CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 75.4% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how CFDs work and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Luke Suddards

Luke Suddards

Research Strategist


Luke Suddards is a Research Strategist generating valuable insights for Pepperstone’s growing client base through his unique analysis, trade ideas and risk management strategies. Luke obtained a Bachelor of Commerce undergraduate degree in Economics and Finance, followed up with a Postgraduate Honours degree in Finance - achieved with cum laude. His academic background, along with numerous internships across the finance sector, has provided him with a broad and robust understanding of financial markets.

Luke started his own market analytics and financial education company, which entailed providing multi-asset analysis for retail and institutional clients. Having written his own book on technical analysis and trade strategy development, Luke knows how to leverage the tools of technical analysis to maximize one’s trading success. His analysis style is best described as an event-driven fundamental and technical hybrid strategy. During lockdown, Luke began producing a daily G10 & EM FX global macro research note as well as sharing his market views in a daily sales call with 20+ experienced strategists from London. Having grown up in South Africa, an emerging market, Luke has unique experience and insight into the key macro and micro drivers behind the volatility typically seen in developing countries. This will be beneficial for clients wanting to trade more exotic FX pairs.

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