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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
Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM (406 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) (1167 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
Market Analyst (357 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
Research Analyst (1943 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 (1006 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...

Latest Market Research Articles

20 April @ 16:07 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Carney strikes down hawks, Lira trades sideways
Buying sentiment towards the British Pound deteriorated sharply yesterday, after dovish comments from Bank of England’s Governor Mark Carney heavily diluted expectations of an interest rate hike in May. Carney’s cautious tone and his acknowledgement of recent “mixed” economic data, planted a...
Alex Gurr
19 April @ 21:12 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
Bears swipe on AUDUSD
The Australian dollar continues to struggle on the global stage as markets have punished it for a weaker than expected employment report. With only 4.9k jobs created in the previous month, compared to the forecasted 20k. This is a drop when you compare it to February which saw 17.5K jobs created...
19 April @ 14:35 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Pound shaky following disappointing retail sales
The British Pound weakened on Thursday after British retail sales tumbled in March. U.K retail sales slumped 1.2% in March, dragging the annualized figure to just 1.1% as unseasonably cold and snowy weather kept shoppers indoors. The combination of cooling inflation and disappointing retail...
Hussein Sayed
19 April @ 09:44 By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)
Investors switch focus from trade to fundamentals
Equities in Asia received a boost as a result of higher commodity prices and strong U.S. earnings announcements. Energy and mining stocks are leading the gains this morning, as Brent and WTI traded at their highest levels since late 2014. Oil found support after data from the Energy Information...
Alex Gurr
18 April @ 22:53 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
Bank of Canada stuns hawks
The Bank of Canada surprised investors today when it reigned back in the tone from its monthly meeting. Many had been expecting a more upbeat hawkish tone building into 2018, what they got instead was quite the opposite and weakened the Canadian dollar in turn. Despite the positive...
18 April @ 14:11 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Sterling sinks as inflation eases, Gold range-bound
Sterling’s abrupt and aggressive depreciation following disappointing UK inflation data continues to highlight how sensitive the currency is to monetary policy speculation. UK headline inflation unexpectedly dropped to 2.5% in March which immediately raised doubts over the Bank of England...

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