Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 24, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 24, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 24, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 24, 2020 Global Markets In holiday-thinned trade for the Lunar New Year, most Asian bourses were little changed and European equities rebounded in early trade today, taking some comfort from the World...
January 24th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 22, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 22, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were modestly firmer early today, as China’s response to the new coronavirus tempered fears over a global pandemic. UST and German Bund yields were...
January 22nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Performance Shipping Inc. announces the date for Reporting the 2019 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results

Performance Shipping Inc. announces the date for Reporting the 2019 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results
PERFORMANCE SHIPPING INC. Announces the Date for Reporting the 2019 FOURTH Quarter and Year-End Financial Results  ATHENS, GREECE, January 21, 2020 – Performance Shipping Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of vessels, today announced...
January 21st, 2020 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 20, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 20, 2020 Global Markets The USD retained a firm tone early today favored by a new string of positive US data releases on Friday. US markets are closed today for Martin Luther King Day. Greece According...
January 20th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 17, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 17, 2020 Global Markets Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, European bourses moved higher in today’s early trade, following a string of positive US data releases...
January 17th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita

Diana fixes Kamsarmax “Astarte” on period to Aquavita
.. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ASTARTE WITH AQUAVITA ATHENS, GREECE, January 16, 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...
January 16th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference

ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference
… ECB must keep its monetary pillar, ASIFMA technology and operations conference Thursday 16 January 2020 Vol.11 Ed.3.3 Commentary: ECB must keep its monetary pillar By Chris Papadopoullos in London The European Central Bank’s two pillars of monetary policy are set for performance appraisals....
January 16th, 2020 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down

Panamaxes “lift the BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Panamaxes “lift” the  BDI but… Geopolitics could turn Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained five vital points since yesterday but don’t count your eggs before they are hatched… In the Geopolitical front indeed we are at the cross roads were humanity meets...
January 15th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 15, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 15, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets were little changed in early trade today ahead of the signing of the US/China Phase One trade deal agreement in Washington at 16:30GMT. According to...
January 15th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics

Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics
John Faraclas by GTP Minor BDI losses amid turbulent Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today since yesterday and now stands at 763 – as we also stand on shifting sand given the geopolitical conundrum. CAUTION! John Faraclas’ daily brief: Let’s hope the Dry Markets’...
January 14th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 14, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 14, 2020 Global Markets De-escalation in the Middle East crisis has shifted market focus to the expected signing of a Phase One US-China trade deal agreement tomorrow. In FX markets, the GBP remained...
January 14th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

All in red amid explosive geopolitics

All in red amid explosive geopolitics
  John Faraclas by GTP All in red amid explosive geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and all its indices which comprise same, Dries and Wets, fell further amid a cocktail of explosive Geopolitics. The BDI stood at 765 – minus nine points; CAUTION. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Its seems...
January 13th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An odd BDI@774 amid geopolitical uncertainty

An odd BDI@774 amid geopolitical uncertainty
  John Faraclas; picture by Niki Paterakis An odd BDI@774 amid geopolitical uncertainty The BDI gained earlier on today two points despite the fact that all indices are in red. On w weekly basis the BDI was down  133 points – from 907 last Friday the 3rd of January. In Geopolitics chaos and uncertainty...
January 10th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 10, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 10, 2020 Global Markets Risk-on sentiment prevailed in early trade today as fears over a further immediate escalation in the Middle East seem to have eased. In FX markets, the JPY remained under pressure...
January 10th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Ismene” on period t/c to Phaethon

Diana fixes panamax “Ismene” on period t/c to Phaethon
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, January 9, 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...
January 9th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period t/c to Phaethon

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period t/c to Phaethon
. DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V ISMENE WITH PHAETHON ATHENS, GREECE, January 9, 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...
January 9th, 2020 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 9, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 9, 2020 Global Markets Risk aversion eased on reduced fears over a further immediate escalation in the Middle East after a US strike on 3 January that killed a senior Iranian military commander. European...
January 9th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics

Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas Contained losses with the BDI@773 amid messy Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points since yesterday and now the situ becomes a bit critical with unknown repercussions.  The Geopolitical situation following an early morning Iranian ballistic attack against bases with possible...
January 8th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 8, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 8, 2020 Global Markets Market sentiment on risk assets worsened today on the back of increased fears over a wider conflict in the Middle East following news that Iran fired rockets at US-led forces...
January 8th, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what?

Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what?
John Faraclas Is it the Bunker prices that floor-down the BDI now at 791… or what? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 53 points as well as the 800 point threshold. Geopolitics are expected to be explosive as ever… John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ once again on a triple-digit fall –...
January 7th, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead…

The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead…
John Faraclas The BDI@844: unprecedented market and geopolitical challenges ahead… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 63 points as well as the 900 points threshold thanks to yet another triple-digit fall of the Capes. Geopolitics on the edge… John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost...
January 6th, 2020 | Anniversaries, Clubs, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics

The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI@907 amid fast worsening geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 69 points since yesterday thanks mainly to the Capes and bunker prices pressing rates down. There will be corrections in …both directions so all stakeholders have to be ready for every eventuality. 2020...
January 3rd, 2020 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Sanctions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 3, January 2020) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 3, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets weakened earlier today, US Treasuries and European government bond markets firmed while oil prices moved sharply higher on heightened geopolitical tensions....
January 3rd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ triple-digit fall brings the BDI below the 1,000 point threshold!!

Capes’ triple-digit fall brings the BDI below the 1,000 point threshold!!
John Faraclas Capes’ triple-digit fall brings the BDI below the 1,000 point threshold!! Yesterday’s headline from this medium on the 2020 being an Annus Horribilis was spectacularly proven verbatim right today with the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) losing 114 points. At 976 sends the message: tough times...
January 2nd, 2020 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Insight, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, January 2020)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, January 2020)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday 2, January 2020)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS January 2, 2020 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off 2020 on a strong note on Thursday, following news that the People’s Bank of China (PBOC) will cut banks’ reserve requirement ratio by 50bps,...
January 2nd, 2020 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More