Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 20 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 20 March, 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Awaiting the conclusion of the Fed’s monetary policy meeting, European bourses opened lower today on appetite for some profit taking following yesterday’s hefty gains. Headlines suggesting that a final trade agreement between...
March 20th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more

Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more
Desmond Lachman on Brexit, David Marsh on ECB pressures, and more 11-15 March 2019 Vol.10 Ed.11 COMMENTARY Missing out on monetary normalisation The European Central Bank’s postponement of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increases exposes it to pressures which will weigh on the bank’s...
March 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@730; an uplift (?) amid mega geopolitical mayhem… What a week that was, eh! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 53 points earlier on today and 81 since last week’s 649! Geopolitics with the BREXIT saga enigmatically perplexed,  as well as with the unprecedented bankruptcy of...
March 15th, 2019 | Canals, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 15 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 15 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened mixed earlier today with no clear direction, amid trade talk uncertainty. Although some reports conveyed that the US and China have made further substantial progress on trade negotiations, a summit between...
March 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves…

The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves…
John Faraclas The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 23 points and at 677 looks certain of surpassing the 700… Geopolitics on a turning point with BREXIT – primarily and other issues in need of attention. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’...
March 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@654: slow recovery, more jeopardy or what…

The BDI@654: slow recovery, more jeopardy or what…
John Faraclas The BDI@654: slow recovery, more jeopardy or what… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up seven points; the Geopolitics are totally governed by what’s the aftermath in a BREXIT scene… John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: The Capes “are back”; the BCI was up 49 points surpassing...
March 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE FILING OF ITS 2018 ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 20-F  ATHENS, GREECE, March 13, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on March 12, 2019 it filed its 2018...
March 13th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Despite UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to secure last-minute legal assurances from the EU over the contentious Irish backstop issue, the UK House of Commons rejected yesterday her Brexit plan for the second time, by a majority...
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling

‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling
‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility, Roundtable with Ambassador Patrick Suckling Commentary: ‘Superstar firms’ fuel price volatility By Pierre Ortlieb in London Globalisation and technological advances have allowed a small number of firms to become dominant within their industries....
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Environment, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

The BDI@647 – uncertainty coexisting with the unknown…

The BDI@647 – uncertainty coexisting with the unknown…
John Faraclas The BDI@647 – uncertainty coexisting with the unknown… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch two points thanks to the … Capes! Geopolitics in real mess; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI managed to gain 28 points and now stands at 278 points… The Panamaxes on...
March 12th, 2019 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP was firmer across the board in early European trade on Tuesday and European bourses opened higher amid increased hopes for parliamentary approval of the UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan at today’s “meaningful vote” in...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019

Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019
Mario Draghi Missing out on monetary normalisation, Gender Balance Index 2019 Commentary: Missing out on monetary normalisation By David Marsh in Boston The European Central Bank’s postponement until at least 2020 of its first post-financial crisis interest rate increase could mean it will miss...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall…

The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall…
John Faraclas The BDI@645; Capes “surge” and Panamaxes fall… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  lost four points earlier on today and 624 tries to survive… All we all want is to avoid a drop below the 600 points. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and wonder who really knows what’s net to come....
March 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*
John Faraclas The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down eight points today thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capes are settling(?) down a bit. Geopolitics remain very perplexed in all fronts and issues. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The weekly loss...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB surprised markets to the dovish side at its monetary policy meeting yesterday, moving more quickly than expected in an attempt to counter the Eurozone’s economic slowdown and preserve accommodative financial conditions. In...
March 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657
John Faraclas The BDI@657; Capes and Panamaxes fall… Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down seven points; Geopolitics remain dodgy and perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost 34 points and the BCI now stands at 236 points…...
March 7th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

“K”LINE – Notice on Provision for Losses and Extraordinary Losses from Business Structural Reforms, and Revised Forecast of Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018

“K”LINE – Notice on Provision for Losses and Extraordinary Losses from Business Structural Reforms, and Revised Forecast of Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018
.. From “K”LINE: Notice on Provision for Losses and Extraordinary Losses from Business Structural Reforms, and Revised Forecast of Financial Results for Fiscal Year 2018 Please be advised that “K” Line Tokyo Head Office published the following press release today. Please click...
March 7th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s lackluster performance overnight, European bourses opened lower across the board today and the majority of equity markets in Asia ended in negative territory, pressured by mounting worries over...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched a point as the Capes dive further… Geopolitics still in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost another 29 points earlier on today and now reads 270; what’s next? A catastrophe?...
March 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published

ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published
ITCO 2019 Tank Container Fleet Survey published: Global tank container fleet reaches 604,700 units ITCO, the International Tank Container Organisation, has published its 7th Annual Tank Container Fleet Survey. This year’s Survey estimates that, at 1 January 2019, the global tank container fleet had...
March 6th, 2019 | Containers, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, European bourse opened slightly lower today ahead of the highlights due later this week, including the ECB’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday and US February’s non-farm...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 5 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 5 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets ended broadly weaker today while major European equity markets were barely in positive territory in the early trading hours, amid concerns about a slowing US growth momentum. In addition, in a report released at...
March 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

The BDI@669; what’s up with the Capes?

The BDI@669; what’s up with the Capes?
John Faraclas The BDI@669; what’s up with the Capes? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched five points; the Capes’ fall is monumental but crystal clear and Geopolitics will bother us quite a lot. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI fall sends shocking waves; minus 28 points and now...
March 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 4 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 4 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets ended higher and European bourses were standing in the black in the early trading hours today, on press reports suggesting that the US and China are close to finalizing a trade deal at a summit around March 27 in...
March 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics | Read More