Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 10, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 10, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed in the red overnight, pressured by increased expectations for a December Fed funds rate hike. Disappointing foreign...
November 10th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

US October employment report strengthens the case for a December fed funds rate hike

US October employment report strengthens the case for a December fed funds rate hike
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (9 November 2015) US nonfarm payrolls increased by 271k in October -the largest rise since December 2014- surpassing consensus expectations for a rise of 185k. Adding to the positive tone of the report, the respective figures of August and September...
November 9th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 09, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 09, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US non-farm payrolls report for the month of October surprised to the upside prompting a hawkish shift in market expectations for a...
November 9th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Close Brothers launches innovative fuel card in partnership with UK Fuels

Close Brothers Asset Finance, in partnership with UK Fuels, today launches an innovative new Fuel Card which will cut critical fuel costs for UK SMEs, by offering a uniquely discounted fuel card with a price based on the collective usage of all participants in the scheme. The new product, which is believed...
November 9th, 2015 | Banking, Consumers Market | Read More

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…

Shipping Markets catastrophic fall…amidst geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets catastrophic fall… amidst geopolitical chaos… will bring in total mess Our forty-fifth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 6th of November 2015, with...
November 6th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Aviation, Charity, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Holidays, HR, IMIF, Immigration, IMO, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Technology, Tourism, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 06, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 06, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street was little changed overnight, while Asian bourses closed mixed on Friday and European equity indices treaded water in early...
November 6th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

essDOCS appoints new Chairman of the Board

essDOCS appoints new Chairman of the Board
Andre Toet Andre Toet succeeds former Chairman of the Board of Directors, Barry Williams Valletta, Malta,  06 November 2015: essDOCS, the leading enabler of paperless trade, announced today that Non-Executive Board Member, Andre Toet, has been appointed Chairman of the Board of Directors. He succeeds...
November 6th, 2015 | Finance, IT and Communications, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipmanagement | Read More

Warm praise for chairman Jim Davis at IMIF 40th anniversary gala dinner

Warm praise for chairman Jim Davis at IMIF 40th anniversary gala dinner
Jim Davis receiving his special gifts from Citi’s Michael Parker and Harry Theochari Warm praise for chairman Jim Davis at International Maritime Industries Forum 40th anniversary gala dinner By James Brewer Members and guests of the International Maritime Industries Forum gave a standing ovation...
November 5th, 2015 | Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Clubs, Energy, Environment, Events, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Story of the Month | Read More

DVB Bank SE: DVB Group publishes nine-month results for 2015 and…

DVB Bank SE: DVB Group publishes nine-month results for 2015 and…
Ralf Bedranowsky DVB Bank SE: DVB Group publishes nine-month results for 2015 and forecasts positive low- to mid-double-digit million euro consolidated net income before taxes 2015 05.11.2015 / 14:03  – Frankfurt/Main,  5 November 2015 – DVB Bank SE (ISIN DE0008045501) generated consolidated...
November 5th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (5 November, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (5 November, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street edged modestly lower overnight, dragged down by falling oil prices and hawkish comments by Fed officials that strengthened...
November 5th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

HSH Nordbank to finance fibre optic network expansion in rural areas

HSH Nordbank to finance fibre optic network expansion in rural areas
Dr. Marcus Kleiner HAMBURG/KIEL HSH Nordbank will support Deutsche Glasfaser (DG) in its plans to roll-out the network to about 400, 000 households in rural areas, in Schleswig-Holstein among others, with long-term project finance amounting to € 72 million. As Mandated Lead Arranger of the syndicated...
November 5th, 2015 | Banking, Finance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (4 November, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (4 November, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street edged modestly higher overnight, helped by a rebound in the oil sector on higher crude oil prices. US October vehicle sales...
November 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga

Capital Link’s CSR; the catch phrase for furthering the shipping saga
l to r: Fred Kenney (IMO), Dee Taylor (Liskow and Lewis), Harry J. Fafalios chairman GSCC and director Fafalios Shipping, Michael Lund – BIMCO chairman and moderator Peter Hinchliffe sg of ICS The 5th Capital Link Shipping & Offshore CSR Forum in London Now, what an event that was earlier today!...
November 3rd, 2015 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, BIMCO, Breaking News, Charity, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consulting, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Industry, Drill ships, Energy, Environment, Events, Executive Travel, Finance, Health and Safety, Holidays, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Immigration, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Jobs, London Shipping Law Centre, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Fraud, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Oceanology, Oil Spill, P and I Clubs, P and I Clubs, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Religion, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, The Nautical Institute, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (3 November, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (3 November, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street edged higher overnight and US 10-yr Treasury yields hit their highest level in five weeks, as the ISM manufacturing index came...
November 3rd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 November, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 November, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian bourses edged lower on Monday –the first trading session this month- on profit taking, following their best monthly...
November 2nd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Listing of Skandiabanken ASA

Oslo Børs: Listing of Skandiabanken ASA
Public listing of Skandiabanken ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 19/10/2015 Accepted date: 22/10/2015 Listing date: 02/11/2015 Ticker: SKBN   Skandiabanken is a pure digital bank offering a comprehensive range of financial products and services to individuals in Norway within...
November 2nd, 2015 | Banking, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…

Another dive of the shipping markets and more than messy geopolitics…
John Faraclas Our forty-fourth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 30th of October 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down seven...
October 30th, 2015 | Banking, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Fixtures, HR, IMO, Jobs, LNG, Markets, Music, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, People and Places, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Greece: Retail Trade August 2015 (Friday, October 30, 2015)

Greece: Retail Trade August 2015 (Friday, October 30, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (30 October 2015) The Hellenic Statistical Authority released on October 30th 2015, provisional data regarding retail trade in Greece in August 2015. Key...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Energy, Finance, Jobs, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (30 October, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (30 October, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoJ stayed put on interest rates at this two-day policy meeting that concluded earlier today and reiterated its pledge to increase...
October 30th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 October, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (29 October, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The tone of the FOMC policy statement released after the conclusion of yesterday’s meeting was more hawkish than expected, prompting...
October 29th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: State Budget Execution, January – September 2015

Greece: State Budget Execution, January – September 2015
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (29 October 2015) Greece: State Budget Execution, January – September 2015 According to the final State Budget (SG) Execution data for the year-to-September 2015 period, the budget balance recorded a ca €1.9bn deficit, improved relative...
October 29th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (September-October 2015)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (September-October 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Risk sentiment improves in October on scaled back expectations of Fed rate tightening, likelihood of ECB QE programme extension REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Better than expected output...
October 29th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

USD 1.0 billion Memorandum of Understanding between the Eximbank of China and ING Bank for shipping finance

USD 1.0 billion Memorandum of Understanding between the Eximbank of China and ING Bank for shipping finance
On 26 October 2015 in the presence of President Xi Jinping and King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands, ING Bank NV and The Export-Import Bank of China signed a three year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The objective of the MOU is to further strengthen the cooperation between the two parties in...
October 27th, 2015 | Banking, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (27 October, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (27 October, 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 the negative tone in the majority of Asian bourses, major European equity markets opened lower on Tuesdaypressured...
October 27th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (26 October, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (26 October, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian bourses closed in the black on Monday, following China central bank’s decision on Friday to cut its benchmark...
October 26th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More