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Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing of addenda to the shipbuilding contracts of two newbuildings

Diana Shipping Inc. announces signing of addenda to the shipbuilding contracts of two newbuildings
ATHENS, GREECE, September 30, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through two separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, it signed two addenda with China Shipbuilding Trading Company,...
September 30th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 30, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 30, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off mode prevailed in Asia earlier today and in major European equity markets in early trading on the back of mounting worries over Deutsche Bank’s ability to withstand pending legal penalties. Lower...
September 30th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers fall brings market tsunamis; geopolitical events points to war!

Capers fall brings market tsunamis; geopolitical events points to war!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 24 points today and now stands at 888 , “thanks” to the Capers. The war in Syria and the world economic recession might lead to an all out conventional war; John Faraclas reports: The BCI 2014 lost 129 points and now stands just above the 2,000 point...
September 29th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 29, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 29, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Brent crude oil price rose on news that, aiming to address the oversupply problem, OPEC reached a preliminary agreement at yesterday’s...
September 29th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers fall, amid geopolitical chaos, creates further market mess…

Capers fall, amid geopolitical chaos, creates further market mess…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 18 points since yesterday and now stands at 912 points disappointing those news makers expecting same will go over and above the 1,000 point threshold; Geopolitics too join-in the mess. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 102...
September 28th, 2016 | Banking, Energy, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German government bonds retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday and the EUR moved lower amid heightened concerns about the...
September 28th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 27, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 27, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Press reports suggested that Democrat Hillary Clinton emerged as the winner in yesterday’s first televised debate looking more presidential...
September 27th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: a penny for your thoughts…

The Markets and Geopolitics: a penny for your thoughts…
John Faraclas A diving BDI at 934 and Geopolitical chaos rules the day; John Faraclas’ daily market briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fall of seven points “marred” the otherwise good news of Baltic Exchange’s sale to SGX following the Results of voting at Court Meeting and General Meeting. The...
September 26th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Military, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange

Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange
Mark Jackson 26 September 2016 Mark Jackson named CEO of The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange Limited (“Baltic Exchange”) today announces that Mark Jackson, currently Chief Commercial Officer of AM Nomikos Group and a former Chairman and Director of The Baltic Exchange, will become its next Chief...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Company Profiles, Fixtures, HR, Markets, News, People and Places, Person Profiles, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Baltic Exchange: Results of voting at Court Meeting & General Meeting

Baltic Exchange: Results of voting at Court Meeting & General Meeting
26 September 2016 Results of voting at Court Meeting and General Meeting Recommended cash acquisition of The Baltic Exchange Limited (“Baltic Exchange”) by a wholly owned subsidiary Singapore Exchange Limited, by means of a Scheme of Arrangement under Part 26 of the Companies Act 2006. The Baltic...
September 26th, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Fixtures, Markets, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Stock Markets, Story of the Month | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 26, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasury prices were higher in European trade on Monday favored by Wall Street’s lackluster performance in the prior session on...
September 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…
John Faraclas The Market “euphoria” doesn’t have the anticipated continuity as some thought, particularly when the Capers had a minus six points today given its 271, 154, 111 and 173 points daily gained from last Monday the 19th of September until yesterday the 22nd of September; what a …hiccup...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries retained a firm tone in early European trade on Friday following the outcome of this week’s Fed policy meeting (September...
September 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers’ “uncontrollable volatility” might bounce back…

Capers’ “uncontrollable volatility” might bounce back…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier today at 937 points – up 34, once again “thanks to the Capers”, but…; Geopolitics including Global Recession, despite what the media serves us, will make it more than a mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Well then, its best than going...
September 22nd, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The Fed decided to keep interest rates unchanged at the September 20-21 monetary policy meeting leaving, however, the door ajar for a rate...
September 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

At the Shard: The Athens Stock Exchange aiming high…

At the Shard: The Athens Stock Exchange aiming high…
L to r: Dimitris Karaiskakis, Peggy Papastavrou, Pantelis Lambrou, Vassilis Govaris, Chrisitina Kosma and Georgia Mourla all from ATHEX with John Faraclas Venues always denote, even metaphorically, something special correlating with respective business, and organisations targets. This year and prior...
September 21st, 2016 | Events, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Enjoy the Market “euphoria” for as long as it lasts….

Enjoy the Market “euphoria” for as long as it lasts….
John Faraclas “The Sirens and Ulysses” – not to be confused with Ulysses and the Sirens.., particularly the painting by William Etty spells it all about the markets, beyond the metaphorical meaning. When you stare this magnificent painting you will understand the similarities with today’s...
September 21st, 2016 | Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 21, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 21, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the monetary policy meeting that concluded earlier today, the BoJ decided to keep major interest rates unchanged and proceed with certain...
September 21st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Don’t count on Capers “euphoria”…

Don’t count on Capers “euphoria”…
John Faraclas With another 111 points plus the Capers “boosted” the BDI with 29 plus points; explosive Geopolitics can cause major tsunamis….John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 29 points and now stands at 865 thanks to the Capers’ BCI 2014 which gained 111 points and...
September 20th, 2016 | Comment, Energy, Environment, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Globus Maritime Limited Reports Financial Results…

Globus Maritime Limited Reports Financial Results…
Globus Maritime Limited Reports Financial Results for the Six-Month Period Ended June 30, 2016  Viewers can log to the link and read the respective press release: http://www.globusmaritime.gr/press/globuspr092016.pdf
September 20th, 2016 | Accountancy, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told

Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told
Mike Roderick of Clyde & Co. Time is running out to file claims against Hanjin Shipping, IUMI conference is told By James Brewer Shipowners, charterers, cargo interests, forwarders and other parties have been advised to expedite their claims against stricken Hanjin Shipping. The warning comes...
September 20th, 2016 | Associations, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Container shipping, Containers, Marine Insurance, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 20, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, September 20, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs consolidated within recent ranges in early European trade on Tuesday amid investors’ reluctance to establish fresh...
September 20th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 19, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 19, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes this week are on the BoJ and the Fed monetary policy meetings that both conclude on Wednesday (21 September). Fed Funds futures...
September 19th, 2016 | Banking, Comment, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI’s weekly fall and Geopolitical madness rule the day

BDI’s weekly fall and Geopolitical madness rule the day
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), despite the Capers’ upwards rally, was down; Geopolitics coupled with sheer madness rule the day and will inflict despicable damage to many if we don’t stop some moron politicians and media cronies. John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI gained 36 points...
September 16th, 2016 | Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Fixtures, Markets, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 16, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, September 16, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the BoE’s MPC kept its monetary policy unchanged at the September meeting that took place yesterday...
September 16th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More