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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

Risk appetite flickers ahead of Jackson Hole

22.08 @ 15:55 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Investors in Asia and Europe swiftly discarded safe-haven assets on Tuesday, as risk appetite staged a modest recovery ahead of the upcoming Jackson Hole Symposium this week. Most Asian shares... Read more

Gold shines as investors rush to safety

21.08 @ 17:48 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
A sense of unease gripped the financial markets on Monday, with world stocks mostly lower as geopolitical uncertainty weighed on risk appetite.  Asian equity markets concluded depressed amid the... Read more

Will central banks ratchet up verbal intervention?

18.08 @ 13:47 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Central banks around the globe have been increasingly vocal this year, with their trend of repeated verbal interventions sending foreign exchange markets on a wild roller-coaster ride. The era of... Read more

UK retail sales data fails to pack the punch

17.08 @ 15:29 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
Sterling bulls were hesitant to make an appearance during Thursday’s trading session, despite U.K retail sales exceeding market estimates by rising 0.3% in July. July sales were largely... Read more

Solid U.S retail sales boost Dollar’s recovery

15.08 @ 17:26 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
The Greenback roared back to life on Tuesday, after U.S retail sales advanced in July by the most so far this year. Sales at U.S retailers smashed market expectations by jumping 0.6% last month;... Read more