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Risk warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 64% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Global FXTM Market Analysis Team

FXTM is known for being an expert source of financial commentary and our market research team regularly publishes market commentaries, updating traders on the latest market opportunities that could potentially enhance their trading strategies.

Research Team

Jameel Ahmad

Jameel Ahmad
Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM (591 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)(1577 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

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

Lukman Otunuga
Research Analyst(2413 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(1133 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

Hussein Sayed

16 November @ 10:50

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)

Wall Street ends five-day losing streak; Sterling plummets
U.S. stocks finally managed to end a five-day losing streak yesterday supported by the Tech, Financial and Energy sectors, thanks to unofficial reports stating that further U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports would be put on hold. Although U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer denied the report...
Hussein Sayed

15 November @ 09:02

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)

Sterling shows signs of life; Bitcoin crashes!
Sterling came back to life on Wednesday after Theresa May won cabinet support for her Brexit deal. GBPUSD rallied more 170 pips on the news, but gave up some of the initial gains to settle around 1.30 towards the end of the trading session. Getting the draft approved by the cabinet is the first...
Jameel Ahmad

14 November @ 23:12

By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM

May’s Brexit deal does not mean its time to long the Pound
The past trading day offered one of those rare occasions in financial markets of late where neither trade tensions, emerging market weakness, President Trump, Italy nor prolonged strength in the Dollar was the main subject driving market sentiment. Instead, a familiar theme burst back onto the...
Jameel Ahmad

14 November @ 16:07

By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM

Unsure if the sell-off in Oil is over
The dramatic selling across the Oil markets in recent days has come to a brief pause at time of writing on Wednesday, but many remain stunned by the acceleration in aggressive momentum that has transpired over the past couple of sessions. We have not seen such a disastrous day for the Oil...
Hussein Sayed

13 November @ 08:55

By Hussein Sayed, Chief Market Strategist (Gulf & MENA)

Have iPhone sales become the modern indicator for global economic growth?
The recovery in U.S. stocks from October’s slump evaporated on Monday with the Dow Jones Industrial Average falling more than 600 points, while the Nasdaq Composite and S&P 500 declined 2.78% and 1.97% respectively. Apple led the sharp selloff after Lumentum Holdings, a key supplier to Apple’s...
Jameel Ahmad

12 November @ 16:11

By Jameel Ahmad, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM

Dollar drive to encourage renewed round of pressure for emerging markets
The Dollar strength story has returned to the scene with a vengeance, and it represents a risk of crumbling its counterparts across the globe.  The Dollar Index has advanced to its highest level since June 2017 as trading commences for the new week, which represents a 17-month high for the...

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