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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to Italian press reports, following budget talks late yesterday between Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte, the two Deputy Prime Ministers, Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini, and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, the government might...
October 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about escalating tensions between the Italian government and the EU are mounting. 10-yr Italian government bond yields rose further in early European trade on Tuesday hitting a 4½  year high of 3.44% while the EUR...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about Italy’s public finances stability prevail. Against this background, investors continued to demand a higher credit risk premium on Italian government bonds while the EUR/USD was hovering in early European trade...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Italian government issued a statement yesterday to announce that the new budget deficit target for 2019 has been set at the upper range of market expectations at 2.4%-of-GDP. Tensions with the European Commission are likely to...
September 28th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed raised interest rates by 25bps at this week’s two-day monetary policy meeting which concluded late on Wednesday, taking the target range for the federal funds rate to 2.00%-2.25%. Changes...
September 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the conclusion of the two-day FOMC policy meeting later today (policy announcement due at 20:00 CET). A 25bps rate hike, the third out of four expected for this year, that will take the target range for the federal funds...
September 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday but gains were limited amid prevailing trade war concerns. Elsewhere, 10-yr Bund yields rose slightly above 0.54% today, the highest since 22 May after ECB President Mario Draghi...
September 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Developments over the last few sessions have increased worries over a hard Brexit scenario. EU leaders rejected the “Chequers plan” at last week’s summit while UK PM Theresa May acknowledged that Brexit talks have hit “an impasse”....
September 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk assets retained a positive tone in early trade on Friday supported by the prevailing market view that the direct impact of the US/China trade dispute on the world economy will likely be limited. In spite of global equity markets’...
September 21st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-on mode continued to prevail in early trade on Thursday on market perception that the direct impact of the US/China trade dispute on the global economy will likely be manageable. Taking their cue from Asian bourses earlier today,...
September 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In retaliation to the US administration’s announcement late on Monday of a 10% tariff on an additional $200bn of imports from China, the latter announced yesterday the imposition of duties on $60bn worth of US goods. However, the...
September 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US/China trade conflict is likely to escalate further after the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that the Trump administration is considering a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods that could be announced as early as today...
September 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Investors across all regions showed increased appetite for risk in early trade on Thursday amid hopes that a trade deal could be sealed between the world’s two biggest economies before US midterm elections in early November. In...
September 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Talking to reporters on Friday, US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $267bn worth of goods imports from China on top of $200bn he is already considering. The US President said that he will decide...
September 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 7, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 7, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries opened higher in early trade on Friday supported by mounting trade war fears on reports conveying that Japan may be the next target of US President Donald Trump in trade war. Meanwhile, the US administration is highly...
September 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In currency markets, the GBP gained some ground across the board on newswires suggesting that the UK and Germany agreed to drop key Brexit demands, potentially easing the path for a Brexit deal. Meanwhile, investors retain a cautious...
September 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fitch affirmed Italy’s long-term credit rating at ‘BBB’ late on Friday, just two notches about non-investment grade, but revised the outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’. The rating agency cited concerns about the “untested...
September 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 31, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 31, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets were under renewed pressure in early trade on Friday and core government bonds retained a positive tone amid heightened fears over a further deterioration in the trade dispute between the US and...
August 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: After the US and Mexico reached a NAFTA deal earlier this week, Canada rejoined talks aiming to either participate in this agreement or strike a separate one. Otherwise, US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on...
August 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Asian bourses earlier today, major European equity markets were marginally higher in early trade on Wednesday as optimism over the US-Mexico trade deal was partially counterbalanced by market anxiety over a potential...
August 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Trump’s hallmark is insularity, Introduction to Islamic finance podcast

Trump’s hallmark is insularity, Introduction to Islamic finance podcast
US president Donald Trump Commentary: Trump’s hallmark is insularity By Desmond Lachman in Washington The hallmark of US economic policy-making in the age of Trump is insularity. This is particularly the case with emerging markets. The international repercussions of the Turkish economic crisis...
August 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Politics and Government, Religion, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets retained a positive tone in early trade on Tuesday supported by an agreement between the US and Mexico to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s...
August 28th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Norton Rose Fulbright advises Citibank on $2.2 billion restructuring of major containership owner

Norton Rose Fulbright advises Citibank on $2.2 billion restructuring of major containership owner
Yianni Cheilas, Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised Citigroup and other lenders of Danaos on a $2.2 billion restructuring of NYSE-listed Danaos Corp (DAC), one of the world’s largest independent owners of modern, large-size containerships. Norton Rose Fulbright’s Athens, London and...
August 17th, 2018 | Legal, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR rose for a second day in a row on Friday on the back of eased trade tensions between the United States and China in view of the scheduled new round of trade talks on 21-22 August. GREECE: According to the Public Debt Management...
August 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR rose to EUR/USD1.1381 at the time of writing from Wednesday’s close of 1.1343 and the dollar index slipped 0.2 percent to 96.554 after news that a Chinese delegation will travel to the United States for trade talks. GREECE: According...
August 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More