Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

December ECB meeting: Improved growth outlook, but little progress on inflation

December ECB meeting: Improved growth outlook, but little progress on inflation
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, December 15 2017) December ECB meeting: Improved growth outlook, but little progress on inflation At its regular monetary policy meeting on Thursday 14 December, as widely expected, the ECB Governing Council (GC) kept key policy interest...
December 15th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative sentiment in Wall Street overnight, Asian equity indices closed in the red on Friday and major European bourses...
December 15th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 14, 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 delivered a 25bps rate hike at this week’s monetary policy meeting which concluded yesterday....
December 14th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?

The BDI@1,730: is the “surge” over…?
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points earlier today and now stands at 1,730 points ending the surge(?) a correction or a pre-festive stagnation; the New Yea will tell… On the Geopolitical front things continue its steady course for the forthcoming Armageddon in all fronts. John...
December 13th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The FOMC is widely expected to raise the target range for the federal funds rate by 25bps to 1.25-1.50% at this week’s two-day monetary...
December 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus is on this week’s two-day FOMC monetary policy meeting that commences today. A 25bps rate hike is almost fully priced...
December 12th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: While November US payrolls surprised to the upside, data on wages were somewhat disappointing. However, on the back of an ongoing improvement...
December 11th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Diana Shipping announces period t/c for caper “Boston”

Diana Shipping announces period t/c  for caper “Boston”
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contract for m/v Boston ATHENS, GREECE, December 7, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary,...
December 7th, 2017 | Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

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

Amendments to the Member and Trading Rules for Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market

Amendments to the Member and Trading Rules for Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market
Amendments to the Member and Trading Rules for Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market For: Members of Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market Date: 01/12/2017 Circular 4/2017 All circulars from Oslo Børs
December 1st, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to fees for the primary market on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess, Merkur Market and Nordic ABM

Changes to fees for the primary market on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess, Merkur Market and Nordic ABM
Changes to fees for the primary market on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess, Merkur Market and Nordic ABM For: Issuers of securities listed on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess, Merkur Market or Nordic ABM Date: 01/12/2017 Circular 3/2017 All circulars from Oslo Børs
December 1st, 2017 | Statistics, Stock Markets | 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 (Tuesday, November 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US Senate’s Banking Committee will hold today the confirmation hearing for Jerome Powell’s nomination to be the next Chair of...
November 28th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Fedor Ushakov transits Northern Sea Route unassisted in 8.5 days

Fedor Ushakov transits Northern Sea Route unassisted in 8.5 days
Fedor Ushakov in E. Siberian Sea ice On 24 November 2017 Fedor Ushakov, a new multifunctional icebreaking standby vessel, built to order for Sovcomflot (SCF Group) to service the Sakhalin-2 project, successfully completed her first eastward passage along the Northern Sea Route (NSR). Bound for her permanent...
November 27th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Markets | 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

Diana fixes Caper m/v Norfolk with Swissmarine for two years

Diana fixes Caper m/v Norfolk with Swissmarine for two years
ATHENS, GREECE, November 24, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with SwissMarine Services...
November 24th, 2017 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | 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

Sergey Kukushkin: Large shipping companies come to the NSR

Sergey Kukushkin: Large shipping companies come to the NSR
Sergey Kukushkin Considerable growth of cargo shipping in the Arctic has been driven this year by the Northern Sea Route, where new routes for the export of Russian hydrocarbons begin. Large foreign ship owners also use the lanes of the Northern Sea Route. That was the topic of IAA PortNews interview...
November 23rd, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Icebreakers, Interviews, News | 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