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Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 12, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 12, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Risk off sentiment prevailed in global equity markets on Friday amid persisting concerns about the health of the European banks. Lower...
February 12th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Panamaxes …balancing act; the BDI remains @ 290 !!!!

The Panamaxes …balancing act; the BDI remains @ 290 !!!!
John Faraclas Now, amidst the global turmoil in all fronts, be it political, or economic, or military- for which we strongly believe that all these three issues will go far worse, the shipping markets and in particular the dry ones, remained unchanged… John Faraclas comments: So, NO change today for...
February 11th, 2016 | Energy, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 11, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 11, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The JPY extended its recent gains across the board on Thursday and major government bonds retained a firm tone supported by increased...
February 11th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mid-week BDI blues @ 290…

Mid-week BDI blues @ 290…
John Faraclas Mid-week BDI blues @ 290… and Geopolitics blues; John Faraclas special midweek report: Drop, …Drop, ..Drop; where’s the stop? With minus one point the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) stood at 290 earlier on this afternoon. It seems that this is natural given the global situation and the festivities...
February 10th, 2016 | Banking, Energy, Immigration, Insight, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 10, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 10, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Lingering worries over the sustainability of the global economic recovery and persisting concerns about the health of European banks, continued...
February 10th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI levelled down @ 291 today…

The BDI levelled down @ 291 today…
John Faraclas The Greek’s have a phrase for the 9th of each month…* …another all-time historic low; the BDI down two points at 291! Capes and the respective BCI 2014 remained the same at 207! The BPI down one at 291; seems that Panamaxes are also under the cloud of uncertainty! The BSI down five...
February 9th, 2016 | Breaking News, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 09, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 09, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market risk sentiment deteriorated further on Tuesday, with major Asian equities closing in the red amid a global equity selloff. In Europe,...
February 9th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces Q4 and year end results, conference call and webcast

Diana Containerships announces Q4 and year end results, conference call and webcast
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2015 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST  ATHENS, GREECE, February 8, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships,...
February 8th, 2016 | Containers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Q4 and year end financial results conference call and webcast

Diana Q4 and year end financial results conference call and webcast
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE DATE FOR THE 2015 FOURTH QUARTER AND YEAR-END FINANCIAL RESULTS,  CONFERENCE CALL AND WEBCAST  ATHENS, GREECE, February 8, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today...
February 8th, 2016 | Markets, Shipmanagement, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Solid US employment report in January, despite a weak payroll print

Solid US employment report in January, despite a weak payroll print
New York Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Monday, February 8, 2016) Solid US employment report in January, despite a weak payroll print US nonfarm payrolls increased by a lower-than-expected 151k probably due to the unusually mild winter weather, while the respective figure for...
February 8th, 2016 | Banking, Consumers Market, Finance, HR, Jobs, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 08, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 08, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was modestly firmer in European trade on Monday, especially against commodity-related currencies, followingFriday’s positive...
February 8th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Globus Maritime Limited Reclassifies Board Member

Globus Maritime Limited Reclassifies Board Member
Athens, Greece, February 05, 2016, Globus Maritime Limited (“Globus, ” the “Company, ” “we, ” or “our”) (NASDAQ: GLBS), a dry bulk shipping company, announced today that when Georgios Karageorgiou, a Class I director of Globus Maritime Limited (the “Company”), resigned...
February 5th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Person Profiles, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana’s latest period fixtures with RWE, Rio Tinto and Nidera

Diana’s latest period fixtures with RWE, Rio Tinto and Nidera
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DIRECT CONTINUATION OF TIME CHARTER AGREEMENT FOR M/V G. P. ZAFIRAKIS WITH RWE AND TIME CHARTER CONTRACTS FOR M/V NEW YORK WITH RIO TINTO AND M/V DIONE WITH NIDERA  ATHENS, GREECE, February 5, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping...
February 5th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures January 2016

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures January 2016
          Statistics from Oslo Børs 2016 Facts and figures January 2016 Key figures equities – January 2016    Oslo Børs  Oslo Axess  Merkur Market Number of issuers 180 29 7 Number of foreign companies 39 7 2 New listings YTD 0 0 7 Market cap....
February 5th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 05, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 05, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Most Asian equity indices closed in the red on Friday, partly reflecting a strengthening yen that exerted downward pressure on major Japanese...
February 5th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: New trading record for exchange traded notes

Oslo Børs: New trading record for exchange traded notes
05/02/2016 – More ETNs were traded on Oslo Børs in January than ever before.  The average daily value of trading in ETNs (Exchange Traded Notes) was NOK 31.3 million in January, with an average of 897 transactions per day. The level of trading in January was a record high in both NOK terms and...
February 5th, 2016 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI @ 298 and the Shipping industry ‘shaken to its foundations

The BDI @ 298 and the Shipping industry ‘shaken to its foundations
John Faraclas Oh well, a grounding expected to happen; the BDI index creates a niche platoon for shipping operations. John Faraclas comments the day when the BDI went under the 300-point mark: Accepting the fact that nothing is certain and no business law and practice is fixed, was the best preventive...
February 4th, 2016 | Banking, Comment, Energy, Markets, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire three Panamax vessels

Diana Shipping Inc. announces agreement to acquire three Panamax vessels
ATHENS, GREECE, February 4, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that it has signed, through three separate wholly-owned subsidiaries, three Memoranda of Agreement to acquire from a...
February 4th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 04, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 04, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Weaker-than-expected US ISM-non manufacturing activity data and dovish comments by Fed N.Y President William Dudley triggered a dovish shift...
February 4th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

At 303 the BDI is a buyers buyers market!

At 303 the BDI is a buyers buyers market!
The Baltic Exchange Alilouilah the BDI  approaches its destruction level of dropping below the 300 threshold! A buyers market and why not, subject you have you finances in order. A calculated mass order of capers can see you gain half a billion dollars if you order say 10 super Capers at US$ 20mio each...
February 3rd, 2016 | Insight, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 03, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 03, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the negative tone in Wall Street overnight, most Asian equities closed in the red on Wednesday as energy stocks were pressured...
February 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 02, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 02, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the negative tone in Asian stock markets, European bourses were mostly lower in early trade on Tuesdaypressured...
February 2nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Ullensaker kommune lists its first bond issues on Oslo Børs

Ullensaker kommune lists its first bond issues on Oslo Børs
02/02/2016 – The municipality of Ullensaker lists its first bond issues on Oslo Børs today. More and more municipalities are choosing to list their bonds on the Oslo Børs marketplaces. In 2015, six of the new issuers were municipalities. So far this year four municipalities have already listed...
February 2nd, 2016 | Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Bad start for February as the BDI drops further at 314…

Bad start for February as the BDI drops further at 314…
The Baltic Exchange Another all-time low as February enters the calendar: a modest three points down and the BDI clocks 314! John Faraclas’  daily briefing: The Capers’ BCI, the most volatile and unpredictable of all sizes index gained five points closing at 215. The Panamaxes and Supras continued...
February 1st, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Monday, February 01, 2016)

Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Monday, February 01, 2016)
Monthly Global Economic & Market Monitor (Monday, February 01, 2016) Viewers can read the preamble and at the end the entire report in the link that follows: Global growth is expected to move broadly sideways, hovering around 3.3% in 2016 from 3.1% in 2015, the slowest pace in the post-crisis period....
February 1st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Energy, Environment, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More