Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Dry and Wet volatility are here to stay…

Dry and Wet volatility are here to stay…
John Faraclas Once again the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is running out steam and at best might create further shocks; Geopolitics still getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI ended the day at 1,219 points – just two higher since yesterday and 94 since last Friday the 19 of...
January 26th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 26, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB left unchanged its monetary policy and its QE guidance at Thursday’s meeting yesterday,...
January 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,217…

The BDI@1,217…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) couldn’t continue its yesterday’s rise and today’s gains were almost halved. The Geopolitics remain messy and only Ares (Mars) can sort all this mess in his usual way; so should we say: let it be? John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI gained 17 points –...
January 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, P and I Clubs, Politics and Government, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,200…

The BDI@1,200…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points bringing some smiles in the Square Mile and beyond. Geopolitics continue to get worse, particularly during the current World Economic Forum at Davos; the rest is “fake news”. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The Capes’ BCI clinched...
January 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 24, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity markets closed lower on Wednesday, albeit still not far from recent multi-year highs, as optimism on global...
January 24th, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…

The BDI is 1,090 points below from December 2013 level of 2,247…
John Faraclas Despite the ups and downs, the hopes and worries, the expectations and projections and all that jazz, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) remains stuck in levels which prove our worries of yet another period of discontent…  Today the BDI gained 28 points and now stands at 1,157, thanks to the...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 23, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices opened higher on Tuesday following record highs in Wall Street overnight after the end of a three-day...
January 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI remains stuck… Wets too

The BDI remains stuck… Wets too
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) “clinched” four points earlier on today, quite odd as the Capes lost 48 points and the Panamaxes gained 29… A bit of an oxymoron… So at 1,129 points the BDI remains stuck and wonder what’s next. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers as said lost...
January 22nd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 22, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With a narrow margin of 56%, SPD delegates approved at a special conference on Sunday the party’s entrance into formal Grand Coalition...
January 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 19, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade on Friday with the DXY index hovering within sight from yesterday’s fresh three-year...
January 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 18, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Euro area bond yields were up on the day, remaining though within recent ranges, as investors await more hints for the ECB’s policy...
January 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Widen BDI losses as the Capes dive…

Widen BDI losses as the Capes dive…
John Faraclas The BDI ended up… down at 1,164 points – minus 57 due to the unprecedented but expected from this medium Capers volatility and fall… Geopolitics continue to deteriorate in all fronts. John Faraclas brief market report: The Capers following yesterday’s loss of 221 points today same...
January 17th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 17, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Long-dated euro area government bonds were modestly firmer in European trade on Wednesday after newswires conveyed that the ECB is...
January 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI’s winter Blues…

The BDI’s winter Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 43 points earlier on today and now reads 1,221 sending mixed messages. Geopolitics in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capers loss of 221 points was the talk in the Square Mile earlier on today. At 2,010 points looks vulnerable and if, repeat if...
January 16th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD showed signs of stabilization in European trade on Tuesday while US Treasuries and euro area bonds were little changed with...
January 16th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 15, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD extended its recent losses in European trade on Monday on the view that other G10 central banks will follow the Fed in gradually...
January 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

CAUTION for the BDI@1,279

CAUTION for the BDI@1,279
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued its twists and turns and let’s see how the hoi polloi respond as well as how the capable ones react to this downfall… Geopolitical turmoil at its… best. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly brief recap: With a loss of 24 points today and 92 since...
January 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside

US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside
New York – picture credits Anny Zade Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Friday, January 12, 2018) US December CPI: core inflation surprises on the upside In line with consensus estimate, headline CPI inflation decelerated to 0.1%MoM (+2.1%YoY) in December from 0.4%MoM (+2.2%YoY)...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 12, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to today’s newswires, preliminary talks in Germany between the CDU/CSU and SPD for the formation of a grand coalition concluded...
January 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 11, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were firmer in European trade on Thursday assisted by somewhat easing concerns about China’s stance on US bonds and...
January 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 10, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking a lead from higher US Treasury and JGB yields, core Eurozone government bond yields were under upward pressure in early trade on...
January 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 09, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Failing to capitalize on positive euro area data, the EUR/USD was, 0.3% weaker on the day probably due to some position squaring after...
January 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,385: contained correction; Wet gains…

The BDI@1,385: contained correction; Wet gains…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today and now reads 1,385 points. Geopolitics still in a mess. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capers’ gained were contained to just 35 points and the BCI now reads 2,826 points. The Panamaxes also were on par with the...
January 8th, 2018 | News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 08, 2018)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Extending recent gains, the majority of European bourses retained a positive tone in early trading on Monday amid expectations that...
January 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,371 …”refloats”; the Wets still stranded…

The BDI@1,371 …”refloats”; the Wets still stranded…
John Faraclas Thanks to the Capers and Panamaxes the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 30 points and survived further humiliation, “even” the one anticipated over the festive season. Geopolitics remain perplexed and enigmatic. John Faraclas brief recap: The Capers “surge” continued but incredibly...
January 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More