Meet our Market Analysis Team
Stavros, Head of Investment Research at Orbex, is a certified investment professional that has been involved in the FX markets as a trader and analyst for nearly 5 years. He covers both fundamental and technical aspects of trading with a specialization in core institutional trading strategies. As an engineer by trade, his analytical mind allows him to identify the right opportunities at the right time. Coupled with an MBA degree, Stavros selects investment ideas that offer a good risk to reward ratio.
Kenny Simon - renowned FX trader, educator, and author of multiple articles on the global economy, is focusing his research on the principles of Geometric trading & Price action, and current Geopolitical factors.
John has over 8 years of experience specializing in the currency markets, tracking the macroeconomic and geopolitical developments shaping the financial markets. John applies a mix of fundamental and technical analysis and has a special interest in inter-market analysis and global politics.
With over 6 years’ experience analysing currency markets, James is now a well-known industry analyst focusing on price action trading and fundamental drivers. Beginning as a private retail trader, James developed a strong interest in understanding the fundamental aspect of the market before pursuing technical trading capabilities which he now uses to identify opportunities over a short-term horizon. Alongside his market experience, James is also IMC certified having achieved the qualification to help further his understanding not only of the markets but the industry as a whole. James has a strong interest in both fundamentals and technical, and uses both forms of analysis in generating and executing trade ideas, with trades generally lasting from a few hours to a few days.
Daniel John Grady
Daniel John Grady is a financial analyst and writer. He is a former CFO with a degree in Financial Management and has been published in both English and Spanish. With over ten years of equities trading experience, he is primarily interested in foreign exchange and emerging markets with a focus on Latin America.
Mohammed AL Mariri, Business Development & Deputy Manager – Middle East at Orbex, is a certified technical analyst (CMT), and a member of the American Market Technician Association (MTA). Having more than 15 years of trading experience, Mohammed has developed his sophisticated approach to fundamental analysis with an emphasis on risk management strategies. He has headlined multiple investing conferences and trading expos and is regularly invited to conduct educational trading courses.
Rami Abu-Dra`a is a Chief Technical Analyst at Orbex and a holder of B.S Degree in Banking & Financial Science / Subsidiary Economic. Rami ‘s strategic vision of forex markets, enhanced by more than a decade of trading experience, allows him to efficiently mix fundamental and technical analyses, and find the best investment ideas for Orbex traders.
Fayez AL-Ajmi, Head of Research and Training Departments at Orbex, has more than 16 years of forex trading experience. Fayez started his financial career at Arabian Gulf Stock Markets, but then shifted his focus towards the forex market. He has conducted extensive research on Harmonic Patterns trading method and a price action, which ensured high-powered learning experience for his numerous students.
Head of Market Research at Orbex Egypt, Ahmad Negm, holds a BS in Foreign Trade and Economics. He has over 8 years of experience in the analysis of financial markets and his expertise has landed him roles in the market research departments of several industry-leading companies. Negm has also held numerous educational seminars and published several booklets on successful Forex trading strategies.
A macroeconomic analyst and trainer at Orbex, Assem Mansour is an expert in fundamental analysis and is a seasoned technical analyst. He holds degrees from the IE Business School and IIMB and is also a proficient trader with over 6 years of experience in the Forex markets. Mansour has presented many courses and seminars covering various financial markets and has co-authored several books on economics and the financial markets.
Ashraf Laidi is an independent strategist and trader, founder of Intermarket Strategy Ltd and author of "Currency Trading & Intermarket Analysis". His insights on currencies and commodities appear in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, the New York Times, Bloomberg TV, and BBC.