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FXTM Market Analysts

Lukman Otunuga

Research Analyst

E-mail: info@forextime.com

Personal info

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.

Prior to joining FXTM, Lukman spent two years as a research analyst with international currency broker FXCM, where he focused on technical and fundamental analysis of the global currency, commodity and stock markets. Lukman was also responsible for leading educational seminars for international and local high net worth individuals, and has published a series of educational articles on forex trading with City A.M.  

Lukman holds a BSc (hons) degree in Economics from the University of Essex, UK and an MSc in Finance from London School of Business and Finance, where he studied corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and the role of international financial institutions.  

The latest articles

U.K. retail sales disappoint, Catalonia in focus

19.10 @ 15:32 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
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... Read more

Euro treads water as Catalonia Independence deadline looms

18.10 @ 17:09 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
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... Read more

Sterling lower ahead of UK jobs data

18.10 @ 10:05 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Investors who were itching for another opportunity to offload Sterling were given a thumbs up on Tuesday, after BoE officials sounded more cautious than anticipated during their testimony to... Read more

Sterling dips after UK inflation report, WTI in focus

17.10 @ 15:08 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Sterling bears made a late appearance on Tuesday, after official figures showed that inflation in Britain climbed to its highest level for more than five years in September. Consumer price... Read more

Euro pressured by political jitters

16.10 @ 16:08 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
The Euro found itself vulnerable to losses on Monday morning, thanks to heightened political drama in Spain. Jitters over the Catalan developments were felt across the board, after Prime Minister... Read more