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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 24 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 24 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 24 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK Prime Minister Theresa May is reportedly expected to announce her resignation later this morning, setting out a timetable for her departure after holding...
May 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!

The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash!
. The BDI@1,068, messy geopolitics and WISTA-Med making the big splash! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on today keeping the upwards momentum “alive”. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 21 points at 1,558… The Panamaxes’ BPI was up 119 and now reads...
May 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Food and Drink, Holidays, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 23 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, Asian equity indices hit 4-month lows on Thursday with Chinese bourses experiencing the heaviest...
May 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round

The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round
John Faraclas The BDI@1,059 …and the world goes round      The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today, thanks mainly to the Capes and to a lesser extent to the Panamaxes amid the approaching Armageddon in all fronts; John Faraclas’ midweek market brief: The Capes’ BCI gained...
May 22nd, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Markets, Military, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Who runs your business?

Who runs your business?
. Who runs your business? OPTIMIZED FORMAT  –  INNOVATIVE IDEAS  –  PROFITABLE OPPORTUNITIES The Little Engine that Could Well, last week’s MEPC meeting is behind us and we can once again focus on the business of shipping instead of getting distracted by the positioning of interest...
May 22nd, 2019 | Markets, Press and Media, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 22 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May offered yesterday a number of sweeteners to MPs, including the chance to vote on whether to hold a second referendum to ratify the...
May 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story

An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story
John Faraclas An enigmatic Capes’ market; end of the story The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points and now stands at 1,049 amid an explosive geopolitical environment. John Faraclas brief recap: The Cape’s BCI went over and above – by a whisker, the 1,501 points. These 31 plus points make...
May 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 21 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses posted modest gains today after the US administration temporarily eased trade restrictions imposed last week on China’s Huawei, the world’s...
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting

Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting
Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown, OMFIF-Oesterreichische Nationalbank meeting Commentary: Renminbi ‘weaponisation’ talk overblown By Mark Sobel in Washington A media furore has flared over whether China will dump US Treasury holdings or ‘weaponise’ the renminbi....
May 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 20 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 20 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 20 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of Asian bourses closed modestly higher today, amid hopes that a US/China trade deal could finally be agreed upon after the US announced on...
May 20th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil

Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil
John Faraclas Still a Capes’ market amid unexpected geopolitical turmoil The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) maintained its upwards mode gaining eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,040. Geopolitical turmoil though will turn things upside down; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI’s...
May 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 17 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market uncertainty around the US-China trade dispute prevails, as the latest developments make it hard to expect a trade deal any time soon. Against this...
May 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…

The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,032; stagnation or lack of steam… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remained strangely enough unchanged given the odd figures of all indices which doesn’t match-up as it should have been on the plus! Geopolitics enter a weird phase; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes were up...
May 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

RINA reports 2018 revenues at 440 million and a growing order book

RINA reports 2018 revenues at 440 million and a growing order book
Ugo Salerno RINA reports 2018 revenues at 440 million and a growing order book Genoa, 16 May 2019 – The 2018 consolidated financial statements for RINA S.p.A., approved today, reveal revenues of €440 million in line with the previous year and an EBITDA of €51 million. RINA concentrated on...
May 16th, 2019 | Accountancy, Classification Societies, Reports | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…

Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032…
John Faraclas; picture credits Anny Zade Market hiccups with the BDI down to 1,032… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points thanks – obviously, to the Capes’ ups and downs. Geopolitics still in a mess and the Hellenic Platform of women Scientists make their presence felt! John Faraclas’...
May 15th, 2019 | Academia, Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, HR, Marinas, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

PAO Sovcomflot: Q1 2019 Results

PAO Sovcomflot: Q1 2019 Results
Sergey Frank President & CEO of Sovcomflot PAO Sovcomflot: Q1 2019 Results (three months to 31 March 2019) Strong start to 2019 as conventional tanker markets improve PAO Sovcomflot (SCF Group), a world leader in energy shipping and offshore services to the oil and gas industry, today reported...
May 15th, 2019 | Accountancy, Markets, Reports, Shipmanagement, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 15 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 15 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 15 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market sentiment towards risk assets improved on Wednesday as reflected in Asian bourses’ rebound from yesterday’s  3½-month lows, supported by...
May 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 14 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in early trade on Tuesday on the back of intensified US/China trade concerns. In response to the US administration’s decision...
May 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Baltic’s Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant

Baltic’s Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant
John Faraclas Baltic’s day and weekly Dry and Wet Markets …“remain” buoyant The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” to capitulate on its volatile nature and succeed in going over and above the 1,000 points mark; at 1,013 looks better… plus 39 isn’t bad at all. The weekly gains were 28 points...
May 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 10 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Market worries over further escalation in the US/China trade war are on the rise after the US administration decided to raise tariffs to 25% from 10%...
May 10th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market’s volatility continues…

Market’s volatility continues…
  John Faraclas Market’s volatility continues… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 34 points – now standing at 974, and looks likely that same might go over and above the 1,000 point threshold – the psychological four-digit barrier. Geopolitics continue to be messy and as we have warned: expect...
May 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Climate, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Oceanology, Pollution, Regulatory, Reports, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 9 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 9 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 9 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian equity markets traded around eight-week lows on Thursday on the back of heightened uncertainty over the outcome of the US/China trade negotiations....
May 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI @940: volatility knocks …yet again!

The BDI @940: volatility knocks …yet again!
The BDI @940: volatility knocks …yet again! Strange “developments” with ups and downs for both the Dry and Wet Markets. Geopolitics hotting-up. John Faraclas brief recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks mainly to the volatile Capes’ BCI which clinched forty points and now...
May 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 8 May, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Taking their cue from Wall Street’s losses overnight, Asian bourses lost ground in today’s session and European equity markets opened lower, amid...
May 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

‘It’s still the economy, stupid’, Modern monetary theory and the potential impact on public policy

‘It’s still the economy, stupid’, Modern monetary theory and the potential impact on public policy
. ‘It’s still the economy, stupid’, Modern monetary theory and the potential impact on public policy Commentary: ‘It’s still the economy, stupid’ By James Knightley and Mark Cliffe in London The campaign mantra it’s ‘the economy, stupid’, first coined...
May 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More