Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Volatility and loss of steam keeps the BDI@1,566…

Volatility and loss of steam keeps the BDI@1,566…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 14 points up since yesterday given the marginal minus losses of the Panamaxes. Geopolitics are getting worse all over Planet Ocean; CAUTION. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers produced only 55 points plus, nearly half since the...
October 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bunds retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday amid increased expectations that the ECB will adopt a cautious approach...
October 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Short-term UST bond yields moved higher on newswires conveying that Stanford University economist John Taylor made a positive impression...
October 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Caution with the BDI@1,523… and geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 38 points higher since last Friday and  now reads 1,523 points – one of the best ever for many months now… Geopolitics as per our feelings – in writing as you can read all our previous...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In to a letter sent to Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy that was made public by Spanish media, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI “reasserts” itself…

The BDI “reasserts” itself…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up today with 27 points plus and now reads 1,487 which is also 82 points plus since last week’s 1,405 points… Geopolitics have turned sour and it is only a matter of when the drums of war will be heard… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capers,...
October 13th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Greece: 3rd Economic Adjustment Programme.

Greece: 3rd Economic Adjustment Programme.
Global Economic & Market Outlook- Focus Notes (13 October, 2017) Greece: 3rd Economic Adjustment Programme. Progress and short-term outlook The present report summarises the latest developments in the implementation of the 3rd Economic Adjustment Programme for Greece and provides an overview of...
October 13th, 2017 | Country Profiles, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on US inflation data for September. Consensus is for a 0.6%mom rise in the headline, the highest since mid-2009...
October 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

An enigmatic BDI should not fool us..

An enigmatic BDI should not fool us..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,458, that is 25 points plus since yesterday thanks mainly to the Panamaxes and hooray hooray to the Supras. The Geopolitical crisis deepens in all fronts. John Faraclas’ recap: The Capers continued to fall; today they lost another...
October 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street overnight, where US equities reached new record highs, major Asian shares hit multi-year peaks on...
October 12th, 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, October 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major equity market indices traded near multi-year highs on Wednesday on growing optimism about the global economic outlook. Meanwhile,...
October 11th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Stay put with the BDI’s rise… there is a long way to go!

Stay put with the BDI’s rise… there is a long way to go!
John Faraclas Despite some gains the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains low; low with the correlation of t/c rates both for the spot and period and unless we see the magic 2,247 and above level, stay put! Geopolitics are worsening and the drums of War can be head… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI...
October 10th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Greek FinMin Euclid Tsakalotos is reportedly planning to discuss the IMF’s participation in Greece’s financial assistance programme on...
October 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up just six point today at 1,411 proving once again our views AND not our fears – to make things clear, on how uncertain and without steam the Markets stand. Geopolitics on par with our past reporting: simply getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
October 9th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban

Our Ocean: Arctic Commitment Seeks Partners on Heavy Fuel Oil Ban
Malta, October 9th, 2017:-  The Our Ocean conference in Malta was the venue for the launch of an an international initiative to end use of heavy fuel oil (HFO) by Arctic shipping. On Friday, October 6th, as one of the ambitious commitments made during the conference, the Our Ocean Arctic Commitment...
October 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Climate, Communication, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution | 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

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews

IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim interview with PortNews
IMO’s Secretary-General Kitak Lim In his exclusive interview with IAA PortNews in Moscow, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim covered a wide range of IMO activities: fuel and environmental regulations, Polar Code, autonomous ships, cybersecurity, and many others:  – What is your first impression...
October 6th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Flags, IMO, Interviews, News, Organisations, People and Places, Press and Media | 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

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

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters

The BDI@1,328: learning to operate in turbulent waters
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 28 points since last Friday and now stands at 1,328 points; Geopolitics continue to get sour on all fronts everywhere on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lost 67 points with the BCI now reading 2,671 points… The Panamaxes’...
October 2nd, 2017 | Alternative Sources of Energy, Banking, Container shipping, Containers, Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Gas, Insight, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Shipfinance, 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