Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 21, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 21, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTSRomn WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the absence of major data releases yesterday, market participants’ focus shifted on comments by St. Louis Fed President James...
July 21st, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Investec complete maiden container box deal

Investec complete maiden container box deal
Following the launch of its specialist container finance offering, Investec Asset Finance plc (“Investec”) is today pleased to announce the completion of its first container finance deal. Working in partnership with international container lessor Blue Sky Intermodal, Investec has provided South Korean...
July 20th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Containers, Finance, Logistics, Shipfinance | Read More

Chinese Bretton Woods archives show IMF continuity

Chinese Bretton Woods archives show IMF continuity
A ground-breaking Chinese account of the 1944 Bretton Woods conference shows seven decades-old continuity over Beijing’s policies on the IMF. Official Chinese archives record strong parallels between war-time Nationalist government policies and those of the present Communist leadership. A research...
July 20th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 20, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 20, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses kicked off the week on a positive tone favored by the Eurogroup decision late last week to endorse in principal...
July 20th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 17, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 17, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian bourses closed in the black on Friday, with Chinese equity indices ending in a positive territory for the second consecutive...
July 17th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 16, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 16, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Bucking the negative trend in Wall Street overnight, major Asian bourses closed in the black and key European stock markets moved broadly...
July 16th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wedneday, July 15, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wedneday, July 15, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trailing gains in Wall Street overnight, Japan’s Topix index closed in the black for a fourth day in a row on Wednesday, following the...
July 15th, 2015 | Banking, European Union, Finance, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 14, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 14, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the positive tone in Wall Street overnight following the recent agreement between Greece and the institutions, major Asian bourses...
July 14th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances “Lilien-Carré” Shopping Centre in Wiesbaden

HSH Nordbank finances “Lilien-Carré” Shopping Centre in Wiesbaden
Peter Axmann HAMBURG/KIEL – HSH Nordbank is making available approximately EUR 82 million for the pro-rated refinancing of the acquisition and comprehensive refurbishment of a shopping centre in Wiesbaden to Orion European Real Estate Fund IV advised by Orion Capital Managers. The shopping centre...
July 14th, 2015 | Banking, Consumers Market, Finance, News, Shopping | Read More

RBS looking to sell $5 bln Greek shipping loan business

RBS looking to sell $5 bln Greek shipping loan business
LONDON/ATHENS, July 10 (Reuters) – Royal Bank of Scotland is winding down its Greek operation and is putting its $5 billion shipping loans portfolio up for sale as the group scales back on non-core activities, finance sources familiar with plans said on Friday. For decades, RBS has been a top...
July 10th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 10, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 10, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European bourses rallied in morning trade on Friday, as Chinese equities surged for the second  consecutive day and Greece’s new proposed...
July 10th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek HICP & CPI: June 2015

Greek HICP & CPI: June 2015
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (9 July 2015) Greek HICP & CPI: June 2015 Viewers can log here below and read the full report: GLOBAL FOCUS NOTE_HICP-CPI_June 2015
July 9th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 9, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 9, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS  WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most Asian equity markets rebounded on Thursday following the Chinese government’s new measures to support the domestic equity market,...
July 9th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wedneday, July 8, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wedneday, July 8, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian bourses broadly fell on Wednesday, while major European bourses were trading slightly higher in early trade trailing gains in...
July 8th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 7, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 7, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring uncertainty about the ongoing negotiations between Greece and the Institutions, Wall Street closed on a slightly negative ground...
July 7th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 6, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 6, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian and European stock markets kicked off the week on a negative footing amid heightened concerns about the Greek issue. Against this...
July 6th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Funding Announcement: INTTRA, Raises $9.5 Million

Funding Announcement: INTTRA, Raises $9.5 Million
John Fay Parsippany, NJ, July 1, 2015 — INTTRA, the world’s largest ocean shipping electronic marketplace, today announced that it has raised $9.5 million in a strategic financing round with participation by ABS Capital Partners, a growth equity firm, as well as other existing INTTRA shareholders...
July 1st, 2015 | Banking, Finance, IT and Communications | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets retained a negative tone on Tuesday amid heightened concerns about the Greek issue. Elsewhere,...
June 30th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Bank holiday in Greece: Restrictions on bank transactions envisaged in the respective legislative act (29 June, 2015

Bank holiday in Greece: Restrictions on bank transactions envisaged in the respective legislative act (29 June, 2015
Greece Macro Monitor (29 June 2015) Bank holiday in Greece Restrictions on bank transactions envisaged in the respective legislative act Viewers can read the full report herebelow: GREECE MACRO FOCUS June 29 2015
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Cruise Ferry, Finance, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 29, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 29, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European bourses were significantly lower in early trade on Monday, following the Greek government’s announcement for imposition of...
June 29th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Energy, European Union, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 26, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 26, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market uncertainty on Greece prevails with technical talks between the two sides continuing today, ahead of Saturday’s extraordinary...
June 26th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Energy, European Union, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ulrik Lackschewitz to be new Chief Risk Officer at HSH Nordbank

Ulrik Lackschewitz to be new Chief Risk Officer at HSH Nordbank
Ulrik Lackschewitz HAMBURG/KIEL The Supervisory Board of HSH Nordbank appointed Ulrik Lackschewitz (46) as the Bank’s Chief Risk Officer. He will take over the role of CRO on 1 October 2015 from Chief Financial Officer Stefan Ermisch (49), who has been in temporary charge of the Bank’s Risk Office...
June 26th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, News, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

US Q1 GDP growth revised higher to -0.2% on stronger domestic demand (25 June 2015)

US Q1 GDP growth revised higher to -0.2% on stronger domestic demand (25 June 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (25 June 2015) US Q1 GDP growth revised higher to -0.2% on stronger domestic demand Viewers can log herebelow and read the full report: GLOBAL FOCUS...
June 25th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 25, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 25, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring uncertainty as negotiations continue between Greece and the Institutions, Wall Street closed on negative ground and major European...
June 25th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Marine Money’s best…

Marine Money’s best…
Marine Money’s Chairman Jim Laurence Now, what a week that was in New York City with the shipping and finance world’s top brass three day Marine Money Week Conference (16-18 of June) at the Pierre Hotel. I guess the pace was set earlier on this year in London during the Marine Money’s Capital...
June 24th, 2015 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More