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Exmar provisional results for the first half of 2016

Exmar provisional results for the first half of 2016
                Key Figures   All figures have been prepared under IFRS and have not been reviewed by the statutory auditor. Cash Flow from operations (EBITDA) as per proportionate consolidation method for the first semester 2016 was USD 57.8 million (USD...
July 28th, 2016 | Accountancy, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

July FOMC meeting

July FOMC meeting
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, July 28, 2016) July FOMC meeting: Diminished near-term risks could pave the way for an interest rate hike in 2016 As widely expected, the...
July 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016

Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016
ATHENS, GREECE, July 28, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today reported a net loss of $31.3 million and net loss attributed to common stockholders of $32.7 million for the second quarter of 2016,...
July 28th, 2016 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2016
ATHENS, GREECE, July 27, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $8.0 million for the second quarter of 2016, compared to a net income of $0.9 million for the respective...
July 27th, 2016 | Accountancy, Container shipping, Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 27, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 27, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the FOMC which concludes its two-day monetary policy meeting later today. Market consensus is for unchanged interest rates in spite...
July 27th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696
John Faraclas Now, going under an important barrier might bring in the Aeolus’ winds and the going will get tough; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitical recap: The BDI lost 13 points today – now standing at 696, below the 700 points barrier for which we were explicitly sure it will break...
July 26th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 26, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European equity markets were lower in early trade on Tuesday on investor cautiousness ahead of the Fed and the BoJ monetary policy...
July 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Regional assets recover ground after initial negative reaction to Brexit vote

Regional assets recover ground after initial negative reaction to Brexit vote
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional Economics and Market Strategy Monthly (July, 2016) REGIONAL MACROECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS & OUTLOOK Brexit  is a net growth and market sentiment negative but not a catastrophic event for...
July 25th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets kicked off the week on a firm tone supported by the G-20 Finance Ministers’ reassurance that they are determined...
July 25th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Baltic Exchange panellist agreement

Baltic Exchange panellist agreement
Guy Campbell In the context of the Baltic Exchange’s potential acquisition by Singapore Exchange (SGX) an agreement, which documents and reinforces existing processes established by the Baltic Exchange and its 48 shipbroking panellists, has today (25 July) been sent to each firm for signature. The...
July 25th, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas So with the BDI dropping further, Geopolitics in a total mess, and uncertainty governing all over Planet Ocean, take cover in whatever business you are in; shipping being the sector to be mostly affected. John Faraclas’ weekly Market and Geopolitics Recap. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost...
July 22nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 22, 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 ECB stayed put at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting. The main interest rates were kept unchanged...
July 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

A warning on BDI’s downfall and explosive geopolitics…

A warning on BDI’s downfall and explosive geopolitics…
John Faraclas Never ever before the shipping markets and conversely the shipping industry was faced with such an uncertainty with geopolitics being as explosive as never before totally affecting all sectors; John Faraclas’ warning report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down another  ten points closing...
July 21st, 2016 | Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, IMO, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 21, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 21, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: With the EUR having lost some ground since the last ECB policy meeting, a bulk of monetary policy stimulus from the March ECB package still...
July 21st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

RINA closes 100% acquisition of Edif Group

RINA closes 100% acquisition of Edif Group
RINA S.p.A, the holding company of the multinational testing, inspection, certification and consulting engineering group based in Genoa, Italy, is pleased to announce that it has closed its acquisition of the entire share capital of Edif Group Limited for £118.5 million (around €151 million). High...
July 21st, 2016 | Classification Societies, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

Chaos is ante portas: Dropping BDI and worsening geopolitics…

Chaos is ante portas: Dropping BDI and worsening geopolitics…
John Faraclas It seems that we are heading for both a low market as well as a dangerous geopolitics period which unfortunately will last for the foreseeable future; unless…;  John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost ten points today closing at 736 amid rumours of a break-up...
July 20th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tourism, UN | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 20, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity markets traded mixed on Wednesday, following the IMF’s downwardly revised global economic outlook. In Europe, the majority...
July 20th, 2016 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

WÄRTSILÄ interim report January-June 2016

WÄRTSILÄ interim report January-June 2016
Wärtsilä Corporation HALF YEAR FINANCIAL REPORT 20 July 2016 at 8.30 a.m. local time  WÄRTSILÄ INTERIM REPORT JANUARY-JUNE 2016  STABLE VOLUME DEVELOPMENT IN A CHALLENGING MARKET This release is a summary of Wärtsilä’s Interim Report January-June 2016. The complete report is attached...
July 20th, 2016 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

Further BDI and geopolitics hiccups…

Further BDI and geopolitics hiccups…
John Faraclas As expected the markets lose steam and we have the first signs of unsustainability; Geopolitics due to the Turkish behaviour might become explosive; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down to points at 746. The Capers BCI 2014 continued their fall, today 30 (thirty)...
July 19th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 19, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 19, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A   HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses traded mixed in early trade on Tuesday while in FX markets, NZD and AUD were among the main underperformers...
July 19th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 18, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, July 18, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from the positive tone in the majority of Asian bourses, European equity markets were firmer in early trade supported by...
July 18th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 15, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 15, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At its monetary policy meeting yesterday, the BoE’s MPC voted to keep the official bank rate unchanged at 0.50% confounding expectations...
July 15th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Rail, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 14, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 14, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of Asian equity indices gained on Thursday closing near eight-month highs. In Europe, major equity bourses edged higher...
July 14th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 13, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, July 13, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from gains in Wall Street overnight, Asian and European equity markets were firmer today, helped by increased expectations...
July 13th, 2016 | Banking, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

With the Supras@666* the BDI makes …waves

With the Supras@666* the BDI makes …waves
John Faraclas After a long time, the Supras and its respective BSI index gained a double digit plus, 15 (fifteen) points lifting also the BDI at 711; John Faraclas’ daily Market and Geopolitics recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up seven points since yesterday standing now at 711 – seven eleven...
July 12th, 2016 | Banking, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Finance, Fixtures, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More