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ForexTime (FXTM) is internationally renowned for its time centric client services, innovative trading solutions and deep level of industry expertise. The company's products and services are frequently featured in the most credible of forex media portals, with appearances in newspapers, magazines, television and live events. Furthermore, the ForexTime (FXTM) management team which consists of individuals who are widely known and respected within the financial world, are regularly invited to provide analysis, market opinions and personal outlooks on the forex market and its constant development.

Below you can check out a few of this year's highlights…

CNBC
25.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga said oil prices remained caught between optimism over the OPEC-led deal and U.S. shale limiting gains. "I believe that U.S. shale is a significant threat to the OPEC deal, especially when considering how the surging output from the U.S. has seized market share from other OPEC members ... While it may be too early to say that this is the end of OPEC, U.S. shale has considerably weakened the cartel's grip on the global markets," Otunuga said in a note.

The original article can be viewed on CNBC: Asia closes higher after Fed minutes; oil prices up ahead of OPEC meeting

    24.05.2017 - See Forbes Global 2000 List HereOPEC has made efforts to cap production but the world still remains awash in oil. "Markets remained saturated despite OPEC’s valiant efforts to cut production and support prices," says FXTM analyst Lukman Otunuga.

    The original article can be viewed on Forbes: The World's Largest Oil And Gas Companies 2017: Exxon Reigns Supreme, While Chevron Slips

      CNBC
      24.05.2017 - "There is a growing possibility of the European Central Bank (ECB) rattling the financial markets in the pending ECB meeting as the recent political relief invites ECB hawks. With economic data from Europe following a positive trajectory, the ECB could start considering a stimulus exit at the next meeting, which may strengthen the euro further," said Lukman Otunuga, an analyst at FXTM, in a note.

      The original article can be viewed on CNBC: Asian markets close mostly higher after Moody's downgrades China; FOMC minutes, OPEC meeting in focus

        Reuters
        23.05.2017 - Lukman Otunuga, a research analyst for FXTM, said the central bank made a "logical decision" to keep rates on hold while the nation sought economic stability. "The damage of depreciating oil prices still lingers on with social economic issues, soft domestic data and inflation exposing the nation to downside risks," he said.

        The original article can be viewed on Reuters: Nigerian economy shrinks again, cenbank keeps rates on hold

          The Telegraph
          22.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga said: "With UK politics and Theresa May back in focus this week, the upside is likely to remain limited with sterling in store for some fresh punishment.

          The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: Pound falls on Conservatives' poll slide; Greek debt relief decision will be taken in 2018, says Eurogroup head

            Marketwatch
            22.05.2017 - “Although markets widely expect a meeting between OPEC and non-OPEC members on May 25 to conclude with the current output deal extended by another nine months, it remains a question of how U.S. shale reacts,” said Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, in a note Monday. “While prices could edge higher following the extension of the production cut deal, the upside should face headwinds if U.S. shale continues to pump oil incessantly into the already oversaturated markets,” he said.

            The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Oil ends at one-month high as traders bet on extension of output deal into early 2018

              The Telegraph
              19.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga said: "The Greenback gasped for air on Thursday with prices temporarily reversing earlier losses after stronger-than-expected U.S economic data diverted some attention away from the Trump woes. Short-term bulls were inspired further by the hawkish comments from Loretta Mester, CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, which renewed expectations of a U.S interest rate increase in June.

              The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: FTSE 100 recovers, but US political tumult puts dollar on track for worst week in over a year

                18.05.2017 - TRADER TALK: "The brewing political instability in Washington has raised questions about Donald Trump's ability to deliver his pro-growth policies, with a growing sense of uncertainty hastening the flight to safety," said Lukman Otunuga, analyst at FXTM. "The Trump rally seems to be a theme of the past. Stock markets may be in store for further punishment moving forward."

                The original article can be viewed on Associated Press: World Stocks Slide as Trump's Mounting Woes Rattle Investors

                  18.05.2017 - "The Trump rally seems to be a theme of the past," said Lukman Otunuga , an analyst at FXTM, adding that stock markets could be in store for "further punishment moving forward as political turmoil in the US and ongoing geopolitical tensions are adding to the mounting uncertainty over Trump".

                  The original article can be viewed on The Independent: Turmoil around Trump continues to roil global financial markets

                    The Telegraph
                    18.05.2017 - Lukman Otunuga, FXTM Research Analyst With wage growth lagging behind inflation, Mr Otunuga thinks the sales data may come under scrutiny for any signs of falling wages impacting consumer confidence. He added: "If retail sales fail to meet expectations and follow the same pattern as they did in March, concerns are likely to heighten over the sustainability of the UK’s consumer-driven economic growth. 

