Archive for the ‘Finance’ Category

HSH Nordbank posts pre-tax profit of € 460 million

HSH Nordbank posts pre-tax profit of € 460 million
Constantin von Oesterreich,   Earnings and business trend on target New business up 43 percent to € 7 million. Drivers are Real Estate Clients and Energy & Infrastructure Stable new business margins with good risk profiles CET1 capital ratio at 12.5 percent Von Oesterreich: “Our next...
December 12th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece : taking stock of recent political developments (Decemember 10, 2014)

Greece : taking stock of recent political developments (Decemember 10, 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece Macro Monitor Greece : taking stock of recent political developments This is the latest for Greece from EUROBANK’s Dr. Platon Monokrousos. Viewers can log herebelow and read the entire analysis....
December 10th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Breaking News, Country Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 December 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS  WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from losses in Wall Street overnight, Asian and European stock markets broadly fell on Tuesday as oil prices plummeted...
December 9th, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (8 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (8 December 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from broadly weaker Asian bourses on Monday, European stock markets kicked off the week on the back foot, pressured by...
December 8th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Concern persists over unpaid wages despite positive MLC enforcement

Concern persists over unpaid wages despite positive MLC enforcement
Thomas Brown Specialist marine insurance intermediary Seacurus says that overall confidence in the successful implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention 2006 (MLC) should not conceal the fact that there is continuing concern over the risk of abandonment and the timely payment of crew wages. Thomas...
December 5th, 2014 | Finance, Marine Insurance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (5 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (5 December 2014)
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 ECB kept its key interest rates unchanged at its policy meeting on Thursday. Disappointing market...
December 5th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 December 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone across the board in European trade on Tuesday as US macro data releases continued to support the view...
December 2nd, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (1 December 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (1 December 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Monday as recent US macro data releases support the view that the domestic economy...
December 1st, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (28 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (28 November 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from weaker Asian bourses, European stock markets opened on the back foot on Friday as OPEC’s decision to stay put...
November 28th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Study on Greece’s economic competitiveness and exports performance…

Study on Greece’s economic competitiveness and exports performance…
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Study on Greece’s economic competitiveness and exports performance presented at  a special Eurobank event  held in Athens on Nov 26, 2014 For our non-Greek speakers/viewers, we do apologize this is in Greek....
November 27th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Energy, Finance, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

IOE qualifications enhance international trade advisers’ expertise

IOE qualifications enhance international trade advisers’ expertise
Lesley Batchelor The Institute of Export’s flagship international trade qualifications are boosting the skills of government advisers helping UK companies to grow their businesses through exporting.   Sixteen of UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) 19 export finance advisers (EFAs) are currently studying...
November 27th, 2014 | Academia, Associations, Education and Training, Finance, HR, Maritime Education and Training, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets and the SEE region (21 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets and the SEE region (21 November 2014)
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 positive trend n the Wall Street overnight Asian bourses closed broadly higher on Friday in the wake of upbeat USA...
November 21st, 2014 | Banking, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 November 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday amid expectations that the minutes from the October 28/29...
November 19th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (18 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (18 November 2014)
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 most Asian bourses and tracking gains in Japan’s Nikkei, European stock markets moved broadly higher in...
November 18th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

North P&I club directors decide on 4.75% overall increase with 2.5% minimum

North P&I club directors decide on 4.75% overall increase with 2.5% minimum
Pratap Shirke Directors of the 180 million GT North P&I club have decided on an overall premium increase of 4.75% for mutual protection and indemnity (P&I) cover next year, with a minimum increase per member of 2.5%. The increase reflects the board’s commitment to maintaining the financial...
November 17th, 2014 | Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (17 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (17 November 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Highlights World Economic & Market Developments Global Markets: Taking their cue from losses in Asian bourses on Monday, European stock markets broadly fell in morning trade amid global growth concerns...
November 17th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, HR, Insight, Reports | Read More

HSH Nordbank refinancing USD 400 million

HSH Nordbank refinancing USD 400 million
HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank is refinancing USD 400 million, thus strengthening its USD-based lending business. The large-volume “STRATUS ABF” refinancing carried out together with Mitsubishi UFJ Securities International is collateralised through aircraft loans pooled within the internal Restructuring...
November 17th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (14 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (14 November 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European stock markets fell earlier on Friday, amid global growth concerns. In view of diverging monetary policies between...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Greece: Q3 flash GDP data suggest full-year growth likely to exceed official forecast of 0.6%

Greece: Q3 flash GDP data suggest full-year growth likely to exceed official forecast of 0.6%
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece’s statistics agency (EL.STAT.) released earlier today its flash GDP estimate for Q3 2014. The report contained revisions to past quarterly data in line with: (i) the implementation of the new European...
November 14th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index (OSEBX)

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index (OSEBX)
13/11/2014 – Oslo Børs has revised the composition of the Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index (OSEBX). The number of companies included in the index will be 53. The Benchmark Index is intended to be an investable index that comprises a representative selection of all...
November 13th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Markets, Regulatory, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

DVB Bank SE: 9-month figures

DVB Bank SE: 9-month figures
Wolfang F. Driese DVB Bank publishes nine-month results for 2014: Consolidated net income before taxes of EUR72.6 million (news with additional features) 13.11.2014 / 08:25 – Frankfurt/Main, 13 November 2014 – DVB Bank SE (ISIN: DE0008045501) continued to provide financing solutions and...
November 13th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Eidefoss lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM

Eidefoss lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM
13/11/2014 – Eidefoss lists its first bond issue on Nordic ABM today. The bond loan that is admitted to listing today – A/S Eidefoss 14/26 4, 10%  – is an issue of NOK 200 million with an interest rate of 4.1%, with maturity in October 2026. Nordea Markets is the manager for the issue. The...
November 13th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (12 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (12 November 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Japan’s top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga somewhat quelled market speculation earlier today that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will...
November 12th, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Africa’s blue future

Africa’s blue future
11/11/2014 IMO’s Juvenal Shiundu today (11 Nov) spoke about “The role of the maritime sector and the blue economy in Africa’s renaissance” at the African Maritime Domain Conference 2014 (9-12 Nov), which is being held in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The conference is being attended...
November 11th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Finance, HR, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (10 November 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (10 November 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US non-farm payrolls rose by 214k in October, slightly lower than market consensus for an increase of 235k. Despite the modestly weaker-than-expected...
November 10th, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More