Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 31, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 31, 2015)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following losses in Wall Street overnight led by falling technology shares and energy-related equity which tracked oil prices lower, Asian stock markets were mixed earlier on Thursday, the last day of the year, while European bourses...
December 31st, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 28, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 28, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most Asian and European stock markets kicked off the last week of the year on a negative footing in thin trade volumes ahead of year end....
December 28th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 23, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 23, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street ended in the black overnight for a second consecutive day, following a better-than-expected final Q3 GDP reading. Elsewhere,...
December 23rd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 22, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 22, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street advanced overnight snapping a two-session declining streak, largely shrugging off a weak reading from the Chicago Fed National...
December 22nd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece Macroeconomic Outlook 2016

Greece Macroeconomic Outlook 2016
Based on recent domestic developments and the progress in implementing the fiscal consolidation and structural reforms agenda agreed with official creditors, this report provides a detailed analysis of Greece’s macroeconomic outlook for 2016. On the economy’s short-term performance, our in-house...
December 21st, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 21, 2015

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 21, 2015
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most Asian bourses closed in the black on Monday, while in Europe, major equity indices reversed fully earlier losses to stand in positive...
December 21st, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

December FOMC meeting: First hike since 2006, signaling a gradual and data-dependent pace of tightening ahead

December FOMC meeting: First hike since 2006, signaling a gradual and data-dependent pace of tightening ahead
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, December 18, 2015) December FOMC meeting: First hike since 2006, signaling a gradual and data-dependent pace of tightening ahead As expected, the Federal...
December 18th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Good opportunities for offshore investors to acquire distressed assets

Good opportunities for offshore investors to acquire distressed assets
Birgitte Karlsen Shipping and offshore specialist law firm Wikborg Rein says current low oil prices could mean there are bargains to be had for investors in the offshore sector who follow recommended procedures for assessing and acquiring distressed companies. Birgitte Karlsen,  a partner in the London...
December 18th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Legal, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 18, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 18, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Bank of Japan (BoJ) unexpectedly announced on Friday a new program for purchases of exchange-traded funds (ETFs), as well as an extension...
December 18th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 17, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 17, 2015)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As was expected, the Fed decided at its two-day policy meeting which was concluded late yesterday, to raise the target range for the federal funds rate by 25bps to 0.25%-0.50%, the first increase since June 2006. The decision was unanimous....
December 17th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Wednesday, December 16, 2015)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Wednesday, December 16, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A. Promising regional macroeconomic outlook in 2016  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Strong GDP growth readings in Q3 2015 confirmed Regional economies supported by accommodative monetary...
December 16th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 16, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 16, 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, most Asian bourses closed in the black on Wednesday, while most European equity indices...
December 16th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: Update on the Structural Reforms’ Implementation Progress

Greece: Update on the Structural Reforms’ Implementation Progress
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, December 15, 2015) The Greek Government reached an agreement with the institutions (European Commission, Europen Central Bank, European Stability Mechanism and the International Monetary Fund) on December 11th, on the implementation of...
December 15th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 15, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 15, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian bourses traded mixed on Tuesday amid investors’ concerns about volatile crude oil prices, while cautiousness prevails ahead...
December 15th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Associations, Aviation, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 14, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 14, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most Asian bourses edged lower on Monday following a global selloff amid investors’ concerns about falling commodity prices and market...
December 14th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 11, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 11, 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 were weaker on Friday dragged down by lower crude oil prices following OPEC’s decision late last...
December 11th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor (December 10, 2015)

Greece Macro Monitor (December 10, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece – Lower bank recapitalization needs point to improved public debt dynamics, reduced borrowing requirement relative to earlier projections The following is a summary and viewers can read the full...
December 10th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 10, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 10, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from overnight losses in US equity markets major Asian bourses closed in the red on Thursday. The post-OPEC drop in oil...
December 10th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 09, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 09, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Crude oil prices remained in a downward trend for the third consecutive session following the OPEC’s decision last week to leave unchanged...
December 9th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 08, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 08, 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 were weaker on Tuesday dragged down by lower crude oil prices following the OPEC’s decision last...
December 8th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

US November employment report provides further evidence for a December fed funds rate hike

US November employment report provides further evidence for a December fed funds rate hike
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes 7th Dec. 2015 US November employment report provides further evidence for a December fed funds rate hike US nonfarm payrolls increased by 211k in November,...
December 7th, 2015 | Banking, Consumers Market, Finance, Jobs, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 07, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 07, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the uptrend in the US equity market, most European bourses rebounded on Monday, after their worst week in about almost four...
December 7th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

December ECB meeting: A less dovish than expected monetary stimulus package…

December ECB meeting: A less dovish than expected monetary stimulus package…
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, December 04, 2015) December ECB meeting: A less dovish than expected monetary stimulus package In an effort to support euro area economic activity...
December 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Solid trend – HSH Nordbank with net income before taxes of € 110 million

Solid trend – HSH Nordbank with net income before taxes of € 110 million
Constantin von Oesterreich, Solid trend – HSH Nordbank with net income before taxes of € 110 million Substantial increase in Group net interest income to € 612 (400) million Decline in administrative expenses to € -447 (-498) million Cost-income ratio improved to 48 (52) % 13 % increase...
December 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 04, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 04, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS  WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Judging from the market reaction, the ECB’s stimulus package was perceived as less aggressive than expected. The majority of global equity...
December 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More