Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 9, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 9, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In an update to its World Economic Outlook, the IMF revised downwards its global economic growth forecast for 2018 and 2019 on the back of rising trade tensions and a weaker outlook for some key emerging and developing economies. Meanwhile,...
October 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 8, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 8, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In a letter sent to the Italian government late on Friday in response to the release of the Update to the Economic and Financial Document 2018 published one day before, the European Commission expressed concern that the budget deficit...
October 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,536: you cannot fight against the future*

The BDI@1,536: you cannot fight against the future*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the week with minus 18 points, another double digit loss following yesterday’s minus 20 points… It was down four points since last Friday the 28th of September when the BDI stood at 1,540… A bit of odd figures as you will read herebelow; they don’t...
October 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 5, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 5, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US non-farm payrolls report for September, and mostly, on average hourly earnings which are expected to rise by 0.2%mom pushing the annual growth rate to 2.8% from 2.9% in the prior month. Awaiting the key...
October 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…

Falling BDI@1,554 “thanks” to the Capes’ volatility…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell earlier on today 20 points; it was an expected result following yestedays perplexed figures… the Geopolitical and mainly economic chaos and environmental “concerns” all over Planet Ocean will affect everything. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Fuelled by strong US macroeconomic data, the 10-yr UST yield rose to a seven-year high of 3.23% in Asian trade on Thursday, marking the steepest daily increase since the US presidential election in November 2016, in what could be considered...
October 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga

Capes’ contained rise and perplexed figures rule the day… plus the 2020 saga
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points and now stands at 1,574; Geopolitics in total mess and the Environment another issue to be appropriately tackled… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 51 points and now stands at 2,199… Are the capes sustainable or just...
October 3rd, 2018 | Associations, Bunkering, Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Intercargo, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 3, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 3, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to Italian press reports, following budget talks late yesterday between Prime Minister Guiseppe Conte, the two Deputy Prime Ministers, Luigi Di Maio and Matteo Salvini, and Finance Minister Giovanni Tria, the government might...
October 3rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ volatility might shake the Markets…

Capes’ volatility might shake the Markets…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 15 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,570; the Geopolitics are turning sour! Ultra-CAUTION should be observed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes increased its fortunes by another 87 points and now the BCI reads 2,148 points… On...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 2, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about escalating tensions between the Italian government and the EU are mounting. 10-yr Italian government bond yields rose further in early European trade on Tuesday hitting a 4½  year high of 3.44% while the EUR...
October 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry, Wet and Geopolitics hiccups…

Dry, Wet and Geopolitics hiccups…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 15 points standing at 1,555 thanks to the Capes; Geopolitics deteriorate dangerously… John Faraclas’ daily briefing: Here we go again with all the Dry Indices either falling or with minimal positive changes; the Capes’ BCI though was up 61 points...
October 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 1, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market concerns about Italy’s public finances stability prevail. Against this background, investors continued to demand a higher credit risk premium on Italian government bonds while the EUR/USD was hovering in early European trade...
October 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Market: who’s in?

The Market: who’s in?
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up at 1,540 points earlier on today which is 16 points plus since yesterday and 127 points since last week when it clocked 1,413 points.  The Geopolitical situation looks like as depicting the Before the Storm …environment so to speak. John Faraclas...
September 28th, 2018 | Chartering, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI@1,524 …hooray hooray?

The BDI@1,524 …hooray hooray?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 21 points earlier on today greatly assisting the mood for the World Maritime Day! Geopolitics in perplexed jeopardy; ultra-caution should be observed. John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI managed a good 39 points plus and now stands at 1,949...
September 27th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, IMO, Markets, News, Organisations, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed raised interest rates by 25bps at this week’s two-day monetary policy meeting which concluded late on Wednesday, taking the target range for the federal funds rate to 2.00%-2.25%. Changes...
September 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite the global financial turmoil the BDI’s renowned volatility is here to stay…

Despite the global financial turmoil the BDI’s renowned volatility is here to stay…
John Faraclas The BDI was up 53 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,503 points surpassing the crucial but also psychological threshold of 1,500. The Geopolitical turmoil coupled with the Trade War, Sanctions, Tariffs will soon become a catalyst and the shit will hit the fan… John Faraclas’...
September 26th, 2018 | Comment, European Union, IMO, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London

13th Annual Greek Roadshow in London
Mr Socrates Lazaridis, CEO, Athens Stock Exchange The 13th Annual Greek Roadshow of Greek companies in London came to a close today. This year’s Roadshow, following in the footsteps of the twelve (12) previous events, served as a platform for companies listed on the Greek Stock Exchange to present...
September 26th, 2018 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Sparebanken Telemark approved for listing

Oslo Børs: Sparebanken Telemark approved for listing
26/09/2018 – Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to admit the shares in Sparebanken Telemark to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. The Chief Executive Officer of Oslo Børs determines the...
September 26th, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the conclusion of the two-day FOMC policy meeting later today (policy announcement due at 20:00 CET). A 25bps rate hike, the third out of four expected for this year, that will take the target range for the federal funds...
September 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained rise for the BDI@1,450…

Contained rise for the BDI@1,450…
John Faraclas The BDI’s rise earlier on today was more or less …trimmed with a 16 points plus whilst at the UN things were heating up… John Faraclas’ brief report: All indices were on the plus but with minimal or no change… The Capes’ BCI  rose just four points to 1,868… The Panamaxes...
September 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Globus Maritime sets date for the release of Q2 and H1 2018 results

Globus Maritime sets date for the release of Q2 and H1 2018 results
Athens, Greece, September 25, 2018.  Globus Maritime Limited (the “Company” or “Globus”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it will release financial results for the quarter and six-month period ended  June 30, 2018 after the  market closes in New York...
September 25th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 25, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 25, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets opened higher on Tuesday but gains were limited amid prevailing trade war concerns. Elsewhere, 10-yr Bund yields rose slightly above 0.54% today, the highest since 22 May after ECB President Mario Draghi...
September 25th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,434 …do you have a moonraker…

The BDI@1,434 …do you have a moonraker…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 21 points earlier on today and at 1,434 we must admit this is a good restart and hope same lasts for the benefit of all as otherwise with the messy Geopolitics things will continue to be uncertain and sour. John Faraclas’ daily market and Geopolitics...
September 24th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs: PoLight approved for listing

Oslo Børs: PoLight approved for listing
24/09/2018 – Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to admit the shares in PoLight ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs.  If the requirements on Oslo Børs are not met, the company will...
September 24th, 2018 | IT and Communications, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

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