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8th Hydra Shipping Conference Saturday September 9th 2017

8th Hydra Shipping Conference  Saturday September 9th 2017
The 8th Hydra Shipping Conference takes place on Saturday September 9th, in Hydra’s Cathedral Conference Hall and this year’s conference theme is: “MONEY TALKS BUT WEALTH WHISPERS”. Leading Greek ship-owners, as well as senior shipping industry business executives, multinational...
August 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, IT and Communications, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement | Read More

Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, August 8 2017)

Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, August 8 2017)
Greece’s parliament building Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, August 8 2017) Greece: January – June 2017 State Budget Execution & June 2017 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – June 2017, the budget...
August 8th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative sentiment in Wall Street overnight, global equity indices traded in the red on Friday after the Wall Street Journal reported...
August 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street’s Dow Jones Industrial Average broke overnight the 22,000 mark, reaching a new high in its 121-year history. Nevertheless, major Asian...
August 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian technology stocks surged to 17-year highs on Wednesday following better-than-expected reported earnings from Apple. In FX markets, the...
August 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major Asian equity indices closed in the black on Tuesday, following positive Japanese corporate earnings and better-than-expected manufacturing and...
August 1st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity indices traded higher on Monday, shrugging off North Korea’s latest missile test late on Friday and the US response...
July 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity indices traded lower on Friday, as technology shares retreated from their recent rally over the past month. In FX markets,...
July 28th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister

BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister
Minister of Economic Development & Tourism Jamahl Simmons (left) speaks with BDA CEO Ross Webber BDA CEO meets with new Economic Development Minister, affirms positive partnership, “Bermuda open for business” Hamilton, Bermuda, July 27, 2017 – Following a meeting with the Minister...
July 28th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Associations, Banking, Charity, Clubs, Cruise Industry, Environment, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Finance, Holidays, Insurance and Reinsurance, Maritime History and Museums, Maritime Tourism, Oceanology, Politics and Government, Shipfinance, Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The FOMC announced no change in its monetary policy stance at its 24-25 July meeting, with market focusing on the statement which contained two main...
July 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street rose modestly overnight following stronger-than-expected corporate earnings and positive US data releases. Mirroring the positive momentum...
July 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US dollar remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday, with the DXY dollar index hovering around 93.970 at the time of writing within distance...
July 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 24, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure in European trade on Monday amid heightened political jitters with DXY recording a fresh 13-month low earlier today...
July 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB kept its key interest rates and the monthly pace of asset purchases unchanged at Thursday’s monetary policy meeting, as was widely expected....
July 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is widely expected to stay put on its monetary policy. At the post-meeting...
July 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@948: asymmetrical rise amid Geopolitical uncertainty…

The BDI@948: asymmetrical rise amid Geopolitical uncertainty…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 16 points “offering” some short of breathing space but no one should be fooled. The Geopolitical mess is more serious than the hoi polloi think… John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers gained 44 points and the BCI 2014 surpassed the 1,000...
July 19th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under pressure amid heightened market uncertainty over the US administration’s ability to implement key campaign promises including healthcare...
July 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Be cautious with the BDI and Geopolitics

Be cautious with the BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “raises” hopes given its 20 plus points rise, but be cautious as things are not that promising and in any case we are far apart the December 2013 level of 2,277 points – 1,345 points down! Geopolitics are not just an enigma, they are a harsh reality and...
July 18th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Immigration, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets retreated from recent highs in European trade on Tuesday, USD extended its recent losses and US government bond yields remained...
July 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD remained under selling pressure and US government bond yields were slightly lower in European trade on Monday reacting to a dovish shift in short-term...
July 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI’s mini “rebound” NOT enough for great expectations

BDI’s mini “rebound” NOT enough for great expectations
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 12 points earlier on today reaching the 900 point-threshold and managed to clinch 78 points since last week’s 822 points. The Geopolitics lead no were; only to catastrophe. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capers BCI 2014 managed only five...
July 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following the more dovish than expected tone of Fed Chair Janet Yellen at her semi-annual testimony this week, focus today is on US CPI inflation for...
July 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets and core government bonds were firmer while USD was under pressure across the board in European trade on Thursday reacting to the tone of...
July 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Focus today is on Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s semi-annual testimony before Congress starting at 14:30 CETthough any impact on markets will likely prove...
July 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: USD was modestly firmer against its major currency peers in European trade on Tuesday ahead of Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s testimony before Congress...
July 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More