On 25 and 26 February, 2017, FXTM Partners organized two fantastic forex events in Vietnam. Firstly, a panel discussion co-hosted with Vietstock.vn – the leading information portal on finance and securities concerning the Vietnamese market. Jameel Ahmad, FXTM’s VP of Market Research and Corporate Development, presented the “Effects of Macroeconomic factors on the Commodity & Currency Market in 2017” at the event which took place in Ho Chi Minh City at the Metropole City Hotel.
Highlight topics included:
- Donald Trump, Brexit and other political uncertainties driving the markets.
- OPEC and Non-OPEN members collaborating for the price of Oil.
- The state of Gold as a safe haven.
- The strengthening of the US Dollar.
- And much more!
This was followed by a lively panel discussion which featured Ahmad, who was asked about the best performing and highest fluctuating commodities and currencies in 2017. He also had the opportunity to discuss some FXTM investment and educational services, which attendees were eager to learn about.
The event concluded with a Q&A and a chance to network with local investors, traders and general forex enthusiasts.
The following day, a 2-hour seminar at the same venue featured Ahmad’s Market Outlook for 2017. He discussed the driving force of political uncertainty in the markets and the effects of world events on emerging markets such as Vietnam, among other topics.
Both events had a fantastic turnout, proving that a large population in Vietnam are enthusiastic about forex and investing in the markets.