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Another Capes’ spike with the BDI@1,432 …and the War IS on…

Another Capes’ spike with the BDI@1,432 …and the War IS on…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended earlier on today at 1,432 points – that’s 48 points higher since last Friday the 4th of May, thanks to the as ever volatile Capes which produced another spike… Wold Peace is in disarray as Geopolitics as we expected and stated in writing –  after...
May 8th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Story of the Month, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 08, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Tuesday supported by market optimism over a US Q2 GDP growth rebound following a recent string of positive data pertaining to Q2. Meanwhile, core government bonds were little changed...
May 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 07, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 07, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US total non-farm payrolls rose by a lower than expected 164k in April and the unemployment rate fell to 3.9%, the lowest since December 2000. However, average hourly earnings rose by just 0.1%mom leaving the annual rate unchanged at...
May 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Two weeks of Capes’ “dominating” the otherwise stagnant market…

Two weeks of Capes’ “dominating” the otherwise stagnant market…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,384 points. On a weekly basis it was up 23 points since Friday the 27th of April… (From 1,361). Geopolitics as usual, getting more than worse. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capes volatility...
May 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With the May FOMC policy meeting out of the way, focus today is on the US labor market report for the month of April. Awaiting the report, the USD retained a firm tone across the board while core bond markets retained a positive tone...
May 4th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes dominate the otherwise stranded Dry Market; wets dive futher…

Capes dominate the otherwise stranded Dry Market; wets dive futher…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,376 points – that’s plus 30 points since yesterday. Geopolitics continue to be messy; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes had a hat trick …err gained 111 points with the BCI now standing at 2,308 points… The only size to...
May 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Shipping Market: a technical analysis

Shipping Market: a technical analysis
Constandinos Karikoglou In Wall street, traders will fight daily for new information to trade on. The traders who trade first on the new information are expected to make more on the long run, closing their positions happily, only little after the big crowds follow in to buy the stock. Information is...
May 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed left unchanged the target range for the federal funds rate at 1.50-1.75% at this week’s two-day monetary policy meeting that concluded late yesterday. Tweaks to policy-relevant references...
May 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Should equity investors worry about changes in interest rates?

Should equity investors worry about changes in interest rates?
Stephen Humphreys, partner Should equity investors worry about changes in interest rates? by Stephen Humphreys, partner, Moore Stephens Research suggests that, like fluctuations in share prices, changes in interest rates and bond prices are largely unpredictable. It follows that an investment strategy...
May 3rd, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers “distorting” the Markets…

Capers “distorting” the Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,346 points – up 19 since yesterday, thanks to the Capers’ “monologue”… Geopolitics become crucial once again- don’t be naive as the quiet/downgraded so to speak news are just dust; the harsh reality is that we are at...
May 2nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Insight, Military, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At this week’s two-day FOMC policy meeting which concludes later today (20:00 CET) the target range for the federal funds rate is expected to remain unchanged at 1.50%-1.75%. The accompanying statement is likely to be broadly unchanged...
May 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

The BDI@1,327: Contained fall, still a fall…

The BDI@1,327: Contained fall, still a fall…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 14 points as all dry indices fall. Geopolitics enigmatic and we suggest we should all be on guard as things can turn sour anytime now in many of Planet Ocean’s hot spots. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI  was down 37 points...
May 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI down@1,341; “thanks” to the Capers…

The BDI down@1,341; “thanks” to the Capers…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall. Today 20 points were lost as the volatility of the Capers …pays-off. Geopolitics still dangerous and enigmatic. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers BCI lost 78 points earlier on today and now reads 2,173 points… The Panamaxes’ BPI clinched...
April 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, April 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the advance estimate, US Q1 2018 GDP slowed to 2.1%qoq saar compared to 2.9% in Q4 2017, albeit higher than 2.0% expected. Looking ahead, the soft patch in Q1 is likely to prove transitory as business investment growth...
April 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,361; what’s next..?

The BDI@1,361; what’s next..?
John Faraclas The BDI ended the day with minus 14 points; on a weekly basis it was an 80 points plus (from 1,281 on 20/4)… The Capers just returned where they were; that’s all about the Capers’ surge. Geopolitics are preparing us for stage three, that is to say survival as the storm approaches....
April 27th, 2018 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Paintings and Sculpture, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Moby Lines triples profits and increases EBITBA by 13.3%

Moby Lines triples profits and increases EBITBA by 13.3%
Revenues up 9%, with an Ebitda recording an increase of 13.3% and an operating result of 24 million compared to 7.7 of the previous year. Moby lines, that controls also Tirrenia, Toremar, the tugboats division, Moby St Peter line and the port terminals under concession, scored the 2017 financial year...
April 27th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Liner Shipping and Trade, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB retained its monetary policy stance and kept unchanged the forward guidance on interest rates, QE and reinvestment at yesterday’s meeting. In the press conference, President Mario Draghi acknowledged...
April 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,375 amid further uncertainty and global mess

The BDI@1,375 amid further uncertainty and global mess
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended down one point since yesterday’s closing  for the first time after the Capers rally… Geopolitics of pathetic uncertainty when warmongers loom in the background and wish to turn Planet Ocean upside down; SHAME! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’...
April 26th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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