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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs were little changed on the day with the USD retaining recent gains ahead of today’s US non-farm payrolls data for the month of...
September 1st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Who cares about the BDI’s volatility…

Who cares about the BDI’s volatility…
John Faraclas Obviously you might think we go over the top; not at all as we believe that capable owners know how to weather the storm, any storm as the real masters of the Shipping adventure have it in their DNA! John Faraclas’ brief note on the state of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI (Baltic...
August 31st, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

DVB Bank Group posts half-yearly results for 2017

DVB Bank Group posts half-yearly results for 2017
Ralf Bedranowsky DVB Bank SE  31.08.2017 / 10:35  The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Significant increase in allowance for credit losses Volatile effects from the IAS 39 result Frankfurt/Main, 31 August 2017 – DVB, the specialist in international transport...
August 31st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 31, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 31, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Data releases from both China and the US surprised positively prompting a renewed bout of risk appetite. With geopolitical tensions receding for the...
August 31st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI reality @1,181; wets: buoyant

The BDI reality @1,181; wets: buoyant
John Faraclas stressing the importance for safe navigation in hte world’s dire straits- picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,181… The wets are coming up due to other unexpected reason – situ in the US Gulf following...
August 30th, 2017 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…

Falling Dry Market; Wet “re-surfacing”… and Geopolitical Blues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) despite a short lived “rebound” fell six points since last Friday and now reads 1,203. The Wets due to the Geopolitical and Natural disaster events are on the rise. Geopolitics might take a sour turn… John Faraclas daily recap: After a long weekend coupled...
August 29th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 29, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 29, 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 indices traded lower in early trade on Tuesday as risk appetite soured following news about a North Korea missile test....
August 29th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Borr Drilling for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Borr Drilling for listing
28/08/2017 – At its meeting on 28 August 2017, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Borr Drilling Ltd. to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board resolved to grant an exemption from the listing requirements regarding three years’ history and activity, cf. the Listing...
August 28th, 2017 | Gas, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, August 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to local media, the heads of the institutions (EC/ECB/ESM/IMF) in Greece’s 3rd Economic Adjustment Programme are expected to come to Athens in mid-September...
August 28th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,200: tough…

The BDI@1,200: tough…
John Faraclas Some say it is a curse for the Capers and Panamaxes to dive following a week of “euphoria”; our interpretation is that you haven’t seen anything yet. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 22 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,200 points – 1-1,100...
August 24th, 2017 | Container shipping, Corruption, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

STEALTHGAS INC. reports Q2 2017 financial and operating results

STEALTHGAS INC. reports Q2 2017 financial and operating results
Harry Vafias STEALTHGAS INC. (GASS), a ship-owning company primarily serving the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) sector of the international shipping industry, announced today its unaudited financial and operating results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017. OPERATIONAL AND FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS Operational...
August 24th, 2017 | Accountancy, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

DIANA Containerships announces one-for-seven reverse stock split

DIANA Containerships announces one-for-seven reverse stock split
ATHENS, GREECE, August 23, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has determined to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s...
August 23rd, 2017 | Company Profiles, Containers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Short lived BDI recovery amid geopolitical chaos

Short lived BDI recovery amid geopolitical chaos
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 17 points earlier  on and now it stands at 1,249; stable Wets and Geopolitics still chaotic. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers, as ever volatile and “predictable” lost nearly 100 points – 95 to be precise bringing down everything – some “vehemently”...
August 22nd, 2017 | Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess

The BDI on a slowing down mode amid Terrorism’s mess
John Faraclas The BDI managed to clinch just six points and now stands at 1,266; the Geopolitics with Terrorism on the rise “promise” to keep us busy and wondering. John Faraclas daily market briefing: The Capers’ BCI is definitely slowing down with only ten points plus since last Friday the 18th...
August 21st, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Exhibitions, HR, Maritime Accidents, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Markets Friday syndrome; geopolitics in disarray

Markets Friday syndrome; geopolitics in disarray
John Faraclas The BDI ended up at 1,260 – that is with 13 points plus since yesterday and 228 since last week’s closing – 1,032. On both occasions the Market’s and in particular the driving force – the volatile Capers managed 32 and 25 points plus respectively, losing steam… The Geopolitical...
August 18th, 2017 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…

Capers rise and geopolitics go under…
John Faraclas The BDI gained 40 points and now reads 1,247 – more or less 1,000 less from the end of December 2013 level. The Geopolitics following today’s atrocities in Barcelona, Spain, might take a big twist and turn. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers not only were on a …top up situ,...
August 17th, 2017 | Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Tourism, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules

The BDI@1,207 with uncertain forthcoming trade rules
John Faraclas The BDI was up 38 points and now reads 1,207 thanks to the volatile Capers with yet another triple digit spike… The geopolitics will engage new trade rules for a multiple of reasons to benefit only the state and the very few; John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The Capers’ BCI gained 169...
August 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Maritime Education and Training, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs

Listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs
Public listing of Fjord1 ASA at Oslo Børs Applied date: 08/08/2017 Accepted date: 11/08/2017 Listing date: 15/08/2017 Ticker: FJORD   Fjord1 is a leading transport company in Norway, with a core business of owning and operating ferries and passenger boats. Furthermore, the...
August 15th, 2017 | Reports, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…

Markets “enjoy” …the uplift; not though Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched 17 points since last Friday the 11th of August and now stands at 1,155,  thanks to the Capers and partially to the Panamaxes; the Geopolitical issues and news are very disturbing… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers saw the BCI up 80 points...
August 14th, 2017 | Chartering, Cruise Industry, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BDI surges amid enigmatic Geopolitics

BDI surges amid enigmatic Geopolitics
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up at 1,138 points – plus 46 since yesterday and over one hundred since last Friday the 4th of August – to be precise it gained 106 points (from 1,032); The Geopolitics remain more than enigmatic and caution is advised… John Faraclas daily and weekly...
August 11th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Fjord1 for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Fjord1 for listing
11/08/2017 – At its meeting on 11 August 2017, the Board of Oslo Børs resolved to admit shares in Fjord1 ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must satisfy the listing requirements on Oslo Børs. The Board authorised the Chief Executive...
August 11th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty

The Pros and Cons of the BDI@1,092 amid Geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) – thanks to the Capers and partly to the Panamaxes, managed to gain 42 points and now reads 1,092… The Geopolitical uncertainty which seems a bit extended, as well as alarming, due to the North Korean palaver, might produce a bit of everything…and affect...
August 10th, 2017 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Low Volatility is in the air for the Markets and Geopolitics…

Low Volatility is in the air for the Markets and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The volatility returns in the most unusual way both for the shipping Markets and  their respective Indices as well as for the ever turbulent Geopolitics. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The BDI was up 12 points at 1,050 “rising” expectations given the Capers’ and Panamaxes’...
August 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

MISC Group financial results…

MISC Group financial results…
Yee Yang Chien – MISC President CEO MISC Group financial results for the 6 months period ended 30 June 2017 Kuala Lumpur, 9 August 2017  – MISC is pleased to announce its financial results for the financial period ended 30 June 2017. Financial Highlights: Group revenue for the quarter...
August 9th, 2017 | Accountancy, Markets, News, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…

The BDI loses steam again; Geopolitics in jeopardy…
John Faraclas With only two points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 1,038 loses steam yet again and we reiterate the view that the need of an injection as we stressed yesterday, is a MUST. Geopolitics are so bad that the entire economy on Planet Ocean may actually collapse despite the figures you see...
August 8th, 2017 | Chartering, Container shipping, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More