Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is expected to retain its monetary policy stance and keep unchanged the forward guidance on interest rates, QE and reinvestment. In the post-meeting press...
April 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH creates basis for privatisation in 2017 and is looking ahead

HSH creates basis for privatisation in 2017 and is looking ahead
Stefan Ermisch Group net result before taxes € -453 (previous year: +121) million One-off effects of privatisation – NPE disposal leads to burden of € 1.1 billion Solid Core Bank: Increase in profit before taxes of 10% CET1 ratio – excluding guarantee – improved to 15.4% (p.y. 12.6%) Privatisation...
April 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure amid lingering supply jitters, mounting inflation worries mainly on the back of higher commodity prices and expectations for higher Fed interest rates in the period ahead. The 10-yr yield broke...
April 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: UST and German Bund yields were lower in early European trade on Tuesday and EMU periphery sovereign bonds retained a positive tone even though recent economic data point to a moderation in the pace of Eurozone economic growth and...
April 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields remained in an upward trend in European trade on Monday while German Bunds continued to follow suit in spite of deteriorated euro area growth indicators in the last couple of months and persistently subdued inflationary...
April 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Equity markets’ positive momentum that prevailed over the last few sessions vanished yesterday amid market concerns about waning demand for mobile-phone handsets. Favored by renewed risk aversion, US Treasuries gained some ground....
April 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In its updated World Economic Outlook report, the IMF foresees the current global economic upswing to continue in the next two years warning though that risks prevail threatening to derail growth prematurely in the next several quarters....
April 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Developments in capital markets for shipping…

Developments in capital markets for shipping…
Alan McCarthy (left) and Andrew Hampson. Developments in capital markets for shipping – IMIF learns secrets behind Tufton’s novel $91m deal An “alignment of the planets” enabled success in what was the first pure shipping play in the specialist funds segment of the London Stock Exchange. These...
April 17th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, IMIF, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, amid less concern about the potential of retaliation from Russia to the US-led missile strikes in Syria. Market expectations for a hefty increase...
April 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Appetite for risk taking appeared to be holding up well in early trade on Monday, denting the safe-haven appeal of core government bonds. Favored by higher German Bunds yields, yield premiums of EMU periphery sovereign bonds narrowed...
April 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses were modestly higher in early trade on Friday on easing worries over global trade tensions and market relief that a US military strike against...
April 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in early trade on Thursday with European bourses opening in the red and US Treasuries gaining some ground, on the back of escalating tensions in Syria. Market focus today will be on the ECB accounts of the 8...
April 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market sentiment turned sour again early today with US stock futures pointing to a softer start and major European bourses opening in the red, amid prevailing worries over a trade war and escalating tensions in Syria. US Treasuries...
April 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were firmer in early trade, US Treasuries weakened and safe-haven currencies lost some ground on somewhat easing market worries over an escalating US-China trade war. Speaking at the Bo’ao Forum for Asia, China’s...
April 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

SCF Group concludes USD 252 million long-term credit facility

SCF Group concludes USD 252 million long-term credit facility
From the signing of the agreement* PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group) is pleased to announce that it has signed a new USD 252 million 7-year credit facility with a consortium of six leading international banks, which includes: ABN AMRO Bank; BNP Paribas; Citibank; ING Bank; KfW IPEX-Bank, and Société Générale. The...
April 6th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, LNG, News, Shipfinance, Tankers | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (March 2018)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE  (March 2018)
Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (March 2018) Please find attached our Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE. It provides an insight of the latest global economic and market developments, focusing...
April 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 03, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 03, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about the global growth outlook due to escalating trade tensions between the US and China are rising while the threat of government regulation has fueled worries over the outlook of technology shares. Taking their lead...
April 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian bourses ended in positive territory on Monday following global equity markets’ strong performance late last week on perceived progress on North Korea’s nuclear program and technology stock’s recovery. China’s...
April 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices recorded sharp gains overnight supported by technology stocks’ recovery and perceived progress on North Korea’s nuclear programme. Elsewhere, core bond markets remained well supported on Thursday while,...
March 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street declined modestly overnight, as gains in consumer staples and healthcare were offset by a continuing slide in tech stocks amid expectations for tighter government regulation for the industry. Nevertheless, Asian equity indices...
March 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Worries over a trade war between the world’s two largest economies prevail. Chinese reports suggested that China will soon announce a list of retaliatory tariffs on US exports to China following the US administration’s decision...
March 28th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Reports suggesting behind-the-scenes talks between the US and China fueled market hopes that a global trade war could be averted. The improvement in market sentiment sent US equity markets higher overnight while European bourses followed...
March 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Asian bourses earlier today, major European equity markets opened in the black on Monday amid optimism that tensions about tariffs between the world’s two largest economies will not escalate further. US Treasury...
March 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following the publication of the results of the US Section 301 investigation into China’s intellectual property practices on Thursday, US President Donald Trump announced his decision for the imposition of 25% tariffs on goods imported...
March 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 22, 2018)

HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the FOMC decided unanimously at this week’s two-day FOMC meeting that concluded late yesterday to deliver the sixth rate hike in the current tightening cycle. With respect to the updated assessment...
March 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More