Archive for the ‘Markets’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 18, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 18, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Rising hopes of a resolution to the US/China trade dispute and a string of firmer than expected US data, boosted risk appetite. Dented by their safe-haven appeal, core government bonds were weaker while optimism that a no-deal Brexit...
January 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets still falling with the …exception of Capes and Cleans, but…

Markets still falling with the …exception of Capes and Cleans, but…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched earlier on today 22 points thanks to the volatility governing the Capes… Geopolitics are about to produce global chaos… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI now reads 1,077 points – plus 22 thanks as said above to the Capes… All other indices...
January 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 17, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 17, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: UK Prime Minister Theresa May won the confidence vote in her government yesterday by 325-306, as expected. In her post-vote statement, she continued to be in favor of delivering a softer Brexit and expressed her intention to have talks...
January 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit, Global economic challenges in 2019

Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit, Global economic challenges in 2019
Commentary: Swiss are collateral victim of Brexit By Denis MacShane in Davos Amid all the Brexit excitement in London, no one seems to have noticed that Switzerland is as much embroiled in a row with the EU as is the UK. Switzerland has been engaged in on-off negotiations with Brussels since 1992. The...
January 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,055: crashing-out?

The BDI@1,055: crashing-out?
John FaraclasBDI, BREXIT, Greece The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 41 points earlier on today; Mrs. May survives a no confidence vote despite losing last night’s BREXIT vote with an unprecedented 432 – 202, a loss by 230… a disaster though turned to a success tonight with 325 vs 306 votes! Greek...
January 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute

Lisa LoManto Aurichio named Executive Director of the Containerization & Intermodal Institute
l to r: CII Senior Advisor Barbara Yeninas; CII Executive Director Lisa Aurichio Lisa LoManto Aurichio Named Executive Director Of The Containerization & Intermodal Institute BSY Associates Inc. President to Manage Trade Association CRANFORD, NJ (January 16, 2019) –  The Containerization...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Containers, HR, Logistics, Person Profiles | Read More

PIMFA Comments on Government’s heavy defeat on Brexit Withdrawal Motion

PIMFA Comments on Government’s heavy defeat on Brexit Withdrawal Motion
John Barrass Wednesday 16th January 2019 – Following the heavy Government defeat on the Brexit withdrawal motion, PIMFA, the trade association for the personal investment management and financial advice sector, re-emphasises the requirement for legislators and Government executives to keep uppermost...
January 16th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 16 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 16 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As expected, UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal was rejected in the House of Commons yesterday evening. However, the negative votes were more than expected —the biggest government defeat since 1924 — with 432 lawmakers...
January 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Central banks heading for exit, China’s economic outlook and the future of the renminbi

Central banks heading for exit, China’s economic outlook and the future of the renminbi
. Commentary: Central banks heading for exit By David Owen in London In among all the concern about economic growth rolling over, it is important to recognise that central banks are still heading to the exit. Just before Christmas the Sveriges Riksbank raised rates for the first time in this cycle. In...
January 16th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Insight, Markets, News | Read More

Cool; the BDI@1,096 …and life goes on

Cool; the BDI@1,096  …and life goes on
John Faraclas Opps Opps the BDI fells with the Capes leading the sky-fall; Geopolitics despite the vote on BREXIT, forthcoming hostilities and looming trade wars will respond. Lloyd’s Register traditional Vassilopitta takes the Square Mile by surprise and ATOPOS cvc makes wave at the Hellenic Centre....
January 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces receipt of NASDAQ Notice

Diana Containerships Inc. announces receipt of NASDAQ Notice
.. ATHENS, GREECE, January 15, 2019 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has received written notification from The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) dated January 10,...
January 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada

Maersk is the First Ocean Carrier to Offer Street Turn (Container Triangulation) services in the United States and Canada
Luc de Clerck US and Canada-based transporters will now be offered the flexibility, efficiency and cost-effectiveness reUse brings to their planning and container fleet management Antwerp, Belgium, January 15, 2019 – Avantida, an E2Open company, today announced that Maersk, one of the world’s largest...
January 15th, 2019 | Containers, Logistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 15 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 15 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The UK House of Commons is scheduled to vote later today on Theresa May’s Brexit deal which includes the legally binding Withdrawal Agreement that lays out the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU including the controversial Irish...
January 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Fiscal money solution for Rome, 100th edition of The Bulletin

