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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In reaction to firmer than expected euro area November flash PMIs and the likelihood the APP programme to not be extended beyond September...
November 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,445 …thanksgiving …err thanks to Posidon, the God of the Seas and Capes…

The BDI@1,445 …thanksgiving …err thanks to Posidon, the God of the Seas and Capes…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 32 points u thanks to the Capes volatile spike… Geopolitics  remain unchanged, slightly worse though. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capers as volatile as eve gained 122 points now at 3,420… The Panamaxes’ BPI up three at 1,284.. The...
November 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was under pressure while US government bonds were firmer in European trade on Thursday following the release of the FOMC minutes...
November 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is the BDI about to lift off…?

Is the BDI about to lift off…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up the day with a dozen points plus and now stands safely above the 1,400 threshold; Geopolitics become crucial. John Faraclas’ midweek market briefing: The BDI, thanks to all its indices – except the Handies ended  up at 1,413 points today – a good...
November 22nd, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The 2018 State Budget that was submitted yesterday to Parliament foresees GDP growth of +1.6% for 2017 and +2.5% for 2018, in alignment with...
November 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite BDI’s plus symbol the Markets are uncertain

Despite BDI’s plus symbol the Markets are uncertain
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,396 – about to go, hopefully, over and above the 1,400 threshold and give some hope to interested parties… The Geopolitics are turning once again sour. John Faraclas’ Market briefing: The Capers managed...
November 21st, 2017 | News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table

Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, November 21, 2017) Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table The three-party Jamaica coalition talks involving Angela Merkel’s Conservative Christian democratic political alliance CDU/CSU, the liberal...
November 21st, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Increased political uncertainty in Germany keeps the EUR under pressure with the EUR/USD hovering around 1.1730/35 in European trade...
November 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…
John Faraclas The BDI managed ten points plus since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers as all other Dry Indices dive! The wets with mixed feelings in an overall downwards week with plentiful of Geopolitical mess… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI as said in the preamble gained ten...
November 17th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. reports Financial Results for Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. reports Financial Results for Q3 and Nine Months ended September 30, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, November 17, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $8.7 million for the third quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $126.8 million for the same...
November 17th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The 435-seat US House of Representatives approved its tax draft plan late on Thursday with 227 Republican in favor votes. All Democrats...
November 17th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI@1,374 raises concerns…

Falling BDI@1,374 raises concerns…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 31 points earlier on today, thanks merely to the Capers losing 101 points – another triple-digit loss… The Geopolitical situation is more than grave; John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: So what’s up with the Dry Market? The GAP widens now with 873...
November 15th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday supported by Germany’s firmer than expected Q3 GDP data released in the...
November 15th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers’ fall bring the BDI@1,405… Geopolitics a burden for all…

Capers’ fall bring the BDI@1,405… Geopolitics a burden for all…
John Faraclas The BDI lost another 40 points earlier on today and Geopolitics might make the world collapse earlier than anticipated. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers loss today was a three-digit figure; 142 points down with the BCI now standing at 3,209 points… The Panamaxes were also down;...
November 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Worries over the prospects of the US tax reform bill prevailed in European trade on Monday. Taking their cue from Wall Street’s losses on...
November 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin 12 Nov. 2017

fathom-news e-bulletin 12 Nov. 2017
INSIGHT Fuelled by microwaves A promising new energy source for cruise ships could emerge next year. It’s known as microwave assisted pyrolysis, and Richard Branson’s Virgin Cruises is in the know. More.   Singapore:...
November 12th, 2017 | Environment, Reports | Read More

Fact vs fiction: BDA and industry respond to ICIJ reports

Fact vs fiction: BDA and industry respond to ICIJ reports
Hamilton, Bermuda, November 10, 2017 – Reportage about hacked data from global law firm Appleby has highlighted the substantial lack of media understanding of offshore investment structures and Bermuda’s long-time reputation for tax transparency and cooperation with international authorities. Bermuda...
November 10th, 2017 | Reports, Taxation | Read More

Uncertainty? Volatility? Anyway, the BDI and the Markets are down…

Uncertainty? Volatility? Anyway, the BDI and the Markets are down…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points since yesterday and now reads 1,464; it also lost 12 points since last week’s 1,476 points… Geopolitics become everyday more and more enigmatic… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The Capers as volatile as ever managed to retain the...
November 10th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, major European bourses opened lower on Friday on the back of increased...
November 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: …did I hear you uncertainty..?

The Markets: …did I hear you uncertainty..?
John Faraclas The Greeks have a …cliché, not just a word for today: “…And it’s the 9th day of the month…” with respect odd situation in life. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points earlier on today and now reads 1,481 – that’s 766 points below the 31st of Dec 2013 reading/level!!!...
November 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

All indices fell except the BCI…

All indices fell except the BCI…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was for a second day slightly up thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics continue to be sour… John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The BDI ended the day at 1,486 points – nine more since yesterday… The Capers’ BCI gained 158 points driving...
November 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Reflecting Asian bourses’ positive tone, the majority of European equity markets were modestly higher in early trade on Wednesday supported...
November 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,477 – a bit of …“breathing” space amid global uncertainty

The BDI@1,477 – a bit of …“breathing” space amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  finally gained four points and this breathing space might, repeat, might prove vital… but still we are far away from the 2,247 points of  of 31 Dec 2017, still a 770 points gap. Geopolitics might get sour as beyond the “usual” war between blocks and alliances...
November 7th, 2017 | Books, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Long-dated US Treasury yields moved lower in European trade on Tuesday amid persistently subdued inflation pressures and market uncertainty...
November 7th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More