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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
VP of Corporate Development & Chief Market Analyst (362 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) (834 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 (325 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 (1567 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 (803 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 October @ 15:03 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Dollar elevated by Trump tax hopes while Gold dips
Global equity bulls were missing in action on Thursday, after weaker corporate earnings, soft economic data from China and heightened political drama in Spain encouraged investors to head to the sidelines. Interestingly, Asian shares concluded higher on Friday amid confidence over the global...
Alex Gurr
19 October @ 17:13 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
NZD plummets on new government
The New Zealand dollar has been under the pump today as traders have been quick to sell of positions and short the NZDUSD after the recent government change. With a new left leaning government, teaming up with some of the minor parties, markets are fearful of a number of changes they are keen...
19 October @ 15:32 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
U.K. retail sales disappoint, Catalonia in focus
Sterling found itself under immediate selling pressure on Thursday morning, after British retail sales tumbled in September. U.K retail sales slumped -0.8% in September, dragging the annualized figure lower to 1.2%, as rising inflation and subdued wage growth sapped consumers’ spending...
Hussein Sayed
19 October @ 10:47 By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)
Asian equities flat as China’s GDP met expectations
Equities across the Asian markets were trading in a tight narrow range on Thursday, ignoring solid Chinese data and the new records on Wall Street, where the Dow Jones Industrial Average breached 23,000. FX markets are also struggling for direction, as traders look for signals from EU politics and...
Alex Gurr
19 October @ 00:12 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
Oil primed to jump
Oil markets have been volatile in 2017 and not the one way traffic we saw in 2016. The market has been responding to a variety of factors, the main one being the glut in oil caused by US fracking and thus far it has responded accordingly, with OPEC pushing down production to balance out prices in...
18 October @ 17:09 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Euro treads water as Catalonia Independence deadline looms
The Euro was unsettled during Wednesday’s trading session, as anxiety mounted ahead of Madrid’s looming deadline on Catalonia’s independence. With the region refusing to yield to the Spanish government’s demand to back down, things could get really messy on Thursday. A...

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