Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, April 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS  April 9, 2020 Global Markets All eyes are on the Eurogroup that will continue deliberations by teleconference today (17:00 CET) to reach an agreement on the joint political response to the COVID-19 crisis....
April 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 7, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 7, 2020 Global Markets Risk-on mode prevailed in early trade with global equity markets gaining for the second session in a row, on tentative signs of a slowdown in the spread of the COVID-19 in some countries....
April 7th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 6, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 6, 2020 Global Markets Oil prices fell early on Monday with Brent crude standing 1.2% lower on the day at $33.55/bbl on oversupply jitters after Saudi Arabia and Russia postponed the OPEC+ teleconference...
April 6th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus…

What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus…
John Faraclas What a week* that was with the Markets, Geopolitics and Coronavirus… Lack of steam is this week’s market is the main characteristic for both the Dry and Wet Markets; Geopolitics seem on hold but this is the biggest bluff; Coronavirus raises the stakes for what is yet to come. John Faraclas’...
April 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, HR, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS  April 3, 2020 Global Markets Oil prices were lower today, giving back part of yesterday’s hefty gains following US President Donald Trump’s comments that he expects Saudi Arabia and Russia to reach a deal...
April 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 2, 2020 Global Markets German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced yesterday that the nationwide shutdown would be extended until at least 19 April, while President Donald Trump warned of two “painful”...
April 2nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market midweek blues, Wets thrive and the Coronavirus anathema “remains” an enigma…

Dry Market midweek blues, Wets thrive and the Coronavirus anathema “remains” an enigma…
John Faraclas Dry Market midweek blues, Wets thrive and the Coronavirus anathema “remains” an enigma… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) following a “surge” due to the volatile Capes was down two points since yesterday and now reads 624… The VLCC’s and ULCC’s witnessed another unprecedented rise...
April 1st, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, HR, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 1, April 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 1, April 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 1, April 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS April 1, 2020 Global Markets Euro area headline HICP inflation dropped by 0.5pp to 0.7%YoY in March on the back of lower oil prices, while core inflation was down 0.2pp to 1.0%YoY. In FX markets, the USD gained,...
April 1st, 2020 | Banking, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Weakest ever start to the year for Norway’s stock market

Oslo Børs: Weakest ever start to the year for Norway’s stock market
Oslo Børs: Weakest ever start to the year for Norway’s stock market 31/03/2020 – The Oslo Børs Benchmark Index has never fallen by so much during the first three months of a year as in 2020, but there have been some quarters with much bigger decreases. Since 1914 there have been five quarters...
April 1st, 2020 | Markets, Stock Markets | 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, March 31, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
March 31st, 2020 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 31, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 31, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 31, March 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 31, 2020 Global Markets Risk sentiment was moderately positive earlier today amid hopes of progress in finding a vaccine against COVID-19. Data from China showing a bounce in official PMI for March and...
March 31st, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect

Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect
John Faraclas Falling Markets, global Recession and the Coronavirus effect Another interesting week and brace for more difficulties in all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands  at 556; on a weekly basis same was down 69 points –...
March 27th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, News, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 27, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 27, 2020 Global Markets The leaders of G20 pledged on Thursday to inject over $5trn in the global economy and “do whatever it takes to overcome the pandemic”. The EUR/USD regained the 1.10 threshold...
March 27th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 26, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 26, 2020 Global Markets Global equities resumed their downtrend earlier today on market uncertainty whether the US $2trn stimulus package that the Senate approved yesterday would be enough to mitigate...
March 26th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Midweek Dry Market blues, Wets “thrive” and Coronavirus begins to devastate Planet Ocean

Midweek Dry Market blues, Wets “thrive” and Coronavirus begins to devastate Planet Ocean
John Faraclas Midweek Dry Market blues, Wets “thrive” and Coronavirus begins to devastate Planet Ocean The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 21 points and now stands at 582; the Geopolitics remain sour as something is about to happen due to the Coronavirus effect as well as with the existing Recession...
March 25th, 2020 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 24, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 24, 2020 Global Markets The Fed announced yesterday additional measures to offset the severe disruption to the economy caused by COVID-19, including purchases of US treasuries and mortgage-backed securities...
March 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Health and Safety, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*…

The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*…
John Faraclas The Markets, Coronavirus et al: mind the …”gap”*… Is there any inasmuch proviso to solve the perplexed Dry and Wet Markets or the Coronavirus – this unprecedented story engulfing everything all over Planet Ocean, or anything else the Business Hooligans of the Universe have...
March 19th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

In A Time of Crisis – Could a Jones Act Waiver be on the Way?

In A Time of Crisis – Could a Jones Act Waiver be on the Way?
.. In a Time of Crisis – Could a Jones Act Waiver be on the Way? On Wednesday March 18, 2020, crude prices fell to their lowest levels in 18 years. As companies and industries around the world are bracing for an unknown global economic slowdown brought on by COVID-19, domestic oil companies and others...
March 19th, 2020 | Markets, Oil Industry, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 13, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 13, 2020 Global Markets At its policy meeting yesterday, the ECB approved credit and liquidity measures that were not far from market expectations to contain the effect of the COVID-19 outbreak. A few hours...
March 13th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Parts of the Oslo stock exchange building closed Friday

Oslo Børs: Parts of the Oslo stock exchange building closed Friday
Oslo Børs: Parts of the Oslo stock exchange building closed Friday Parts of the Oslo stock exchange building closed Friday 13/03/2020 – An Oslo Børs employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The part of the building where the employee worked will be temporarily closed for disinfection. The...
March 13th, 2020 | Health and Safety, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 11, March 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 11, 2020 Global Markets Major global equity markets are back in the red amid growing scepticism about the effectiveness of measures adopted by governments and central banks to mitigate the economic...
March 11th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 10, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 10, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets bounced in early trade on Tuesday on market speculation for coordination stimulus from global policymakers to cushion the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak....
March 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean

Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean
John N. Faraclas Markets fall, messy Geopolitics and Coronavirus shakes Planet Ocean The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost a point and now stands at 616; messy and perplexed Geopolitics coupled with chaotic Coronavirus advances brings down Planet Ocean’s economy. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes,...
March 9th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, March 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, March 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 9, March 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS March 9, 2020 Global Markets Market expectations for further Fed rate easing following last week’s emergency 50bps rate cut and continuing falling UST yields kept the USD under pressure. The EUR/USD extended...
March 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes Capesize “Sideris GS” on period to Oldendorff

Diana fixes Capesize “Sideris GS” on period to Oldendorff
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SIDERIS GS WITH OLDENDORFF ATHENS, GREECE, March 6, 2020 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned...
March 6th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More