Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…

The BDI@1,578: an expected volatility and contained fall…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points thanks to the Capes’ fall… Geopolitics as crucial as ever… particularly on the platoon and financial sector… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI was down 25 points at 2,164 – …the classic volatile size… Panamaxes were...
October 16th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Health and Safety, HR, Intermanager, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, Military, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the improved tone in Asian stocks earlier today, the majority of European bourses opened higher, moving further away from last month’s 21-month trough. Yet, gains were limited. Elsewhere, core government bond...
October 16th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“K” Line Financial Press Release

“K” Line Financial Press Release
.. Please be advised that “K” Line Tokyo Head Office published the following press releases today. Notice of Revisions in First Half and Full Year Consolidated Business Forecasts of  Integrated Container Shipping Operating Company Ocean Network Express Pte. Ltd. https://www.kline.co.jp/en/news/ir/auto_20181015418026/pdfFile.pdf Revised...
October 16th, 2018 | Accountancy, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI still “stranded”

The BDI still “stranded”
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) although was up five points standing at 1,584 points in reality same is stranded! Geopolitics and in particular the Trade Wars and Bankruptcy will turn things sour. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capes’ BCI gained 20 points and now reads 2,189; the only...
October 15th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Regulatory, Reports, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Christian Social Union (CSU), the sister party of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Bavaria, suffered big losses in the elections of that state on Sunday 14 October. CSU defeat does not bode well with...
October 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Gains for the BDI and the Wets amid mini financial hiccups…

Gains for the BDI and the Wets amid mini financial hiccups…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the week with 64 points plus since yesterday at 1,579 and 43 since last week’s 1,536 points… The Geopolitics and in particular the financial situation on Planet Ocean remains enigmatic. John Faraclas’ brief daily and weekly recap: A good triple rise...
October 12th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market sentiment towards risky assets improved today with major equity markets recovering part of Thursday’s hefty losses. Meanwhile, the 10-yr UST yield was 3bps higher on the day in spite of yesterday’s weaker than expected US...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets dive but Shipping Markets resurface…

Markets dive but Shipping Markets resurface…
John Faraclas Despite the fact that the World Stock Markets dive the odd happened and the Shipping Markets are all in black. Geopolitics though in …red. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The BDI@1,515 +22 points; pinch me… The Capes’ BCI  up 56 at 2,005 surpassing the 2,000 point threshold… The...
October 11th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 11, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Focus today is on global equity markets’ performance after Wall Street’s sharp losses overnight fueled by a sharp drop in technology stocks, led to a generalised risk-off sentiment. Favoured by equity markets’ sell-off, core government...
October 11th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@1,493

Contained losses with the BDI@1,493
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell another ten points losing the threshold of the 1,500 points but doesn’t look  too worrying unless… The Geopolitics on the same level as yesterday with the Economic mess ready to engulf Planet Ocean and make the World suffer for another ten years. John...
October 10th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 10, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Italian government bonds remained under pressure early yesterday but market sentiment improved somewhat around lunchtime following Economy Minister Giovanni Tria’s pledge that he will do whatever is necessary to restore calm if market...
October 10th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling BDI@1,503 a concern?

Falling BDI@1,503 a concern?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 27 points since yesterday and if same goes below the 1,500 point-threshold it will be an issue. Geopolitics equalise the theatre of the absurd! John Faraclas’ brief report: The Capes did it again; falling 81 points and going well below the 2,000 points...
October 9th, 2018 | Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018

Ensure you join WISTA’s event in Tromsø, Norway 23-26 October 2018
Bjørg Ekornrud, President, WISTA Norway The international WISTA AGM & Conference 23-26 October 2018 in Tromsø, Norway Dear WISTA-members, dear friends! Welcome to the WISTA 2018 Conference website. We are proud and excited to host the international WISTA AGM and Conference in Tromsø – Norway’s...
October 9th, 2018 | Arctic Shipping, Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Shipping Centers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

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