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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

Jameel Ahmad
Global Head of Currency Strategy and Market Research at FXTM (581 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)(1562 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

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...
Jameel Ahmad

12 November @ 10:25

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

Saudi comments at OPEC meeting support Oil price
The initial headlines coming out of the OPEC meeting in Abu Dhabi that Saudi Arabia has committed itself to lower production output should be enough to prevent the value of Oil falling any further, at least for now. This meeting is still ongoing and not scheduled to conclude until later on Monday,...
Jameel Ahmad

9 November @ 10:40

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

Fed commitment to higher rates supports Greenback; Be careful of GBP profit-taking
Reinforced expectations over higher interest rates in the United States after the Federal Reserve provided a consistent narrative that policymakers remain committed to “further gradual” rate hikes in the latest monetary policy statement has provided the needed catalyst to support the Dollar. The...
Hussein Sayed

8 November @ 09:11

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

Risk assets boosted by divided Congress; dollar awaits Fed meeting
Asian stocks followed Wall Street higher after U.S. mid-term elections produced a divided Congress on Wednesday. All major U.S. indices climbed more than 2% yesterday, with the Healthcare and Technology sectors leading the rally. Although a divided Congress will make it tougher for President Trump...
Jameel Ahmad

7 November @ 16:55

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

Rand rallies on improved risk appetite; USD softens further after mid-terms
Financial markets are continuing their forward drive on the realization that investors were rightly positioned for the outcome of the mid-term elections in the United States. A number of stock markets are trending higher on improved risk appetite, while the South African Rand has been a noticeable...
Jameel Ahmad

7 November @ 09:56

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

Do the mid-term results change enough to encourage a sell-off in USD?
The reality of the outcome from the mid-term election results that Democrats will take control of the House while Republicans hold the Senate has not created too much volatility for financial markets. Investors were reasonably well positioned for this outcome before the event, therefore it hasn’...

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