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Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry and political pressures

Shipping confidence holds steady despite industry and political pressures
Richard Greiner Shipping confidence held steady in the three months to end-February 2017, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from international accountant and shipping adviser Moore Stephens. In February 2017, the average confidence level expressed by respondents was 5.6 out of 10.0,...
March 21st, 2017 | Markets, Reports | Read More

CYPRUS & SERBIA: On a virtuous cycle of sovereign rating upgrades

CYPRUS & SERBIA: On a virtuous cycle of sovereign rating upgrades
Regional Economics & Market Strategy Focus Note – CYPRUS & SERBIA: On a virtuous cycle of sovereign rating upgrades (Tuesday, March 21, 2017) On March 17th, Standard and Poor’s upgraded the sovereign rating of Cyprus by one notch (from BB to BB+) with a stable outlook. The decision confirmed...
March 21st, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Greece – Expenditure on social protection and pensions

Greece – Expenditure on social protection and pensions
Greece Macro Monitor (21.03.2017) Greece – Expenditure on social protection and pensions: How generous is it by international standards and relative to the rest of the EU? 1. For a couple of decades before the outbreak of the Greek sovereign debt crisis, Greece’s pension expenditure recorded...
March 21st, 2017 | Country Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday as the less-hawkish-than-expected tone of last week’s FOMC monetary policy statement continued...
March 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure across the board as the less-hawkish-than expected tone of the FOMC monetary policy statement released after the conclusion...
March 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is Capers’ rise a bubble or the start for a sustainable upturn…?

Is Capers’ rise a bubble or the start for a sustainable upturn…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued to rise all through the week and now, with 24 plus points earlier on today, stands at 1,196 points. Geopolitics though are very dodgy and as we have warned, needless to remind you what you and all of us experienced this last week globally, can be a major...
March 17th, 2017 | Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure against its major currency peer while  US Treasuries’ positive reaction to the less hawkish than expected FOMC monetary...
March 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…

A Capers’ market is NOT a market, particularly amid explosive geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) rose to 1,172 points – plus 25 since yesterday. In the geopolitical front we reiterate the view that the drums of War can be heard – War in the platoon,  War in the financial “galaxy”, it’s War everywhere. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers...
March 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Fed raised the federal funds rate by 25bps to a target range of 0.75%-1.0% at the two-day monetary policy meeting that concluded late on Wednesday,...
March 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Continued Capers volatility with Geopolitical Economic uncertainty

Continued Capers volatility with Geopolitical Economic uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day with 35 points plus standing at 1,147, thanks to the excellent but also volatile “performance” of the Capesize tonnage. The Geopolitical situation, as expected and as things prove becomes more and more uncertain. John Faraclas’ midweek report: The...
March 15th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Dutch voters go the poll today to elect the 150 members of the lower house of parliament. Polling stations close at 21:00 CET. The first exit poll will...
March 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…

A Capers “market” with consequences; geopolitics a concern…
John Faraclas The BDI was up 13 points at 1,112 with the “support” from the Capers. The wets in the …dry…  Geopolitics are a major concern. John Faraclas’ daily report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continue to rise; this time at 1,929 – up 86 points, in a very asymmetrical sequence. Time will...
March 14th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD gained some ground in European trade on Tuesday supported by market expectations for a 25bps rate hike at this week’s two-day FOMC monetary...
March 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT

Cool markets and exciting geopolitics with BREXIT
John Faraclas The BDI was modestly up and Geopolitics get the impulse of BREXIT – to be triggered anytime now; John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 13 points at 1,099, thanks once again to the Capers, as all other sizes where on a single-digit plus or minus modus. The...
March 13th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Markets, News, Religion, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US’ non-farm payrolls report for February surprised positively providing further support to the prevailing market view for a 25bps rate hike at...
March 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

fathom-news e-bulletin

fathom-news e-bulletin
INSIGHT In-depth topical analysis Six ways start ups disrupt shipping  THERE are six key approaches that start-up companies will take to totally disrupt shipping according to David Rowan, editor-at-large at the tech publication Wired.  More FOCUS...
March 12th, 2017 | Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Reports | Read More

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics

Festina lente for the Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI ended the week at 1,086 points, nearly 150 points plus since last week, but make haste slowly given that many believe the days of bad markets and geopolitical uncertainty are over; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 22 points since yesterday – now...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Exhibitions, Military, Music, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

US adds more jobs than expected: Daily Wealth Letter

US adds more jobs than expected: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) SIGNPOSTS IN TROUBLED TIMES Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
March 10th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Reports | Read More

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update

Endeavour Maritime March 2017 Update
      Good Afternoon, Welcome to our regular bulletin that showcases the expanding capabilities of Endeavour Maritime. Monaco Wealth Forum Endeavour Maritime is pleased to announce that our managing director, Alistair Galloway, will speak at the annual Monaco...
March 10th, 2017 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Company Profiles, Consulting, Corruption, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: ADP employment data surprised to the upside, triggering a renewed hawkish shift in Fed rate hike expectations. Against this background, US Treasuries...
March 9th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Italians offer ‘bargain’ tax residence: Daily Wealth Letter

Italians offer ‘bargain’ tax residence: Daily Wealth Letter
Ian Brodie Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) SIGNPOSTS IN TROUBLED TIMES Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit http://thewealthforums.com/event/monaco-wealth-forum-2017/...
March 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Reports | Read More

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…

BDI@1,045: controlled and contained rise; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas With …Modesty Blaise in my mind, Modesty is the best charisma we should all possess… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday but all in all the dry market indices rise has been considerably low, following the previous days’ good pickings. The Geopolitics...
March 8th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Charity, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Press and Media, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

UK Budget business unfriendly: Daily Wealth Letter

UK Budget business unfriendly: Daily Wealth Letter
Richard Moir, The Wealth Forums CEO Daily Wealth Letter a daily synopsis of the wealth news that’s most relevant, timely and dependable Compiled and edited by Ian Brodie of The Wealth Forums (www.thewealthforums.com) SIGNPOSTS IN TROUBLED TIMES Monaco Wealth Forum, March 15, Cafe de Paris, Monte-Carlo (visit...
March 8th, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: Deliberations between Greek officials and the institutions will continue today in Athens with the aim of accelerating progress ahead of tomorrow’s Euroworking...
March 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI over the 1,000 point-threshold amid changing geopolitics…

The BDI over the 1,000 point-threshold amid changing geopolitics…
John Faraclas What a day then given that the BDI (The Baltic Dry Index) surpassed the 1,000 point mark? Geopolitics though continue to me messy and expect the unexpected. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI gained 54 points and now reads 1,033 points thanks to the volatile Capers seeing its BCI 2016...
March 7th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More