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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 30, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 30, 2016)
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 were firmer in early trade on Wednesday, US Treasuries moved higher and the US dollar lost ground...
March 30th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: A string of downbeat US data yesterday supported the view that, in spite of the recent hawkish commentary from a number of FOMC policymakers,...
March 29th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses were standing in negative territory in early trading on Monday following recent hawkish comments from...
March 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses were standing in negative territory in early trading on Thursday and the USD retained a firm tone following...
March 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German government bonds firmed in European trade on Tuesday on the aftermath of explosions in Brussels airport and a metro station in...
March 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Civil Unrest, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 21, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 21, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets traded mixed on Monday, while most European equity indices reversed earlier losses, as potential merger-and-acquisition...
March 21st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Romania & Serbia at different monetary policy paths

Romania & Serbia at different monetary policy paths
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional Economics & Market Strategy Focus Note – CENTRAL BANK WATCH: Romania & Serbia at different monetary policy paths (Friday, March 18, 2016) Vindicating our and the market’s expectations,...
March 18th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 18, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 18, 2016)
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 firm tone and US Treasuries remained well supported following the more dovish than expected...
March 18th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

March FOMC meeting: Dovish dots amid downside risks to the outlook

March FOMC meeting: Dovish dots amid downside risks to the outlook
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, March 17, 2016) March FOMC meeting: Dovish dots amid downside risks to the outlook As widely expected, the Federal Reserve kept the target...
March 17th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 17, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 17, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed stayed put on interest rates at its two-day policy meeting that concluded late yesterday. Yet,...
March 17th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the FOMC’s two-day policy meeting that concludes later today. Though market consensus is for unchanged interest rates...
March 16th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances acquisition of energy company Adven Group Oy

HSH Nordbank finances acquisition of energy company Adven Group Oy
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank, as one of the lead banks, participated in the debt financing of the acquisition of Adven Group Oy, by the investment funds AMP Capital and Infracapital from private equity group EQT Infrastructure. HSH Nordbank provided 72 million Euros as part of the total...
March 16th, 2016 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As was widely expected, the BoJ kept its monetary policy unchanged at its meeting earlier today but offered a gloomier assessment on the...
March 15th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Close Brothers sells direct assets via LinkedIn

Close Brothers sells direct assets via LinkedIn
Close Brothers Asset Finance today announced that it is now selling its direct assets – which include ex-lease vehicles, trucks, vans, cars, construction equipment and machinery – via a tailored LinkedIn page aimed at SMEs and other prospective buyers. In response to an increased demand for...
March 14th, 2016 | Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 11, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 11, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At its meeting yesterday, the ECB surprised markets with a bolder than expected comprehensive package of monetary stimulus aiming to boost...
March 11th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GPA’s 4th anniversary; charity at its best!

GPA’s 4th anniversary; charity at its best!
Martha Chryssomalis with the Greek Ambassador Constantinos Bikas cutting the cake – picture by Katerina Kalogeraki What a gathering that was last night at the at the chic West End restaurant Dstrkt inLondon! Under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Economy, Development & Tourism, just over...
March 11th, 2016 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Energy, Finance, HR, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 10, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 10, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on the ECB Governing Council meeting where the Central Bank is widely expected to adopt further monetary stimulus to support...
March 10th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 8, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 8, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from the negative tone in Asian bourses, the majority of European bourses opened lower on Tuesday as appetite for profit...
March 8th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 7, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 7, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US February’s non-farm payrolls surprised positively pushing US Treasuries lower. In FX markets, the USD moved higher against the EUR in...
March 7th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 04, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 04, 2016)
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 positive tone in early trade on Friday supported by higher oil prices and a fresh string...
March 4th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Solid regional growth in Q4:15 spurs optimism for 2016 prospects

Solid regional growth in Q4:15 spurs optimism for 2016 prospects
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (February, 2016) Solid regional growth in Q4:15 spurs optimism for 2016 prospects REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Strong finish for the region...
March 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 03, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 03, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries weakened and global equity markets were firmer today following a positive US’ ADP employment report. In FX markets, the...
March 3rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: January 2016 State Budget Execution, end-of-2015 arrears and public debt

Greece: January 2016 State Budget Execution, end-of-2015 arrears and public debt
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, March 3, 2016) Greece: January 2016 State Budget Execution, end-of-2015 arrears and public debt According to the final State Budget Execution data for January 2016, the budget  balanced recored a deficit of ca Euro 1.07 billion improved...
March 3rd, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)

Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Please find herebelow the PDF with Eurobank’s Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor which presents its views on the outlook of the main developed economies as well as itsforecasts about major...
March 2nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market sentiment towards global equity markets improved on Wednesday following a string of encouraging US data. Against this background,...
March 2nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More