Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

Enigmatic BDI and geopolitics: the name of the game…

With just 16 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) continued to climb and now stands at 1,582 sending mixed signals, whilst Geopolitics keep us guessing what’s next to expect in the divide and rule world we live… John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capes steady upwards with the classic 50 points plus –...
October 20th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement

Globus Maritime Closes $2.5 Million Equity Private Placement
Athens, Greece,  October 19, 2017 Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus,” or the “Company”), (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that it has signed a share and warrant purchase agreement providing for the issuance, for gross proceeds of $2.5 million, of an aggregate...
October 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In a letter sent to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy earlier today, Catalan leader Puigdemont said that the Catalan parliament will...
October 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Volatility and loss of steam keeps the BDI@1,566…

Volatility and loss of steam keeps the BDI@1,566…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 14 points up since yesterday given the marginal minus losses of the Panamaxes. Geopolitics are getting worse all over Planet Ocean; CAUTION. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers produced only 55 points plus, nearly half since the...
October 18th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German Bunds retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday amid increased expectations that the ECB will adopt a cautious approach...
October 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@1,552: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 29 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capers and to a leaser extend to all the other dry indices. Geopolitics still very perplexed. John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capers gained another 100 points – to be precise 99 points and now...
October 17th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Short-term UST bond yields moved higher on newswires conveying that Stanford University economist John Taylor made a positive impression...
October 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…

Caution with the BDI and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Caution with the BDI@1,523… and geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today 38 points higher since last Friday and  now reads 1,523 points – one of the best ever for many months now… Geopolitics as per our feelings – in writing as you can read all our previous...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In to a letter sent to Spain’s Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy that was made public by Spanish media, Catalan President Carles Puigdemont...
October 16th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on US inflation data for September. Consensus is for a 0.6%mom rise in the headline, the highest since mid-2009...
October 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

An enigmatic BDI should not fool us..

An enigmatic BDI should not fool us..
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 1,458, that is 25 points plus since yesterday thanks mainly to the Panamaxes and hooray hooray to the Supras. The Geopolitical crisis deepens in all fronts. John Faraclas’ recap: The Capers continued to fall; today they lost another...
October 12th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 12, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street overnight, where US equities reached new record highs, major Asian shares hit multi-year peaks on...
October 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major equity market indices traded near multi-year highs on Wednesday on growing optimism about the global economic outlook. Meanwhile,...
October 11th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The Greek FinMin Euclid Tsakalotos is reportedly planning to discuss the IMF’s participation in Greece’s financial assistance programme on...
October 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?

Capers down; Panamaxes up: a balancing act in an unending crisis…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up just six point today at 1,411 proving once again our views AND not our fears – to make things clear, on how uncertain and without steam the Markets stand. Geopolitics on par with our past reporting: simply getting worse. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
October 9th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to press reports, the preparatory work of the technical staff of the institutions (EC/ESM/ECB/IMF) has so far revealed that only 2o...
October 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sale of LNG/C Excel

Sale of LNG/C  Excel
The LNG/C “Exmar” EXMAR is pleased to announce the sale of the LNG carrier EXCEL (138,107 m³ – 2003 built). EXCEL has been delivered to its new owners on 6th of October 2017. The net cash proceeds realized by EXMAR for its 50% share in the joint venture will be approximately USD 23,0...
October 8th, 2017 | LNG, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?

The BDI@1,405: a controlled correction…?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and in general the markets do not surprise us at all with their performance and behaviour so far needless to say their volatility; the Geopolitics are so perplexed and enigmatic that either you consult …the oracle or use your own shipping business intuition...
October 6th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Oil Industry, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reefer Containers, Reefer ships, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 6, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Spanish government bonds were firmer in European trade on Friday on news that the Spanish Constitutional Court suspended the Catalan...
October 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Webstep for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Webstep for listing
06/10/2017 – At its meeting on 6 October 2017, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Webstep ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The company must satisfy the listing requirements for Oslo Børs prior to the first day of listing. The Chief Executive Officer is authorized to fix the...
October 6th, 2017 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382

Countering Volatility with the BDI@1,382
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained an unprecedented – for the period and time we go through, 62 points plus and now reads 1,382 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers who managed to …sky-rock today with 221 points. Geopolitics continue to deteriorate and as many ostracize,...
October 5th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. announces agreement to sell up to seven vessels

Diana Containerships Inc. announces agreement to sell up to seven vessels
ATHENS, GREECE, October 5, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to sell up to seven of its containership vessels for an aggregate purchase...
October 5th, 2017 | Containers, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Tensions between Madrid and Catalonia are escalating. According to comments by Catalan president Carles Puigdemont yesterday, the Catalan...
October 5th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI in search for survival…

The BDI in search for survival…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  with a dozen points plus fights for survival; but everything is possible. Geopolitics are on the worse ever point and for sure will affect the Markets, Dry and Wets. John Faraclas’ midweek briefing: With a dozen points at 1,320, following the recent 200 point...
October 4th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 4, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Negotiations between the major political parties in Spain on how to jointly handle the Catalonian crisis continue. In the meantime, the...
October 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More