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Nikolas Papas
Nikolas has been involved in the finance industry for over fifteen years spanning across Europe and USA with a depth of knowledge and experience within many aspects of the financial markets. Nikolas gained several years experience with some of the Europe’s leading Brokers, as equity analyst, and trader managing accounts for both Private and Corporate Investors. He enjoys both the fundamental and technical aspects of trading focusing on stock markets and all FX majors. Currently Nikolas provides analysis and comments to online financial publications. Educational background in Economics (BSc), and Finance (MSc).

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ECB and FED on Spotlight Today

April 10, 2019

Asian stocks finished on a negative ground, as investors turned cautious after IMF cut its GDP prediction for the third time in the last six months to the lowest since 2009, and Brexit developments. US President Donald Trump also threatened to impose tariffs on $11 billion of European Union (EU) imports as retaliation on what he claims to be unfair subsidies to Airbus.

Gold Breaks Above 1300, EURUSD at Two Weeks High

April 9, 2019

Asian stocks finished slightly positive, as investors follow recent positive signs of the China-US trade deal, first-quarter earnings which kick off on Friday with the US banks reporting, and Brexit developments. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,19 percent to 21,802, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.21 percent higher at 30,140.

Asian stocks Mixed as Brexit Deadline gets Closer

April 8, 2019

Asian stocks finished in a mixed state on Monday, as investors follow recent positive signs of the China-US trade deal. While in the UK, PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voiced her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and continues talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index lost 0,21 percent to 21,761, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.33 percent higher at 30,015.

Traders Cautious Ahead of US Employment Figures

April 5, 2019

Asian stocks finished in a mixed state on Friday, as investors kept their eye on a key meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He. While in the UK, PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voicing her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and calling for urgent talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,38 percent to 21,807 and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index gained 0.19 percent higher at 3,322.

Asian Stocks Mixed, Oil Consolidates at Five Month High

April 4, 2019

Asian stocks finished mixed close to seven-month highs as reports favored the US-China trade deal, and PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voicing her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and called for urgent talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0.05 percent to 21,724, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.17 percent lower at 29,936.

Asian Stocks at Seven Month High, Oil at Five Month High

April 3, 2019

Asian stocks extend recent rally at seven-month highs as reports favoring the US-China trade deal, and PM Theresa May said she would seek another Brexit extension, voicing her opposition to a no-deal Brexit and calling for urgent talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn to break the deadlock. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,97 percent to 21,713, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 1.15 percent higher at 29,965.

RBA Keeps rates Unchanged, Oil at Five Month High, Bitcoin Rallies Above 5,000

April 2, 2019

Asian stocks finished on positive tones as investors digest better China PMI figures and progress in trade negotiations between the US and China. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,13 percent to 21,537; the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.09 percent higher at 29,590. The Shanghai Composite outperformed for one more day, finishing 0.41 percent higher at 3,183 and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index gained 0.52 percent higher at 3,267.

Positive Mood on Better China PMI figures

April 1, 2019

Asian stocks finished strong as investors digest better China PMI figures and progress in trade negotiations between the US and China. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 1,43 percent to 21,509, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 1.69 percent higher at 29,541. The Shanghai Composite outperformed for one more day, finishing 2.58 percent higher at 3,170, and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index gained 1.02 percent higher at 3,245. Australian equities also in positive performance.

Progress in Trade Negotiations Boosts Stocks

March 29, 2019

Asian stocks finished strong as investors cheered progress in trade negotiations between the US and China in Beijing. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index added 0,82 percent to 21,205, the Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.99 percent higher at 29,060. The Shanghai Composite outperformed, finishing 3.20 percent higher at 3,090 and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index gained 0.46 percent higher at 3,218.

Brexit Thriller Continues, Gold Below the $1310 zone

March 28, 2019

Asian stocks finished mostly lower amid concerns of slower global growth, Brexit complications and votes and US-China trade talks worries. In Japan, the Nikkei225 main index underperformed with losses 1.67 percent to 21,022. The Hang Seng benchmark in Hong Kong finished 0.14 percent lower at 28,691. The Shanghai Composite finished 0.85 percent higher at 3,022, and in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times index gained 0.76 percent lower at 2,999.