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Diana reports Financial Results for Q4 and Year Ended December 31, 2017

Diana reports Financial Results for Q4 and Year Ended December 31, 2017
Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2017 ATHENS, GREECE, February 22, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of $436.9...
February 22nd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 22, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 22, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields hit fresh highs across the curve and the USD firmed following the release of the minutes from the 31 January FOMC monetary policy meeting late on Wednesday which raised speculation for a steeper path of Fed rate...
February 22nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 21, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 21, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD moved higher for the third session in a row in early trade on Wednesday and short-dated US bond yields hit fresh multi-year highs ahead of the minutes from the January 30-31 FOMC monetary policy meeting later today (20:00...
February 21st, 2018 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wets …dry-out and Dries “surge”..; is the dog barking?

Wets …dry-out and Dries “surge”..; is the dog barking?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was up 30 points and now stands 1,117; the Geopolitics will cause more detrimental issues AND results for all. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers added 81 points and the BCI now stands at 1,678… The Panamaxes’ BPI now reads 1,333 – up 39 points… The...
February 20th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and year ended December 31, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Fourth Quarter and year ended December 31, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, February 20, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $16.6 million for the fourth quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $8.5 million for the same...
February 20th, 2018 | Accountancy, Container shipping, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 20, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries were weaker in early European trade on Tuesday and the 2/10-yr yield curve flattened, in line with the recent equity market recovery.  In FX markets, the USD was firmer supported by higher US Treasury yields. Looking...
February 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EMAS Offshore to be delisted from Oslo Børs

EMAS Offshore to be delisted from Oslo Børs
19/02/2018 – The Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to delist EMAS Offshore Limited.  The Oslo Stock Exchange has passed the following resolution: “The Oslo Stock Exchange considers that EMAS Offshore Limited, issuer of shares with ISIN SG1AD2000008, is not suitable for listing on the Oslo Stock...
February 19th, 2018 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 16, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 16, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury yields retreated from yesterday’s fresh multi-year highs as investors are probably getting more cautious, indicating no rush to price in a steeper path of Fed rate tightening in the coming months, in spite of higher than...
February 16th, 2018 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics

BDI’s mild dive at 1,089; havoc in Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI lost six points thanks to the surge of Panamaxes and the reduced fall of Capers. Geopolitics including the economy on Planet Ocean is in tatters. John Faraclas early daily briefing/recap: The Capers’ fall was a …bit contained and the loss of 58 points brought the BCI down at...
February 15th, 2018 | Bribery and Corruption, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 15, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US inflation data for January surprised to the upside fueling another sell-off in US Treasuries. Along these lines, Bunds also moved lower, albeit to a lesser extent. Global equities were not affected by weaker bond markets. In FX markets,...
February 15th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!

Capers begin to dive; give peace another chance!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 19 points earlier on today and now reads 1,095…. Geopolitics puts Peace on the shelf so we urge all to Give Peace ANOTHER chance! John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers begun to dive again; today the loss was 72 points with the BCI standing at 1,721...
February 14th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Oslo Stock Exchange imposes a violation charge on Oceanteam ASA

The Oslo Stock Exchange imposes a violation charge on Oceanteam ASA
On 14 February 2018, the Oslo Stock Exchange resolved to impose a violation charge on Oceanteam ASA of NOK 1,315,300 for breach of the duty to disclose inside information to the market and other Continuing Obligations for stock exchange listed companies. The Oslo Stock Exchange passed the following...
February 14th, 2018 | Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 14, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Amid signs of increasing US inflation pressures following a higher than expected rise of 2.9%YoY in January average hourly earnings, which pushed bond yields higher and weighed heavily on equities, all eyes today are on US consumer...
February 14th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships sells panamax containerhip “New Jersey”

Diana Containerships sells panamax containerhip “New Jersey”
Diana Containerships Inc. Announces the Sale of a Panamax Container Vessel, the m/v New Jersey ATHENS, GREECE, February 13, 2018 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that it has signed,...
February 13th, 2018 | Container shipping, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the DXY index was 0.4% weaker in European trade compared to Monday’s settlement on market anxiety ahead of Wednesday’s key US CPI report. Elsewhere, US Treasuries were modestly firmer with the 10-yr yield standing...
February 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…

Unsustainable BDI; messy Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended its upwards “rally” with a minus two point loss; Geopolitics are getting more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI now stands at 1,123 points  – once again thanks to the Capers which managed to clinched another 34 points –...
February 12th, 2018 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 12, 2018)

DailyOverview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to the US Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Friday’s two-year budget deal, which follows the sweeping overhaul of the US tax code in December, is projected to push the federal government deficit to levels above...
February 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A Capers week keeping the BDI@1,125 …“buoyant”

A Capers week keeping the BDI@1,125 …“buoyant”
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 19 points and overall 30 since last Friday the 2nd of February thanks to the Capers’ surge… Geopolitics and the Global economy in tatters… John Faraclas’ daily and weekly market briefing: The BCI gained 128 points today standing at 1,790 points...
February 9th, 2018 | News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 09, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 09, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The BoE MPC voted unanimously at the February 7 meeting to keep its Bank Rate at 0.50% and maintain its current stock of asset purchases at GBP435bn. However, it adopted a more hawkish than expected tone, raising worries over a steeper...
February 9th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 08, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 08, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from US Treasuries, core euro area government bonds remained under pressure in European trade for the second session in a row with the 10yr Bund yield risign slightly above 0.76% amid concerns about a further widening...
February 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI @ 1,097: the fall continues..

The BDI @ 1,097: the fall continues..
John Faraclas The BDI gained  two points and sends alarms as the only size on the up was the Capers… “lifting” the market… Geopolitics in real turmoil… John Faraclas briefing: The Capers were up 59 points; the only size in the dry market sawing its teeth. At 1,578 points the BCI...
February 7th, 2018 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Perplexed Dry Markets and Stocks…

Perplexed Dry Markets and Stocks…
John Faraclas The BDI …back @1,095 points… so did the DJIA with a swift rebound… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) thanks to the as ever volatile Capers now reads 1,095 points… Geopolitics continue to get worse; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI gained the 13 points lost yesterday but generally...
February 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 06, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mounting inflation worries appear to be the main trigger for the latest sell off in global equity markets after last week’s January non-farm payrolls data showed a 2.9%YoY increase in average hourly earnings, the highest since mid-2009,...
February 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The falling BDI@1,082 raises concerns…

The falling BDI@1,082 raises concerns…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) begun the week with a controlled fall. Geopolitics on a turning point. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI lost 13 points and now reads 1,082 points amid a general market fall with the Dow Jones on record losses since the crisis of 2008 and that surely...
February 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, UN | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Selina” on period t/c with BG Shipping

Diana fixes panamax “Selina” on period t/c with BG Shipping
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Direct Continuation of Time Charter Contract for m/v Selina with BG Shipping ATHENS, GREECE, February 5, 2018 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through...
February 5th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More