Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract

Inchcape Shipping Services wins global Hurtigruten contract
ISS has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime and logistics service provider, has won a global port agency contract with Hurtigruten, a world leader in expedition travel. The new business...
February 27th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Cruise Ferry, Maritime Tourism | Read More

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points since yesterday at 875 and 134 since last week’s 741 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers, “inducing” also all the other sizes, both on a daily and weekly basis. The Geopolitical mayhem continues and not only we are witnessing,...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Containers, Energy, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries retained a firm tone on Friday supported by lingering market uncertainty about the timing Donald Trump’s administration will enact the...
February 24th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem

The BDI@856 amid mega Geopolitical mayhem
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 50 (indeed you read correct, fifty) points plus and now stands at 856 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers; Geopolitics and in general the masses all over Planet Ocean are in a very uneasy situation. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’...
February 23rd, 2017 | Anniversaries, Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Charity, Clubs, Communication, Corruption, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, Immigration, Jobs, Maritime History and Museums, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The January 31/February 1 FOMC monetary policy minutes released yesterday supported the view that a gradual Fed rate tightening path is likely to be appropriate...
February 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian bourses firmed on Wednesday supported by upbeat euro area data...
February 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2016 Annual Report on Form 20-F ATHENS, GREECE, February 21, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on February 17, 2017 it filed its...
February 21st, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets traded mixed on Tuesday, with the Japanese Nikkei-225 stock average index ending higher favored by the JPY’s weakness and the BoJ’s...
February 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

UK ferry freight boosted by recovering economy – up by 3.5% in 2016

UK ferry freight boosted by recovering economy – up by 3.5% in 2016
Ferry freight boosted by recovering economy Traffic rises 3.5 per cent in 2016 and for fifth consecutive year Ferry freight carried on UK ferries rose by 3.5 per cent in 2016 as an indicator of a recovering economy in the UK and Ireland, according to annual figures published today by the ferry industry. Some...
February 20th, 2017 | Markets, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political uncertainty is focused on France following news that the candidate of the socialist party for the upcoming presidential election, Benoit Haman,...
February 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB Minutes from the mid-January monetary policy meeting that were released yesterday, supported the view that a substantial degree of monetary accommodation...
February 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@710 – take it easy…

The BDI@710 – take it easy…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 22 points since yesterday at 710, offering a breathing space after weeks of falling and failing results and also surpassing the 700 points threshold! The Geopolitics though are getting far worse and will definitely influence the Markets – both Dry...
February 16th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the wake of the semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee earlier this week where the Fed Chair adopted a more hawkish than expected...
February 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Listing of Monobank ASA at Merkur Market

Oslo Børs: Listing of Monobank ASA at Merkur Market
Listing date: 16/02/2017 Ticker: MONO-ME   Monobank is an internet-based bank offering unsecured lending to qualified private individuals in Norway.  Operations started out of Bergen, Norway, in November 2015 after received its banking licence from the Financial Supervisory Authority...
February 16th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At the semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday, Fed’s Chair Janet Yellen adopted a tone similar to the January FOMC policy...
February 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Company disclosures in new categories

Oslo Børs: Company disclosures in new categories
15/02/2017 – As of today, there are new categories on the Oslo Børs website for company announcements, www.newsweb.no. The number of message categories has been reduced from 43 to 25, and now contains common categories used in the EU. Historic messages are accessible and searchable as before...
February 15th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek national accounts for Q4 2016 (flash estimates)

Greek national accounts for Q4 2016 (flash estimates)
Piraeus Akti Miaouli Global Economic & Market Outlook- Focus Notes (February 14, 2017)  Greek national accounts for Q4 2016 (flash estimates) Real GDP -0.4 QoQ% / +0.3 YoY% in Q4 Full year growth +0.3% vs -0.3% 2017 state budget estimate The Hellenic Statistical Authority (ELSTAT) published earlier...
February 14th, 2017 | Banking, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics | Read More

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts

The BDI@685 and Geopolitics: face the facts
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down three points since yesterday at 685; Geopolitics are far worse than yesterday with uncertainty ready to trigger wars… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 42 points...
February 14th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The recent uptrend in global equity markets, which sent US equity indices to new all-time highs overnight, was disrupted on Tuesday as Japanese stocks...
February 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@688 – a disaster waiting to happen; geopolitics too…

The BDI@688 – a disaster waiting to happen; geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points earlier on today and dropped below the 700 point-threshold that we have long been expecting in this medium; the geopolitics too are also a disaster on all counts given the sensitive situation in the EU which might turn for many… very nasrty…...
February 13th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets extended recent gains on increased risk appetite on Monday, following US President Donald Trump’s recent declaration about a “phenomenal...
February 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Tough times for the BDI and Geopolitics

Tough times for the BDI and Geopolitics
John Faraclas No steam left for the BDI which closed down at 702 points and very worrying Geopolitics all over Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ weekly report: The BDI lost five points since yesterday and at 702 – just two points away from the 700 point-threshold creates uneasiness… It was also 50 (fifty)...
February 10th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were firmer in early trade favored by US President Donald Trump’s declaration about a “phenomenal tax plan” in the...
February 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI@707; reversing the tide? Geopolitics more than turbulent though!

BDI@707; reversing the tide? Geopolitics more than turbulent though!
John Faraclas Now this is …headlines: the BDI is up, yes up, plus FIVE POINTS and the 9th of the moth per the Greek saying is reversed and …valid! Let us hope things will improve, even at the last moment given the awful geopolitical tragedies we live and we are about, unfortunately, to witness. John...
February 9th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Insurance, Markets, News, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Arctic Economic Council holds meeting in Russia for the first time, supported by Sovcomflot

Arctic Economic Council holds meeting in Russia for the first time, supported by Sovcomflot
left to right: three AEC Executive Committee members during the Q&A session with the media: Evgeny Ambrosov (Senior Executive Vice-President and COO of Sovcomflot); Tara Sweeney (Chair of the Arctic Economic Council and the Executive Vice President for Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (Alaska, the...
February 9th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Oceanology | Read More