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Risk warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 81% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

FXTM 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 (229 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.

All market analyses from FXTM are available in English, however some material is also available in Russian, Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and Korean.

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Hussein Sayed

Hussein Sayed
Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)(469 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.

All market analyses from FXTM are available in English, however some material is also available in Russian, Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and Korean.

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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.

All market analyses from FXTM are available in English, however some material is also available in Russian, Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and Korean.

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Lukman Otunuga

Lukman Otunuga
Research Analyst(1120 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.

All market analyses from FXTM are available in English, however some material is also available in Russian, Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and Korean.

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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.

All market analyses from FXTM are available in English, however some material is also available in Russian, Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and Korean.

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Han Tan

Han Tan
Market Analyst(159 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.

All market analyses from FXTM are available in English, however some material is also available in Russian, Arabic, Indonesian, Thai, Chinese and Korean.

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Latest Market Research Articles

Markets hammered by geopolitical tensions
Lukman Otunuga

22 May @ 15:44

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Markets hammered by geopolitical tensions
A darker mood engulfed financial markets on Friday as investors braced for more geopolitical tensions and drama between the United States and China In a move that rattled global sentiment, China announced plans to impose a national security law on Hong Kong which earned a sharp rebuke from... Read full post
Geopolitics gatecrashes risk-on party
Han Tan

22 May @ 09:45

By Han Tan, Market Analyst

Geopolitics gatecrashes risk-on party
The heightened uncertainties in the markets are causing further ventures into riskier waters to pause for breath, after what has been a bumpy ride for risk assets this week. Asian currencies are now weaker against the US Dollar as regional stocks are adding to Thursday’s losses, with Hong Kong’s... Read full post
EUR crosses edging higher while ZAR also stronger
Jameel Ahmad

21 May @ 17:51

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

EUR crosses edging higher while ZAR also stronger
As the old saying goes, if something sounds too good to be true it usually is. This has unfortunately been the case so far this week for investors when it comes to hope over progress on a coronavirus vaccine. Sadly we do need to brace ourselves for the potential long-haul journey that all will... Read full post
What is driving risk assets higher?
Han Tan

21 May @ 10:07

By Han Tan, Market Analyst

What is driving risk assets higher?
Equities are moving higher in early Asian trade after a robust performance from Wall Street on Wednesday. US equities not only ended the session higher, but the S&P 500 is making an attempt to break out of the consolidation zone it has been stuck in for more than five weeks. Other risk assets... Read full post
Dollar softens ahead of Fed minutes while Oil climbs
Lukman Otunuga

20 May @ 19:01

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Dollar softens ahead of Fed minutes while Oil climbs
In the rapidly moving world of unprecedented central bank action and explosive market volatility, the Federal Reserve policy meeting last month feels like years ago. So much has happened across the globe since the start of Q2 as the novel coronavirus outbreak rattled financial markets,... Read full post
Market caution returns on vaccine doubts
Lukman Otunuga

20 May @ 10:34

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Market caution returns on vaccine doubts
An air of caution lingered across financial markets on Wednesday morning as optimism over a potential coronavirus vaccine faded into the distance. Healthcare news website Stat published a report on Moderna Inc, indicating that the American biotech company provided insufficient data. Such a... Read full post

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