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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon 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 while the USD was under pressure and US Treasury yields were a tad lower following the slightly less...
May 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street firmed a tad overnight capitalizing on a stronger-than-expected Markit services PMI index for May. Another focus for the market yesterday...
May 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses opened modestly higher on Tuesday with investors adopting a cautious stance following a suspected terrorist attack at a concert...
May 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Wall Street’s positive tone in the prior session, the majority of European bourses were firmer in early trade on Monday. However,...
May 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

John Lloyd appointed as Nautical Institute CEO

John Lloyd appointed as Nautical Institute CEO
Captain John Lloyd MBA AFNI Last week’s sold-out Nautical Institute London Command Seminar saw the appointment of Captain John Lloyd RD MBA FNI as the Institute’s new Chief Executive Officer. He takes over from Philip Wake OBE RD* MSc FNI, who is retiring after 14 years in post. Speaking at Trinity...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, HR, News, Person Profiles, The Nautical Institute | Read More

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation

Theresa Crossley appointed CEO of International Maritime Rescue Federation
IMRF members conducting search and rescue The International Maritime Rescue Federation (IMRF), the international charity focussed on preventing loss of life in the world’s waters, has announced that Theresa Crossley will be its new Chief Executive. Theresa will join IMRF in October this year, when...
May 22nd, 2017 | Person Profiles, Safety and Security, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market risk sentiment improved modestly in early trade on Friday. However, cautiousness prevails as political turbulence around US President Donald Trump...
May 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Baltic Exchange appoints new Chief Commercial Officer

Baltic Exchange appoints new Chief Commercial Officer
Janet Sykes The Baltic Exchange has appointed a new Chief Commercial Officer to support its ambitious growth plans. Janet Sykes, former head of communications at shipping services provider Clarksons Platou, will join the Baltic Exchange on 3 July. Welcoming her appointment, Baltic Exchange Chief Executive...
May 18th, 2017 | Company Profiles, HR, Markets, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade and US Treasuries retained a firm tone while major European bourses were weaker in early trade, taking...
May 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIFA names policy and compliance officer for customs issues

BIFA names policy and compliance officer for customs issues
Robert Keen The British International Freight Association (BIFA) has confirmed the appointment of Pawel Jarza as policy and compliance advisor with responsibility for issues concerning Customs. This role will involve working with the trade, HMRC and other bodies to ensure customs processes and policies...
May 17th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure against most of its major currency peers in European trade as political risks surrounding the White House administration...
May 17th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was weaker across the board in European trade weighed down by a dovish shift in short-term Fed rate hike expectations following disappointing...
May 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

IMCA makes North America appointment

IMCA makes North America appointment
Eric Roan, IMCA’s regulatory representative in North America The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) has announced the appointment of Eric Roan as its regulatory representative in North America. “I am very pleased to welcome an experienced professional with the stature and credentials...
May 16th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles | Read More

Cyber security – the increasing threat to your business, May 2017

Cyber security – the increasing threat to your business, May 2017
Matthew Montgomery, senior associate at HFW HFW Briefing: Cyber security by  Matthew Montgomery At the last count, it was estimated that Friday’s cyber attack impacted upon 200,000 victims in at least 150 countries. The attack used “WannaCry” malware to disable computer systems and present users...
May 15th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Company Profiles, Legal, News, Person Profiles, Safety and Security | Read More

Diana announces Results of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana announces Results of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Results of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders ATHENS, GREECE, May 15, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders...
May 15th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hill Dickinson welcomes senior associate Pansy Tsang to its Hong Kong office

Hill Dickinson welcomes senior associate Pansy Tsang to its Hong Kong office
Pansy Tsang International commercial law firm Hill Dickinson has appointed senior associate Pansy Tsang to join its Hong Kong office. Joining from Szwina Pang, Edward Li & Co and previously Howse Williams Bowers, Pansy specialises in personal injury and employees’ compensation litigation in both...
May 15th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Legal, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were slightly firmer in early trade supported by higher oil prices amid increased expectations that OPEC and non-OPEC members...
May 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou clinches “Woman of the Decade in Innovation and Leadership” award
Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou receiving the award from Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Government of India and Dr. Harbeen Arora, Global Chairperson of the Women Economic Forum. Limassol, 11 May 2017 – Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou*, CEO of TOTOTHEO...
May 12th, 2017 | Associations, Awards, Events, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the BoE voted by a majority of 7-1 to keep the Bank rate unchanged at 0.25% and maintain the asset purchase programme...
May 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business

Peel Ports appoints new port director for container business
Jouke Schaap, Container Director Peel Ports – Company also hires 22 new recruits from within 15m radius of port – Peel Ports, owner and developer of the £400m Liverpool2 deep-water container terminal, has appointed APM Terminals’ Jouke Schaap to head up its entire container operations. The...
May 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, HR, Markets, People and Places, Person Profiles, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs continued to move within tight ranges in European trade on Thursday with GBP luring market attention ahead of the simultaneous publication...
May 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BHCC AGM and elections 2017

BHCC AGM and elections 2017
THE BRITISH HELLENIC CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND ELECTIONS The Annual General Meeting and elections of the British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce took place on 28th April 2017 at the Chamber’s premises. Following their first meeting, the structure of the Board of Directors is as...
May 10th, 2017 | Associations, Person Profiles, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market perception that fading political risks in Europe after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the French Presidential elections will likely open the way...
May 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Chrysa Dellaporta’s passion for art and for the marine craft she depicts

Chrysa Dellaporta’s passion for art and for the marine craft she depicts
Chryssa Delaporta and her ships Greek artist Chrysa Dellaporta has spent “endless hours” in shipyards, fascinated by the structure of ocean-going ships, of yachts and of sailing boats. She displays in her work what she has learned about restoration and maintenance of vessels, depicting “proud...
May 9th, 2017 | Art and auctions, Maritime Art, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Person Profiles | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were trading in positive territory in early trade amid easing concerns over European politics following pro-European Emmanuel Macron’s...
May 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More