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Oslo Børs- Rules and regulations: An Information Memorandum is no longer accepted as an “exempted document” after new prospectus regulatio

Oslo Børs- Rules and regulations: An Information Memorandum is no longer accepted as an “exempted document” after new prospectus regulatio
Oslo Børs – Rules and regulations: An Information Memorandum is no longer accepted as an “exempted document” after new prospectus regulation 09/09/2019 – Finanstilsynet (the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway) is the competent prospectus authority in Norway and responsible for...
September 9th, 2019 | Regulatory, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 9 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 9 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 9, 2019 Global Markets Global equity markets kicked off the week on a positive tone amid expectations for further global policy stimulus from major CBs, reduced US/China trade war escalation fears and diminishing no-deal Brexit woes. UST and German...
September 9th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…

The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand…
John Faraclas The BDI@2,462: an inevitable fall amid Geopolitical chaos and odd demand… It was plain sailing for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index), thanks mainly to the Capes’ surge, but the last two days and the continuous Panamax fall raises too many questions. The Geopolitical environment per our previous...
September 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 6 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 6 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 6, 2019 Global Markets Risk-on mode prevailed in early trade today, denting the safe-haven appeal of government bonds, supported by yesterday’s positive US data and recent news that both the US and China have agreed to resume high-level trade talks...
September 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down

Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down
John Faraclas Market hiccups with the BDI down @2,499; perplexed geopolitics turning Planet Ocean upside down The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost earlier on today 19 points and now stands at 2,499 a whisker below the 2,500 point threshold. The  Geopolitical situation is more than critical and the MIGRANTS...
September 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 5 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 5, 2019 Global Markets Major European equity markets opened higher today and US stock futures point to positive opening for Wall Street, on news that both the US and China agreed to resume high-level trade talks in early October. Reduced fears over...
September 5th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour

Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour
John Faraclas Capes euphoria lifts the BDI@2,518; Geopolitics totally perplexed and BREXIT turning sour The Capes continued with a triple digit rise and now the BCI reads 5,043 points; what a performance! All other indices either dropping or on a minimal plus change. The Geopolitical situation points...
September 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Environment, Markets, Military, News, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 4 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 4, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets came under some pressure early today and the GBP’s recent downtrend came to a halt on hopes that the Brexit deadline on 31 October may be delayed. Meanwhile, BTPs extended recent gains as the positive outcome...
September 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success

Capes lead the way to Dry Market success
John Faraclas Capes lead the way to Dry Market success The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 59 points and now stands at 2,501 thanks to the Capes surge; Geopolitics more than enigmatically perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 203 points and now reads 4,862… The Panamaxes’...
September 3rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, Weather | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 2 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 2 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 2, 2019 Global Markets Market sentiment on risk assets remained cautious in early trade on the back of the latest escalation in the US/China trade dispute with new US and Chinese tariffs coming into effect on Sunday. US markets are closed today on Labor...
September 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty

Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty
John Faraclas Rich pickings for the Dry Market amid geopolitical uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) surge of 10 points makes waves as at 2,378 – a five year and eight month high brings smiles, but be CAUTIOUS with Geopolitics as the Trade Wars now enfold dangerously. Geopolitics continue to get...
August 30th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Contained rise of the BDI

Contained rise of the BDI
John N. Faraclas Contained rise of the BDI The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained ten points earlier on today as the euphoria of the Capes seems to end… The Wets on low levels. Geopolitics still messy and dangerous. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The BDI now stands at 2,277 points  which is 30 points...
August 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 29 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 29 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 29, 2019 Global Markets Global sovereign bond markets remained supported in early European trade today while investors maintained a cautious stance on risk assets, amid mounting global growth recession worries and rising fears over a no-deal Brexit scenario...
August 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves

The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves
John Faraclas The BDI@2,267 …“makes” waves The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) after five years and eight months surpassed the 2,247 points it clocked back at the end of December 2013. Geopolitics still getting worse… John Faraclas’ brief daily report: The BDI gained 54 points and now owners should...
August 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 28 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday, 28 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 28, 2019 Global Markets Market focus remains on Italian political developments. Italian President Sergio Matarella is scheduled to meet the leaders of the main political parties this afternoon for feedback on their efforts to form a coalition government....
August 28th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty

Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty
John Faraclas Gains for both Dry and Wet Markets amid global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) with the 2,213 points gained this morning (45 plus since last Friday the 23/8) is only 34 points away from equalising the end of Dec 2013 level of 2,247 points… The Geopolitics still a liability for...
August 27th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics

Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics
John Faraclas Markets rebound amid worse ever geopolitics The BDI (Batic Dry Index) ended up 50 points and now reads 2,168; same was also up 80 points since last week’s closing (16/8) when it stood at 2,088. Geopolitics continue to worsen with the Trade Wars widening and spreading in many fronts. John...
August 23rd, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Immigration, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: The Merkur Market Appeals Committee resolves to uphold the decision to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000

Oslo Børs: The Merkur Market Appeals Committee resolves to uphold the decision to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000
Oslo Børs: The Merkur Market Appeals Committee resolves to uphold the decision to impose a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000 23/08/2019 On 17 June 2019, Oslo Børs ASA imposed a violation charge on Lavo.tv AS of NOK 300,000 for breaches of the duty to disclose inside information. The Merkur...
August 23rd, 2019 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 23 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 23 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS August 23, 2019 Global markets Ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s speech today at 3pm GMT at Jackson Hole in Wyoming, markets retain a waiting stance; in Wall Street, the S&P and NASDAQ closed in marginally negative territory last night, Asian bourses traded...
August 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold

BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold
John Faraclas BDI fights back to maintain the 2,000 point threshold The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  gained two points – thanks to all Dry Indices rise and now stands at 2,061 points. Geopolitics still messy with BREXIT and Italy championing uncertainty. John Faraclas’ mid-week brief recap: The Capes’...
August 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics

Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics
John Faraclas Unsustainability and uncertainty brings the BDI down to 2,067 amid messy Geopolitics The BDI lost 21 points earlier on today and let’s hope the losses are contained tomorrow or that today wasn’t a “Dry day”… John Faraclas brief recap: The uncertainty was calculated in our last...
August 19th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas

Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas
John Faraclas Dry Market recovers but uncertainty remains ante portas Despite todays contained closing the Dry and Wet Markets performed well this week with the BDI 88 points above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,088 and only the Cleans fell. Geopolitics still perplexed and worrying as too many things...
August 16th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty

The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI approaches the 2,000 amid further global uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 86 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,950 points. A bit of an odd situation given the fact that Planet Ocean is already in recession.  Geopolitics still getting sour.  John Faraclas’...
August 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864…

Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864…
John Faraclas Dry Market surge with the BDI@1,864… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained another 90 points in one of the worse days and periods amidst Geopolitical mayhem! John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 188 points – a good triple digit surge and now at 3,454 brings some balance...
August 13th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday, 13 August 2019)  HIGHLIGHTS August 13, 2019 Global markets Asian equities were in deep red on Tuesday on fears about a prolonged U.S.-China trade war, increasingly violent protests in Hong Kong and a currency crash in Argentina’s peso drove investors to safe...
August 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More