Fiscal money solution for Rome, 100th edition of The Bulletin
. Commentary: Fiscal money solution for Rome By Biagio Bossone, Marco Cattaneo, Massimo Costa, and Stefano Sylos Labini Fiscal money is a transferable and negotiable government-issued security that bearers may use for obtaining tax rebates two years from issuance. In the case of Italy, FM could fund...
January 15th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, News | Read More

Markets: Even the Wets Dry out

Markets: Even the Wets Dry out
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) is now 1,100 points below that as of the end of December 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitical jeopardy continues… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost 22 points and now reads 1,147 points! The Capes’ BCI lost 14 points and now stands...
January 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority

ITIC reimburses broker accused by owner of breach of authority
International Transport Intermediaries Club (ITIC) recently represented a shipbroker accused by an owner of breach of warranty of authority in a dispute arising under a non-performing contract of affreightment (CoA). The shipbrokers had negotiated the terms of a CoA between the charterers and the ship...
January 14th, 2019 | Chartering, P and I Clubs | Read More

The Bulletin: The 100th Edition

The Bulletin: The 100th Edition
. January 2019 Vol.10 Ed.1 The 100th Edition of the OMFIF Bulletin OMFIF was born on a wave of reflection that the good times couldn’t possibly last – because they only recently had come to an end. January 2010, the date of the first of what has now become 100 monthly Bulletins, marked the onset...
January 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Press and Media, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit? Business as usual! No fear!

Brexit? Business as usual! No fear!
John Faraclas opposite the place his used to work in 1974 Brexit? Business as usual! No fear! John Faraclas takes a tour down his own memory lane; an unforgettable good little adventure… The dubious work of propaganda and dirty party politics as well as international envy towards the United Kingdom...
January 12th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Consumers Market, European Union, Fashion, Holidays, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,169: not yet a disaster…

Falling BDI@1,169: not yet a disaster…
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nearly 100 points on a weekly basis and now stands at 1,169; Geopolitics in jeopardy… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI was down 20 points earlier on today and now reads 1,169 and was exactly 91 points down...
January 11th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Music, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amphion’

Capital Ship Management Corp. takes delivery of M/T ‘Amphion’
The eco-tyoe VLCC m/t “Amphion” Athens, Greece, January 11, 2019. Capital Ship Management Corp. took successful delivery today of the newbuilding vessel M/T ‘Amphion’, a 320,000 dwt, eco-type VLCC crude oil tanker, built by Samsung Heavy Industries, S.Korea. It is the first of four sister...
January 11th, 2019 | News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 11, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 11, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from moderate gains in Wall Street overnight, major European bourses were slightly firmer in early trade today supported by fresh dovish comments by Fed Chair Jerome Powell. Shrugging off the modest improvement in...
January 11th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation

European Maritime Single Window Environment Regulation
Brussels 11 January 2019 – Adoption of the Clune Report on European Maritime Single Window Environment: CLECAT, ECSABA, ESC, EMPA, ESPO, FEPORT & IPCSA welcome focus on data harmonisation and existing reporting channels. However, we caution against the creation of an EU Level Access Point...
January 11th, 2019 | Environment, European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Back to Brussels on Brexit, In conversation with Marco Cattaneo

Back to Brussels on Brexit, In conversation with Marco Cattaneo
. Commentary: Back to Brussels on Brexit By Norman Lamont in London Prime Minister Theresa May, facing a crucial House of Commons vote on 15 January on Britain’s EU exit, is running down the clock until members of parliament feel they have no option but to back the government’s deal over...
January 11th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More

Falling BDI@1,189: Liabilities ante portas

Falling BDI@1,189: Liabilities ante portas
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 49 points earlier on today and  given that all indices are in red, the situation in the Dry and Wet Markets turns to a major liability for all stakeholders – and looks likely tomorrow the Markets will be on a falling...
January 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Funds

The Funds
Emmanouela Depounti The Funds By Emmanouela Depounti, Attorney at Law, Former legal advisor of Agricultural Bank of Greece SA, Former introducer of Astrobank Ltd (Cyprus). Part of the population in Greece strongly believes that the reason why the subject of non-performing loans  (NPL) was allowed to...
January 10th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets | Read More