Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 6 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 6 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 6 August 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS August 6, 2019 Global markets Following the negative performance on Wall Street overnight, with US equity indices recording their worst day of the year, Asian stocks extended recent losses on Tuesday after the US Treasury designated...
August 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“Orderly” fall for the BDI; tsunami to follow perplexed geopolitics

“Orderly” fall for the BDI; tsunami to follow perplexed geopolitics
John Faraclas “Orderly” fall for the BDI; tsunami to follow perplexed geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points and now stands at 1,774; the geopolitical situation has never been so tense and everything can be expected. John Faraclas daily recap: The Capes were down 12 points and the...
August 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Monday, 5 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 5, 2019 Global markets Asian equity indices suffered their steepest daily drop in 10 months on Monday morning, as concerns escalated about the U.S.-China trade war. Japan’s Nikkei index lost 1.74% of its value ending at 20,720.29 the lowest level since...
August 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets, the Bottom Line: the BDI down to 1,788 points.-

The Markets, the Bottom Line: the BDI down to 1,788 points.-
John Faraclas The Markets, the Bottom Line: the BDI down to 1,788 points.- Whatever you see, read, hear or imagine one thing is for sure: the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) is down 24 points today and 149 since last week’s closing of 1,937. Geopolitics in complete jeopardy; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly...
August 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)

Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019)
. Global & Regional Daily (Friday, 2 August 2019) HIGHLIGHTS August 2, 2019 Global markets Global equity indices traded lower on Friday, with investors moving into safe-haven assets, following US President Trump’s announcement that he will implement new tariffs of 10% on the remaining $300bn of...
August 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…?

The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…?
John Faraclas The BDI down – yet again @1,868: a midsummer’s tempest…? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 31 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,868… The Geopolitics continue not just to be enigmatically perplexed or getting worse, the will soon produce simultaneously too many issues detrimental...
July 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 31 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets traded in the red on Wednesday, following President Donald Trump’s complaints that China has not been “coming...
July 31st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI down @1,899 whilst …Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze…

The BDI down @1,899 whilst …Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze…
John Faraclas The BDI down @1,899 whilst Planet Ocean isn’t ready for the big freeze… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points earlier on today thanks mainly to the panamaxes’ fall. Geopolitics getting sour in all fronts; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI also lost the 1,900 threshold and let’s...
July 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2019

Diana reports financial results for Q2 and six months ended 30 June 2019
DIANA SHIPPING INC. REPORTS FINANCIAL RESULTS  FOR THE second quarter AND six months ended June 30, 2019  ATHENS, GREECE, July 30, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of...
July 30th, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 30 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity markets traded in the black on Tuesday, with Japan’s Nikkei 225 Index advancing 0.4% and showing limited reaction to the...
July 30th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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