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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
Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM (492 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) (1308 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 (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
Research Analyst (2151 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 (1091 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

19 July @ 09:33

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

Earnings season push equities higher; Dollar remains the favorable currency
Asian equities followed Wall Street higher on Thursday, as investors cheered strong quarterly results from corporate America that have taken away the focus from trade jitters, for now at least. Out of the 55 companies that announced results, 87% managed to beat earning estimates while only 7%...
Alex Gurr

19 July @ 00:31

By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst

AUD in focus ahead of jobs data
The big mover ahead of us today is looking to be the Australian employment data which is due out shortly. Markets will be keenly focused on this as the labour market has been hit and miss for some time. More importantly the growth in the labour sector has primarily been led by part-time jobs...

18 July @ 13:27

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Pound crumbles as UK inflation fails to rise, Gold dims
Repeated signs of easing inflationary pressures in the United Kingdom could plant a seed of doubt among investors about whether the Bank of England will be raising interest rates in August. UK inflation has unexpectedly held steady at 2.4% for the third consecutive month in June, thanks to...
Alex Gurr

18 July @ 01:02

By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst

USD lifts on Powell comments
The USD has bounced higher today on the back of comments from Governor Powell whose view on monetary policy remains the same with lifting rates steadily overtime and keeping inflation ticking along as well. So for the US economy this has been a positive statement to say the least from the FED, but...

18 July @ 00:39

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Dollar gains after upbeat Powell testimony, Gold tumbles
Buying sentiment towards the Dollar received a boost after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell expressed optimism over the strength of the US economy during his Congressional testimony. Powell stated that the risk of the economy weakening was “roughly balanced” with the possibility of...

17 July @ 14:36

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Dollar softens ahead of Powell testimony, Pound wobbles
Global equity markets were mostly mixed while the Dollar dipped ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s first Congressional testimony later today. Powell’s testimony could offer investors a fresh opportunity to appraise the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy approach for the second half of 2018. The...

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