Hussein Al Sayed is the Chief Market Strategist for the Gulf and Middle East region at FXTM, and host of the popular evening business show on CNBC Arabia, Bursat Al Alam. Prior to his current role, Hussein spent many years working in the finance sector as a dealer, trader and analyst in equities, credit and foreign exchange markets. He holds a BA degree in Banking and Finance from the Lebanese International University and is experienced in both technical and fundamental analysis.
Trading bitcoins entered a new phase today, after Chicago’s CBOE listed the first futures contract on the cryptocurrency. The initial reaction was beyond expectations with the futures contract climbing more than 20 percent and triggering two trading halts.11 Dec 2017 - Opinion
Traders should be monitoring spreads between Spanish and German bond yields in the next couple of days02 Oct 2017 - Opinion
Trading was driven by two factors: the absence of provocative actions from North Korea, and the fact that less damage was recorded by Hurricane Irma than previously estimated12 Sep 2017 - Opinion
Markets will discount the possibility of war, but the risk-off mode may continue to persist a little longer05 Sep 2017 - Opinion
The doubts that OPEC can maintain its supply-cut deal are turning into a certainty.20 Jul 2017 - Opinion
The crypto-currency is gradually being accepted as an alternative to major currencies.27 Jun 2017 - Opinion
The economic signs are getting clearer... can the USD currency peg make it untouched until 2021, when the economic reforms in the GCC are expected to come into their own?08 Mar 2017 - Opinion