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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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AUDUSD at Monthly High, Gold Under Pressure

October 19, 2019

Asian Indices ended mixed today as investors turn cautious amid confusing headlines around the Brexit deal. Meanwhile, doubts emerged about the US and China partial trade deal. China wants to proceed with further discussions before signing the phase one trade deal.

Brexit Agreement on Table, Risky Assets Higher

October 17, 2019

Asian Indices ended mixed today as investors turn cautious amid confusing headlines around the Brexit deal. Meanwhile, doubts emerged about the US and China partial trade deal. China wants to proceed with further discussions before signing the phase one trade deal.

Trade Deal Optimism Fades, GBPUSD Retreats From Five-Month Highs

October 16, 2019

Asian Indices ended higher today as global equities sentiment picking up a notch in progress around the Brexit deal. Doubts emerged about the US and China partial trade deal. China wants to proceed with further discussions before signing the phase one trade deal.

Nikkei Rallies, Pound Gains on Brexit Deal Optimism 

October 15, 2019

Last week, Fed Chair Jerome Powell signalled further interest rate cuts and the resumption of bond purchases. Traders increased their bets that the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth and the effects of the trade tensions. The Hang Seng index is trading 0.11% lower at 26,507. The Shanghai Composite is 0.52% lower at 2,992 while in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times is 0.08% lower at 3,121. The ASX 200 in Australia trades 0.054% higher at 6,642.

Asian Equities Higher, GBPUSD Retreats from Three-Month Highs

October 14, 2019

Traders increased their bets that the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth and the effects of the trade tensions. The Hang Seng index is trading 0.81% higher 26,521. The Shanghai Composite is 1.15% higher at 3,007, while in Singapore, the FTSE Straits Times is 0.30% higher at 3,123. The ASX 200 in Australia ended 0.54% higher at 6,642.

Asian Equities Higher on Trade Talks Optimism

October 11, 2019

Indices and Nikkei 225 benchmark in Tokyo ended higher today as trades talks resumed in Washington on positive tones. Fed Chair Jerome Powell signalled further interest rate cuts and the resumption of bond purchases. US-China relations are set to be the key driver of sentiment over the coming days. Traders increased their bets the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth and the effects of the trade tensions.

Forex and Equity Markets Quiet Ahead of China-USA Trade Talks

October 11, 2019

Asian Indices and Nikkei 225 benchmark in Tokyo ended higher today trades talks resume in Washington. Fed Chair Jerome Powell signalled further interest rate cuts and the resumption of bond purchases. The US-China relations is set to be the key driver of sentiment over the coming days with the trade delegation meeting later today.

Markets Calm Ahead of US-China Trade Talks

October 9, 2019

FedChair Jerome Powell signalled further interest rate cuts and the resumption of bond purchases. The US-China relations is set to be the key driver of sentiment over the coming days with the trade delegation meeting on Thursday. Traders increased their bets the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth and the effects of the trade tensions.

European Equities Started Lower, Gold Below 1,500

October 8, 2019

Nikkei 225 benchmark in Tokyo ended 1.02% higher at 21,591, recovering from losses yesterday as investors turn their attention to the latest US non-farm payrolls report. Traders increased their bets that the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth abroad and the effects of the trade war. The Hang Seng index is trading 1.11% lower 25,821. The ASX 200 in Australia is trading 0.37% higher at 6,517.

Nikkei Rebound, AUDUSD Higher Ahead of NFP data

October 4, 2019

Nikkei 225 benchmark in Tokyo ended 0.32% higher at 21,410, recovering from losses yesterday as investors turn their attention to the latest US non-farm payrolls report. Traders increased their bets hoping the Fed will slash interest rates at its next meeting on October to protect the economy from slowing growth abroad and the effects of the trade war. The Hang Seng index is trading 1.11% lower at 25,821. The ASX 200 in Australia is trading 0.37% higher at 6,517.