Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…*

The BDI@2,011 …and time to celebrate before the storm…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) finally “did it”… surpassing the 2,000 points threshold and indeed under the circumstances is a milestone… Geopolitics still perplexed, explosive but very much interesting… John Faraclas’ brief recap: With...
July 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!

The BDI@1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold!
John Faraclas The BDI @1928 … the dragon* roars before the 2,000 point threshold! The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today at 1,928 points – up 63 and for sure is read to go over and above the 2,000 mark which we haven’t seen since the 3rd of January 2014. Geopolitics: explosive!!! John...
July 15th, 2019 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Public and Legal Notices, Reports, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group

Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group
Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group CARGOTEC CORPORATION,  15 JULY 2019 AT 9.00 EEST Cargotec’s MacGregor has received clearance from the Chinese competition regulator for the acquisition...
July 15th, 2019 | Marine Equipment Products and Services, Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 15 July, 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Notwithstanding Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s unambiguously dovish tone at his semi-annual testimony mid-last week, US Treasury yields continued to rise...
July 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…

Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows…
John Faraclas Market surges into new heights whilst Geopolitics to new lows… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) got to yet another high: 1,865 points – up 49! It was also 125 points higher since last Friday the 5th of July when it stood at 1,740…Geopolitics too messy! John Faraclas’ brief daily and...
July 12th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Insight, Markets, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In the second day of his semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee yesterday, Fed Chair Jerome Powell did not veer from the line he took...
July 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs Monthly Statistics June 2019

Oslo Børs  Monthly Statistics June 2019
  Oslo Børs  Monthly Statistics June 2019 12/07/2019 – The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of June 2019. The monthly report for the equity...
July 12th, 2019 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary

The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary
John Faraclas The BDI@1,816 makes waves… but Geopolitical CAUTION is advised… whilst WISTA-UK celebrates its 45th Anniversary The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reach new heights with the Panamaxes and Capes performing well despite international tension and rise of the WTI… WISTA’s UK  45th Anniversary...
July 11th, 2019 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Events, HR, IMO, Markets, News, People and Places, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Diana announces increase of purchase price and extension of the tender offer for shares of common stock

Diana announces increase of purchase price and extension of the tender offer for shares of common stock
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES INCREASE OF PURCHASE PRICE AND EXTENSION OF TENDER OFFER FOR SHARES OF COMMON STOCK ATHENS, GREECE, July 11, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX) (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
July 11th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets, Tenders | Read More

Oslo Børs: Sino Agro Food to be delisted from Merkur Market

Oslo Børs: Sino Agro Food to be delisted from Merkur Market
Oslo Børs: Sino Agro Food to be delisted from Merkur Market 11/07/2019 – The Oslo Stock Exchange has resolved to delist Sino Agro Food Inc. from Merkur Market. The Oslo Stock Exchange passed the following resolution: “The Oslo Stock Exchange considers that Sino Agro Food Inc., issuer of shares...
July 11th, 2019 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record

The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record
John Faraclas The BDI@1,777 still buoyant with a record The BDI Baltic Dry Index gained half of what achieved yesterday – the 34 points plus and now with the 18 points clinched today stands at 1,777… Geopolitics… err the world is on fire; John Faraclas early recap news: The Capes gained only 18...
July 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tenders | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  All eyes today are on the Fed Chairman who will deliver his semi-annual testimony before the House Financial Services Committee at 16:00 CET,  as...
July 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty

Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty
John Faraclas Market Volatility continues amid Global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 34 points earlier on today at 1,759. Geopolitical uncertainty the name of the game… John Faraclas brief daily recap: It was only yesterday that we witnessed the first hiccup following over weeks  of...
July 9th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Inland Waterways, Marinas, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Pollution, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sailing, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce, Yachting | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 8 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Overall, the US’ June employment report which was released on Friday, suggests that although the pace of employment growth has slowed lately, it is still...
July 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 5 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 5 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 5 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  According to data released earlier today, new orders in the German manufacturing sector dropped by a higher than expected 2.2%MoM in May after rises of...
July 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…

The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium…
John Faraclas The BDI@ 1,700 amid a Geopolitical pandemonium… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 151 points earlier on today. Geopolitics on all five continents are messy and surely Shipping will one way or another be affected. John Faraclas brief daily recap: Having reached the 1,700 points threshold...
July 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   USTs ended higher overnight — US markets are closed for the observance of Independence Day— and European bond markets remained well supported in...
July 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,549; “resurrection”?

The BDI@1,549; “resurrection”?
John Faraclas The BDI@1,549; “resurrection”? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up 103 points earlier on today with the Capes gaining 222 points! Geopolitics in limbo. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes surpassed the 2,900 point threshold with the BCI at 2,939 points… The Panamaxes BPI...
July 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc., Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 Second Quarter Financial Results

Performance Shipping Inc., Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 Second Quarter Financial Results
.. PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 SECOND Quarter Financial Results ATHENS, GREECE, July 3, 2019 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ:DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced that its financial...
July 3rd, 2019 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana announces date for Q2 2019 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana announces date for Q2 2019 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR  THE 2019 SECOND QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, July 3, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
July 3rd, 2019 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Shipmanagement, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets surge further… amid uncertainty

Markets surge further… amid uncertainty
John Faraclas Markets surge further… amid uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 65 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,446; geopolitical uncertainty coupled with the US$ 250 (USDollarstwohundredandfifty) trillion debt being the stumbling block for Planet Ocean’s prosperity. John Faraclas...
July 2nd, 2019 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…

The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives…
John Faraclas The BDI@1,381: plain sailing before the tempest arrives… The BDI  (Baltic dry Index)  gained 27 points as the month begins and now reads 1,381; Geopolitics as have stressed are in the worse state of affairs with contradictory news and reports flying around. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The...
July 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Changes to the Oslo Børs Code of Practice for IR

Changes to the Oslo Børs Code of Practice for IR
Changes to the Oslo Børs Code of Practice for IR 01/07/2019 Oslo Børs has made changes to the Oslo Børs Code of Practice for IR on selected areas. It has been decided to adjust the Code slightly in relation to financial reporting. Developments in market practice following the termination in 2017...
July 1st, 2019 | Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes panamax Atalandi on period to Uniper

Diana fixes panamax Atalandi on period to Uniper
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ATALANDI WITH UNIPER ATHENS, GREECE, July 1, 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 separate wholly-owned...
July 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 July, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 July, 2019)
. Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 July, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:   At their meeting on the sidelines of the G20 meeting on Saturday in Osaka, US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed on a truce...
July 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More