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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 (457 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) (1267 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 (2084 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 (1056 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

19 June @ 15:27

By Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst

Investors on high alert as trade tensions intensify
Donald Trump’s latest threat to impose fresh tariffs on China has roiled financial markets and left investors on high alert. In a shocking development, Trump yesterday warned of his intention to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. This undesirable move is likely...

19 June @ 11:16

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

Oil looking oversold heading into OPEC
There is a feeling of change within the strategy of how OPEC operates. This uncertainty has played a leading role behind the price of Oil coming under relentless pressure over the past couple of weeks, in anticipation of the cartel’s meeting in Vienna this week.   Concerns that OPEC and its...
Alex Gurr

19 June @ 01:44

By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst

AUD and NZD in focus ahead of RBA minutes
The Australian economy has come back into focus ahead of today's Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) monetary policy minutes. Markets for some time now have been focused on the US markets and the USD in particular, with the impending trade war with China and the US recovery being the core focus, and...

18 June @ 11:33

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

Latest trade war concerns leave EM currencies on the back foot
It is expected that the latest instalment of concerns over the United States and China entering a potential trade war will encourage global stock markets to come under pressure this week. Some indications of risk aversion are already being seen in the markets, with the Japanese Yen gaining as a...

15 June @ 15:58

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

Dollar hits new 2018 on interest rate differentials
The Dollar surge has resumed across the FX markets, after investors received yet another reminder of how far ahead of the curve the Federal Reserve is on monetary policy following the ECB interest rate decision yesterday. It is hardly surprising that the ECB stated it will not be able to raise EU...
Alex Gurr

15 June @ 02:35

By Alex Gurr, Guest Analyst

USD surges on retail data, Yen also in focus
The USD has surged against all the major currencies today on the back of robust economic data following yesterdays interest rate rise. US retail sales m/m came in strong at 0.8% (0.4% exp), showcasing that US consumers are enjoying the economic boom as of late. Adding further good news, was initial...

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