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FXTM Market Analysts

Jameel Ahmad

Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM

E-mail: info@forextime.com

Personal info

Jameel Ahmad is the Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM. Since joining the company in May 2014 as Chief Market Analyst, he has played a key role in building the international profile of FXTM across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia through media tours, broadcast interviews and seminars.

Specialising in financial market developments, with a particular emphasis on global currencies, commodities and emerging markets, Jameel is relied on for his insight into the financial markets and is frequently featured in leading media outlets, including the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Sky News, and New York Times. He is also a highly sought broadcast commentator, and can be seen regularly on Al-Jazeera, Bloomberg, CCTV, CNBC and Reuters.

Jameel holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies with Accountancy & Finance from the University of the West of England. He received the prestigious Iacocca scholarship to represent the United Kingdom at a leadership and cultural training program in the United States, before later being selected to act as a delegate for the United Kingdom for the Education Without Borders conference in the United Arab Emirates. More recently, he completed an executive education course in Unconventional Monetary Policy at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.

Jameel is available for live TV interviews and market commentary via FXTM’s in-house HD Globelynx studio. To make a booking, please contact the broadcast press team at pressoffice@forextime.com.

The latest articles

Selling pressure in emerging market currencies accelerates following latest Lira decline

15.05 @ 15:49 By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM
Emerging market currencies across the globe are coming under renewed selling pressure during trading this week. The exact catalyst behind why the emerging market currencies continue to be plagued... Read more

Emerging markets face punishment from stronger Dollar

08.05 @ 08:41 By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM
The unprecedented turnaround of fortunes for the US Dollar is continuing to leave a lasting impression on the FX markets, following the Dollar Index’s rise to above 92.80 on Monday, a new milestone... Read more

May 12th Iran deadline carries risks beyond price of Oil

07.05 @ 13:56 By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM
Persistent fears that President Trump will pull out of the Iran nuclear deal later this week have played a pivotal role behind the price of US Oil rising above $70 for the first time since November... Read more

Turkey rate increase unlikely to benefit Lira, Rand higher after FOMC statement

03.05 @ 11:46 By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM
The South African Rand is showing some indications of recovery against the US Dollar in the aftermath of the latest FOMC statement. The Rand is up by 0.5% at time of writing with the Greenback also... Read more

Iranian Rial hits new record low

09.04 @ 17:14 By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM
It has been a negative start to the second quarter of 2018 for the Iranian Rial. While international market headlines are dominated by trade tensions between the U.S. and China, not to mention the... Read more