Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Cool; the BDI@1,096 …and life goes on

Cool; the BDI@1,096  …and life goes on
John Faraclas Opps Opps the BDI fells with the Capes leading the sky-fall; Geopolitics despite the vote on BREXIT, forthcoming hostilities and looming trade wars will respond. Lloyd’s Register traditional Vassilopitta takes the Square Mile by surprise and ATOPOS cvc makes wave at the Hellenic Centre....
January 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 15 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 15 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The UK House of Commons is scheduled to vote later today on Theresa May’s Brexit deal which includes the legally binding Withdrawal Agreement that lays out the terms of the UK’s exit from the EU including the controversial Irish...
January 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets: Even the Wets Dry out

Markets: Even the Wets Dry out
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) is now 1,100 points below that as of the end of December 2013 when the BDI stood at 2,247 points. Geopolitical jeopardy continues… John Faraclas’ brief recap: The BDI lost 22 points and now reads 1,147 points! The Capes’ BCI lost 14 points and now stands...
January 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Bulletin: The 100th Edition

The Bulletin: The 100th Edition
. January 2019 Vol.10 Ed.1 The 100th Edition of the OMFIF Bulletin OMFIF was born on a wave of reflection that the good times couldn’t possibly last – because they only recently had come to an end. January 2010, the date of the first of what has now become 100 monthly Bulletins, marked the onset...
January 14th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Press and Media, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 11, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 11, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from moderate gains in Wall Street overnight, major European bourses were slightly firmer in early trade today supported by fresh dovish comments by Fed Chair Jerome Powell. Shrugging off the modest improvement in...
January 11th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 10, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 10, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the DXY index extended recent losses with the EUR/USD hitting a near three-month peak of 1.1570 earlier today following the release of the minutes from the December FOMC policy meeting. The minutes revealed that many...
January 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI is now 1,000 points below the Dec 2013 closing…

The BDI is now 1,000 points below the Dec 2013 closing…
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic dry Index) lost 13 points and now reads 1,247 – 1,000 points below the closing of Dec 2013!  Geopolitics still messy; John Faraclas’ brief daily market recap: The Capes were the only size to clinched points and the BCI now reads 2,016...
January 7th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 7, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 7, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In early European trade today, core government bond yields were off last week’s fresh lows in reaction to FOMC Chairman Jerome Powell’s dovish remarks at the American Economic Association’s annual meeting in Atlanta on Friday....
January 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

It’s the Capes stupid

It’s the Capes stupid
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points and now stands at 1,282 thanks to the as ever volatile Capes… Looks a “positive” start for the New Year but reality bites as all other indices – Dry and Wet are in red! Geopolitics as expected turn sour; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
January 2nd, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs: The year with the hot summer and the dismal autumn

Oslo Børs: The year with the hot summer and the dismal autumn
The year with the hot summer and the dismal autumn 28/12/2018 2018 was a record-hot year for the Oslo stock exchange until autumn’s storms blew in over stock markets On 25 September the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index closed at an all-time high of 946.43, but this was the last of the all-time highs...
December 28th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes triple-digit losses brings down the BDI@1,318…

Capes triple-digit losses brings down the BDI@1,318…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 60 (sixty) points earlier on today – once again thanks to the volatile Capes. Geopolitics on the edge… Christmas parties to the fore! John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 193 points and now reads 2,071 points and for sure...
December 20th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Federal Reserve raised the fed funds rate by a further 25bps to a range of 2.25%-2.50% at this week’s two-day meeting which concluded late yesterday, as expected. The forward guidance in the statement was slightly modified. The...
December 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the two-day FOMC monetary policy meeting which concludes later today with investors assigning a c. 70% probability for a further 25bps hike in the target rate to a range of 2.25%-2.50%. However, rising signs of slowing...
December 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,395… Volatility yet again

The BDI@1,395… Volatility yet again
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points earlier on today thanks to the as ever volatile Capes; perplexed Geopolitics can cause tsunamis with incalculable repercussions for all on Planet Ocean… AND Christmas parties to the fore. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI  lost 40...
December 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mild upturn with the BDI@1,406…

Mild upturn with the BDI@1,406…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched five points  despite the fact that 99 centum of all dry indices were on the rise, even low key… Strange things… The Wets …falling and Geopolitics now produce tsunamis… John Faraclas’ daily brief / recap: The Capes’ BCI gained 50 points and...
December 17th, 2018 | Charity, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone PMIs for December disappointed added to market concerns about the economy’s growth outlook. On the flipside, encouraging US retail sales reinforced market optimism over the US’s cycle outperformance. Against this background,...
December 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,401 within the context of a new Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@1,401 within the context of a new Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 36 points earlier on today and 29 since last week’s closing of 1,372 points – despite earlier mild hiccups (11 and 12 of Dec). Thanks to the volatile and predictably unpredictable Capes, it managed to stay afloat and “offer” a possible Christmas...
December 14th, 2018 | European Union, News, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the ECB decided at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting that net purchases under the asset purchase programme (APP) will cease at the end of this month. In the press conference that followed, the overall...
December 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!

The BDI@1,353: another mild fall amidst global uncertainty… UK PM Theresa May wins Confidence Vote!!!
John Faraclas. Picture credits George Christakis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) 11 points losses were considerably marginal given that yesterday the losses were almost double – 21 points down. Geopolitical uncertainties with the BREXIT taking more twists and turns. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’...
December 12th, 2018 | Breaking News, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, UK Premier Theresa May is likely to face a leadership challenge later today. If she does lose —a simple majority of votes against her by conservative MPs would suffice—an interim leader will have to be...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Acknowledging that her government would have faced a heavy defeat, UK Prime Minister Theresa May cancelled the vote in the House of Commons on her proposed Withdrawal Agreement and Political Declaration, which was scheduled for today....
December 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018

Changes to the composition of the OBX Index from 27 December 2018
News from Oslo Børs 11/12/2018 – 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 27 December 2018, NEL (NEL) and BW Offshore Limited (BWO) will be added to the index, while Norwegian Finans Holding...
December 11th, 2018 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, December 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk-off sentiment continued to engulf global market markets early today on mounting worries over the global growth outlook, increasing risks that the US/China trade negotiations may not deliver a successful outcome and expectations...
December 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, December 7, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street managed to close well off the mid-session sell-offs overnight (Dow Jones, S&P 500 and Nasdaq closed -0.3%, -0.2% and +0.4%, respectively), while the majority of Asian equity indices traded higher on Friday. Core government...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!

The BDI@1,339: another Capes classic spike!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 43 points – once again thanks to the Capes!!! Geopolitics dodgy. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI  stood at 2,080 plus 155  !!! The Panamaxes’ BPI  cliched just a point and now reads 1,473  .- Same story for the Supras’ BSI now...
December 6th, 2018 | Awards, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Health and Safety, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Reports, Safety and Security, Salvage, Towage, Wreck Removals, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More