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Below you can check out a few of this year's highlights…

18.05.2017 - TRADER TALK: "The brewing political instability in Washington has raised questions about Donald Trump's ability to deliver his pro-growth policies, with a growing sense of uncertainty hastening the flight to safety," said Lukman Otunuga, analyst at FXTM. "The Trump rally seems to be a theme of the past. Stock markets may be in store for further punishment moving forward."

The original article can be viewed on Associated Press: World Stocks Slide as Trump's Mounting Woes Rattle Investors

    18.05.2017 - "The Trump rally seems to be a theme of the past," said Lukman Otunuga , an analyst at FXTM, adding that stock markets could be in store for "further punishment moving forward as political turmoil in the US and ongoing geopolitical tensions are adding to the mounting uncertainty over Trump".

    The original article can be viewed on The Independent: Turmoil around Trump continues to roil global financial markets

      The Telegraph
      18.05.2017 - Lukman Otunuga, FXTM Research Analyst With wage growth lagging behind inflation, Mr Otunuga thinks the sales data may come under scrutiny for any signs of falling wages impacting consumer confidence. He added: "If retail sales fail to meet expectations and follow the same pattern as they did in March, concerns are likely to heighten over the sustainability of the UK’s consumer-driven economic growth. 

      The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: FTSE 100 extends losses as US political crisis deepens and pound climbs ahead of UK retail sales data

        The Guardian
        18.05.2017 - Ahead of the UK retail sales, the pound is have a mixed time. Against the dollar it is currently down 0.15% at $1.2950 but it has edged up 0.14% against the euro to €1.1635, reversing the previous day’s trend. FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga said: April’s UK retail sales report... will be vital in providing some insight over the behaviour of consumers amid Brexit developments. With wage growth lagging behind inflation, the sales data may come under scrutiny for any signs of falling wages impacting consumer confidence.

        The original article can be viewed on The Guardian: Markets slide again on Trump fears, ahead of UK retail sales - business live

          Marketwatch
          18.05.2017 - “With optimism rapidly diminishing over Trump’s proposed fiscal spending and his administration coming under increasing pressure, the Trump rally seems to be a theme of the past,” said FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga, in a note. “Stock markets may be in store for further punishment moving forward, as political turmoil in the US and ongoing geopolitical tensions are adding to the mounting uncertainty over Trump,” he said.

          The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: European stocks suffer for 2nd day on doubts about Trump agenda

            CNN Money
            17.05.2017 - "With a growing chorus of Democrats accusing Trump of obstructing justice and even calling for his impeachment, the Trump administration could come to an early season finale," wrote Lukman Otunuga, a research analyst with currency broker FXTM.

            The original article can be viewed on CNN Money: Wall Street is troubled, but not full blown panicked yet over Trump

              The Telegraph
              17.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga says a feeling of "unease" is gripping financial markets today, as investors offload riskier assets after political turmoil enveloped Donald Trump’s administration. "Bearish contagion has already contaminated European equities. "With the latest bombshell developments in the Trump saga seen as an obstacle that may delay the proposed fiscal spending further, Wall Street should follow the bearish cues from Asian and European markets this afternoon."

              The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: Dollar wallows at six-month lows as US political chaos wipes out 'Trump bump'; UK unemployment rate hits 42-year low

                The Guardian
                17.05.2017 - FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga says “a feeling of unease” has gripped the markets today, pushing shares down in Asia and Europe. With the latest bombshell developments in the Trump saga seen as an obstacle that may delay the proposed fiscal spending further, Wall Street should follow the bearish cues from Asian and European markets this afternoon.

                The original article can be viewed on The Guardian: UK real wages are shrinking again, as jobless rate hits 42-year low – business live

                  Marketwatch
                  16.05.2017 - “Uncertainty, and geological tensions should support the metal in the short term,” said Lukman Otunuga, research analyst at FXTM, in a note Tuesday. 

                  The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Gold posts fifth straight gain to hold ground at 2-week high

                    Marketwatch
                    09.05.2017 - Meanwhile, FXTM’s chief market strategist Hussein Sayed cautions that volatility doesn’t typically stay at low levels over “prolonged” periods, and the VIX is likely to revert to is 200-day moving average of around 15. Here’s his kicker: “Just don’t let the extremely quiet market conditions trap you into taking huge risks.” You = investors.

