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GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 23 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 23 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 23, 2019 Global Markets Market participants retain a cautious stance against risk assets early on Monday as they await more clarity on US/China trade negotiations. Core government bonds remain well supported, while the GBP gave back part of last week’s...
September 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank
Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 16-20 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.38 Most-Read Commentary Capital markets look beyond EU: One field for UK-Europe co-operation that is vital...
September 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos

BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas BDI: another dangerous fall amid Geopolitical chaos The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 61 points earlier on today and 181 since last Friday the 13th of September (when it stood at 2,312 points) and now stands at 2,131 points thanks to the as ever volatile Capes. Geopolitics are so dodgy with...
September 20th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?

Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…?
John Faraclas Are Capes about to floor-down the Dry Market…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 74 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,192 points – for a second day below the “famous threshold” as of the end of Dec 2013 when it stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitics in uncharted waters. John...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Climate, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers

GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers
: Matthieu de Tugny, the President of Bureau Veritas, Marine & Offshore presents AIP to GTT GTT’s Mark III Flex containment system wins Bureau Veritas approval for application on ice-breaking ‘Arctic’ LNG carriers Approval in principle has been granted for the system that may be used in Ice...
September 19th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Classification Societies, Technology | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 19 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 19 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 19, 2019 Global Markets As was widely expected, yesterday the Fed cut its target range for the federal funds rate by 25bps to 1.75-2.00%. The lack of clear hints for further Fed rate easing favored the USD, while the 2/10-yr UST yield curve flattened. Greece The...
September 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…

Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard…
John Faraclas Dry falls further and Wets look peculiar; the drums of war can be heard… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points and now stands at 2,266; the Dirties are gaining momentum. The Drums of War can be heard. John Faraclas brief mid-week recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 62 points and now reds...
September 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 18 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 18 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 18, 2019 Global Markets Market focus is on the outcome of the FOMC’s two-day policy meeting, which concludes later today. Awaiting the FOMC’s verdict, USTs were firmer across the curve, while the EUR/USD was hovering slightly above the 1.10 handle. Greece In...
September 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…

Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue…
John Faraclas Falling Dry Markets and rising Wets an issue… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 28 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,283. Geopolitics messy and perplexed as ever. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was down 82 points and now reads 4,456… The Panamaxes BPI lost a...
September 17th, 2019 | Banking, Breaking News, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas

Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas
John Faraclas Daily and Weekly Market falls amid a Geopolitical tempest ante portas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points and now stands at 2,312; it also fell on a weekly basis 150 points (from 2,462 on the 6th of September). Geopolitics messy but will deteriorate further and what a finale that...
September 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 13 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 13 September 2019)
GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY September 13 2019 . GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 13, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets were well-supported in early trade on Friday amid hints of progress in US/China trade talks and an aggressive package of new stimulus measures from the ECB at...
September 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!

Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves!
John Faraclas Dirties …”save” the Markets, Geos still perplexed and LISW2019 makes waves! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its fall – hope not a free fall, lost 35 points earlier on today and now stands at 2 ,331 points. Geopolitics with the Migrants, the Trade Wars, BREXIT and other perplexed...
September 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 12 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 12 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 12, 2019 Global Markets Risk on sentiment prevailed on Thursday amid reduced US/China trade war fears following US President Donald Trump’s decision to delay additional increase in tariffs on $250bn worth of Chinese goods from October 1st to October...
September 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success

Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success
John Faraclas Another ace for the Handies amid the Dry-fall and perplexed Geopolitics during LISW2019 continuous success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points and now reads 2,366… Geopolitics messy as ever (will revert with a detailed account as the MIGANTS, the Trade Wars and BREXIT create more...
September 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 11 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 11 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 11, 2019 Global Markets Government bond yields remained in an upward trend in early trade today on the back of the ongoing repricing of monetary policy expectations. In FX markets, the EUR/USD was consolidating recent gains ahead of the long-awaited...
September 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success

The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success
John Faraclas The BDI fells but LISW 2019 continues its success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 29 points and now stands at 2,393. Geopolitics not just critical but messy and perplexed. LISW2019 continues its successful course. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 50 points...
September 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 10 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 10 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 10, 2019 Global Markets Government bond yields remained in an upward trend in early trade today, with the long end underperforming on reduced US/China trade war escalation fears and diminishing woes over a no-deal Brexit. Elsewhere, UK MPs voted earlier...
September 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 9 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 9 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 9, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone amid expectations for further global policy stimulus from major CBs, reduced US/China trade war escalation fears and diminishing no-deal Brexit woes. UST and German...
September 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…
John Faraclas The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand… It was plain sailing for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capes’ surge, but the last two days and the continuous Panamax fall raises too many questions. The Geopolitical environment per our previous...
September 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 6 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 6 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 6, 2019 Global Markets Risk-on mode prevailed in early trade today, denting the safe-haven appeal of government bonds, supported by yesterday’s positive US data and recent news that both the US and China have agreed to resume high-level trade talks...
September 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August

All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August
The m/s “Viking XPRS” All-time record high passenger figures aboard Viking XPRS in August The increased demand for travel to and from Tallinn was clearly reflected in the number of passengers aboard Viking Line during this past summer. The number of passengers on M/S Viking XPRS, which sails...
September 6th, 2019 | Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism, Reports, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down

Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 19 points and now stands at 2,499 a whisker below the 2,500 point threshold. The  Geopolitical situation is more than critical and the MIGRANTS...
September 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council

Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council
NSR Public Council Sovcomflot participates in the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route Public Council On 4 September 2019, the first working meeting of the Northern Sea Route (NSR) Public Council was held in Vladivostok at the 5th Eastern Economic Forum. It was attended by: the СEO of Rosatom, Aleksey...
September 5th, 2019 | Arctic Shipping, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 5, 2019 Global Markets Major European equity markets opened higher today and US stock futures point to positive opening for Wall Street, on news that both the US and China agreed to resume high-level trade talks in early October. Reduced fears over...
September 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More