Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Cyprus president vows to ‘safeguard shipping’

Cyprus president vows to ‘safeguard shipping’
The Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades – picture credits: PA Cypriot president Nicos Anastasiades opened Maritime Cyprus 2015 last night saying, “Our economy will return to one of growth and shipping will play a leading role.” Savanha Nightingale from IHS writes: The industry currently...
September 14th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Consumers Market, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Flags, Gas, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Shipmanagement | Read More

High-level appointment supports cultural training specialist’s growth

High-level appointment supports cultural training specialist’s growth
New horizons: Manuela Wagner Farnham Castle Intercultural Training has made a key appointment to its senior management team in response to growing client demand. Manuela Wagner joins as a programme manager, and brings with her eight years’ experience in sales support, chiefly in the online recruitment...
September 14th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Education and Training, HR, Jobs, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 14, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 14, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed modestly higher on Friday as better-than-expected US producer prices upstaged the weaker US consumer sentiment index....
September 14th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Shipping Markets downfall: end game or ….what?

The Shipping Markets downfall: end game or ….what?
John Faraclas – picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR Our thirty-seventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 11th of September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The...
September 11th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Events, Finance, Markets, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ATHEX successfully celebrates its 10th London Roadshow

ATHEX successfully celebrates its 10th London Roadshow
David Powell, Alberto Gallo, Dr. Platon Monokroussos and Ilias Lekkos With the support of Bloomberg, which was also the venue sponsor, the 10th Athens Stock Exchange’s London Road Show two-day event giving a platform to Greek companies ended earlier today. On all counts, it was a great success given...
September 11th, 2015 | Airline Industry, Anniversaries, Associations, Awards, Banking, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Energy, Events, Finance, HR, LNG, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 11, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 11, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street posted modest gains overnight, as the positive jobless claims release overshadowed the weak wholesale inventories. Elsewhere,...
September 11th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 10, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 10, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian bourses closed in the red on Thursday, as macroeconomic data in China and Japan came in on the weak side, dulling demand for riskier...
September 10th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek HICP/CIP – August 2015

Greek HICP/CIP – August 2015
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (9 September 2015) Greek HICP and CPI August 2015 data show that deflationary pressure due to weak demand and the sales period were counterbalanced by VAT hikes. Viewers can log on herebelow and read the full report: GLOBAL FOCUS NOTE_HICP-CPI_August...
September 9th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Consumers Market, Finance, HR, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Young professionals identify competitiveness as key to London shipping’s future

Young professionals identify competitiveness as key to London shipping’s future
Claudio Chiste A NEW survey by The Shipping Professional Network in London (SPNL) has identified key ways in which London can remain competitive as a relevant maritime global centre, and revealed a broad consensus that London’s credentials in this respect would be strengthened by the UK remaining part...
September 9th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, HR, Jobs, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Centers | Read More

Caterpillar Launches Asset Financial Solutions for the Offshore and Marine Industries

Caterpillar Launches Asset Financial Solutions for the Offshore and Marine Industries
Houston, Texas – Caterpillar Oil & Gas is pleased to announce the introduction of Asset Financial Solutions, an innovative financial product that provides 100% financing new offshore or marine assets. The new solution enables Caterpillar to offer customers a tailored solution to optimize their...
September 9th, 2015 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipfinance, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 9, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 9, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian bourses rallied on Wednesday following a late recovery in the Chinese equity markets while the majority of European equity markets...
September 9th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 8, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 8, 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 moved higher today but gains were limited amid heightened market concerns about a more severe than previously...
September 8th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Business growth high on the agenda for transport firms

Business growth high on the agenda for transport firms
Mike Randall One in four cite expansion as their main business objective Business growth is top of the agenda for a quarter of SMEs in the transport sector, according to the latest research from Close Brothers Asset Finance. The Close Brothers Business Barometer,  a quarterly survey of UK SME owners...
September 7th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 7, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 7, 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 on Friday, as the August non-farm payrolls report was rather mixed failing to contain market uncertainty...
September 7th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping Markets drop further; geopolitics an issue!

Shipping Markets drop further; geopolitics an issue!
Our thirty-sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 4thof September 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Tienen, Belgium. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, closed down 16points...
September 4th, 2015 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

CMB- Saverco NV launches a voluntary and conditional public takeover offer on CMB

CMB- Saverco NV launches a voluntary and conditional public takeover offer on CMB
 CMB NV (“CMB”) and its controlling shareholder Saverco NV (“Saverco”) announce that Saverco will launch a voluntary and conditional public takeover offer for all outstanding shares in CMB that are not currently held by Saverco or persons affiliated with Saverco. Currently, Saverco and the persons...
September 4th, 2015 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Dovish ECB President’s comments signal potential for further monetary policy easing ahead (4 September 2015)

Dovish ECB President’s comments signal potential for further monetary policy easing ahead (4 September 2015)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (4 September 2015) At its regular monetary policy meeting on Thursday 3 September, the ECB Governing Council decided to keep the interest rate on the main refinancing operations as well as the interest rates on the marginal lending facility and...
September 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

LONDON Welcomes the International Maritime World

LONDON Welcomes the International Maritime World
London, magnificent City views… The world’s shipping industry will converge on London this week for London International Shipping Week (LISW15 September 7 to 11) to herald the city’s position as the world’s leading maritime services centre. More than 100 events, ranging from flagship conferences...
September 4th, 2015 | Academia, Anniversaries, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Exhibitions, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Centers, Story of the Month, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 4, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At yesterday’s regular monetary policy meeting, the ECB kept the interest policy rates unchanged and increased the issue share limit...
September 4th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 3, 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 black overnight while US 10yr Treasury yields rose as the Fed’s Beige Book, which contains a valuation of economic...
September 3rd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The US manufacturing sector expanded in August at its slowest pace in 2 years (2 September 2015)

The US manufacturing sector expanded in August at its slowest pace in 2 years (2 September 2015)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (2 September 2015) The US ISM manufacturing index declined more-than-expected to a two-year low of 51.1 in August (vs. consensus estimate of 52.5) from its July level of 52.7 (Figure 1). As was evident in earlier readings from regional manufacturing...
September 2nd, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 2, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street slumped overnight as the US ISM manufacturing index for August came in softer-than-expected. Elsewhere, the picture in Asian...
September 2nd, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Euronav – New US$ 750 million facility

Euronav – New US$ 750 million facility
ANTWERP, Belgium, 1 September 2015 – The Executive Committee of Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) (“Euronav” or the “Company”) today announced that it has signed a new USD 750 million senior secured amortizing revolving credit facility led by DNB Bank ASA and Nordea Bank Norge...
September 1st, 2015 | Banking, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Manufacturing PMI for Greece and the Eurozone in August 2015

Manufacturing PMI for Greece and the Eurozone in August 2015
August manufacturing PMIs points to further expansion in the Eurozone; Greek sector continues to decline The final Eurozone Manufacturing PMI Index came in at 52.3 in August, slightly lower from its July level of 52.41 , bringing the average PMI over the last three months to 52.4 from 51.4 over the same...
September 1st, 2015 | Banking, Consumers Market, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Macquarie appoints Guido Masso & Davide Alessandrini to ship financing business

Macquarie appoints Guido Masso & Davide Alessandrini to ship financing business
Guido Musso London, September 01, 2015 — Macquarie Specialised Investment Solutions (MSIS) has appointed Guido Musso as Managing Director and Davide Alessandrini as Director to establish a new business arranging Export Credit Agency (ECA) financing for new ship builds. The business will be headquartered...
September 1st, 2015 | Company Profiles, HR, Person Profiles, Shipfinance | Read More