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The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point today –  “thanks” to the Capers, and now reads 956 points; on a weekly basis though it lost 58 points since last week’s 1.014. CAUTION as geopolitics can be very explosive and in …return damage the markets further. John Faraclas’...
May 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces delivery of the Kamsarmax “Astarte”

Diana announces delivery of the Kamsarmax  “Astarte”
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Delivery of the Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Vessel m/v Astarte ATHENS, GREECE, May 19, 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...
May 19th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market risk sentiment improved modestly in early trade on Friday. However, cautiousness prevails as political turbulence around US President Donald Trump...
May 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 18, 2017)
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 and US Treasuries retained a firm tone while major European bourses were weaker in early trade, taking...
May 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure against most of its major currency peers in European trade as political risks surrounding the White House administration...
May 17th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was weaker across the board in European trade weighed down by a dovish shift in short-term Fed rate hike expectations following disappointing...
May 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI falls yet again below the 1,000 points

The BDI falls yet again below the 1,000 points
John Faraclas The BDI is losing steam, no comments on this; we have warned you! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 994  points, that’s minus 20 since last Friday’s the 12th of May closing sending a multiple of messages around. The Geopolitical aspects are a cause of major concern;...
May 15th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, IT and Communications, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces Results of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Diana announces Results of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders
Diana Shipping Inc. Announces Results of 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders ATHENS, GREECE, May 15, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders...
May 15th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were slightly firmer in early trade supported by higher oil prices amid increased expectations that OPEC and non-OPEC members...
May 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Saferoad Holding for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Saferoad Holding for listing
15/05/2017 – At its meeting on 15 May 2017, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Saferoad Holding ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board agreed to exempt the company from the requirement that a listed company must have been in existence for at least three years,...
May 15th, 2017 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,014: a dead duck?

The BDI@1,014: a dead duck?
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 1,014 – just two points plus since yesterday; Geopolitics are getting really sour. John Faraclas’ daily,  weekly market and geopolitics recap: In total the BDI gained 20 points since last week’s 994 – a crucial number on all counts. Thanks...
May 12th, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 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 BoE voted by a majority of 7-1 to keep the Bank rate unchanged at 0.25% and maintain the asset purchase programme...
May 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs continued to move within tight ranges in European trade on Thursday with GBP luring market attention ahead of the simultaneous publication...
May 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DVB Bank Group posts results for the first quarter of 2017

DVB Bank Group posts results for the first quarter of 2017
Ralf Bedranowsky – Positive development of operating income – Allowance for credit losses remains on an elevated level – Volatile effects from the IAS 39 result Frankfurt/Main, 11 May 2017 – DVB Bank Group (DVB), the specialist in international transport finance, reported a...
May 11th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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