Archive for the ‘Statistics’ Category

Market Blues with dodgy geopolitics

Market Blues with dodgy geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed  earlier on today at 712 – that’s just one point plus since yesterday; the mess in the Middle East and beyond prepares for nasty developments; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The volatile Capers gained 24 points and the BCI 2014 now stands at 1,002...
September 1st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 01, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 01, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US stocks closed slightly lower overnight, dragged down by the energy sector on lower crude oil prices. Elsewhere, Asian equity markets...
September 1st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Stagnant Markets and explosive Geopolitics

Stagnant Markets and explosive Geopolitics
John Faraclas More losses today with Panamaxes paying the price; expect incalculable repercurssions from Turkey’s actions against Kurdish factions in Syria; John Faraclas’ daily recap: With minus four points the BDI at 711 has lost steam and the situation even typically becomes more perplexed. Commodities...
August 31st, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 31, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US stocks closed in the red overnight, as a decline in technology stocks dragged the S&P 500 Index lower for the fourth time in five...
August 31st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market falls amid global uncertainty

Market falls amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Once again we were verbatim right and the Market’s fall come at no surprise to us and our supporters; add the uncertainty deriving from the Geopolitical chaos and see what’s up next. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI closed down five points since last Friday at 715 points and...
August 30th, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were modestly firmer in early trade on Tuesday, US Treasury yields edged lower and the DXY index was little...
August 30th, 2016 | Banking, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed in a negative territory on Friday following remarks from Fed officials that bolstered speculation for an increase...
August 29th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 26, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on Fed Chair Janet Yellen who is scheduled to speak at 16:00 CET at the annual Jackson Hole Economic Symposium as investors...
August 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. reports Q2 2016 financial and operating results

STEALTHGAS INC. reports Q2 2016 financial and operating results
Harry Vafias ATHENS, GREECE, August 25, 2016. STEALTHGAS INC. (NASDAQ: GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30,...
August 25th, 2016 | Accountancy, LPG, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained range bound in early trade on Thursday, European bourses opened lower and the USD was little changed ahead of Fed...
August 25th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

It could have been 13 for luck as 706 …dominates the Baltic Indices…

It could have been 13 for luck as 706 …dominates the Baltic Indices…
John Faraclas The BDI surpasses the 700 point mark with fourteen points plus thanks to the Capers; geopolitics continue to be messy. John Faraclas market briefing: At 706 points the BDI, the BPI and  the BSI make …waves! What a coincidence! The Capers, the Baltic’s most volatile index with 49 points...
August 24th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs imposes a violation charge on Sandnes Sparebank

The Board of Oslo Børs imposes a violation charge on Sandnes Sparebank
24/08/2016 – At its meeting on 24 August 2016, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to impose a violation charge on Sandnes Sparebank of NOK 658,400 for a breach of the duty to disclose inside information to the market. The Board of Directors of Oslo Børs approved the following resolution:  “For...
August 24th, 2016 | Markets, News, Regulatory, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed modestly firmer near record highs overnight after upbeat US housing data, while the majority of Asian stock markets...
August 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed little changed overnight and the majority of Asian equity markets ended mixed earlier on Tuesday as energy-related...
August 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

SGX and Baltic Exchange: update on Proposed Acquisition

SGX and Baltic Exchange: update on Proposed Acquisition
The Baltic Exchange Singapore Exchange Limited (SGX) and The Baltic Exchange Limited (Baltic Exchange) are pleased to announce that they have agreed on the terms for a recommended offer by SGX for the entire issued share capital of the Baltic Exchange (Proposed Acquisition). Today’s announcement follows...
August 22nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trailing modest losses in Wall Street on Friday, the majority of Asian equity markets dropped after new hawkish comments by Fed officials...
August 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 19, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 19, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street posted modest gains overnight, though Asian equity markets closed mixed and European bourses traded on the back foot earlier on...
August 19th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 18, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 18, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European bourses advanced earlier on Thursday, and futures in Wall Street were little changed after registering modest gains overnight...
August 18th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

MSI forecasts fourth quarter ‘bounce’ for dry bulk market

MSI forecasts fourth quarter ‘bounce’ for dry bulk market
The Q4 bounce – a seasonal staple of the dry bulk markets – looks likely for Capesize and Panamax segments, but the effects may be limited.  London, August 18, 2016. Maritime Strategies International (MSI), a leading independent research and consultancy firm is forecasting a fourth quarter bounce...
August 18th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 17, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, August 17, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Trailing losses in Wall Street overnight European bourses broadly fell earlieron Wednesday and Asian stock markets closed mixed following...
August 17th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 11, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 11, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to the Greek Tourism Confederation (SETE), international arrivals at the main Greek airports increased on a yearly basis by 9.1% in July 2016 from...
August 11th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DVB Bank posts positive consolidated net income…

DVB Bank posts positive consolidated net income…
Ralf Bedranowsky DVB Bank posts positive consolidated net income before taxes for the first half of 2016 Frankfurt/Main, 11 August 2016 – DVB Bank SE (ISIN DE0008045501), the international transport finance specialist, generated consolidated net income before taxes of EUR14.1 million (previous...
August 11th, 2016 | Banking, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Cxense to be transferred from Oslo Axess to Oslo Børs

Cxense to be transferred from Oslo Axess to Oslo Børs
10/08/2016 – The Board of Directors of Oslo Børs today resolved to admit shares in Cxense ASA to listing on Oslo Børs as a transfer of listing from Oslo Axess. The Board stipulated that prior to the first day of listing the company must publish an approved prospectus summery in accordance...
August 10th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI@638: volatility knocks!

BDI@638: volatility knocks!
John N. Faraclas The Markets due to the heatwave have “surged” and the  BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained seven points! “Manna” from Havens? Geopolitcs in jeopardy! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: Well, well, well, “good” news for the hoi polloi now that the markets …gained a few points...
August 10th, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

After all it’s summer, so “don’t you worry” with the BDI@631…

After all it’s summer, so “don’t you worry” with the BDI@631…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), following three days of stagnation at 636, lost five points today and now stands at 631! The Geopolitics is entering a very delicate and “dubious” period where everything is possible to happen. John Faraclas’ daily market recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014...
August 9th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More