Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 22 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   Oil prices surged earlier today on press reports conveying that, as of 2 May, the US will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country that is currently...
April 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 19 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Eurozone government yields posted their biggest one-day decline in three weeks yesterday after Euro area April flash PMIs disappointed, suggesting that...
April 19th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter

The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter
John Faraclas The BDI@790… a happy note before Easter  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 23 points earlier on today and looks likely same will go over and above the 800 points; let’s hope so! Geopolitics more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes after yesterday’s...
April 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 18 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the release of April PMIs for the manufacturing and services sector in the Eurozone for more clues over the economic growth outlook. ...
April 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?

The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”?
John Faraclas The BDI@767: a pre-Easter Market “upturn”? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a good 18 points earlier on today and slowly slowly begins to climb up from the very lows of the last two months… The Wets too are trying… Geopolitics look blur but nobody gives the pope attention until...
April 17th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 17 April, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Yields of US Treasuries and German Bunds continued to move higher, in reaction to a string of better-than-expected data from China earlier today....
April 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@749… amid Geopolitical uncertainty…

The BDI@749… amid Geopolitical uncertainty…
John Faraclas The BDI@749… amid Geopolitical uncertainty… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points earlier on today. The Geopolitical situation remains uncertain. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 14 points at 459… A good …“catch” for the Panamaxes’...
April 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  European equity markets opened marginally in the black earlier today and Asian bourses closed near recent multi-month highs amid hopes of stabilization...
April 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?

The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection?
John Faraclas The BDI@738: a good start for the market’s resurrection? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 12 points and now stands at 38; a good start for the market’s resurrection… Geopolitics still might produce upheavals in all fronts… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up...
April 15th, 2019 | Breaking News, Chartering, Corruption, Dry Bulkcarriers, Emissions, Environment, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc., commences self tender offer to purchase up to 3,125,000 shares

Diana Shipping Inc., commences self tender offer to purchase up to 3,125,000 shares
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. COMMENCES SELF TENDER OFFER TO PURCHASE UP TO 3,125,000 SHARES Athens, Greece, April 15, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced the commencement of a tender...
April 15th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana sells panamax bulker “Erato”

Diana sells panamax bulker “Erato”
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE SALE OF A PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL, THE M/V ERATO ATHENS, GREECE, April 15, 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...
April 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day

Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day
John Faraclas Dirties, Capes and turmoil rule the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) Was down two points at 726 but gained 15 points since last Friday- 5th of April, 15 (from 711). The Geopolitical turmoil continues on all fronts. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: With the “exception” of the...
April 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FIRST Quarter Financial Results

PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FIRST Quarter Financial Results
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FIRST Quarter Financial Results  ATHENS, GREECE, April 12, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its financial...
April 12th, 2019 | Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces date for 2019 Q1 financial results, conference call and Webcast

Diana announces date for 2019 Q1 financial results, conference call and Webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR  THE 2019 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, April 12, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced...
April 12th, 2019 | Accountancy, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors retain a cautious stance ahead of the start of the US Q1 corporate earnings season today, which is expected to record the first quarter of contracting...
April 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dirties have it…

Dirties have it…
John Faraclas Dirties have it… All Dry indices were down; the Wets saw the Cleans with losses and only the Dirties managed to clinch two points… Geopolitics are on the brink of a total recall with BREXIT becoming the pussy-cat so to speak but in a tough way… Aesop has always been revisited… my...
April 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In line with expectations, the ECB stayed put on interest rates at its monetary policy meeting yesterday and reiterated the guidance for unchanged rates...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Most valuable stamp of the year ‘admitted to listing’

Oslo Børs: Most valuable stamp of the year ‘admitted to listing’
. Oslo Børs: Most valuable stamp of the year ‘admitted to listing’ 11/04/2019 Today Norway Post is issuing a special stamp in connection with Oslo Børs’ 200-year anniversary. The value of the stamp is NOK 50. “NOK 50 is the highest value stamp that will be issued this year, and we think...
April 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclaseopolitics The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on amid a very perplexed geopolitical environment given the EU’s important decision to grant an extension to UK on BREXIT and a bankrupt World. John Faraclas’ brief  recap: Since...
April 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In its semi-annual World Economic Outlook released yesterday, the IMF revised lower its 2019 GDP global growth projection for the third time since October...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 9 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors adopt a cautious stance towards risk assets today on pronounced Brexit-related uncertainty ahead of the extraordinary 10 April EU Summit. The...
April 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes continue to distort the Markets…

Capes continue to distort the Markets…
John Faraclas Capes continue to distort the Markets… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up with just three points at 714. Geopolitics more than messy in all fronts with incalculable repercussions for all. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes gained 36 points with the BCI now standing at...
April 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes post-panamax “Phaedra” on period to Uniper

Diana fixes post-panamax “Phaedra” on period to Uniper
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V PHAIDRA WITH UNIPER ATHENS, GREECE, April 8, 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...
April 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus this week is on the emergency EU Council meeting on 10 April that will consider the UK request for an extension to the Article 50 deadline to 30 June....
April 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…

The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem…
John Faraclas The BDI@711 amid a mega Geopolitical mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained a dozen points since yesterday and now stands at 711 points. Geopolitical Mayhem the name of the game. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recaps: The BDI managed to go over and above the 700 points threshold...
April 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Cruise Ferry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More