Archive for the ‘Banking’ Category

Norton Rose Fulbright advises on US$225 million financing to a $1.25 billion infrastructure investment…

Norton Rose Fulbright advises on US$225 million financing to a $1.25 billion infrastructure investment…
Ben Rose Norton Rose Fulbright advises on US$225 million financing to a $1.25 billion infrastructure investment joint venture between energy-focused private equity leader First Reserve and oilfield services giant Petrofac Global legal practice Norton Rose Fulbright advised Natixis Singapore Branch as...
September 24th, 2014 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Legal, Markets, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (23 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (23 September 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS SOUTH EASTERN EUROPE SERBIA: EUR/RSD near a recent 2-week trough. ROMANIA: The MoF sold RON 240mn in 10-year bonds, less than RON 400mn initially planned. The auction produced an average accepted...
September 23rd, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (22 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (22 September 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:. The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Monday supported by persisting market expectations that the Fed could embark on a tightening...
September 22nd, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek economic upturn and stability goes via the Athens Stock Exchange

Greek economic upturn and stability goes via the Athens Stock Exchange
Bloomberg HQ’s in Finsbury Square On all counts, this 9th Annual Greek Roadshow in the Square Mile, organised by the Athens Exchange Group, was the best ever! This two-day event at Bloomberg’s completely changed the perception on Greece and its economy, given what this southern European country...
September 19th, 2014 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Awards, Banking, Clubs, Communication, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, EEZ, Energy, Events, Finance, HR, LNG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Mining, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Ports & Terminals, Press and Media, Reports, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hardouvelis’ …pulse

Hardouvelis’ …pulse
Gikas Hardouvelis, the Greek Minister of Finance During his brief stay in London on the occassion of Athens Exchanges’ 9th London Road Show, the Greek finance Minister Gikas Hardouvelis gave an interview to Bloomberg’s journalist Guy Johnson for The Pulse.  We bring you this interesting...
September 19th, 2014 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greece Macro Monitor (19 Sept 2014) -5th review of Greece’s adjustment program

Greece Macro Monitor (19 Sept 2014) -5th review of Greece’s adjustment program
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A 5th review of Greece’s adjustment program Key items in the agenda and timeline of events in the crucial six months ahead This report provides an overview of the key focus of discussions between domestic...
September 19th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Mitarachi plays it cool vis-à-vis herculian tasks undertaken…

Mitarachi plays it cool vis-à-vis herculian tasks undertaken…
Notis Mitarachi, the Greek Under-secretary for Development and Competitiveness During his two day visit in London and his participation as a keynote speaker on the first day of Athens Exchanges’ 9th Greek Road Show in London, Notis Mitarachi, the Greek  Under-secretary for Development and Competitiveness,...
September 19th, 2014 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (19 September 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:. In FX markets, the GBP firmed against major currency peers in European trade on Friday taking comfort from early results of y-day’s...
September 19th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 17, 2014)

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 17, 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:. Tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian bourses firmed on Wednesday supported by a newswires report suggesting...
September 17th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The US Significantly Expands Ukraine-related Sanctions

The US Significantly Expands Ukraine-related Sanctions
On September 12, 2014, the US Treasury Department significantly expanded US sanctions against Russia. The new sanctions broaden the so-called “sectoral sanctions, ” initially imposed under two Directives issued on July 16, and impose blocks on the assets and property of additional Russian...
September 15th, 2014 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Finance, HR, Sanctions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (15 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (15 September 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:. This week is filled with important events including; (i) the FOMC September 16-17 where the Central Bank is likely to adopt a slightly...
September 15th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: All you need is power

