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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the ECB monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is expected to retain its monetary policy stance and keep unchanged the forward guidance on interest rates, QE and reinvestment. In the post-meeting press...
April 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

At the end of the day the Capers’ surge is normal…

At the end of the day the Capers’ surge is normal…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 46 points higher since yesterday and now reads 1,376. Geopolitics getting not just worse, they are so perplexed, worse than Ariadne’s Thread! John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics recap: No one should be surprised from the surge of the Cape-size...
April 25th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure amid lingering supply jitters, mounting inflation worries mainly on the back of higher commodity prices and expectations for higher Fed interest rates in the period ahead. The 10-yr yield broke...
April 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capers Market with …whatever this entails…

A Capers Market with …whatever this entails…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 24 points and now stands at 1,330 – all thanks to the Capers who clinched  121 points keeping the market “buoyant”… The geopolitics as mentioned in previous...
April 25th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: UST and German Bund yields were lower in early European trade on Tuesday and EMU periphery sovereign bonds retained a positive tone even though recent economic data point to a moderation in the pace of Eurozone economic growth and...
April 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2018.

Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2018.
Wärtsilä Corporation INTERIM REPORT 24 April 2018 at 8.30 a.m. local time ORDER INTAKE AND NET SALES DEVELOPED WELL IN THE EQUIPMENT BUSINESSES This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-March 2018. The complete report is attached to this release as a pdf-file. It is also available...
April 24th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports | Read More

Markets slow down with the BDI now@1,306…

Markets slow down with the BDI now@1,306…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 25 points earlier on today surpassing the 1,300-point mark; the Geopolitics deteriorate more than ever before. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The good thing is that both the BDI and BCI went over and above the 1,300 and 2,000 points respectively,...
April 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields remained in an upward trend in European trade on Monday while German Bunds continued to follow suit in spite of deteriorated euro area growth indicators in the last couple of months and persistently subdued inflationary...
April 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,281: …every little bit helps

The BDI@1,281: …every little bit helps
John Faraclas The euphoria – a better word than spree, of the Capers gaining 877 points since last Friday the 13th of April, must be seen as a good sign, despite what is coming up next,  given the geopolitical, environmental, technical advancements et al surrounding the shipping industry. The BDI...
April 20th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, IMO, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Equity markets’ positive momentum that prevailed over the last few sessions vanished yesterday amid market concerns about waning demand for mobile-phone handsets. Favored by renewed risk aversion, US Treasuries gained some ground....
April 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future

Chairman of IACS pinpoints three key themes of the Association’s strategy for the future
Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen’s commitment to quality, modernisation and transparency widely reflected in IACS work and future vision London, 19 April 2018: Quality, modernisation and transparency have been the three fundamental themes of the International Association of Classification...
April 19th, 2018 | Classification Societies, IACS, News, Reports | Read More

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Volatility and Uncertainty in the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained earlier on today another 72 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capers… The Geopolitical front could soon become not just uncertain, but an inferno. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI with these 72 points – as a result of the Capers’ sky...
April 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Weather, Yachting | Read More

OECD report out today: Ports must ramp up greenhouse gas incentives

OECD report out today: Ports must ramp up greenhouse gas incentives
… For sure, our international readership you would be interested to study the new OECD International Transport Forum report which come out today, arguing ports need to develop more – and smarter – incentives in order to meet the IMO’s greenhouse gas targets for the shipping...
April 18th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In its updated World Economic Outlook report, the IMF foresees the current global economic upswing to continue in the next two years warning though that risks prevail threatening to derail growth prematurely in the next several quarters....
April 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Volatile Capers keep the BDI above the 1,000 point…

Volatile Capers keep the BDI above the 1,000 point…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 27 points earlier on today thanks to the Capers and now stands at 1,052 points. All other Dry Indices fell or remain low… Geopolitics more than perplexed; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 91 points and now stands at 1,152; what a...
April 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, April 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday, tracking gains in Wall Street overnight, amid less concern about the potential of retaliation from Russia to the US-led missile strikes in Syria. Market expectations for a hefty increase...
April 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,025: contained rise…

The BDI@1,025: contained rise…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) rise was contained earlier on today with almost 50 centum lower since last Friday’s the 13th of April level (plus 21). Geopolitics will become more perplexed and be braised for a long warring environment which will affect all business and conversely Shipping....
April 16th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…

Opsss, the BDI@1,014…
John N. Faraclas Following a bad fortnight and the subsequent fall below the 1,000-point threshold, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “managed” a correction on the plus side and now owners can “breath…” Geopolitics though are not so good and we might see a domino effect in the warring front...
April 13th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses were modestly higher in early trade on Friday on easing worries over global trade tensions and market relief that a US military strike against...
April 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers’ “surge” lifts BDI@993 amid the coming Armageddon…

Capers’ “surge” lifts BDI@993 amid the coming Armageddon…
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers and is an iota away from the 1,000 point threshold; the geopolitical situation might create a situation of no return. John Faraclas’ daily market...
April 12th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in early trade on Thursday with European bourses opening in the red and US Treasuries gaining some ground, on the back of escalating tensions in Syria. Market focus today will be on the ECB accounts of the 8...
April 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Africa – Ports: More strategic investment in Africa’s ports can accelerate growth and development by strengthening trade – PwC report

Africa – Ports: More strategic investment in Africa’s ports can accelerate growth and development by strengthening trade – PwC report
Dr. Andrew Shaw, PwC Africa Transport and Logistics Leader, Despite the high volumes of goods that require transport, the development and integration of ports in Africa’s wider logistic chains remains uneven JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, April 12, 2018/ – Africa needs to take advantage of the...
April 12th, 2018 | Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!

The BDI@979: uncertainty and unsustainability… War is on!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five points earlier on today – thanks once again to the Capers and a bit to the Panamaxes, and now stands at 979 points. Geopolitics and the Global Economy in total mess. John Faraclas’ brief Market recap: The Capers’ BCI clinched ten points –...
April 11th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, Immigration, Insight, Marinas, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sailing, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, April 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market sentiment turned sour again early today with US stock futures pointing to a softer start and major European bourses opening in the red, amid prevailing worries over a trade war and escalating tensions in Syria. US Treasuries...
April 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers’ gains improve the BDI now at 974…

Capers’ gains improve the BDI now at 974…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today with 22 points plus, thanks to the Capers; geopolitics urge us all to refrain from actions that sooner or later we will regret doing. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI was up 76 points and now stands at 930; good...
April 10th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More