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Risk warning: CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 70% 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.

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 (200 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)(412 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(0 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(1010 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(437 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...

Han Tan

Han Tan
Market Analyst(51 Topics)

Tan Chung Han (Han Tan) joined FXTM in January 2019 as a Market Analyst. A highly experienced financial journalist and news presenter with an in-depth understanding of the Southeast Asia and Asia-Pacific regions, Han will be providing valuable insights into local and international market news, as well as macroeconomic trends. Han will also act as the face of the company for these regions by providing market commentary, thereby solidifying FXTM’s reputation as a leading authority on world currency trends. read more...

Latest Market Research Articles

Oil surrenders another 5% but with Pompeo visiting Abu Dhabi and Jeddah, investors must remain diligent
Jameel Ahmad

18 September @ 10:09

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

Oil surrenders another 5% but with Pompeo visiting Abu Dhabi and Jeddah, investors must remain diligent
What goes up must come down. That famous saying is especially playing true when discussing the valuation of oil this week, with the commodity having declined a whopping 13% since the astonishing 20% climb in prices that made headlines around the world when financial markets resumed trading for the... Read full post
Oil weakens as rapid Saudi output recovery seen
Lukman Otunuga

18 September @ 01:28

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Oil weakens as rapid Saudi output recovery seen
Relief is set to sweep across financial markets after Saudi energy minister pulled down the threat of an escalation in geopolitical tensions in the region, and by stating the Oil production output will be fully back online by the end of September.   In the past two days, the kingdom has... Read full post
Who are the biggest winners and losers from surging oil prices?
Lukman Otunuga

17 September @ 10:40

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Who are the biggest winners and losers from surging oil prices?
Oil prices explode higher on Saudi supply disruption Biggest winners and losers from negative supply shocks Dollar enjoys risk-off flows The explosive appreciation in oil prices could not have come at a more testing period for the global economy currently embroiled in trade wars,... Read full post
Dollar roars on geopolitical tensions; Oil turbocharged
Lukman Otunuga

16 September @ 19:25

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Dollar roars on geopolitical tensions; Oil turbocharged
Investors across the globe are entering the trading week on a mission to avoid riskier assets following drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil fields over the weekend. This bombshell development could not have come at a more painful time for the global economy currently engaged in a gruelling... Read full post
Is oil heading back towards $100 a barrel?
Hussein Sayed

16 September @ 10:23

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

Is oil heading back towards $100 a barrel?
Oil prices surge 20% on Monday open Drone attack wipes off 5.7 million barrels of Saudi oil production US administration blames Iran for the attack   This week was supposed to be centered on monetary policy decisions from the US, UK, Japan and Switzerland central banks, Brexit... Read full post
Time to expect a jump to $60 in WTI Oil?
Jameel Ahmad

15 September @ 14:23

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

Time to expect a jump to $60 in WTI Oil?
The breaking development that transpired throughout the weekend, where attacks on Aramco Oil plants in Saudi Arabia could take away up to 5.7 million barrels per day from the Kingdom’s production has led to a flurry of views that the Oil price could spike as high as $100 over the coming weeks.... Read full post

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