Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices pulled further away from this week’s multi-month low although market sentiment remained fragile amid prevailing supply jitters. In reaction to higher...
June 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH Nordbank participates in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy

HSH Nordbank participates in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is participating as a mandated lead arranger in the refinancing of Cory Riverside Energy, one of the leading companies in recycling, waste processing and energy recovery in the UK, for the Riverside waste-to-energy plant in Belvedere in London’s south-east....
June 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Energy, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

A quantitative assessment of the June 15 Eurogroup agreement on Greece

A quantitative assessment of the June 15 Eurogroup agreement on Greece
Greece Macro Monitor (22 June 2017)  A quantitative assessment of the agreement on Greece reached at the Eurogroup of 15 June 2017 Summary of views & key findings This study attempts a quantitative assessment of the decisions made for Greece at the Eurogroup of 15 June 2017, with particular emphasis...
June 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices remained under pressure amid lingering supply jitters, continuing to push lower long-dated bond yields.  In FX markets, GBP gained some ground...
June 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

CYPRUS New 7Y bond issuance priced at a historically low yield

Regional Economics & Market Strategy Focus Note –  (Wednesday, June 21, 2017) On June 21 th , Cyprus tapped international markets with a new 7Y-Eurobond for the second time after exiting from the Economic Adjustment Programme in March 2016. In the latest tender, the Public Debt Management...
June 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices remained under pressure on oversupply jitters. Brent crude moved below $46bbl for the first time so far this year, initiating a bull flattening...
June 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets; a fool’s paradise?

The Markets; a fool’s paradise?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point earlier on today, thanks to the Panamaxes, Supras and Handies …”balancing” the Capers’ fall; Geops (Geopolitics) will soon cause a …geopolitical inferno of incalculable dimensions. It will be both a Tsunami and a …forest fire on...
June 20th, 2017 | Banking, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 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, Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche party and its ally centrist party MoDem won the French legislative...
June 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoE surprised markets with two MPC members joining MPC Kristin Forbes, the most hawkish member so far, and voting all three in favor of a 25bps rate...
June 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The FOMC raised the Federal Funds rate by 25bps to a 1.00-1.25%, as expected, and provided some details on how it plans to start reducing its balance...
June 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…

Mersey Maritime helps secure Merseyside investment…
Councillor George Davies, Deputy Leader, Wirral Council; Mersey Maritime Chief Executive Officer Chris Shirling-Rooke and Martin White, Chief Executive, Stream Marine Training MERSEY MARITIME HELPS SECURE MERSEYSIDE INVESTMENT FOR OFFSHORE TRANING FACILITY Trade representative body Mersey Maritime has...
June 15th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Corporate Social Responsibility, Finance, Jobs, Maritime Education and Training, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on the FOMC monetary policy meeting where a 25bps rate hike is nearly fully priced-in. The FOMC policy announcement is scheduled for...
June 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success

HBUK- Banking on charity’s success
Another sector besides shipping that Greeks admire worldwide, both as a vital activity and for its charitable offerings, is that of banking. Last night at the Ballroom of the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in London’s Knightsbridge, the HBUK – the Hellenic Bankers Association in the UK* – had its...
June 11th, 2017 | Banking, Charity, Events, Finance, Food and Drink, People and Places, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

June ECB meeting: Slightly less accommodative forward guidance

June ECB meeting: Slightly less accommodative forward guidance
Mario Draghi Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, June 9, 2017) June ECB meeting: Slightly less accommodative forward guidance At its regular monetary policy meeting on Thursday 8 June, the ECB Governing Council kept key policy interest rates unchanged and its asset purchase...
June 9th, 2017 | Banking, European Union, Finance, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The June  8th UK snap elections yielded a hung Parliament with the Conservative Party coming first but short of majority. In a knee-jerk reaction to the UK election...
June 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The UK holds snap elections today with markets appearing to be pricing in a significant probability of a strong Conservative majority, a development that...
June 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday ahead of a string of key events on Thursday, with Chinese stocks rallying on speculation that China’s...
June 7th, 2017 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 06, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 06, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets opened lower on Tuesday as investors adopt a cautious stance ahead of a string of major events in the remainder of this week. Former...
June 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets were firmer in early trade on Friday supported by solid May manufacturing PMI readings from both sides of the Atlantic. In FX markets,...
June 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: GBP remained under pressure in European trade on Thursday amid market concerns that UK PM Theresa May’s Conservative party may reduce its 17-seat working...
June 1st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bunds retained a firm tone in European trade as recent comments by ECB President Mario Draghi suggesting that the Central Bank is not in a hurry...
May 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 30, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 30, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened lower on Tuesday, the EUR came under some pressure and German Bunds firmed on market perception that the ECB is not in...
May 30th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

How far apart are the official creditors in their positions towards Greek public debt?

How far apart are the official creditors in their positions towards Greek public debt?
Greece Macro Monitor (30 May 2017) How far apart are the official creditors in their positions towards Greek public debt? Summary of views & key findings The study presented herein constitutes an update of a relevant analysis we presented in “Greece: How much relief is actually needed to restore...
May 30th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 29, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 29, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices ended lower, giving back earlier modest gains in a low trading volume environment due to today’s Memorial Day holiday....
May 29th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 26, 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, OPEC and non-OPEC members decided at their meeting on Thursday May 25th to extend for nine months to March 2018 the...
May 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More