Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

The BDI@903; nothing spectacular…

The BDI@903; nothing spectacular…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day with 19 points plus surpassing the 900-point threshold and now stands at 903. The Geops (Geopolitics) might produce unexpected, undesired and asymmetrical situations. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers lead the uncertainty with a volatile lift-off...
June 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bund yields held near recent lows in European trade ahead of a speech by ECB President Mario Draghi at the fourth annual ECB Forum on Central Banking...
June 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty

Slight Dry gains amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now stands at 884. The Wets still low and Geops (Geopolitics) unpredictably predictable…lead to an all-out war!  John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers managed to clinch 18 points and the BCI 2014 managed to go over and...
June 26th, 2017 | Comment, Energy, Environment, HR, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European equity markets opened higher on Monday on the prevailing view that global economic recovery remains broadly intact. Elsewhere,...
June 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Volatility grounds Capers below 1,000; Geops more than crucial

Volatility grounds Capers below 1,000; Geops more than crucial
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 15 points since yesterday and 19 since last week’s 851 points ending the week at 870; Geops (Geopolitics) simply sour. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The Capers lost another six points since yesterday and its respective BCI 2014 now stands at 987...
June 23rd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices pulled further away from this week’s multi-month low although market sentiment remained fragile amid prevailing supply jitters. In reaction to higher...
June 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes, Supras …and Handies …“lift” the BDI

Panamaxes, Supras …and Handies …“lift” the BDI
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 11 points since yesterday at 855 – a kiss of life. Geopolitics more than messy. John Faraclas daily briefing: Bad news for the Capers’ BCI 2014 which fall below the 1,000 point threshold at 993 – minus 27! Ultra Caution! The Panamaxes gained 39 and...
June 22nd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices remained under pressure amid lingering supply jitters, continuing to push lower long-dated bond yields.  In FX markets, GBP gained some ground...
June 22nd, 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, June 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Oil prices remained under pressure on oversupply jitters. Brent crude moved below $46bbl for the first time so far this year, initiating a bull flattening...
June 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Finance, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets; a fool’s paradise?

The Markets; a fool’s paradise?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point earlier on today, thanks to the Panamaxes, Supras and Handies …”balancing” the Capers’ fall; Geops (Geopolitics) will soon cause a …geopolitical inferno of incalculable dimensions. It will be both a Tsunami and a …forest fire on...
June 20th, 2017 | Banking, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Maritime Fraud, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields were modestly higher in European trade following comments by NY Fed President William Dudley that US inflation will gradually rise...
June 20th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes contain BDI loses

Panamaxes contain BDI loses
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday the 16th of June, thanks to the Panamaxes who gained 20 points earlier on today; the Geopolitical issues have gone beyond control and soon it will be chaos with Armageddon arriving soon. Terrorism and revenge ante portas. John...
June 19th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, Emmanuel Macron’s La République En Marche party and its ally centrist party MoDem won the French legislative...
June 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoE surprised markets with two MPC members joining MPC Kristin Forbes, the most hawkish member so far, and voting all three in favor of a 25bps rate...
June 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@855 might become …a liability; Geops too

The BDI@855 might become …a liability; Geops too
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another ten points since yesterday and now reads 855 becoming a liability for all stakeholders, despite the fact that in Feb’16 we have seen the BDI shrink  down to 290 points… The Geops are advancing fast towards a major collision between all despicable...
June 15th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The FOMC raised the Federal Funds rate by 25bps to a 1.00-1.25%, as expected, and provided some details on how it plans to start reducing its balance...
June 15th, 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, June 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on the FOMC monetary policy meeting where a 25bps rate hike is nearly fully priced-in. The FOMC policy announcement is scheduled for...
June 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Listing of Grong Sparebank at Merkur Market

Oslo Børs: Listing of Grong Sparebank at Merkur Market
Listing date: 14/06/2017 Ticker: GRONG-ME   Grong Sparebank is an independent, local savings bank with its roots dating back to 1862. The bank has its main office in Grong, Norway where it offers traditional banking services to the local community, including bank, insurance, leasing-,...
June 14th, 2017 | Banking, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI stranded @870, Wets down, Geops in mess

BDI stranded @870, Wets down, Geops in mess
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost steam again; the Geopolitics messy as always and time is up for politicians worldwide. They are about to face earthquakes and tsunamis, and they …deserve it given their attitude in tackling issues! John Faraclas daily report: The BDI remained the same at...
June 13th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, June 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, CAD was among the main outperformers supported by Senior BoC Deputy Governor Carolyn Wikins’s hawkish comments. GBP remained under pressure...
June 13th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, June 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Preliminary results from the first round of legislative elections in France that were held on Sunday 11th of June suggest that President Emmanuel Macron’s...
June 12th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves EVRY for listing

12/06/2017 – At its meeting on 12 June 2017, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in EVRY ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. Admission to listing will be on a conditional basis (“if issued/if sold”) until the second day of listing in accordance with Section 2.5.2 of...
June 12th, 2017 | IT and Communications, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Gains for the BDI@849, Wets are down and Geopolitics more than messy

Gains for the BDI@849, Wets are down and Geopolitics more than messy
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 25 points since yesterday – now standing at 849, and 19 plus since last Friday the 2nd of June when the main index stood at 830 points. Every single plus point counts. Not the same situ though...
June 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 9, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The June  8th UK snap elections yielded a hung Parliament with the Conservative Party coming first but short of majority. In a knee-jerk reaction to the UK election...
June 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 16 June 2017

Oslo Børs: Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 16 June 2017
09/06/2017 –  Oslo Børs has performed the semi-annual revision of the composition of the OBX Index, which consists of the 25 most traded shares at Oslo Børs. From 16 June 2017 Golden Ocean Group (GOGL) and Nordic Nanovector (NANO) will be added to the index, while Seadrill (SDRL) and Frontline...
June 9th, 2017 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More