The Markets: All you need is power
John Faraclas The Markets dictates that you have to be very powerful and well placed to survive, alternative make it look …cool! For a fifth week the shipping markets and its main dry index remained …afloat above the 1, 000 point mark, but struggles to maintain this four digits due to uncertainty,...
September 12th, 2014 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corruption, Fashion, Health and Safety, HR, ITF, Maritime Accidents, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (12 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (12 September 2014)
HIGHLIGHTS   Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Amid expectations that the Fed is likely to adopt a slightly more hawkish tone at its monetary policy meeting next week, theUSD extended...
September 12th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (10 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (10 September 2014)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: A special study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco that was released earlier this week suggesting that the Fed is likely...
September 10th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Investec Shipping and Marine Finance to provide a USD180m facility for RKOffshore International

Investec Shipping and Marine Finance to provide a USD180m facility for RKOffshore International
Investec Shipping and Marine Finance has been mandated by RKOffshore International, a specialised marine services company with a proven track record in the offshore oil and gas sector, to arrange a USD180m club deal that will finance an 18 strong fleet of offshore support vessels. The team has started...
September 10th, 2014 | Finance, Marine Equipment Products and Services | Read More

London International Shipping Week unveils its 2015 theme

London International Shipping Week unveils its 2015 theme
Jeremy Penn Addressing an official LISW2015 launch event in London, Jeremy Penn, CEO of The Baltic Exchange and Chairman of the LISW Steering Group, underlined the importance of Government and industry working together as shipping looks to shape itself to meet the demands of the next decade. He said:...
September 10th, 2014 | Accountancy, Associations, Classification Societies, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Flags, HR, IACS, IMarEST, IMIF, Insurance and Reinsurance, Intercargo, Intermanager, International Chamber of Shipping, International Shipping Federation, Intertanko, IT and Communications, ITF, IUA, Jobs, Legal, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Marine Insurance, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime History and Museums, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Taxation, Technical, Technology, The Nautical Institute, Tourism, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

EURONAV files registration statement for proposed IPO in the USA

EURONAV files registration statement for proposed IPO in the USA
ANTWERP, Belgium, 8 September 2014 – Euronav NV (Euronext Brussels: EURN), or Euronav, today announces that it filed a Registration Statement on Form F-1 with the U.S.  Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares in the United States of America....
September 9th, 2014 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (9 September 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended its recent gains in European trade on Tuesday favored by the release of a special study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank...
September 9th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (8 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (8 September 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In FX markets, the GBP was among the main underperformers in early European trade on Monday pressured by the results of a YouGov survey which...
September 8th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance | Read More

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures August 2014

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures August 2014
Statistics from Oslo Børs 2014 Facts and figures August 2014 Key figures equities – August 2014 Oslo Børs Oslo Axess Total Number of issuers 179 35 211 Number of foreign companies 39 9 48 New listings YTD 6 6 12 Market cap. all issuers (NOK bill.) 2, 088 23 2, 112 Issues...
September 4th, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (3 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (3 September 2014)
  Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A   HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  US macro data continued to surprise positively on Tuesday, reinforcing market optimism about the growth prospects of the world’s...
September 3rd, 2014 | Banking, Finance, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 September 2014)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (2 September 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market expectations for further ECB monetary policy stimulus ahead prevail ahead of Thursday’s ECB monetary policy meeting, keeping the EUR under...
September 2nd, 2014 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

ATHEX Roadshow in London 2014

ATHEX Roadshow in London 2014
Following on the success of previous such events,  the Athens Exchange will organize The 9th Annual Greek Roadshow in London on September 17th*- 19th 2014  at Bloomberg Headquarters 39-45 Finsbury Square City Gate House, London Amongst the speakers in the early afternoon of the 19th of September will...
September 1st, 2014 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Exhibitions, Finance, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions

Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Greece Macro Monitor (1 September 2014) Greek Q2 real GDP revised to -0.3% YoY, fully in line with our GDP NOWcasting model predictions Viewers can log on the PDF herebelow and read the entire report; we look...
September 1st, 2014 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 1, 2014)

Daily Overview of Global markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 1, 2014)
Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market focus this week turns to the ECB monetary policy meeting, scheduled for Thursday amid increased expectations for further monetary...
September 1st, 2014 | Finance, Markets, News | Read More