Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-on mode continued to prevail in early trade on Thursday on market perception that the direct impact of the US/China trade dispute on the global economy will likely be manageable. Taking their cue from Asian bourses earlier today,...
September 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In retaliation to the US administration’s announcement late on Monday of a 10% tariff on an additional $200bn of imports from China, the latter announced yesterday the imposition of duties on $60bn worth of US goods. However, the...
September 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trade tensions between the US and China intensified following US President Donald Trump’s announcement late yesterday after market close on the imposition of a 10% tariff on an additional $200bn of imports from China. The tariff will...
September 18th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US/China trade conflict is likely to escalate further after the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that the Trump administration is considering a new round of tariffs on Chinese goods that could be announced as early as today...
September 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…

The BDI@1,366; don’t call my bluff…
John Faraclas Asymmetrical but expected figures govern the Markets and Geopolitics; we have been warning you with CAUTION in capital letters for both for a long time. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 16 points earlier on today and now reads 1,366   points. On a...
September 14th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB stayed put on policy action and confirmed its guidance with regard to QE, interest rates and reinvestment policy at its monetary policy meeting yesterday, in line with market expectations. In the post-meeting press conference,...
September 14th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI bottoms-out…?

The BDI bottoms-out…?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI went bellow the 1,400 points  mark at 1,382 which is minus 29 points and CAUTION is the best tactic to avoid messy situations. Geopolitics still an upheaval for all. John Faraclas’ brief report: The Capes’ BCI  stood at  1,980   – down...
September 13th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Investors across all regions showed increased appetite for risk in early trade on Thursday amid hopes that a trade deal could be sealed between the world’s two biggest economies before US midterm elections in early November. In...
September 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets ended lower today amid concerns about an escalation in trade tensions between the world’s two biggest economies. Meanwhile, equity markets in Europe were modestly firmer in early trade amid market optimism over...
September 12th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the GBP was firmer across the board on market optimism that a “soft” Brexit deal might be within reach. EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier was quoted as saying that it is “realistic” that the two sides...
September 11th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,482 gets more perplexed… like the Geopolitical conundrum

The BDI@1,482 gets more perplexed… like the Geopolitical conundrum
John Faraclas Our last week’s ending title was rightly worded: “What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490” as there was something alerting that damn feeling as well as that of the Geopolitics with the Armageddon ante portas;  John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics briefing: The BDI...
September 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Talking to reporters on Friday, US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $267bn worth of goods imports from China on top of $200bn he is already considering. The US President said that he will decide...
September 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490…

What a perplexed Dry Market with the BDI@1,490…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 WHAT A WEEK THAT WAS! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) avoided today’s super loss as many expected, given that the Panamaxes saved the day! With Armageddon ante portas things are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: With six points...
September 7th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 7, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 7, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries opened higher in early trade on Friday supported by mounting trade war fears on reports conveying that Japan may be the next target of US President Donald Trump in trade war. Meanwhile, the US administration is highly...
September 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…

The BDI turns up (?) and Geopolitics down…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven vital points earlier on today and now stands at 1,484. Perplexed geopolitics got worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Once again both Capes and Panamaxes after a downward period were today on the plus, with Supras and Handies stuck… The BCI...
September 6th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In currency markets, the GBP gained some ground across the board on newswires suggesting that the UK and Germany agreed to drop key Brexit demands, potentially easing the path for a Brexit deal. Meanwhile, investors retain a cautious...
September 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…

The BDI’s fall continues; so what…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 36 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,477 – below the 1,500 point threshold… Geopolitics still messy and the massacre of civilians spreads… John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capes were down and below the 2,500 point mark, an issue...
September 5th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Energy, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling Capes dangerous for the Dry Markets…

Falling Capes dangerous for the Dry Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 44 points – double since yesterday and now stands at 1,513. If this continues and the 1,500 point-threshold is lost, everything is possible. The triple-digit fall of the Capes must be taken very seriously, his size’s  volatility. Geopolitics getting...
September 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…

The BDI@1,557; The fall continues as WWIII is ante portas for all in a multiple of ways…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today amid a continued deterioration of the Geopolitical balance. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  was down 60 points at 2,672… The Panamaxes’ BPI  lost 31 points and now reads 1,540. The Supras’ and...
September 3rd, 2018 | Breaking News, European Union, Fashion, Immigration, Military, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fitch affirmed Italy’s long-term credit rating at ‘BBB’ late on Friday, just two notches about non-investment grade, but revised the outlook to ‘negative’ from ‘stable’. The rating agency cited concerns about the “untested...
September 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again

The BDI losses another base; at 1,579 uncertainty coupled with messy Geopolitics builds up again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 35 points since yesterday  and  118 since last Friday the 24th of August  – down from 1,697! The Geopolitical chaos needs more than effective leadership and business acumen for Planet Ocean to avoid another massacre. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
August 31st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 31, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 31, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets were under renewed pressure in early trade on Friday and core government bonds retained a positive tone amid heightened fears over a further deterioration in the trade dispute between the US and...
August 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs to list derivatives on Schibsted og Norwegian Finans Holding

Oslo Børs to list derivatives on Schibsted og Norwegian Finans Holding
31/08/2018 – From 3 September options, forwards and futures will be listed on Norwegian Finans Holding and Schibsted Ser. A . Schibsted and Norwegian Finans Holding are among the most traded securities on Oslo Børs, and the possibility to trade derivatives on these shares has been in demand from...
August 31st, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…

Falling BDI@1,614 sends alarming bells…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 47 points earlier on today and now reads 1,614 – about to go under the 1,600 points mark. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 168 points and now reads 2,826… what a triple-digit loss that was… The...
August 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 30, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: After the US and Mexico reached a NAFTA deal earlier this week, Canada rejoined talks aiming to either participate in this agreement or strike a separate one. Otherwise, US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on...
August 30th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More