markets search for stability as we head into the weekend
It has been a rollercoaster trading week defined by heightened trade uncertainty, yield curve inversions and global recession fears. The “risk off, risk on” pendulum swung back and forth as investors grappled with conflicting signals on the US-China trade front, disappointing economic data from...
Should you care about the yield curve inversion?
Hussein Sayed

15 August @ 10:27

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

Should you care about the yield curve inversion?
US stock markets experienced one of their worst days so far this year on Wednesday. The S&P 500 declined 2.93% after disappointing data from China and Germany increased the odds of a global slowdown. However, it was the warning signals from the bond markets that led to the steep selloff. If...
More reason for the ECB to cut interest rates?
Jameel Ahmad

14 August @ 18:30

By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM

More reason for the ECB to cut interest rates?
If there was any remaining doubt, the EU economic data released Wednesday has provided even further support to the view that the ECB will need to cut interest rates to a new record-low as early as September. Global economic health fears are once again making the rounds, following confirmation...
Market mood brightened by China tariff delay
Lukman Otunuga

14 August @ 01:55

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Market mood brightened by China tariff delay
The gloomy mood across financial markets instantly brightened after the US Trade administration (USTR) announced that it will remove some items from its target list and delay 10% tariffs on certain Chinese goods until December. This unexpected development has the potential to stimulate risk...
Yen crumbles across the board as US delays China tariffs  
Lukman Otunuga

13 August @ 18:12

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Yen crumbles across the board as US delays China tariffs  
There was a collective sigh of relief across financial markets on Tuesday after the Trump administration announced it will delay 10% tariffs on certain Chinese goods until December. This favourable development is seen easing trade tensions while offering some light at the end of the US-China...
Financial markets gripped firmly by geopolitical risks
Lukman Otunuga

13 August @ 11:39

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Financial markets gripped firmly by geopolitical risks
A burst of geopolitical risks across the globe is severely burning stock markets and fuelling risk aversion this morning. Heightened concerns over protests in Hong Kong, simmering US-China trade tensions, persistent global growth fears and a crash in the Argentine Peso are clearly leaving...

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