Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

The BDI@1,201 with Planet Ocean on fire…

The BDI@1,201 with Planet Ocean on fire…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) on a daily basis gained four points since yesterday – thanks to the Panamaxes, but on a weekly one there was a minimal loss of six points from last Friday the 2nd of March when it stood at 1,207! Geopolitics continue to be perplexed in all fronts; is that...
March 9th, 2018 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

March ECB meeting: Moving closer towards the exit

March ECB meeting: Moving closer towards the exit
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, March 9, 2018) March ECB meeting: Moving closer towards the exit At its monetary policy meeting yesterday, the ECB decided unanimously to omit from the accompanying policy statement the explicit pledge that had been in place since 2016...
March 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 09, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At its monetary policy meeting yesterday, the ECB decided unanimously to omit from the accompanying policy statement the explicit pledge that had been in place since 2016 suggesting that the Central Bank stands ready to increase the...
March 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,197: trying hard as the wets fall further…

The BDI@1,197: trying hard as the wets fall further…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) managed to gain six points – thanks mainly to the Panamaxes. The geopolitics are getting off hand. John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes were down six points with the BCI reading 1,498; wonder when this volatility will end. The Panamaxes were up 37 points...
March 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 08, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk appetite was generally supported earlier today on somewhat easing worries over the risk of a trade war. A White House spokeswoman made known on Wednesday that the US President plans to offer Canada and Mexico a 30-day exemption...
March 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dropping BDI@1,191 a concern; equally Geopolitics…

Dropping BDI@1,191 a concern; equally Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 21 points since yesterday and now stands at 1,191 – not nice to see same below the 1,200 threshold… The Geopolitics are beyond a perplexed puzzle. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capers as always volatile dropped down to 1,495 with the BCI falling...
March 7th, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (February 2018)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE  (February 2018)
Viewers can find herebelow Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE. It provides an insight of the latest global economic and market developments, focusing on the prevailing macro themes and their implications on the EA peripheral economies and the CESEE...
March 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 07, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 07, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market fears over a trade war re-emerged following Gary Cohn’s resignation yesterday as the White House’s top economic advisor after disagreement with US President Donald Trump over the latter’s proposal for the introduction of...
March 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Index) gained just two points and remained stranded at 1,212 points; Geopolitics continue to be more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI lost ten points and now stands at 1,587… The Panamaxes “surged” with 26 points and the BPI now reads...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Automobiles, Corruption, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 06, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 06, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from US equities’ healthy gains overnight, European bourses were firmer in early trade on Tuesday supported by somewhat receding trade war fears. A number of leading Republicans warned that US President Donald Trump’s...
March 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Struggling BDI@1,210 amid the coming geopolitical tsunami

Struggling BDI@1,210 amid the coming geopolitical tsunami
John Faraclas The BDI(Baltic Dry Index) managed to clinch thee points since last Friday the 2nd of March and now stands at 1,210. The Ides of March are here to stay, unless… The Geopolitical front is more than blue and expect tsunamis in many fronts; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers are grounded...
March 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 05, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 05, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: A hung parliament appears to be the most likely outcome at yesterday’s general election in Italy with none of the three major political parties or groups securing an outright majority. In FX markets, the EUR/USD marked a session low...
March 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,207; still tough times ahead amid perplexed Geopolitics

The BDI@1,207; still tough times ahead amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) with 11 points plus, went over and above the 1,200-point threshold; on a weekly basis 22 plus wasn’t bad… up from 1,185! The Wets with mixed feelings and Geopolitics are going to cost still more human lives and billions of unnecessary spending… Shame!...
March 2nd, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US President Donald Trump announced yesterday that from next week onwards, tariffs on steel and aluminum imports of 25% and 10% respectively will be imposed. Market concerns that a shift of the US administration towards a more protectionist...
March 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,196; same picture amid Russian bound Emma…

The BDI@1,196; same picture amid Russian bound Emma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the Supras and Handies …and a bit to the Capers…Geopolitics as always chaotic. We observe ultra-caution! John Faraclas brief market report: The Capers managed to clinch eight points and the BCI now reads 1,568 points… The...
March 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 01, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 01, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were weaker in early trade on Thursday as Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s modestly hawkish appearance before Congress on Tuesday continued to weigh on risk appetite. US Treasury yields were lower across the curve...
March 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard

The BDI gets stuck into snow… and geopolitics in the cupboard
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the  Supras and Handies; at 1,192 points same remains stuck …in the snow… Geopolitics’ cupboard is full of skeletons; CAUTION. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI was down 35 points and now stands at 1,560… The...
February 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In his first semi-annual monetary policy testimony before Congress yesterday, new Fed Chair Jerome Powell was optimistic on the US growth outlook and increasingly confident about inflation moving up closer to the 2% target medium-term,...
February 28th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI dives as Capers lose 85 points; havoc in Geopolitics…

BDI dives as Capers lose 85 points; havoc in Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI lost three points and now reads 1,188 points. The Geopolitical situation will turn sour for all. CAUTION in all fronts. John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI now stands at 1,595 points – under the 1,600 threshold… The Panamaxes  rise was halted with low gains; the...
February 27th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s first semi-annual testimony before Congress at 16:00 CET. His remarks are expected to mirror the tone of both last week’s January FOMC minutes and the semi-annual policy report...
February 27th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Struggling BDI@1,191 amid chaotic geopolitics

Struggling BDI@1,191 amid chaotic geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI gained just six points earlier on today as the Capers fall and geopolitics become a liability for all; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers lost 42 points and the BCI now reads 1,680; the most volatile of all indices “maintains” its status… The Panamaxes gained 23 points...
February 26th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The VIX volatility index closed at three-week lows on Friday, well below a peak of 50.30 marked at the height of the early-February global stocks sell-off, mostly thanks to the release of the Fed’s Monetary Policy Report on Friday —...
February 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unsustainable BDI@1,185 and diving Wets amid chaotic Geopolitics

Unsustainable BDI@1,185 and diving Wets amid chaotic Geopolitics
The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today 18 points at 1,185 and 101 plus since last Friday the 16th of February. The Wets, despite some positive developments, were on a falling mode. Geopolitics,  unless politicians and business hooligans come down to their senses – before coming down...
February 23rd, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR/USD was trading close to 1.2310/20 in European trade on Friday, poised for weekly losses of around 1.0%, the second biggest in nearly four months. Euro area political jitters are mounting as we move closer to March 4 when...
February 23rd, 2018 | Reports | Read More

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended today’s trading at 1,167 points, up 21 thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capers advance was minimal. Geopolitics more than turbulent suggesting CAUTION for all as Peace all over Panet Ocean is at stake; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers were up eight...
February 22nd, 2018 | Arbiitration, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More