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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, June 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Eurozone government bonds retained a firm tone in European trade on Thursday supported by lingering concerns over an escalating trade dispute between the world’s two biggest economies, the ECB’s new dovish rate forward guidance...
June 21st, 2018 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Listing of Lavo.tv AS at Merkur Market

Newsalert from Oslo Børs: Listing of Lavo.tv AS at Merkur Market
Public listing of Lavo.tv AS at Merkur Market Listing date:   20/06/2018   Ticker:   LAVO-ME   Lavo.tv develops innovative mobile-applications for the TV-industry and together with the MTG Group the company is adapting its services to a continuously changing market. LAVO’s mobile...
June 20th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,419: another coming low…

The BDI@1,419: another coming low…
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 23 points earlier on today as all dry indices – except the BSI fell. Geopolitics and its short term outcome – don’t ask for the medium or long term, are more than crucial. John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitics recap: The...
June 19th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Shelf Drilling for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Shelf Drilling for listing
19/06/2018 – At its meeting on 19 June 2018, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Shelf Drilling, Ltd. to listing on Oslo Børs. It is stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. If the requirements...
June 19th, 2018 | News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy

The BDI fells; Geopolitics muddy
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points since last Friday and now stands at 1,442. Geopolitics muddy as usual and caution should be observed. John Faraclas’ brief market recap:the fall The Capes managed to gain five points with the BCI reading 2,228 points...
June 18th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Weather | Read More

The BDI@1,404 before the coming Shakespearian Tempest

The BDI@1,404 before the coming Shakespearian Tempest
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points earlier on today as all indices were on the rise – minimal rise but rising. Geopolitics though are so enigmatic and perplexed that ultra-caution should be observed; John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 23 points...
June 13th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Management of lists of insiders with solution from Oslo Børs

Management of lists of insiders with solution from Oslo Børs
06/06/2018 – The solution for management of lists of insiders will be an integrated part of the stock exchange’s portal for listed companies and will be delivered as planned in 2018. Earlier this year, Oslo Børs announced that we will offer a solution for the management of lists of insiders...
June 6th, 2018 | Stock Markets | Read More

Dry Market rebounds or this is just the norm volatility…?

Dry Market rebounds or this is just the norm volatility…?
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 37 points earlier on today and now reads 1,193 – a faction below the 1,200 point-threshold. Geopolitics as always chaotic and Posidonia is now in full swing; John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 110 points...
June 4th, 2018 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI@1,042: Ultra caution amid Geopolitical chaos; and what a splash that was from the American Club!

BDI@1,042: Ultra caution amid Geopolitical chaos; and what a splash that was from the American Club!
John Faraclas – picture by ecopack77 The fall in the Dry markets continues. The Geopolitcs continue to be perplexed and uncertain and the American Club’s splash makes the headlines…. John Faraclas’ brief markets and geopolitics  report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 15 points, a bit of...
May 30th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling BDI, WTI, Euro, Stock markets; rising Wets and international debt…

Falling BDI, WTI, Euro, Stock markets; rising Wets and international debt…
John Faraclas – picture credits by Georgina Lazaridis The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell twenty points and now stands at 1,057; the Wets continued to rise but marginal; Europe with a possible Italexit ante portas and a weak Euro creating havoc amid Geopolitical chaos. Posidonia social and business...
May 29th, 2018 | Associations, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Marine Insurance, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 29, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 29, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Uncertainty about US/China trade discussions continued to mount while yesterday’s newswires conveyed that the US President asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to start a national security investigation into car and truck imports....
May 29th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI@1,077: the fall!

BDI@1,077: the fall!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry index) fell 32 points earlier on today sending the message to all those who wisely think what might be next if it goes below the 1,000 point threshold… Geopolitics: still perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly briefing: The BDI’s weekly fall stood at 196 points...
May 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana Containerships fixes “Pucon” with OOCL on period

Diana Containerships fixes “Pucon” with OOCL on period
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PUCON WITH OOCL  ATHENS, GREECE, May 25, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that,...
May 25th, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Fixtures, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

“Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy”

“Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy”
l to r: Prof. Kevin Featherstone, Michael Tsamaz, Dr. Vassili Apostolopoulos and Nikos Drandakis “Greece out of crisis? Building a competitive economy” – A Hellenic Bankers Association-UK & Hellenic Observatory of the London School of Economics panel discussion about the future of Greek...
May 25th, 2018 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Events, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 24, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 24, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Uncertainty about US/China trade discussions continued to mount while yesterday’s newswires conveyed that the US President asked Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to start a national security investigation into car and truck imports....
May 24th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,162: the fall continues

The BDI@1,162: the fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 37 points earlier on today with Geopolitics becoming more perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The Capes loses  once again close to 100 points – 95 to be precise and the BCI now stands at 1,759 points. The Panamaxes down 17 with the...
May 23rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 23, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Prompting a renewed bout of risk aversion, US President Donald Trump questioned a potential trade deal with China saying explicitly that he is not satisfied with how trade talks have gone so far.  Reduced risk appetite favored the...
May 23rd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI’s summer blues at 1,199 !!!!

BDI’s summer blues at 1,199 !!!!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 40 points earlier on today and things might become nasty for the hoi polloi! Geopolitics are already creating chaos and we might see this time the famous point of no return. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Just below the 1,200 point threshold the BDI...
May 22nd, 2018 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes cape bulker “P.S.Palios” on period charter to Koch

Diana fixes cape bulker “P.S.Palios” on period charter to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V P. S. PALIOS WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2018 – 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...
May 22nd, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI’s fall raises many issues amid deteriorating Geopolitics

The BDI’s fall raises many issues amid deteriorating Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 34 points today and now reads 1,239 which is 1,008 points below the end of December 2013 closing; back to square one, unfortunately but expected. The Capes, the most volatile of all sizes id the culprit… Geopolitics might even get worse. As we have...
May 21st, 2018 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets witnessed a rival in risk appetite in early European trade on Monday favored by improved US/China trade relations over the weekend. As a result, the USD extended recent gains with the DXY index moving above the...
May 21st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@ 1,273… Geopolitics going bung…

The BDI@ 1,273… Geopolitics going bung…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 32 points since yesterday and 199 since the 11 of May. CAUTION.  John Faraclas’ market briefing: The Capes lost 53 points with the BCI now at 2,053 – might go even below the 2,000 point threshold. On a weekly basis the loss was even worse: 577 points! The...
May 18th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Oil Industry, P and I Clubs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 18, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 18, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure in early European trade on Friday with the 10-yr paper rising c. 13bps in yield terms so far this week mainly on the back of higher oil prices and mounting optimism over the US growth prospects....
May 18th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships sells post-panamax contship “Hamburg”

Diana Containerships sells post-panamax contship “Hamburg”
.. DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES the sale of A post-panamax container VESSEL, the m/v hamburg ATHENS, GREECE, May 17, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has signed,...
May 17th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Sales and Purchases, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political developments in Italy continue to lure market attention as the expected formation of a coalition government between the 5-Star Movement and the League has raised concerns about potentially negative consequences in terms of...
May 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More