Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 29, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European bourses were slightly lower in early trade on Monday though risk sentiment remains positive overall with US equities hitting...
January 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)
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 left unchanged its monetary policy and its QE guidance at Thursday’s meeting yesterday,...
January 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 25, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended recent losses in European trade on Thursday following comments by US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin at a press...
January 25th, 2018 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

The BDI@1,200…

The BDI@1,200…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points bringing some smiles in the Square Mile and beyond. Geopolitics continue to get worse, particularly during the current World Economic Forum at Davos; the rest is “fake news”. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI clinched...
January 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…
John Faraclas Despite the ups and downs, the hopes and worries, the expectations and projections and all that jazz, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains stuck in levels which prove our worries of yet another period of discontent…  Today the BDI gained 28 points and now stands at 1,157, thanks to the...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices opened higher on Tuesday following record highs in Wall Street overnight after the end of a three-day...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With a narrow margin of 56%, SPD delegates approved at a special conference on Sunday the party’s entrance into formal Grand Coalition...
January 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 19, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade on Friday with the DXY index hovering within sight from yesterday’s fresh three-year...
January 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 18, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Euro area bond yields were up on the day, remaining though within recent ranges, as investors await more hints for the ECB’s policy...
January 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 17, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Long-dated euro area government bonds were modestly firmer in European trade on Wednesday after newswires conveyed that the ECB is...
January 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD showed signs of stabilization in European trade on Tuesday while US Treasuries and euro area bonds were little changed with...
January 16th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Aldermore appoints head of specialist vehicle valuation

Aldermore appoints head of specialist vehicle valuation
Tim Bearder Aldermore, the specialist bank, has announced the appointment of Tim Bearder as Head of Specialist Vehicle Valuations, a key role within the Bank’s Business Finance division. The new role, will see Tim be responsible for vehicle valuations in the newly created Specialist Car team at Aldermore. Tim,...
January 16th, 2018 | Automobiles, Banking, Car trade, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, News, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 15, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended its recent losses in European trade on Monday on the view that other G10 central banks will follow the Fed in gradually...
January 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside
New York – picture credits Anny Zade Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, January 12, 2018) US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside In line with consensus estimate, headline CPI inflation decelerated to 0.1%MoM (+2.1%YoY) in December from 0.4%MoM (+2.2%YoY)...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 12, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to today’s newswires, preliminary talks in Germany between the CDU/CSU and SPD for the formation of a grand coalition concluded...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were firmer in European trade on Thursday assisted by somewhat easing concerns about China’s stance on US bonds and...
January 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping Finance & Capital Markets

Shipping Finance & Capital Markets
A view of the audience The 10th Shipping Congress on “Shipping Finance & Capital Markets” meticulously organised by IMES and Maritime Economies at the Athens’ War Museum “Ioannis Kapodistrias” Amphitheatre, bearing the Question: “Shipping as Private or Listed?” – and “The Shipping...
January 10th, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…

Hmmm… the BDI@1,366…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 29 points earlier on today and proves our position that there isn’t as yet a sustainable market. We hope that after the Chinese New Year’s celebrations – close to Valentine’s Day, we might possibly see a small surge; we shall see though...
January 10th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Finance, HR, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking a lead from higher US Treasury and JGB yields, core Eurozone government bond yields were under upward pressure in early trade on...
January 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Failing to capitalize on positive euro area data, the EUR/USD was, 0.3% weaker on the day probably due to some position squaring after...
January 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 08, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Extending recent gains, the majority of European bourses retained a positive tone in early trading on Monday amid expectations that...
January 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 05, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 05, 2018)
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, Asian shares reached new record highs on Friday while European equity markets...
January 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Record year for issues at Oslo Børs

Record year for issues at Oslo Børs
22/12/2017 – More new debt and equity capital was raised on the Oslo Børs marketplaces in 2017 than ever before, with the previous record years for both equities and bonds already exceeded. So far this year the combined total value of funds raised through the equity and debt markets stands at...
December 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, late yesterday the US House of Representatives formally passed the compromise tax bill which envisions $1.5trn in total...
December 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Along party lines, the US Republican-led Senate approved the tax bill earlier today. The House of Representatives which approved the...
December 20th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More