Fawad Razaqzada

Fawad Razaqzada

Fawad Razaqzada

Market Analyst

Fawad is an experienced analyst, trade educator and economist. He produces research and analysis content using his vast knowledge of the global economy and financial markets, which he has acquired over the past 12 years in the industry. Fawad specialises in forex, equity indices and commodity markets, utilising a combination of fundamental and technical analysis to provide actionable trade ideas and to anticipate potential market moves. His macro comments are regularly quoted by the leading financial publications such as Reuters and Market Watch.

Fawad’s aim of providing analysis and trading education is to help shorten the learning curves of developing traders. Over the years, Fawad has provided analysis services for various analysis and trading sites and firms, including most recently at ThinkMarkets, where he was the Chief Market Strategist between 2020 and 2022. Prior to that, Fawad was a market analyst at FOREX.com, City Index and GFT for a combined period of 10 years.

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Forex Friday: It is all about the pound

In this week’s edition, we discuss the pound’s extreme volatility amid the BoE’s intervention and government’s questionable policy response to soaring cost of living crisis in the UK.

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EUR/USD climbs on German CPI and BoE lead

The EUR/USD has today followed the GBP/USD higher.

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September 29, 2022 04:51 PM

FTSE, Gilts and Pound remain in sharp focus after BoE intervention

For UK assets to stabilise, the BoE needs to bring yields further lower by buying bonds at an “urgent pace,” and on “whatever scale” as it has promised.

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September 29, 2022 10:30 AM
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Gold shines as yields plunge on BoE intervention

BoE will temporarily carry out purchases of long-dated UK government bonds at an “urgent pace,” and on “whatever scale” necessary to restore orderly market conditions.

GBP/USD: BoE intervention unlikely to help pound

BoE is attempting to soothe investor nerves after they were spooked by last week’s mini budget.

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September 28, 2022 12:00 PM
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Shorting the pound: how to short sell the British pound

Shorting the pound is a strategy that makes profit if the price of the British pound falls. To short the pound, you want to enter the trade as close to resistance level as possible. Find out more about short selling the pound.

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September 27, 2022 07:00 PM
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Technical Tuesday: Nasdaq, WTI, GOLD and USD/CNH

In this week’s edition, we are getting technical on the Nasdaq, WTI, gold and USD/CNH.

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EUR/USD due for a corrective bounce?

Prospects of some coordinated central bank action and the lack of fresh news may encourage short-side profit-taking...

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September 26, 2022 04:41 PM
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USD/JPY: What’s next after government intervention for yen?

Can the yen fall more despite the government’s efforts?

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September 26, 2022 09:00 AM

Nothing changes for gold, stocks as yields resume higher

Bearish trend persist for indices and metals as investors watch yields continue to rise following a flurry of central bank action this week.

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USD/JPY dives but is government intervention effective?

Is the BoJ undoing the government’s attempt to shore up the yen?