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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting to keep its key interest rates stable and extend the APP programme...
October 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,555…

The BDI@1,555…
John Faraclas Correction, loss of steam, uncertainty, volatility, you name it..? To “entertain” your wonder and possibly your curiosity, the reply is simply: “oh well, all in one; a bit of everything”. The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) recovery from the 10th of February 2016 – when it clocked...
October 26th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Wednesday on newswires suggesting that Stanford University economist John Taylor is the potential...
October 25th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD edged lower early on Tuesday as market attention turns to the candidate who will replace Fed Chair Janet Yellen when her term...
October 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Friday and UST yields moved higher on the back of increased US tax reform optimism. With a...
October 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer in European trade on Friday and UST yields moved higher on the back of increased US tax reform optimism. With a...
October 20th, 2017 | At the end of the day..., Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement
Athens, Greece,  October 19, 2017 Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus,” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it has signed a share and warrant purchase agreement providing for the issuance, for gross proceeds of $2.5 million, of an aggregate...
October 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In a letter sent to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier today, Catalan leader Puigdemont said that the Catalan parliament will...
October 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Marine Money Forum in Athens: Optimism or reality check ahead?

Marine Money Forum in Athens: Optimism or reality check ahead?
  Ms Mia Jensen’s opening remarks A brighter beam of light struck this year’s Marine Money Forum at the Athens Hilton yesterday, as numbers brought back the optimistic market sentiment which was absent for a few years, accompanied this time with moderation and caution. Iris Liaskonis* was...
October 18th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bunds retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday amid increased expectations that the ECB will adopt a cautious approach...
October 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Short-term UST bond yields moved higher on newswires conveying that Stanford University economist John Taylor made a positive impression...
October 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Caution with the BDI@1,523… and geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 38 points higher since last Friday and  now reads 1,523 points – one of the best ever for many months now… Geopolitics as per our feelings – in writing as you can read all our previous...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In to a letter sent to Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy that was made public by Spanish media, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on US inflation data for September. Consensus is for a 0.6%mom rise in the headline, the highest since mid-2009...
October 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH Nordbank finances office properties Atricom and LeByro for EQT Real Estate

HSH Nordbank finances office properties Atricom and LeByro for EQT Real Estate
Peter Axmann HAMBURG/KIEL – HSH Nordbank is making available € 79 million to the EQT Real Estate I fund for the purchase and refurbishment of two office properties. The loan has a term of just under five years. The “Atricom” in Frankfurt’s Niederrad district was built in 1990 and consists...
October 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street overnight, where US equities reached new record highs, major Asian shares hit multi-year peaks on...
October 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major equity market indices traded near multi-year highs on Wednesday on growing optimism about the global economic outlook. Meanwhile,...
October 11th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Greek FinMin Euclid Tsakalotos is reportedly planning to discuss the IMF’s participation in Greece’s financial assistance programme on...
October 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to press reports, the preparatory work of the technical staff of the institutions (EC/ESM/ECB/IMF) has so far revealed that only 2o...
October 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Spanish government bonds were firmer in European trade on Friday on news that the Spanish Constitutional Court suspended the Catalan...
October 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tensions between Madrid and Catalonia are escalating. According to comments by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont yesterday, the Catalan...
October 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Negotiations between the major political parties in Spain on how to jointly handle the Catalonian crisis continue. In the meantime, the...
October 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Tuesday, October 03, 2017)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Tuesday, October 03, 2017)
Regional growth on solid footing in Q2-2017  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Q2-2017 second GDP estimates confirm a solid footing for most of the economies of the region Consumer spending revival continues unabated driven by sustained sentiment gains, eased financial...
October 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (September 2017)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (September 2017)
Find attached herebelow Eurobank’s Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE. It provides an insight of the latest global economic and market developments, focusing on the prevailing macro themes and their implications on the EA peripheral economies and...
October 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More