                    The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: FTSE 100 extends losses as US political crisis deepens and pound climbs ahead of UK retail sales data

                      The Guardian
                      18.05.2017 - Ahead of the UK retail sales, the pound is have a mixed time. Against the dollar it is currently down 0.15% at $1.2950 but it has edged up 0.14% against the euro to €1.1635, reversing the previous day’s trend. FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga said: April’s UK retail sales report... will be vital in providing some insight over the behaviour of consumers amid Brexit developments. With wage growth lagging behind inflation, the sales data may come under scrutiny for any signs of falling wages impacting consumer confidence.

                      The original article can be viewed on The Guardian: Markets slide again on Trump fears, ahead of UK retail sales - business live

                        Marketwatch
                        18.05.2017 - “With optimism rapidly diminishing over Trump’s proposed fiscal spending and his administration coming under increasing pressure, the Trump rally seems to be a theme of the past,” said FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga, in a note. “Stock markets may be in store for further punishment moving forward, as political turmoil in the US and ongoing geopolitical tensions are adding to the mounting uncertainty over Trump,” he said.

                        The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: European stocks suffer for 2nd day on doubts about Trump agenda

                          Bloomberg
                          18.05.2017 - Brazilian assets are “going to be at heavy risk of further punishment as this news continues to develop, and it’s likely that investors will now develop a risk-off approach to the market,” said Jameel Ahmad, the vice-president for market research at foreign exchange brokerage FXTM.

                          The original article can be viewed on Bloomberg: In Selling Brazil, Investors Flee From Market They Once Embraced

                            CNN Money
                            17.05.2017 - "With a growing chorus of Democrats accusing Trump of obstructing justice and even calling for his impeachment, the Trump administration could come to an early season finale," wrote Lukman Otunuga, a research analyst with currency broker FXTM.

                            The original article can be viewed on CNN Money: Wall Street is troubled, but not full blown panicked yet over Trump

                              The Telegraph
                              17.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga says a feeling of "unease" is gripping financial markets today, as investors offload riskier assets after political turmoil enveloped Donald Trump’s administration. "Bearish contagion has already contaminated European equities. "With the latest bombshell developments in the Trump saga seen as an obstacle that may delay the proposed fiscal spending further, Wall Street should follow the bearish cues from Asian and European markets this afternoon."

                              The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: Dollar wallows at six-month lows as US political chaos wipes out 'Trump bump'; UK unemployment rate hits 42-year low

                                The Guardian
                                17.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga says “a feeling of unease” has gripped the markets today, pushing shares down in Asia and Europe. With the latest bombshell developments in the Trump saga seen as an obstacle that may delay the proposed fiscal spending further, Wall Street should follow the bearish cues from Asian and European markets this afternoon.

                                The original article can be viewed on The Guardian: UK real wages are shrinking again, as jobless rate hits 42-year low – business live

                                  Marketwatch
                                  16.05.2017 - “Uncertainty, and geological tensions should support the metal in the short term,” said Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, in a note Tuesday. 

                                  The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Gold posts fifth straight gain to hold ground at 2-week high

                                    Marketwatch
                                    09.05.2017 - Meanwhile, FXTM’s chief market strategist Hussein Sayed cautions that volatility doesn’t typically stay at low levels over “prolonged” periods, and the VIX is likely to revert to is 200-day moving average of around 15. Here’s his kicker: “Just don’t let the extremely quiet market conditions trap you into taking huge risks.” You = investors.

                                    The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: This extremely quiet market could be setting a trap for investors

                                      The Telegraph
                                      08.05.2017 - Jameel Ahmad, FXTM Vice President of Market Research, said:  "While the lifeline of the euro relief rally appears to be short-lived, I would go as far as to say that the Euro is heavily oversold at these levels and this is not linked to the headlines that Europe has defeated populism. Although political headlines are still overshadowing economic news when it comes to the global market theme of 2017, there is an improved economic sentiment around Europe that has been building recently as a result of significantly improved data.

                                      The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: Euro slips back below $1.10 and French shares briefly touch post-crisis highs as markets take Macron victory in their stride

                                        Marketwatch
                                        08.05.2017 - The euro “pulled away in a classic ‘buy the rumor, sell the fact’ style given that traders were already positioned for a Macron win,” said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, in a note Monday morning. Sayed said there are still challenges for Macron ahead of parliamentary elections in June that will help to determine the scope of his political authority. “The next challenge for Macron is going to be the parliamentary elections in June, and given that there’s a lack of significant support, it remains highly uncertain whether the President

                                        The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Euro slumps as French-election fueled bounce fades