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Performance Shipping Inc., reports financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019

Performance Shipping Inc., reports financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE SECOND QUARTER AND SIX MONTHS ENDED JUNE 30, 2019 ATHENS, GREECE, July 29, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today reported a net loss...
July 29th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 29 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 29 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 29 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Asian equity indices started the week on a soft note, with the Hang Seng and Kospi indices reporting heavy losses on Hong Kong’s continued local protests...
July 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

What a week that was: Turbulent markets and perplexed geopolitics

What a week that was: Turbulent markets and perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas What a week that was: Turbulent markets and perplexed geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell ten points earlier on today and now stands at 1,937; it also fell 233 points since last week’s 2,170!!! That was a fall thanks to the Capes’ “performance”! The Geopolitical aspects...
July 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces preliminary results of self tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces preliminary results of self tender offer  for shares of common stock
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF SELF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ATHENS, GREECE, July 26, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the preliminary...
July 26th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

Diana sells panamax “Nirefs”

Diana sells panamax “Nirefs”
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE  OF A PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V NIREFS ATHENS, GREECE, July 26, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through a separate...
July 26th, 2019 | News, Sales and Purchases, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 26 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 26 April, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 26 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   In the monetary policy meeting yesterday, the ECB left its monetary policy unchanged, disappointing those who were positioned for lower interest rates...
July 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1947: the fall?

The BDI@1947: the fall?
John Faraclas The BDI@1947: the fall? The BDI lost 67 points earlier on today given that its two main drivers the Capes – mainly and to a lesser extent the Panamaxes fell. Above all the psychological threshold of 2,000 was lost! Geopolitics: still getting worse. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
July 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 25 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Global equity markets advanced on Thursday as investors looked with hope to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s and U.S. Trade Representative Robert...
July 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI

Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI
John Faraclas Capes’ tsunami brings down the BDI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 151 points and now dangerously approaches / dives towards the 2,000 point-threshold… Boris Johnson enters no. 10 Downing Street following an emotional but also unusual, odd day holding the keys of power…Can...
July 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 24 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  As expected, Eurosceptic Boris Johnson was declared yesterday the winner of the Conservative leadership contest and consequently, the new UK’s Prime...
July 24th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership

Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership
John Faraclas   Capes blues …as Boris wins leadership and premiership The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 2,165 points increasing the gap to 82 points from that as of end of December 2013 (2,247) thanks to the Capes’ fall. Geopolitics remain more than crucial....
July 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M

The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M
John Faraclas The BDI@2,191 approaches …the all time high for 5Y and 7M The BDI is just 56 points apart as of the end of Dec 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247… Geopolitics being conspicuously “silent” might turn explosive to a degree of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With only 56 points...
July 22nd, 2019 | Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Sanctions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Myrto” on period to Cargill

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Myrto” on period to Cargill
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V MYRTO WITH CARGILL ATHENS, GREECE, July 22, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a...
July 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market participants scaled back expectations for a 50bps rate cut at the 30-31 FOMC meeting in reaction to a Wall Street Journal report suggesting that...
July 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more

Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more
USA’s President Donald Trump Sobel on unsound dollar intervention, OMFIF appoints new chief executive, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW  Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 5-19 July 2019, Vol.10 Ed.29 Most-Read Commentary Trump’s unsound dollar intervention idea: Markets...
July 20th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits

The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits
John Faraclas The BDI@2,170 with mess in two of Planet Ocean’s dire straits The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up earlier on today 40 points standing at 2,170; the perplexed geopolitics now confirm our fears on our numerous written hints on Planet Ocean’s dire straits over the last seven years following...
July 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Flags, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market sentiment towards risk assets improved in early trade on Friday with Asian bourses ending higher followed by modestly firmer European equity markets...
July 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics

The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI surges further amid ultra-perplexed geopolitics The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 66 points and now stands at 2,130; Geopolitics are so perplexed with clever dicks doing everything possible to ruin Peace on Planet Ocean. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Another boost from...
July 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 July, 2019)
.ece Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Market participants returned to risk-off mode today with Asian bourses performing poorly and European equity markets opening lower amid fears over...
July 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Asian bourses performed quite poorly overnight and European equity markets opened in the red earlier today, as investors await more earnings reports...
July 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*
John Faraclas The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) finally “did it”… surpassing the 2,000 points threshold and indeed under the circumstances is a milestone… Geopolitics still perplexed, explosive but very much interesting… John Faraclas’...
July 16th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!
John Faraclas The BDI @1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold! The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,928 points – up 63 and for sure is read to go over and above the 2,000 mark which we haven’t seen since the 3rd of January 2014. Geopolitics: explosive!!! John...
July 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Public and Legal Notices, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Notwithstanding Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s unambiguously dovish tone at his semi-annual testimony mid-last week, US Treasury yields continued to rise...
July 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In the second day of his semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, Fed Chair Jerome Powell did not veer from the line he took...
July 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More