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The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market perception that fading political risks in Europe after centrist Emmanuel Macron won the French Presidential elections will likely open the way...
May 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Struggling BDI clinches six points; Geopolitics getting sour…

Struggling BDI clinches six points; Geopolitics getting sour…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,007 points – thanks once again to the as ever volatile Capers, “managed” to maintain the psychological 1,000-point-threshold… The geopolitical situation gets day by day worse and it will only be that special momentum of explosion in a global scale…...
May 9th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

2017 Annual General Meeting of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA

2017 Annual General Meeting of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA
09/05/2017 – The Annual General Meeting of Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA held on Tuesday 9 May 2017 approved the annual report and accounts for 2016. The meeting resolved to pay a dividend of NOK 3.85 per share. A dividend of NOK 3.85 per share will be distributed to the holders of shares in Oslo...
May 9th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were trading in positive territory in early trade amid easing concerns over European politics following pro-European Emmanuel Macron’s...
May 9th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron won the second round of French presidential elections on Sunday against far-right and Eurosceptic Front National’s...
May 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Fact and figures April 2017

Oslo Børs: Fact and figures April 2017
Statistics from Oslo Børs 2017 Fact and figures April 2017 Key figures equities – April 2017 Oslo Børs Oslo Axess Merkur Market Number of issuers 182 24 12 Number of foreign companies 37 6 3 New listings YTD 1 1 1 Market cap. all issuers (NOK bill.) 2,127 15 5 Issues this month...
May 8th, 2017 | Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Golden Week’s BDI@994 is a reality…

Golden Week’s BDI@994 is a reality…
John Faraclas The BDI went under the 1,000 point threshold thanks to the Golden Week in the FarEast… The geopolitical events have deepened causing more concern. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The BDI lost ten points since yesterday and now stands at 994; it lost 115 points since last week’s...
May 5th, 2017 | Banking, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 05, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 05, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Asian equity markets’ lackluster performance, the majority of European bourses opened lower on Friday pressured by lower commodity...
May 5th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index

Changes to the composition of the Oslo Børs Benchmark Index
05/05/2017 – Oslo Børs has revised the composition of the Benchmark Index (OSEBX). The number of companies included in the index will be 62.  The Benchmark Index is intended to be an investable index that comprises a representative selection of all the shares listed on Oslo Børs. Since the...
May 5th, 2017 | Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,004: has the market …lost the plot?

The BDI@1,004: has the market …lost the plot?
John Faraclas The fall of all indices continued today with …no exemption; unless something spectacular happens, tomorrow we are going to see the BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) below the 1,000 mark. Geopolitics all over are in a mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: With minus 30 points since yesterday  the...
May 4th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Multiclient Geophysical to be delisted from Oslo Axess

Multiclient Geophysical to be delisted from Oslo Axess
4/05/2017 – Oslo Børs has decided to delist the shares of Multiclient Geophysical ASA. The company has been acquired by Geoex Ltd. Multiclient Geophysical ASA has in letter dated 3 May 2017 pursuant to the Continuing Obligations section  15.1 (4), cf. the Stock Exchange Act section 25 (1), ...
May 4th, 2017 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 04, 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 FOMC left unchanged its target range for the federal funds rate at 0.75%-1.00%. However, the tone of the accompanying...
May 4th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,034: The perfect fall and opportunity

The BDI@1,034: The perfect fall and opportunity
John Faraclas Another falling day for all the indices but let’s be pragmatic: it is also an opportunity for some wise-thinking companies… Geopolitics are getting sour and we advise the shipping world to be on guard. John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The BDI was down 39 points approaching the 1,000...
May 3rd, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 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 FOMC monetary policy meeting where the Central Bank is widely expected to hold its target range for the federal funds rate...
May 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Nordnet launches new exchange traded products initiative

Oslo Børs: Nordnet launches new exchange traded products initiative
03/05/2017 – Nordnet is listing its first exchange traded products on Oslo Børs in an initiative comprising both ETNs and Mini Futures. Mini futures are an entirely new product on Oslo Børs. Nordnet is today launching ETNs and mini futures that can be traded without paying brokerage fees. “Thanks...
May 3rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces date for Q1 2017 financial results, conference call and webcast

Diana announces date for Q1 2017 financial results, conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR  THE 2017 FIRST QUARTER FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST ATHENS, GREECE, May 2, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that...
May 2nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets were firmer in early trade on Tuesday, with investors focusing on stronger than expected US tech industry earnings...
May 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…

The falling Markets are here to stay unless…
John Faraclas Another falling day AND week when the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) and the Wets too lost steam… Geopolitics are now in point of NO return; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap …all in one: The BDI lost 25 points and now reads 1,109; on a weekly basis it lost 86 points – from last week’s...
April 28th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana’s latest period dry fixtures

Diana’s latest period dry fixtures
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Time Charter Contracts for m/v New York with Koch, m/v Norfolk with Trafigura and m/v Nirefs with Jaldhi ATHENS, GREECE, April 28, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...
April 28th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, April 28, 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 ECB stayed put on its monetary policy meeting on Thursday and saw no need to deviate from the guidance provided...
April 28th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics

Falling Markets and dangerous Geopolitics
John Faraclas The fall continued today both for the Dry and the Wets; the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 13 points and now stands at 1,134. On the Geopolitical front things are getting all over Planet Ocean sour and let’s hope diplomacy is resurrected. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers were the...
April 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender
Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Announces Commencement of Tender Offer to Purchase up to 8,233,100 of its Class A Common Shares—Tender Offer will Expire at 5:00 p.m. New York City Time on May 26, 2017, Unless Extended or Earlier Terminated April 27, 2017 – Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq:...
April 27th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, April 27, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was modestly weaker and US Treasuries gained some ground in European trade, in reaction to the lack of details in the US administration’s tax...
April 27th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces closing of US$80.5 million Public Offering of Common Shares…

Diana Shipping Inc. announces closing of US$80.5 million Public Offering of Common Shares…
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Closing of US$80.5 Million Public Offering of Common Shares; Closing Includes Full Exercise of Underwriters’ US$10.5 Million Over-Allotment Option; Board Approval of Acquisition of Three Dry Bulk Vessels Received ATHENS, GREECE, April 26, 2017—Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE:...
April 26th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More