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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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 26 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 26 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The bull-run in US Treasuries and core EU government bonds continues amid mounting worries over the global growth outlook as last Friday’s disappointing manufacturing data in the US and Germany continued to have an impact. With...
March 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Grounded BDI@689; BREXIT’s tsunami approaches, unless…

Grounded BDI@689; BREXIT’s tsunami approaches, unless…
John Faraclas Grounded BDI@689; BREXIT’s tsunami approaches, unless… The BDI lost just a single point, thanks to all dry indices that managed to “counter” to the Capes further collapse! Geopolitics continue to be messy. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI list another 21 points...
March 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Welcome to your new ship finance report

Welcome to your new ship finance report
Welcome to our first edition of Marine Money Intel, in which we provide highlights from our Marine Money events and proprietary analysis of current transactions and trends. Plus, don’t miss our “In Focus” series, which will feature the select shipping companies and funding sources you need to...
March 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Press and Media, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

How do central banks invest?

How do central banks invest?
.. How do central banks invest? Embracing risk in official reserves After a decade of unconventional monetary policy, one could be forgiven for confusion around central bank investment patterns. This report is a reminder that the core investment assets of central banks stem from the official reserve...
March 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics…

What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics…
  John Faraclas What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI was down five points at 690 earlier on today; it lost though 40 (forty) points since last week’s 730 “thanks” to the collapse of the Capes! The 14th Panama...
March 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Confidence up despite continuing geopolitical uncertainty

Confidence up despite continuing geopolitical uncertainty
 Confidence in the shipping industry has risen in the last three months despite ongoing geopolitical uncertainty, according to our latest Shipping Confidence Survey. The average confidence level rose to 6.2 out of maximum score of 10.0 this quarter compared to 6.0 in Q4 2018. If you would like to...
March 22nd, 2019 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of European bourses opened higher on Friday but gave back all gains standing into negative territory at the time of writing following negative surprises in the flash Eurozone PMIs for March 2019. German Bunds firmed...
March 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday…

Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday…
Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday… The BDI lost earlier on today only 14 points thanks to all the other dry indices’ performance and in particular that of the Panamaxes who managed to clinch 47 points and go over and above the 1,000 points threshold; Geopolitics in turmoil....
March 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 21 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 21 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The FOMC surprised markets on the dovish side at this week’s policy meeting, which concluded late yesterday. The updated dots revealed that the Committee removed both of its implied rate hikes for this year and announced its intention...
March 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More