Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 08, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk appetite was generally supported earlier today on somewhat easing worries over the risk of a trade war. A White House spokeswoman made known on Wednesday that the US President plans to offer Canada and Mexico a 30-day exemption...
March 8th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 07, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 07, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market fears over a trade war re-emerged following Gary Cohn’s resignation yesterday as the White House’s top economic advisor after disagreement with US President Donald Trump over the latter’s proposal for the introduction of...
March 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…

The BDI@1,212 poses many question marks… geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Index) gained just two points and remained stranded at 1,212 points; Geopolitics continue to be more than perplexed. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI lost ten points and now stands at 1,587… The Panamaxes “surged” with 26 points and the BPI now reads...
March 6th, 2018 | Anniversaries, Automobiles, Corruption, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 06, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from US equities’ healthy gains overnight, European bourses were firmer in early trade on Tuesday supported by somewhat receding trade war fears. A number of leading Republicans warned that US President Donald Trump’s...
March 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 05, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 05, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: A hung parliament appears to be the most likely outcome at yesterday’s general election in Italy with none of the three major political parties or groups securing an outright majority. In FX markets, the EUR/USD marked a session low...
March 5th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 02, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 02, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US President Donald Trump announced yesterday that from next week onwards, tariffs on steel and aluminum imports of 25% and 10% respectively will be imposed. Market concerns that a shift of the US administration towards a more protectionist...
March 2nd, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,196; same picture amid Russian bound Emma…

The BDI@1,196; same picture amid Russian bound Emma…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained four points thanks to the Supras and Handies …and a bit to the Capers…Geopolitics as always chaotic. We observe ultra-caution! John Faraclas brief market report: The Capers managed to clinch eight points and the BCI now reads 1,568 points… The...
March 1st, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 01, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 01, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were weaker in early trade on Thursday as Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s modestly hawkish appearance before Congress on Tuesday continued to weigh on risk appetite. US Treasury yields were lower across the curve...
March 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs offers a solution for the management of lists of insiders

Oslo Børs offers a solution for the management of lists of insiders
28/02/2018 – Oslo Børs has decided to offer a functionality in NewsPoint for the management of lists of insiders. The new solution will be launched by the end of 2018, and will comply with all formal requirements set out in the Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). The Oslo Stock Exchange will thus...
February 28th, 2018 | Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 28, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 28, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In his first semi-annual monetary policy testimony before Congress yesterday, new Fed Chair Jerome Powell was optimistic on the US growth outlook and increasingly confident about inflation moving up closer to the 2% target medium-term,...
February 28th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI dives as Capers lose 85 points; havoc in Geopolitics…

BDI dives as Capers lose 85 points; havoc in Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI lost three points and now reads 1,188 points. The Geopolitical situation will turn sour for all. CAUTION in all fronts. John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI now stands at 1,595 points – under the 1,600 threshold… The Panamaxes  rise was halted with low gains; the...
February 27th, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes today are on Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s first semi-annual testimony before Congress at 16:00 CET. His remarks are expected to mirror the tone of both last week’s January FOMC minutes and the semi-annual policy report...
February 27th, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 26, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 26, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The VIX volatility index closed at three-week lows on Friday, well below a peak of 50.30 marked at the height of the early-February global stocks sell-off, mostly thanks to the release of the Fed’s Monetary Policy Report on Friday —...
February 26th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unsustainable BDI@1,185 and diving Wets amid chaotic Geopolitics

Unsustainable BDI@1,185 and diving Wets amid chaotic Geopolitics
The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier on today 18 points at 1,185 and 101 plus since last Friday the 16th of February. The Wets, despite some positive developments, were on a falling mode. Geopolitics,  unless politicians and business hooligans come down to their senses – before coming down...
February 23rd, 2018 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167

Panamaxes …“maintain” the BDI@1,167
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended today’s trading at 1,167 points, up 21 thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capers advance was minimal. Geopolitics more than turbulent suggesting CAUTION for all as Peace all over Panet Ocean is at stake; John Faraclas daily briefing: The Capers were up eight...
February 22nd, 2018 | Arbiitration, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Legal, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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