Archive for the ‘Reports’ Category

An upwards surge of the BDI but also a fall in the Wets…

An upwards surge of the BDI but also a fall in the Wets…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up the day at 1,702 points bringing a ray (?) of hope but also controlled caution, as volatility is the name of the game given the messy geopolitics; the Wets on a falling modus… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly market briefing: The BDI was up 23 points...
December 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended its recent gains against the majority of its currency peers amid increased optimism that tax reform legislation could become law...
December 8th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,670 proves that the Dry Markets are still stuck…

The BDI@1,670 proves that the Dry Markets are still stuck…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained just nine points since yesterday and now reads 1,679; the Wets at the same levels and Geopolitics are explosive in many fronts; John Faraclas brief report: The Capers look safe above the 4,000 threshold and gained 21 points with the BCI now standing...
December 7th, 2017 | European Union, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 7, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 7, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bund yields were lower in European trade amid mounting political uncertainty over the potential formation of a new grand coalition...
December 7th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 6, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 6, 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 staff level agreement between Greece and the institutions incorporates, among others, the privatisations that...
December 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is the BDI losing steam or…

Is the BDI losing steam or…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just managed to gain four points since yesterday ending (?) the weekly surge, now standing at 1,666 points – one thousand above the number of the beast…The Geopolitics are getting worse, once again in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The...
December 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Immigration, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The RBA left the official cash rate unchanged at a record-low of 1.50% at its monetary policy meeting that concluded earlier today, in line with...
December 5th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Outlook in Ocean Shipping for 2018

Outlook in Ocean Shipping for 2018
Raj Gupta If there is one thing that is certain for 2018, it is that the rapid pace of change in our industry – particularly in the realm of technology – will only continue to rise. In 2018, the industry will continue exploring the application of new technologies and gear up their organizations...
December 4th, 2017 | Reports, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking an important step toward the enactment of the tax bill, the Senate approved late on Friday its own version of the draft legislation...
December 4th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US Senate is likely to vote on its version of the tax reform bill today, initially planned for Thursday, as Republicans are still...
December 1st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 30, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 30, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Q3 GDP was revised upwards by three-tenths to 3.3% saar, the highest in three years mainly supported by a more positive assessment...
November 30th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street surged to new record highs overnight, shrugging off the latest missile test by North Korea late on Tuesday. The prospects...
November 29th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…

The BDI@1,477: Dry Volatility continues… Wets: another enigma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,477 points, up 19… The Geopolitical situation remind us of a Yellowstone situ…. WISTA-Hellas’ Annual Forum at the Athenaeum InterContinental more than a great success, as did the Chios Village Ladies’ Friends at their annual...
November 27th, 2017 | Academia, Alternative Sources of Energy, Associations, Banking, Charity, Chartering, Climate, Clubs, Communication, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Consumers Market, Containers, Corporate Social Responsibility, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, Fashion, Film Industry, HR, Immigration, Jewelry, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, People and Places, Pollution, Press and Media, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR retained a firm tone in European trade on Monday supported by increased optimism over the prospects of the euro area economy...
November 27th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market volatility remains…

Market volatility remains…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) luckily enough gained 13 points – Agatha Christie’s book !13 for Luck” couldn’t be more than appropriate in this case to read…, and now stands at 1,458 points which is also 87 point plus since last Friday the 17th of November closing. The geopolitical...
November 24th, 2017 | Awards, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In reaction to firmer than expected euro area November flash PMIs and the likelihood the APP programme to not be extended beyond September...
November 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,445 …thanksgiving …err thanks to Posidon, the God of the Seas and Capes…

The BDI@1,445 …thanksgiving …err thanks to Posidon, the God of the Seas and Capes…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 32 points u thanks to the Capes volatile spike… Geopolitics  remain unchanged, slightly worse though. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capers as volatile as eve gained 122 points now at 3,420… The Panamaxes’ BPI up three at 1,284.. The...
November 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was under pressure while US government bonds were firmer in European trade on Thursday following the release of the FOMC minutes...
November 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is the BDI about to lift off…?

Is the BDI about to lift off…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up the day with a dozen points plus and now stands safely above the 1,400 threshold; Geopolitics become crucial. John Faraclas’ midweek market briefing: The BDI, thanks to all its indices – except the Handies ended  up at 1,413 points today – a good...
November 22nd, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The 2018 State Budget that was submitted yesterday to Parliament foresees GDP growth of +1.6% for 2017 and +2.5% for 2018, in alignment with...
November 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite BDI’s plus symbol the Markets are uncertain

Despite BDI’s plus symbol the Markets are uncertain
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained 11 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,396 – about to go, hopefully, over and above the 1,400 threshold and give some hope to interested parties… The Geopolitics are turning once again sour. John Faraclas’ Market briefing: The Capers managed...
November 21st, 2017 | News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table

Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Tuesday, November 21, 2017) Germany: Coalition talks come to a deadlock; what options are on the table The three-party Jamaica coalition talks involving Angela Merkel’s Conservative Christian democratic political alliance CDU/CSU, the liberal...
November 21st, 2017 | Reports | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q3 and nine months ended September 30, 2017

Diana reports financial results for Q3 and nine months ended September 30, 2017
Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended September 30, 2017 ATHENS, GREECE, November 21, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss...
November 21st, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Increased political uncertainty in Germany keeps the EUR under pressure with the EUR/USD hovering around 1.1730/35 in European trade...
November 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…
John Faraclas The BDI managed ten points plus since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers as all other Dry Indices dive! The wets with mixed feelings in an overall downwards week with plentiful of Geopolitical mess… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI as said in the preamble gained ten...
November 17th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More