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Jameel Ahmad

Jameel Ahmad

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Jameel Ahmad is an expert on international financial markets following a decade of professional experience in the brokerage sector. He currently serves as Chief Analyst at

Jameel started his career within the field as a Currency Analyst before later becoming a Chief Markets Analyst, Global Head of Currency Strategy and Markets Research, Director of Investment Strategy, and Chief Markets Strategist.

Jameel’s focus is global currencies (including majors and emerging markets fx), world markets, commodities such as gold and oil, emerging markets, major stocks, and cryptocurrencies. He is also fluent across global macrofinancial issues, covering topics not limited to geopolitics and the latest trends affecting the macro economy.

As an official corporate spokesperson and voice/face of an international brokerage, Jameel travelled globally on media tours and meeting staff at various overseas offices.

His expert market analysis has been picked up by both global and localised tier-one media outlets, such as Bloomberg, CNBC, Financial Times, MarketWatch, Reuters and the Wall Street Journal. He also frequently appears on broadcast television media from Al Jazeera, BBC World News, CNBC, CGTN, France 24, TRT World and Reuters.

Jameel received the prestigious Iacocca scholarship to represent the United Kingdom at a leadership and cultural training program in the United States in 2012 and was later selected as a delegate for the United Kingdom at the 2013 Education without Borders Conference in the United Arab Emirates. In 2022, Jameel achieved a Distinction in his Masters in Global Political Economy from City University in London.

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Debt Ceiling negotiations continue to dominate sentiment

(Kitco commentary) - From an economic data perspective, the main focus on Tuesday will be the flash PMI readings from across Europe.

Debt Ceiling talks to dominate the week ahead

(Kitco commentary) - Expect for the last full trading week of May to be dominated by nothing but US debt ceiling updates.

Debt ceiling talks and USD revival dominate

(Kitco commentary) - Financial market sentiment is in line to conclude weekly trading today more upbeat by optimism and hope that an agreement to raise the US debt ceiling will be put to the table for a vote next week.

US debt ceiling standoff leading USD higher?

(Kitco commentary) - As we approach the second half of the month, trading sentiment for global markets from a theme perspective appears to be in line to be dominated by US Debt Ceiling negotiations.

US debt ceiling negotiations in focus for next week

(Kitco commentary) - Ongoing concerns over the United States banking sector appeared to contribute to the mixed trading sessions for global markets yesterday as we head into the final trading day of the week today.

Gold approaches record highs following Fed decision

(Kitco commentary) - The hint from the Federal Reserve that it has now concluded raising US interest rates after increasing rates at the most aggressive pace in close to a generation over the last year has lifted Gold prices near record-high levels during the early hours of Thursday trade.

Gold finally breaks above $2000 before surrendering advance

(Kitco commentary) - They say that at first if you do not succeed, you must keep on trying and that has very much been the story of Gold buyers who have repeatedly threatened to open the doors of $2000 and finally managed to do so on Monday.

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