FXTM’s Chief Market Analyst, Jameel Ahmad recently extended his media tour into Indonesia where he hosted another successful media roundtable event in Jakarta. The FXTM event was attended by more than 22 leading media outlets, including The Jakarta Post and Bloomberg Business Week. Following the media roundtable and after being interviewed by Bloomberg Business Week, Jameel was invited to MNC Business TV where he appeared as the only guest expert on the weekly E-Buzz show.
E-Buzz is a specialist business talk show that airs live in both Indonesia and Singapore every Thursday evening and our Chief Market Analyst shared his thoughts on a wide range of subjects, including the Indonesian economy and the global currency markets.
The topics discussed during Jameel’s visit to Indonesia included:
- The decline in the price of oil and whether the commodity could rebound later in 2015
- What type of impact weaker oil prices could have on the Indonesian economy
- How the Indonesian economy could be impacted by the weaker Rupiah
- The outlook for the Rupiah over the remainder of 2015
- How political uncertainty can impact the currency markets
- The Federal Reserve and when it may begin raising US interest rates
- Why Jameel thought the USD was vulnerable to profit-taking
Following the visit to Indonesia, Jameel said: “This was my first visit to Indonesia, and I really enjoyed my time in Jakarta. The media roundtable event had a higher than expected turnout, and I want to extend my thanks to everyone who attended. The session was engaging, and the level of participation from the audience was high.”
Jameel was also impressed by the level of interest locals showed in wanting to learn more about the global economy. “Like Malaysia, I was once again impressed with the enthusiasm shown to learn more about the global economic landscape and what impact this is having on the currency markets. Aside from hosting another media event, a real highlight of my visit was being featured as the only guest expert on E-Buzz. It was a real pleasure for me to be invited onto a talk show that was being aired live in both Indonesia and Singapore, and I had a lot of fun taking part in the discussions! I am already looking forward to my next visit to Indonesia.”
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