Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 27, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 27, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 27, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 27, 2020 Global Markets Risk-off sentiment prevailed in early trade today as investors get increasingly anxious about the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak amid recent evidence suggesting...
January 27th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market

Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market
Photo Credit: Ajax News & Feature Service / Alamy Stock Photo Oil companies must explain how their new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels ever came to market – IMO must act to stop new “Super Pollutant” shipping fuels in Arctic and globally – Urgent questions to be answered by oil...
January 27th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Climate, Emissions, Energy, Environment, IMO, Pollution | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 24, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 24, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 24, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 24, 2020 Global Markets In holiday-thinned trade for the Lunar New Year, most Asian bourses were little changed and European equities rebounded in early trade today, taking some comfort from the World...
January 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 22, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were modestly firmer early today, as China’s response to the new coronavirus tempered fears over a global pandemic. UST and German Bund yields were...
January 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 20, 2020 Global Markets The USD retained a firm tone early today favored by a new string of positive US data releases on Friday. US markets are closed today for Martin Luther King Day. Greece According...
January 20th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 17, 2020 Global Markets Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses moved higher in today’s early trade, following a string of positive US data releases...
January 17th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference
… ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference Thursday 16 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.3 Commentary: ECB must keep its monetary pillar By Chris Papadopoullos in London The European Central Bank’s two pillars of monetary policy are set for performance appraisals....
January 16th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Panamaxes “lift” the  BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five vital points since yesterday but don’t count your eggs before they are hatched… In the Geopolitical front indeed we are at the cross roads were humanity meets...
January 15th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 15, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were little changed in early trade today ahead of the signing of the US/China Phase One trade deal agreement in Washington at 16:30GMT. According to...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 14, 2020 Global Markets De-escalation in the Middle East crisis has shifted market focus to the expected signing of a Phase One US-China trade deal agreement tomorrow. In FX markets, the GBP remained...
January 14th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

All in red amid explosive geopolitics

All in red amid explosive geopolitics
  John Faraclas by GTP All in red amid explosive geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and all its indices which comprise same, Dries and Wets, fell further amid a cocktail of explosive Geopolitics. The BDI stood at 765 – minus nine points; CAUTION. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Its seems...
January 13th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Maxim Kulinko: “First-ever phase-by-phase approach applied to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern Sea Route”

Maxim Kulinko: “First-ever phase-by-phase approach applied to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern Sea Route”
Maxim Kulinko NSR Directorate Maxim Kulinko: “First-ever phase-by-phase approach applied to ensure year-round navigation on the Northern Sea Route” In his interview with IAA PortNews, Maxim Kulinko, Deputy Head of the Northern Sea Route Directorate – Head of Rosatom’s Department for Development...
January 13th, 2020 | Arctic Shipping, Bunkering, Environment, Interviews | Read More

An odd BDI@774 amid geopolitical uncertainty

An odd BDI@774 amid geopolitical uncertainty
  John Faraclas; picture by Niki Paterakis An odd BDI@774 amid geopolitical uncertainty The BDI gained earlier on today two points despite the fact that all indices are in red. On w weekly basis the BDI was down  133 points – from 907 last Friday the 3rd of January. In Geopolitics chaos and uncertainty...
January 10th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 10, 2020 Global Markets Risk-on sentiment prevailed in early trade today as fears over a further immediate escalation in the Middle East seem to have eased. In FX markets, the JPY remained under pressure...
January 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period t/c to Phaethon

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period t/c to Phaethon
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, January 9, 2020 – 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...
January 9th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 9, 2020 Global Markets Risk aversion eased on reduced fears over a further immediate escalation in the Middle East after a US strike on 3 January that killed a senior Iranian military commander. European...
January 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics

Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points since yesterday and now the situ becomes a bit critical with unknown repercussions.  The Geopolitical situation following an early morning Iranian ballistic attack against bases with possible...
January 8th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 8, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment on risk assets worsened today on the back of increased fears over a wider conflict in the Middle East following news that Iran fired rockets at US-led forces...
January 8th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what?

Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what?
John Faraclas Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 53 points as well as the 800 point threshold. Geopolitics are expected to be explosive as ever… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ once again on a triple-digit fall –...
January 7th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead…

The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points as well as the 900 points threshold thanks to yet another triple-digit fall of the Capes. Geopolitics on the edge… John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost...
January 6th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 69 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capes and bunker prices pressing rates down. There will be corrections in …both directions so all stakeholders have to be ready for every eventuality. 2020...
January 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 3, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets weakened earlier today, US Treasuries and European government bond markets firmed while oil prices moved sharply higher on heightened geopolitical tensions....
January 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 2, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off 2020 on a strong note on Thursday, following news that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) will cut banks’ reserve requirement ratio by 50bps,...
January 2nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 24, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 24, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 24, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 24, 2019 Global Markets Major European bourses were little changed in the early hours of today’s trading, while UST and Eurozone bonds yields were broadly flat in thin pre-holiday trade. In FX...
December 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,103: contained losses but losses…

The BDI@1,103: contained losses but losses…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,103:Contained losses but losses… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 20 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,103 points. Contained losses but still losses marking the Festive Season and as we mentioned a few days ago we are back to square one! Geopolitics crucial with the...
December 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More