Archive for the ‘Stock Markets’ Category

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…

Capers “cooling” down amid hurricanes and geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just six points earlier on today at 921, given the low plus level of the Capers; Hurricanes and Geopolitics bring chaos, deaths and total global uncertainty. John Faraclas’ weekly recapitulation of the markets and geopolitics: The BDI was up six points...
October 7th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Education and Training, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Regulatory, Reports, Ship Conversions, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Shiprepair, Statistics, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology, Tourism, Weather | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 07, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, October 07, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP plunged to fresh lows earlier today amid increased market worries over a “hard’ Brexit scenario. Meanwhile, the USD retained...
October 7th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures September 2016

Oslo Børs: Facts and figures September 2016
  Statistics from Oslo Børs 2016 Facts and figures September 2016     Key figures equities – September 2016    Oslo Børs  Oslo Axess  Merkur Market Number of issuers 181 29 7 Number of foreign companies 37 6 2 New listings YTD 3 2 7 Market cap. all issuers...
October 7th, 2016 | Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Asymmetrical market needs special handling…*

Asymmetrical market needs special handling…*
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 46 points earlier on today standing at 915 thanks to the asymmetrical upwards “trend” of the Capers; Geopolitics also brings-in asymmetrical projections. John Faraclas’ daily recap: At 2,218 points the Capers’ BCI 2014 – up 206 since yesterday...
October 6th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Greece: Draft 2017 budget, fiscal drag & attainability of medium-term fiscal targets

Greece: Draft 2017 budget, fiscal drag & attainability of medium-term fiscal targets
Greece Macro Monitor (6 October 2016) Draft 2017 budget, fiscal drag & attainability of medium-term fiscal targets This report looks at the structure and the underlying assumptions of Greece’s draft budget for 2017, which was released earlier this week. Based on an analysis of its main components,...
October 6th, 2016 | Banking, Comment, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 06, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, October 06, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Mirroring the positive tone in Wall Street overnight, most Asian equity indices firmed on Thursday, while major European bourses opened...
October 6th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers volatility …”keeps” the BDI afloat…

Capers volatility …”keeps” the BDI afloat…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 869 points – up nine since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers; Geopolitics continue to worsen. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers were up 42 points bringing the BCI 2014 above the 2,000 point threshold at 2,012; obviously...
October 5th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 05, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, October 05, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity indices retreated on Wednesday, snapping a six-day winning streak, on concerns that the ECB is moving towards a...
October 5th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

“Controlled” BDI losses and explosive Geopolitics suggest caution

“Controlled” BDI losses and explosive Geopolitics suggest caution
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index)  was down just four points earlier on today at 860; Geopolitics though are heading for a messy war in the South East Med and its periphery; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers were only one point down with the BCI 2014 standing at 1,970 points! The Panamaxes’...
October 4th, 2016 | European Union, HR, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 04, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, October 04, 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 firmer Asian bourses, major European equity markets were modestly firmer in early trade on Tuesday on improved...
October 4th, 2016 | Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…

Capers dive below the 2,000 threshold; geopolitical tsunamis are on the way…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 11 points and now at 864 proves that there is no sustainability and appropriate conditions to move over and above the 2,000 points… The explosive geopolitics might floor down all the efforts humanity did in seven decades and in particular following...
October 3rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 03, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, October 03, 2016)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Investor appetite for risk taking improved on Monday on reports suggesting that Deutsche Bank is negotiating with the US Department of Justice a much smaller than initially decided fine.  In FX markets, the USD was slightly stronger...
October 3rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Now you can trade the shipping index

Oslo Børs: Now you can trade the shipping index
03/10/2016 The new OBSHX shipping index makes it easy to invest in an important sector. As of today the Oslo Børs Shipping Index (OBSHX) is being calculated and distributed in real time. You will also be able to trade SHIPPING DNM, an exchange traded product that tracks the new tradable index and...
October 3rd, 2016 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Whatever happened to the Capers… and geopolitics…?

Whatever happened to the Capers… and geopolitics…?
John Faraclas Another drop for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) which lost 13 points – could be 13 for luck … per Agatha Cristie’s novel, now standing at 875 points, which is also 66 points down since last Friday’s (23/09) closing when the BDI stood at 941 points. As for the geopolitical issues, a...
September 30th, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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