Until early 2011, Ashraf Laidi was the Chief Foreign Exchange Strategist at CMC Markets and oversees the analysis and forecasting functions of the G-10 currency pairs. Previously, he monitored multi-FX portfolios at the United Nation and analyzed sovereign and project risk for the World Bank. He has also managed emerging market bonds for Reuters and started the first 24-hour currency website for traders.
Ashraf Laidi's website, http://ashraflaidi.com, is filled with great intra-market commentary, analysis and macroscopic articles focused on interpreting foreign exchange (FX) markets and it's effects on the general economy, including government bonds, interest rates, equities and commodities. Ashraf Laidi has a unique ability to explain some of the most complicated principles of exchange rates and its effects on the financial markets in his book Currency Trading and Inter-Market Analysis, which is also available for sale on his site. He has dedicated countless hours on Twitter, on television (CNBC, BBC, BNN and Bloomberg) and in his own forums reaching out to viewers so that they can better understand most current global economic situations and it's applications to the financial markets. He also has an extreme grasp on technical analysis, fundamental analysis and psychological and behavioral trading techniques that has definitely made him a well-rounded FX manager and a great source for information.
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