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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 (368 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) (917 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 (346 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 (1684 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 (870 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

14 December @ 15:45 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
BoE keeps rates unchanged, Draghi in focus
Sterling offered a fairly muted response during Thursday’s trading session after  Bank of England policy makers unanimously voted to leave interest rates unchanged at 0.5% in December. Although inflation in the United Kingdom has jumped to its highest level in almost six years, it...
Hussein Sayed
14 December @ 09:20 By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)
Less hawkish Fed drags the dollar; ECB & BoE next
Fed’s decision key takeaways   The Federal Reserve raised its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points on Wednesday to a target range of 1.25%-1.5%. The central bank also expects higher economic growth from 2018 to 2020 compared to September’s projections. They now expect...
Alex Gurr
14 December @ 02:57 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
AUD surges on employment data
The Australian market has got a huge lift this morning as the unemployment rate massively beat expectations to come in at +61K (+19k exp). Adding further positives to it all was the jump in full time jobs to +42K and of course the participation rate lifting to a strong 65.5% (65.1% exp). After all...
13 December @ 10:41 By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst
UK jobs report in focus, Gold slips
The British Pound’s appreciation against the Dollar was short lived during Tuesday’s trading session as investors evaluated the likely impact of UK inflation climbing to its highest level in almost six years. Consumer price inflation rose 3.1% in November, up from 3.0% in October, on...
Alex Gurr
12 December @ 22:50 By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst
UK inflation puts pressure on the pound
For the Bank of England's Mark Carney today was not his day as inflation once again lifted to 0.3% m/m and 3.1% y/y (3.0% exp), which in turn meant that being above the 2% inflation target he was obliged to write a letter to the Chancellor of the Exchequer to explain why it's so high. In...
Hussein Sayed
12 December @ 09:43 By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)
Brent lifts energy stocks; Sterling steady ahead of UK inflation data
Asian equities lost momentum Tuesday despite U.S. stocks ending Monday at record highs. Traders shrugged off a Manhattan Subway explosion, in what was called a terrorist attack, but trading volumes were low ahead of the final round of central bank meetings for 2017. Energy stocks are outperforming...

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