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GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 22, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were modestly firmer early today, as China’s response to the new coronavirus tempered fears over a global pandemic. UST and German Bund yields were...
January 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

US currency monitoring list needs rethink, Central banking in 2020

US currency monitoring list needs rethink, Central banking in 2020
US currency monitoring list needs rethink, Central banking in 2020 Tuesday 21 January 2020 –  Vol.11 Ed.4.1 Commentary: US currency monitoring list needs rethink By Mark Sobel in Washington Coverage of the US Treasury’s latest foreign exchange report focused on China, given the reversal...
January 21st, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Coal Throughput at Vostochny Port rose 5.2% to 25.51 million tonnes in 2019

Coal Throughput at Vostochny Port rose 5.2% to 25.51 million tonnes in 2019
A view of the Vostochny Port Coal Throughput at Vostochny Port rose 5.2% to 25.51 million tonnes in 2019 In 2019, Vostochny Port JSC, operator of Russia’s largest dedicated terminal offering technologically advanced transshipment of coal (run by Port Management Company, PMC LLC) handled 25.51 million...
January 20th, 2020 | Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 20-Jan-2020 MARINE SURVEYS AT CASTLE PEAK POWER STATION, TUEN MUN Hong Kong RECONSTRUCTION OF LIGHT BEACON Hong Kong SEA CARGO MANIFEST AND TRANSHIPMENT REGULATIONS UPDATE Mumbai, India VOLCANIC ACTIVITY UPDATE Calaca, Philippines PORT ANNUAL NAUTICAL FIGURES 2019 Rotterdam, Netherlands DRAFT...
January 20th, 2020 | Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 20, 2020 Global Markets The USD retained a firm tone early today favored by a new string of positive US data releases on Friday. US markets are closed today for Martin Luther King Day. Greece According...
January 20th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Bulletin: Eurovision

The Bulletin: Eurovision
. The Bulletin: Eurovision Winter 2020 Vol.11 Ed.1 Eurovision: Saving the European project More than 60 years ago, the French statesman Charles de Gaulle said, ‘From the Atlantic to the Urals, it is Europe… that will decide the fate of the world.’ Today, putting its own affairs in order, rather...
January 19th, 2020 | Comment, Communication, Insight, Reports | Read More

The Markets fall whilst Geopolitics get worse, but Ravi Mehrotras’ Winter BBQ brings a ray of hope

The Markets fall whilst Geopolitics get worse, but Ravi Mehrotras’ Winter BBQ brings a ray of hope
John Faraclas The Markets fall whilst Geopolitics get worse, but Ravi Mehrotras’ Winter BBQ brings a ray of hope The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell both on a daily as well as on a weekly basis and the Markets turn to become as we have said many times before: Markets for the vey very few. The geopolitical...
January 17th, 2020 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 17, 2020 Global Markets Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses moved higher in today’s early trade, following a string of positive US data releases...
January 17th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference
… ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference Thursday 16 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.3 Commentary: ECB must keep its monetary pillar By Chris Papadopoullos in London The European Central Bank’s two pillars of monetary policy are set for performance appraisals....
January 16th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Panamaxes “lift” the  BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five vital points since yesterday but don’t count your eggs before they are hatched… In the Geopolitical front indeed we are at the cross roads were humanity meets...
January 15th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019

Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019
Eighty-two Incidents of piracy and armed robbery against ships in Asia reported to ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre in 2019 Annual Report (January to December 2019) released at the 11th Nautical Forum, ReCAAP ISC’s annual dialogue with maritime, diplomatic and regulatory/law enforcement communities ReCAAP...
January 15th, 2020 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics
John Faraclas by GTP Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today since yesterday and now stands at 763 – as we also stand on shifting sand given the geopolitical conundrum. CAUTION! John Faraclas’ daily brief: Let’s hope the Dry Markets’...
January 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review

American Club Circular no.03/20 – The Intenational Group of P&I Clubs: 2018/19 Annual Review
AMERICAN CLUB CIRCULAR NO. 03/20 – THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW JANUARY 14, 2020   CIRCULAR NO. 03/20   TO MEMBERS OF THE ASSOCIATION   Dear Member:   THE INTERNATIONAL GROUP OF P&I CLUBS: 2018/19 ANNUAL REVIEW The International Group of P&I...
January 14th, 2020 | P and I Clubs, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 14, 2020 Global Markets De-escalation in the Middle East crisis has shifted market focus to the expected signing of a Phase One US-China trade deal agreement tomorrow. In FX markets, the GBP remained...
January 14th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unprecedented number of crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea despite drop in overall global numbers

Unprecedented number of crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea despite drop in overall  global numbers
Unprecedented number of crew kidnappings in the Gulf of Guinea despite drop in overall  global numbers London and Kuala Lumpur ‐ 14/1/2020 Despite overall piracy incidents declining in 2019, there was an alarming increase in crew  kidnappings across the Gulf of Guinea, according to the International...
January 14th, 2020 | Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

All in red amid explosive geopolitics

All in red amid explosive geopolitics
  John Faraclas by GTP All in red amid explosive geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and all its indices which comprise same, Dries and Wets, fell further amid a cocktail of explosive Geopolitics. The BDI stood at 765 – minus nine points; CAUTION. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Its seems...
January 13th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 10, 2020 Global Markets Risk-on sentiment prevailed in early trade today as fears over a further immediate escalation in the Middle East seem to have eased. In FX markets, the JPY remained under pressure...
January 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 9, 2020 Global Markets Risk aversion eased on reduced fears over a further immediate escalation in the Middle East after a US strike on 3 January that killed a senior Iranian military commander. European...
January 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics

Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points since yesterday and now the situ becomes a bit critical with unknown repercussions.  The Geopolitical situation following an early morning Iranian ballistic attack against bases with possible...
January 8th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Happy 2020 and Cheers to a New Fashion Decade

Happy 2020 and Cheers to a New Fashion Decade
Gucci Resort 2020 Ad Campaign Happy 2020 and Cheers to a New Fashion Decade by Elena Sendona Visuals of fashion ad campaigns are always a matter of deep discussion and most obviously lately correlating with issues of inclusivity, sustainability, and ethics. Images conceived but designers and style directors...
January 8th, 2020 | Fashion, Insight, Reports | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 8, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment on risk assets worsened today on the back of increased fears over a wider conflict in the Middle East following news that Iran fired rockets at US-led forces...
January 8th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what?

Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what?
John Faraclas Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 53 points as well as the 800 point threshold. Geopolitics are expected to be explosive as ever… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ once again on a triple-digit fall –...
January 7th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 7, 2020 Global Markets The geopolitical situation in the Middle East remains on investors’ radars but the performance of financial markets over the last few hours suggests that investors are now optimistic...
January 7th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 69 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capes and bunker prices pressing rates down. There will be corrections in …both directions so all stakeholders have to be ready for every eventuality. 2020...
January 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 3, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets weakened earlier today, US Treasuries and European government bond markets firmed while oil prices moved sharply higher on heightened geopolitical tensions....
January 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More