Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

Greece: January – August 2017 State Budget Execution…

Greece: January – August 2017 State Budget Execution…
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, October 9 2017) Greece: January – August 2017 State Budget Execution, General Government Arrears & 2018 Draft Budget According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – August 2017, the budget balance recorded a deficit...
October 9th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to press reports, the preparatory work of the technical staff of the institutions (EC/ESM/ECB/IMF) has so far revealed that only 2o...
October 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Spanish government bonds were firmer in European trade on Friday on news that the Spanish Constitutional Court suspended the Catalan...
October 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tensions between Madrid and Catalonia are escalating. According to comments by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont yesterday, the Catalan...
October 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI in search for survival…

The BDI in search for survival…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with a dozen points plus fights for survival; but everything is possible. Geopolitics are on the worse ever point and for sure will affect the Markets, Dry and Wets. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: With a dozen points at 1,320, following the recent 200 point...
October 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Negotiations between the major political parties in Spain on how to jointly handle the Catalonian crisis continue. In the meantime, the...
October 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…

Reality bites with the BDI@1,308…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its free fall losing another 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,308 …and the Wets fall too… Geopolitics create a very dangerous environment from which only the very well placed nations, companies and individuals might survive. An Armageddon...
October 3rd, 2017 | Awards, Corporate Social Responsibility, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Fixtures, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Tuesday, October 03, 2017)

Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (Tuesday, October 03, 2017)
Regional growth on solid footing in Q2-2017  REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Q2-2017 second GDP estimates confirm a solid footing for most of the economies of the region Consumer spending revival continues unabated driven by sustained sentiment gains, eased financial...
October 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (September 2017)

Eurobank Global Macro Themes & Market Implications for the EA Periphery and the CESEE (September 2017)
Find attached herebelow Eurobank’s 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...
October 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Falling Dry Markets; Wets still …“buoyant…”

John Faraclas So what’s next for the Dry Markets now that that BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell both on a daily and weekly basis despite otherwise being thought through wrong messages from those who like to dictate the markets? Geopolitics have now become more than dodgy and messy; be cautious and on guard....
October 2nd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the Catalan government, in Sunday’s referendum that was marred by clashes between police and voters, around two million...
October 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 29, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 29, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs were little changed on the day with the DXY on track for weekly gains to the tune of 1.0%, the highest in a week...
September 29th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Whatever happened to the BDI…

John Faraclas The BDI’s (Baltic Dry Index) fall continuous amid BREXIT’s mayhem and Geopolitical uncertainty… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With minus 38 points the BDI went under the 1,400 points and now reads 1,391… The Capers’ dive of 118 points must worry us or keep us “indifferent”;...
September 28th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,429: The storm before the storm?

The BDI@1,429: The storm before the storm?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 47 points and now stands at 1,429 points thanks mainly to the as ever volatile Capers; the Geopolitical situation becomes messy given the multiple of provocations… John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: The Capers lost 159 points and the BCI now stands...
September 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Speaking about the uncertain inflation outlook and implications for monetary policy in a keynote speech at the NABE meeting in Cleveland on...
September 27th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Human Rights at Sea Publishes Third Annual Report

Human Rights at Sea Publishes Third Annual Report
Human Rights at Sea publishes its Annual Report for the year ending May 2016 today. The 40-page report comprehensively lays out the development and achievements of the UK-based charity’s third year of operation. Founded in April 2014 by CEO David Hammond, the charity raises awareness and accountability...
September 27th, 2017 | Charity, HR, Manning - Seafarers and Offshore, Reports | Read More

From a vicious to a virtuous cycle? Turning Greece into an attractive investment destination…

From a vicious to a virtuous cycle? Turning Greece into an attractive investment destination…
Eurobank Economy & Markets  From a vicious to a virtuous cycle? ‘Turning Greece into an attractive investment destination: Opportunities and Challenges’   Co-authored by: Nikolaos Karamouzis, Chairman of Eurobank Ergasias S.A.  & Chairman of the Hellenic Bank Association Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Group...
September 27th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Angela Merkel won fourth term as German Chancellor…

Angela Merkel won fourth term as German Chancellor…
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, September 25, 2017) Angela Merkel won fourth term as German Chancellor; likelihood of protracted coalition talks ahead September 24th federal election outcome. As expected, Angela Merkel won her fourth term as German Chancellor on Sunday’s...
September 25th, 2017 | Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Angela Merkel won a fourth term as German chancellor in Sunday’s federal election, in line with expectations. Yet, Angela Markel’s...
September 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK’s superyacht industry posts fifth consecutive year of growth with highest ever revenue figures

UK’s superyacht industry posts fifth consecutive year of growth with highest ever revenue figures
Exports grow at fastest rate for seven years New figures, released today in a report by Superyacht UK, an association within British Marine, come as UK businesses head to Monaco Yacht Show to showcase the best of British. Despite continued uncertainty that followed the EU referendum and recent General...
September 25th, 2017 | Associations, Exhibitions, Reports, Yachting | Read More

Oslo Børs: Milestone of 2,000 fixed income issues listed reached

Oslo Børs: Milestone of 2,000 fixed income issues listed reached
A rush to borrow has led to a clutch of records for the fixed income market. SpareBank 1 Søre Sunnmøre has now listed the 2,000th fixed income issue, and rang the bell at the start of trading today to mark this milestone. More debt was raised on the Oslo Børs marketplaces in the first eight months...
September 22nd, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

September FOMC: Downplays softness in inflation and maintains its hiking signals (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

September FOMC: Downplays softness in inflation and maintains its hiking signals (Thursday, September 21, 2017)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, September 21, 2017) September FOMC: Downplays softness in inflation and maintains its hiking signals As broadly expected, the Federal Reserve maintained its target range for the fed funds rate at 1.00-1.25% and announced the start of...
September 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the FOMC kept its federal funds target rate unchanged at 1.00-1.25% and announced that the balance...
September 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More