Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB stayed put on its monetary policy meeting on Thursday and saw no need to deviate from the guidance provided...
April 28th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

SCF Group recognized at 2016 Marine Money awards for USD 750-million Eurobond issue

SCF Group recognized at 2016 Marine Money awards for USD 750-million Eurobond issue
Nikolay Kolesnikov – Executive Vice-President of PAO Sovcomflot, Chief Financial Officer Marine Money, an international maritime finance publication, has awarded SCF Group in its annual industry awards for 2016: SCF’s USD 750 million 7-year bond offering has been named ‘Institutional Debt Deal...
April 27th, 2017 | Awards, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was modestly weaker and US Treasuries gained some ground in European trade, in reaction to the lack of details in the US administration’s tax...
April 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fixed-income safe havens remained under pressure in European trade on Wednesday weighed down by the improved tone of global equity markets. The 10-yr...
April 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses were firmer in early trade on Tuesday on investor relief that the first round of the French presidential elections yielded...
April 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron won with 23.9% the first round of the French presidential elections that were held on Sunday April 23rd and qualified...
April 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fixed income safe-havens weakened in European trade on Friday pressured by global equity markets’ improved performance. On the flipside, French government...
April 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Rickmer’s Group worth USD 740 million

Rickmer’s Group worth USD 740 million
Yesterday (2017-04-19) Rickmers Holding AG released a statement that an understanding had been reached regarding restructuring of the Rickmers Group. This follows on from news in that last month that Singapore Based Rickmers Maritime Trust is to be wound-up. It is understood that the sole shareholder,...
April 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses opened lower on Thursday as investors retain a cautious stance amid lingering geopolitical jitters and uncertainty related...
April 20th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, GBP retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday supported by British PM Theresa May’s unexpected call for a snap general election...
April 19th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & The SEE Region (Tuesday, April 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & The SEE Region (Tuesday, April 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: While major Asian shares traded mixed on Tuesday, equity markets in Japan closed in the black following US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s comments...
April 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was weaker in European trade on Thursday while US Treasuries gained in reaction to comments by US President Donald that the US dollar was “getting...
April 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)
Regional growth momentum sustained in Q1-2017 REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK  Q4-2016 second GDP estimates confirm that the economies of the region are in good shape  Growth momentum in the region sustained in Q1-2017  Sentiment indicators on an upward trend despite...
April 12th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Escalating geopolitical jitters over North Korea and Syria continue to weigh on investors’ sentiment, sending the safe-haven Japanese yen and gold to...
April 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Brexit: Macroeconomic implications for the UK, the world economy & Greece

Brexit: Macroeconomic implications for the UK, the world economy & Greece
On 29 March 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May activated the Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, setting in motion the process for the country’s withdrawal from the EU. The Article sets out several negotiation phases that require the involvement of the European Commission, the Council of the European...
April 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most global equity markets fell on Tuesday on mounting geopolitical concerns, following comments by the White House Press Secretary that President Donald...
April 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The April 7 Eurogroup resulted in a framework agreement that unlocked the return of the institutions’ mission heads to Athens, which will reportedly take place...
April 10th, 2017 | Banking, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 07, 2017)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Eurogroup is convening today in Malta and will discuss, among others, “the main outstanding issues that need to be solved in order to reach an agreement on the overall policy package that would allow the second review of the programme...
April 7th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 06, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 06, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: Deliberations held in Brussels on Tuesday between Greek officials and the institutions reportedly led to convergence on key issues that could pave the way for...
April 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Greek Ministers of Finance and Labour as well as the Alternate Minister of Finance are currently in Brussels for another round of talks with the institutions...
April 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The return of the institutions’ mission heads to Athens for the preparation of a staff-level agreement has not yet been decided. Therefore, a framework agreement...
April 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Marine Money Magazine announces Ship Finance Deals of the Year

Marine Money Magazine announces Ship Finance Deals of the Year
STAMFORD, Conn., March 31, 2017 – Despite challenging conditions in both the ocean shipping and the capital markets, Marine Money evaluated an extraordinary number of outstanding transactions for its 2017 Deal of the Year Awards issue.   Although new syndicated lending volume was down 50% Year...
March 31st, 2017 | Press and Media, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to press reports, government sources claim that the Euroworking Group (EWG) that convened yesterday decided the return of the institutions’ mission...
March 31st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 30, 2017)

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 30, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Greek government and the institutions are reportedly close to an agreement in the context of the 2nd programme review. Today’s Euroworking Group (EWG) is...
March 30th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 29, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to press reports, the institutions anticipate a commitment by the Greek PM consenting to the framework agreement that was discussed last week in Brussels...
March 29th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More