Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 06, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 06, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US nonfarm payrolls increased by a stronger-than-expected 227k in January, with private payrolls expanding 237k and public sector payrolls declining 10k...
February 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets all in Red; geopolitics bleak!

Markets all in Red; geopolitics bleak!
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – Let’s see if the Year of the Rooster turns the Markets upside down and the BDI makes waves; the Geopolitical front now turns bleak, not just sour. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another...
February 3rd, 2017 | Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US’ non-farm payrolls report for January amid speculation for a positive surprise following the release earlier this week...
February 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@770 has no case to answer; Geopolitics in dire straits…

The BDI@770 has no case to answer; Geopolitics in dire straits…
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – At 770 points the BDI has entered once again the dangerous zone and everything can happen. The geopolitics are also going to bother the markets in an unprecedented way. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)...
February 2nd, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period to Caravel

Diana fixes panamax “Dione” on period to Caravel
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER CONTRACT  FOR M/V DIONE WITH CARAVEL ATHENS, GREECE, February 2, 2017 – 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...
February 2nd, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed stayed put on its monetary policy meeting on Wednesdaykeeping the target range for the federal funds rate stable...
February 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…

Rooster celebrations continue, but the BDI is down@786…
John Faraclas More losses for all Dry and Wets Indices; Geopolitics are getting more than sour and it wouldn’t surprise us to watch very soon the beginning of Planet Ocean’s destruction. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 14 points and now reads 786 sending Mayday...
February 1st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 01, 2017) Inbox x

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 01, 2017)  Inbox x
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade on Wednesday after comments by US President Donald Trump and the head of the National Trade Council,...
February 1st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics

Flattened BDI@800; ground zero on Geopolitics
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – The latest closing of the BDI not only sends alarming bells but coupled with the enfolding geopolitical chaos might create a multiple of ground zeros all over; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: With minus 16 points the BDI (Baltic...
January 31st, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of euro area government bonds weakened on Tuesday amid heightened ECB tapering talk after Germany’s HICP rose to a 3 ½ year...
January 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

No mercy for the falling markets; geopolitics crucial…

No mercy for the falling markets; geopolitics crucial…
John Faraclas All main indices, both in dry and wets cargoes fall further spoiling the Chinese New celebrations; geopolitical melt down approaches. John Faraclas daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 11 points since last Friday and now reads 816… The Capers BCI 2014 lost 34 points –...
January 30th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street consolidated overnight retaining recent hefty gains, with the S&P500 index closing flat on the session despite the overall...
January 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

European sector indices on Oslo Børs

European sector indices on Oslo Børs
27/01/2017 – Thanks to new exchange traded products, you can now trade European sector indices on Oslo Børs. The range of exchange traded products available is now wider than ever before. New exchange traded securities that provide exposure to European shares in the banking, healthcare, telecoms,...
January 27th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin January – December 2016

Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin January – December 2016
Wärtsilä Corporation FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN 27 January 2017 at 8.30 a.m. local time WÄRTSILÄ’S FINANCIAL STATEMENTS BULLETIN JANUARY-DECEMBER 2016 SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE SUPPORTED BY GOOD FOURTH QUARTER This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s financial statements bulletin...
January 27th, 2017 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Whatever happened to the Dry Markets and geopolitics…

Whatever happened to the Dry Markets and geopolitics…
John Faraclas Another falling day for the BDI and hiccups from geopolitics; John Faraclas’ brief daily assessment: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points since yesterday  and now stands at 840; one wonders when this falling will end, as if it goes beyond the 700 points level, things can...
January 26th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears

Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, January 26 2017) Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – December 2016, the budge balance recorded a deficit...
January 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight where the Dow Jones Industrial Average index moved above the 20,000 level...
January 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In its ruling publicly announced yesterday, the UK Supreme Court upheld the High Court decision that parliamentary approval is required...
January 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI falls further “thanks” to the Capers and the Geopolitical aspects in all fronts are going to rock Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost 28 points since yesterday and now reads 886 – below the 900 threshold; CAUTION! The volatile Capers which...
January 24th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices edged lower overnight, the USD weakened and US Treasuries gained as US President Donald Trump’s protectionist...
January 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, January 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: During his inaugural address on Friday, US President Donald Trump reiterated his administration’s vision to pursue new trade policies...
January 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: 2nd Programme Review – State of Play and Key Parameters

Greece: 2nd Programme Review – State of Play and Key Parameters
Greece Macro Monitor (Friday, January 20, 2017) 2nd Programme Review – State of Play and Key Parameters Introduction This report aims at presenting the current state of affairs in the ongoing negotiations in the context of the 2nd programme review in order for the reader to gain a better understanding...
January 20th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB left its key policy rates unchanged at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting and there were no changes to the parameters of its...
January 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major equity markets in Asia moved lower on Thursday while USD rebounded and long-dated US Treasury yields rose, after Fed Chair Janet...
January 19th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”

Whither container shipping? IMIF is told of “reasons to be cheerful”
Ian Webber delivering his slides speech Emerging trends in the benighted container shipping sector offer some grounds for optimism, the International Maritime Industries Forum heard at its latest meeting. Ian Webber, chief executive of Global Ship Lease Inc, discerned what he called some “reasons to...
January 18th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Reports, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More