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Intermarket Strategy Ltd

Ashraf Laidi is an independent strategist, trader and founder of Intermarket Strategy Ltd and author of "Currency Trading & Intermarket Analysis".  He is the former chief global strategist at City Index / FX Solutions, where he focused on foreign exchange and global macro developments pertaining to central bank policies, sovereign debt and intermarket dynamics. His insights can be found on AshrafLaidi.com, created in August 2008.

Ashraf Laidi's market analysis extends to the study of major equity indices, gold and oil, shedding light on the appropriate signals emerging from these markets and their implications for currencies. His specialty in synthesizing commodities, with risk appetite, market sentiment and Fed policy has won him numerous plaudits. His currency predictions placed him at the top of the 12 and 1-month ranking of FXWeek’s currency forecasts and at the top of Reuters monthly Foreign Exchange Poll.

Laidi has regularly appeared on BNN, Bloomberg TV (US, Asia/Pacific, France and Spain), CNBC TV (US, Europe, Arabia and Asia/Pacific) and PBS’ Nightly Business Report, and BBC. His insights have also appeared in the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, the New York Times, Marketwatch, TheStreet.com, Futures, and a host of other international publications. 

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