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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 10, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 10, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on the ECB Governing Council meeting where the Central Bank is widely expected to adopt further monetary stimulus to support...
March 10th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 March, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 March, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were firmer in early trade on Wednesday and sovereign bonds across the G10 retained a positive tone amid expectations...
March 9th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 8, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 8, 2016)
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 Asian bourses, the majority of European bourses opened lower on Tuesday as appetite for profit...
March 8th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 7, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 7, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US February’s non-farm payrolls surprised positively pushing US Treasuries lower. In FX markets, the USD moved higher against the EUR in...
March 7th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: Overview of latest domestic developments (March 4, 2016)

Greece: Overview of latest domestic developments (March 4, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook Greece: Overview of latest domestic developments (March 4, 2016) Contents Eurogroup March 7th likely to set a date for the return of the mission heads to Athens to resume...
March 4th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 04, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 04, 2016)
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 retained a positive tone in early trade on Friday supported by higher oil prices and a fresh string...
March 4th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame: Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016

Greek Shipping Hall of Fame: Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016
From the previous event American Hellenic Hull Insurance Company and DNV GL join supporters of Induction Ceremony & Dinner 2016 [March 3, 2016] The Greek Shipping Hall of Fame is pleased to announce that two more prestigious maritime organisations have agreed to sponsor the Greek Shipping Hall of...
March 3rd, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Communication, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, People and Places | Read More

Solid regional growth in Q4:15 spurs optimism for 2016 prospects

Solid regional growth in Q4:15 spurs optimism for 2016 prospects
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (February, 2016) Solid regional growth in Q4:15 spurs optimism for 2016 prospects REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Strong finish for the region...
March 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 03, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 03, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries weakened and global equity markets were firmer today following a positive US’ ADP employment report. In FX markets, the...
March 3rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: January 2016 State Budget Execution, end-of-2015 arrears and public debt

Greece: January 2016 State Budget Execution, end-of-2015 arrears and public debt
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, March 3, 2016) Greece: January 2016 State Budget Execution, end-of-2015 arrears and public debt According to the final State Budget Execution data for January 2016, the budget  balanced recored a deficit of ca Euro 1.07 billion improved...
March 3rd, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Capers suffer yet another low with the BCI@171

Capers suffer yet another low with the BCI@171
John Faraclas The BDI gained just another three points today closing at 335, but the Capers made the headlines! Very low levels for expensive tonnage with hopes dashed… The Panamaxes gained seven, now standing at 364 and the Supras clinched another five clocking 350. The BHSI was also three points...
March 2nd, 2016 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Consumers Market, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)

Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Please find herebelow the PDF with Eurobank’s Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor which presents its views on the outlook of the main developed economies as well as itsforecasts about major...
March 2nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 02, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market sentiment towards global equity markets improved on Wednesday following a string of encouraging US data. Against this background,...
March 2nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 01, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 01, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Euro area inflation re-entered into negative territory in February supporting market expectations for further monetary policy stimulus...
March 1st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece- Revised data for Q4 2015 point to full-year real GDP contraction of 0.3%

Greece-  Revised data for Q4 2015 point to full-year real GDP contraction of 0.3%
Global Economic & Market Outlook- Focus Notes Greece-  Revised data for Q4 2015 point to full-year real GDP contraction of 0.3% Hellenic statistical authority (EL.STAT.) published earlier today provisional national accounts data for the fourth quarter of 2015. The release contained a positive development...
February 29th, 2016 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

At least the BDI is “positive” and “gaining” momentum…

At least the BDI is “positive” and “gaining” momentum…
John Faraclas With two points plus the BDI ended an “upwards” rally closing the week at 327 points, that is an overall of  14 points plus since last week’s 313 points; not…bad eh! It could have been worse…  John Faraclas comments:  The Capers have the stigma of volatility and rightly so;...
February 26th, 2016 | Energy, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 26, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone January’s CPI inflation was revised downward and inflation expectations dropped to a fresh record low, supporting the view for...
February 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

9th Annual Marine Money Hong Kong Ship Finance Forum 2016 – developing agenda

9th Annual Marine Money Hong Kong Ship Finance Forum 2016 – developing agenda
News on the forthcoming Marine Money Forum: 9th Annual Hong Kong Ship Finance Forum – Thursday, April 7, 2016 Renaissance Harbour View Hotel, Hong Kong China’s economy is slowing. Japanese, European and U.S. central banks are implementing diverging policies. The BDI has hit all-time lows....
February 26th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Shipfinance | Read More

Deep down @ 325 the BDI continues to be attractive… but geopolitics are scary!

Deep down @ 325 the BDI continues to be attractive… but geopolitics are scary!
John Faraclas Once again the low levels and uncertainty prevails with the BDI“gaining” three points thanks to the Supras’ 11 points plus …AND the Handies’  three points! John Faraclas happily writes: The Capers lost four points, now standing at 182 and the Panamaxes remained flat with the...
February 25th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Energy, Markets, Oil Industry, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DVB achieved consolidated net income for 2015 which was still satisfactory overall

DVB achieved consolidated net income for 2015 which was still satisfactory overall
Ralf Bedranowsky Frankfurt/Main,  25 February 2016 – DVB Bank SE (ISIN DE0008045501) generated consolidated net income after taxes of EUR45.6 million (previous year: EUR79.1 million), providing financing solutions and advisory services to its clients in the international transport sector. Ralf...
February 25th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices moved lower on Thursday amid ongoing oversupply woes and lingering concerns about the growth prospects of the global economy....
February 25th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Religion, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The attractive low BDI now makes waves…

The attractive low BDI now makes waves…
John Faraclas Amidst the economic and geopolitical turmoil one should not lose the appetite for gains; John Faraclas explains: With plus four points, the BDI at 322 is more than an attractive component to invest if you are capable these turbulent days the world of trade and transport lives! The Capers...
February 24th, 2016 | Academia, Associations, Canals, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Featured, Holidays, HR, Immigration, Inland Waterways, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, Military, Mining, News, Oil Industry, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off sentiment prevailed on Wednesday following a renewed decline in oil prices after comments by the Saudi Oil Minister casted doubts...
February 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Managing Cyber Risk in the Financial Sector…

Managing Cyber Risk in the Financial Sector…
Prof. Ruth Taplin Managing Cyber Risk in the Financial Sector: new book edited by Ruth Taplin urges wide-ranging response to crime that costs businesses $500bn a year By James Brewer As Professor Ruth Taplin flatly states in her introductory chapter to the new book she has edited, the question of cyber...
February 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Books, Communication, Corruption, Finance, Safety and Security, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the negative tone in Asian bourses today, the majority European equity markets opened lower. The Eurozone Composite...
February 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More