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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors adopt a cautious stance towards risk assets today on pronounced Brexit-related uncertainty ahead of the extraordinary 10 April EU Summit. The...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BIMCO: US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row

BIMCO: US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row
Peter Sand US seaborne crude oil exports hit record high for fifth month in a row US exports of crude oil have, since August 2018, continued to rise every month, with a new record high in January of 9.6 million tonnes. Exports rose in January on the back of increased sales to Europe, which rose from...
April 9th, 2019 | Associations, BIMCO, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion

Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion
. Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West, Rethinking strategies for financial inclusion Commentary: Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West By Mojmír Hampl in Prague The West is slowly getting over the idea that China will ‘westernise’. The illusion that it is only a...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report

2019 Q1 IMB Piracy Report
Captain P. Mukundan Maritime piracy incidents down in Q1 2019 but kidnapping risk in Gulf of Guinea persists London and Kuala Lumpur, 08 April 2019 – The International Chamber of Commerce International Maritime Bureau’s (IMB) report for the first quarter of 2019 reveals fewer incidents of piracy...
April 8th, 2019 | Health and Safety, Insight, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus this week is on the emergency EU Council meeting on 10 April that will consider the UK request for an extension to the Article 50 deadline to 30 June....
April 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more

Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more
Jay Powell Darrell Delamaide on Fed policy clash, Denis MacShane on a new European green bank, and more OMFIF update – 1-5April 2019 Vol.101 Ed.14 COMMENTARY Clash over Fed policy escalates The reversal of US monetary policy by Chair Jay Powell has done little to quell the pressure on the Federal...
April 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday and now stands at 711 points. Geopolitical Mayhem the name of the game. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI managed to go over and above the 700 points threshold...
April 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…
John Faraclas Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 27 points earlier on today. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and the Round Table Arbitration Debate of the LSLC event at Quadrant Chambers the best so far event of its...
April 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The new generation of gas-propelled ‘smart ships’ strengthen Baleària’s commitment to innovation and sustainable economic growth

The new generation of gas-propelled ‘smart ships’ strengthen Baleària’s commitment to innovation and sustainable economic growth
Adolfo Utor, at a press conference this morning The new generation of gas-propelled ‘smart ships’ strengthen Baleària’s commitment to innovation and sustainable economic growth  The shipping company carried 4,320,000 passengers (+11%), exceeding a million on international routes. Currently...
April 3rd, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Cruise Industry, Reports | Read More

Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension too much to digest

Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension too much to digest
John Faraclas Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension to much to digest The BDI lost 11 points earlier on today and the Dry Market turns more than sour. BREXIT, irrespective of the end result will shape the history of mankind. Mrs May reminds us of patience being a virtue for shipbrokers and John F....
April 2nd, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dachser pursues sustainable growth

Dachser pursues sustainable growth
.. Dachser pursues sustainable growth Logistics provider reports 5.5 percent growth; European export business remains primary growth driver; new records in shipment, tonnage, and workforce Kempten, Munich. April 2, 2019. Dachser posted substantial growth once again in 2018. The logistics provider increased...
April 2nd, 2019 | Company Profiles, Logistics, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, the majority of Asian bourses ended higher today and European equity markets were standing in positive territory in early trade supported by a rebound in US factory...
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again…

Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again…
John Faraclas Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost four points and now stands at 685; BREXIT makes waves with yet another deadlock. John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 28 points and now approaches the rock bottom...
April 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the second round of “indicative votes” in the House of Commons on alternatives to PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, after the latter...
April 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May will bring part of her Brexit deal for vote in the House of Commons later today. However, the arithmetic in the House of Commons does...
March 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day
John Faraclas The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched two points  earlier on today thanks to the Panamaxes’ “surge”… Geopolitics remain crucial in all fronts. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ fall continued; minus 11 points and the BCI now stands...
March 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Most Innovative Companies 2019

The Most Innovative Companies 2019
The Most Innovative Companies 2019  The Most Innovative Companies 2019 BCG’s latest innovation survey surfaces some big trends. Strong innovators are extending their edge over weaker rivals by embracing AI—in their products and services as well as in how they create them. They’re also increasingly...
March 28th, 2019 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 28 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 28 March 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 28 March 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The bull-run in US Treasuries and core EU government bonds continues amid mounting Brexit-related worries and expectations for more monetary policy easing...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Solid 2018 financial year for Hamburg Commercial Bank

Solid 2018 financial year for Hamburg Commercial Bank
CEO Stefan Ermisch  Solid 2018 financial year for Hamburg Commercial Bank – Group net result before taxes of € 97 (-453) million – CET1 ratio improved further to 18.5 (15.4)% – Administrative expenses lowered by 16% – CEO Ermisch: “Driving transformation forward; becoming profitable” Hamburg...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…

What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold…
John Faraclas What an odd BDI@690; geopolitics getting sour with BREXIT’s outcome still on hold… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “gained” seven points and makes all interested parties wonder… Geopolitics turning sour with BREXIT’s twists and turns. CAUTION. John Faraclas’ early brief recap: The...
March 27th, 2019 | Art and auctions, Charity, Chartering, Communication, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Food and Drink, Maritime Art, Maritime Gifts, Markets, Military, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Photography, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 27 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 27 March, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 27 March, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the UK House of Commons which will hold so-called “indicative votes” on alternatives to PM Theresa May’s Brexit strategy....
March 27th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics

Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics
John Faraclas Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics The BDI lost another six points earlier on today and at 683 sends out another Mayday… Geopolitics with the BREXIT jargon gets seriously perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost the 200 points-threshold and now reads...
March 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Expiration of Series B-2 Preferred Warrants

Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Expiration of Series B-2 Preferred Warrants
Performance Shipping Inc. Announces Expiration of Series B-2 Preferred Warrants ATHENS, GREECE, March 26, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Series B-2 Preferred Warrants...
March 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Reports | Read More

Economy & Markets – Lessons from the Greek Crisis_26 March 2019

Economy & Markets – Lessons from the Greek Crisis_26 March 2019
Greece’s parliament building Eurobank’s Economic Analysis and Financial Markets Research Sector published today the first issue of the Economic Bulletin Economy & Markets for the year 2019. The issue features a study titled “Lessons from the Greek Crisis”. The study is co-authored by Prof....
March 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More