Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone government bonds retained a firm tone in European trade on Thursday supported by lingering concerns over an escalating trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, the ECB’s new dovish rate forward guidance...
June 21st, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement

EU bank backs Marseille Fos projects in €50 million agreement
  Christine Cabau Woehrel and Ambroise Fayolle sign the €50 million agreement European Union institution the European Investment Bank (EIB) has renewed its partnership with leading French port Marseille Fos under a €50 million funding agreement to support five key development projects. The projects,...
May 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date

HSH Nordbank finances the largest solar park in the Netherlands to date
Depiction of the Scaldia solar park © 2018 North Sea Port HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is making available to IB Vogt GmbH EUR 41 million in long-term project finance for the construction and operation of the Scaldia solar park in the Netherlands. IB Vogt is developing the project in collaboration with...
May 30th, 2018 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Construction, Energy, Finance, News | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Uncertainty about US/China trade discussions continued to mount while yesterday’s newswires conveyed that the US President asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to start a national security investigation into car and truck imports....
May 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Uncertainty about US/China trade discussions continued to mount while yesterday’s newswires conveyed that the US President asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to start a national security investigation into car and truck imports....
May 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Prompting a renewed bout of risk aversion, US President Donald Trump questioned a potential trade deal with China saying explicitly that he is not satisfied with how trade talks have gone so far.  Reduced risk appetite favored the...
May 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 22, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the positive sentiment in Wall Street overnight, major European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, benefitting from easing trade tensions between the US and China that agreed to have further talks to boost US agricultural...
May 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets witnessed a rival in risk appetite in early European trade on Monday favored by improved US/China trade relations over the weekend. As a result, the USD extended recent gains with the DXY index moving above the...
May 21st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure in early European trade on Friday with the 10-yr paper rising c. 13bps in yield terms so far this week mainly on the back of higher oil prices and mounting optimism over the US growth prospects....
May 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political developments in Italy continue to lure market attention as the expected formation of a coalition government between the 5-Star Movement and the League has raised concerns about potentially negative consequences in terms of...
May 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative performance of Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian equity indices traded in the red on Wednesday following renewed uncertainty about the US-North Korean summit next month as North Korea called off talks...
May 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Bermuda a hit at blockchain’s New York Consensus 2018

Bermuda a hit at blockchain’s New York Consensus 2018
.. New York, New York, May 15, 2018 – Bermuda’s pioneering work to regulate the global blockchain industry was praised by delegates to one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency conferences, as New York celebrates “Blockchain Week.” Premier and Finance Minister David Burt,...
May 15th, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

EIS Athens Highlights

EIS Athens Highlights
… Thank you to those of you who attended and for those of you who missed it, you missed a great summit! “Excellent conference, looking forward to the future ones!” Roberto Marantidis – Director, AXIA Ventures Group Ltd, London “Well done for organizing this event. These...
May 15th, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Brent crude price hit a fresh 3-½ year peak of $78.70/br earlier today after OPEC’s latest report suggested that the global oil glut has been virtually eliminated. US Treasuries and German Bunds were under pressure while higher UST...
May 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DNV GL develops offshore safety guidance for Greek Regulator

DNV GL develops offshore safety guidance for Greek Regulator
London, UK : 25 April 2018. DNV GL has completed a workscope with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), under funding provided by the EU, to develop guidance for the Greek offshore safety competent authority, Hellenic Ηydrocarbons Resources Management (HHRM), under Greek law 4409/2016...
May 14th, 2018 | Banking, Classification Societies, Energy, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Long-dated US Treasury yields were a tad higher in early European trade on Monday with the 2/10-yr yield curve undertaking some modest steepening. In FX markets, whereas the first part of last week was dominated by USD strength, the...
May 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries retained a positive tone in European trade favored by weaker-than-expected core US inflation data, which supported the view that inflation is increasing but not so rapidly that the Fed would have to pursue a more aggressive...
May 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets traded in the black on Thursday with energy shares registering the highest gains, as crude oil prices continued to trend higher following US President Donald Trump’s announcement that the US will withdraw from...
May 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 09, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US President Donald Trump announced in a televised speech late yesterday his decision to withdraw the US from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (aka Iran nuclear deal) that was agreed in July 2015, calling it a “decaying and...
May 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 08, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Tuesday supported by market optimism over a US Q2 GDP growth rebound following a recent string of positive data pertaining to Q2. Meanwhile, core government bonds were little changed...
May 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 07, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 07, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US total non-farm payrolls rose by a lower than expected 164k in April and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, the lowest since December 2000. However, average hourly earnings rose by just 0.1%mom leaving the annual rate unchanged at...
May 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Energy, Logistics, Tourism: Sectoral Prospects, Incipient Investment Projects and Contribution to GDP (Thursday, May 3, 2018)

Energy, Logistics, Tourism: Sectoral Prospects, Incipient Investment Projects and Contribution to GDP (Thursday, May 3, 2018)
Tasos Anastasatos., Chief Economist, Eurobank Ergasias S.A. “ Energy, Logistics, Tourism: Sectoral Prospects, Incipient Investment Projects and Contribution to GDP. ” Eurobank’s Economic Analysis and Financial Markets Research published today the first issue of the Economic Bulletin Economy &...
May 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed left unchanged the target range for the federal funds rate at 1.50-1.75% at this week’s two-day monetary policy meeting that concluded late yesterday. Tweaks to policy-relevant references...
May 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At this week’s two-day FOMC policy meeting which concludes later today (20:00 CET) the target range for the federal funds rate is expected to remain unchanged at 1.50%-1.75%. The accompanying statement is likely to be broadly unchanged...
May 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the advance estimate, US Q1 2018 GDP slowed to 2.1%qoq saar compared to 2.9% in Q4 2017, albeit higher than 2.0% expected. Looking ahead, the soft patch in Q1 is likely to prove transitory as business investment growth...
April 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More