                    The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: This extremely quiet market could be setting a trap for investors

                      The Telegraph
                      08.05.2017 - Jameel Ahmad, FXTM Vice President of Market Research, said:  "While the lifeline of the euro relief rally appears to be short-lived, I would go as far as to say that the Euro is heavily oversold at these levels and this is not linked to the headlines that Europe has defeated populism. Although political headlines are still overshadowing economic news when it comes to the global market theme of 2017, there is an improved economic sentiment around Europe that has been building recently as a result of significantly improved data.

                      The original article can be viewed on The Telegraph: Euro slips back below $1.10 and French shares briefly touch post-crisis highs as markets take Macron victory in their stride

                        Marketwatch
                        08.05.2017 - The euro “pulled away in a classic ‘buy the rumor, sell the fact’ style given that traders were already positioned for a Macron win,” said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM, in a note Monday morning. Sayed said there are still challenges for Macron ahead of parliamentary elections in June that will help to determine the scope of his political authority. “The next challenge for Macron is going to be the parliamentary elections in June, and given that there’s a lack of significant support, it remains highly uncertain whether the President

                        The original article can be viewed on Marketwatch: Euro slumps as French-election fueled bounce fades

                          CNBC
                          08.05.2017 - "It's all about inventories and U.S. shale versus OPEC," said Hussein Sayed of brokerage FXTM. "OPEC members have no choice but to talk up prices by signalling an extension to the production cuts agreement." He said oil prices would probably rally "but the recovery won't be a straight line."

                          The original article can be viewed on CNBC: Oil prices give up gains, U.S. output weighs against OPEC-led cuts

                            03.05.2017 - "With Theresa May vowing on Tuesday that she will be a 'bloody difficult woman' in Brexit talks adding to anxiety, a rocky road filled with obstacles may lie ahead," said FXTM Research Analyst Lukman Otunuga.

                            The original article can be viewed on Associated Press: Not the weak link now: Eurozone outpaces the US and UK in Q1

                              CNBC
                              02.05.2017 - While no one expects any changes to policy, the 500-word statement will probably provide some direction to the dollar," said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM. "'Will the Fed acknowledge a slowdown in growth and thus send rate hike expectations lower for 2017?' The Fed's statement should be answering these questions, and based on that, traders will act."

                              The original article can be viewed on CNBC: US STOCKS-Wall St set to open flat; Fed meet, Apple report awaited

                                Yahoo Finance
                                29.04.2017 - FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga said: "The live threat of US shale's incessant pumping undermining the Opec production cut extension may expose oil prices to steeper losses. From a technical standpoint, WTI crude remains bearish on the daily charts, with bears potentially exploiting the technical bounce to drag prices lower.

                                The original article can be viewed on Yahoo Finance: Oil price sees tepid recovery as Saudi Aramco claims 'peak demand' theory is misleading

                                  Yahoo Finance
                                  26.04.2017 - "Although there is the possibility of the dollar stabilizing in the short term if Trump delivers, concerns still linger over the plan being light on details," said FXTM research analyst Lukman Otunuga. "Even if Trump offers markets the eagerly anticipated insight on tax reforms, recent reports from the US Congress Joint Committee on Taxation suggest that tax reform may reduce government revenues by $2trn over the next 10 years, which may weigh on sentiment."

                                  The original article can be viewed on Yahoo Finance: FX Focus: Dollar gains ground as markets await Trump's 'phenomenal' tax reforms

                                    Reuters
                                    25.04.2017 - "Investors who lost confidence in pollsters after they failed to predict the outcomes of the U.S. elections and Brexit vote are viewing them as credible sources of information again," said Hussein Sayed, chief market strategist at FXTM.

                                    The original article can be viewed on Reuters: Investors take another look at opinion polls after French vote

                                      Reuters
                                      25.04.2017 - "I'm becoming a little concerned over the president’s big announcements, especially since we haven’t seen any major legislative achievement so far and he will be marking his 100th day in the White House this Saturday," FXTM chief market strategist Hussein Sayed said in a note.

                                      The original article can be viewed on Reuters: World stocks rise on French vote relief, Trump tax plan talk

                                        The Guardian
                                        25.04.2017 - Markets are in a “party mood” this morning thanks to last Sunday’s French elections, says FXTM chief market strategist Hussein Sayed. It now appears that investors are confident that Macron will be France’s next president and will win the battle on 7 May easily. Investors who lost confidence in pollsters after they failed to predict the outcomes of the U.S. elections and Brexit vote are all of a sudden viewing them as credible sources of information again...

                                        The original article can be viewed on The Guardian: World stock markets hit record highs as Macron relief rally continues - business live