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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 (193 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)(390 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(955 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(17 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

Euro drops as Draghi swerves markets by joining parade for policy weapons
Han Tan

18 June @ 17:43

By Han Tan, Market Analyst

Euro drops as Draghi swerves markets by joining parade for policy weapons
The Euro has erased earlier gains to shed 0.5 percent against the US Dollar, as European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi cited the possibility of more economic stimulus for the Eurozone, which may include lowering interest rates further into negative territory. Draghi’s comments...
Markets turn defensive ahead of central bank decisions
Lukman Otunuga

18 June @ 10:32

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Markets turn defensive ahead of central bank decisions
The mood across financial markets is set to remain cautious as investors find comfort on the sidelines ahead of several major central bank decisions over the coming days. When factoring in how the US Federal Reserve, the Bank of England and the Bank of Japan will all be under the spotlight this...
Bitcoin bulls on fire as prices leap to fresh yearly high
Lukman Otunuga

17 June @ 19:47

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Bitcoin bulls on fire as prices leap to fresh yearly high
Bitcoin was the talk across financial markets on Monday after shooting past the $9200 mark for the first time since May 2018. Investors wasted to no time rushing back to the crypto asset on rumours revolving around Facebook launching its own cryptocurrency. Market optimism about Bitcoin and...
Fed messaging the key focus for week ahead
Han Tan

17 June @ 05:09

By Han Tan, Market Analyst

Fed messaging the key focus for week ahead
Asian currencies began the new week on a mixed note against the US Dollar index, with the DXY holding on to gains around the 97.5 mark following better-than-expected US retail sales and manufacturing output data. The mixed economic indicators out of the world’s largest economy is threatening to...
Markets hit by caution ahead of US retail sales data
Lukman Otunuga

14 June @ 12:09

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Markets hit by caution ahead of US retail sales data
The mood across financial markets was cautious this morning as rising geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and persistent uncertainty over US-China trade developments capped risk appetite. Asian stocks were subdued on Friday after China’s industrial output dropped to its lowest levels for...
Oil rebounds on geopolitical tensions; Gold steady
Lukman Otunuga

13 June @ 18:00

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Oil rebounds on geopolitical tensions; Gold steady
It has been a rollercoaster trading week for oil markets as investors tussled with conflicting fundamental themes pulling and tugging at the commodity. Oil prices initially collapsed roughly 4% mid-week thanks to an unexpected rise in US crude stockpiles and gloomy outlook for global oil demand...

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