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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (March 28, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses were standing in negative territory in early trading on Monday following recent hawkish comments from...
March 28th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*
John Faraclas Earlier than usual due, to Christianity’s first** Easter Celebrations, comes our weekly market report; John Faraclas Writes: The BDI was up five points since yesterday at 406 points; that’s plus 11 since last week’s closing at 395 points – better than going down… The BCI 2014,...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana announces panamax acquisition m/v Selina and caper size period t/c m/v Norfolk

Diana announces panamax acquisition m/v Selina and caper size period t/c m/v Norfolk
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DELIVERY OF THE PANAMAX DRY BULK VESSEL M/V SELINA TIME CHARTER CONTRACT FOR M/V NORFOLK WITH SWISSMARINE  ATHENS, GREECE, March 24, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels,...
March 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of European bourses were standing in negative territory in early trading on Thursday and the USD retained a firm tone following...
March 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite the BDI going above the 400 points, the crisis remains…

Despite the BDI going above the 400 points, the crisis remains…
John Faraclas With 111 points plus, since the historic rock bottom of the 10th of February – nearly 42 days ago, the dry markets are far worse than expected, far worse than the reports… These 401 BDI points today (plus three since yesterday) and the chaotic world economy and geopolitics are a...
March 23rd, 2016 | Bribery and Corruption, Chartering, Civil Unrest, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Health and Safety, Marine Insurance, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Religion, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Absorbing the shock of the terrorist events in Brussels yesterday, the majority of European bourses were firmer in early trade supported...
March 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Unsustainable shipping markets; the BDI stuck @398

Unsustainable shipping markets; the BDI stuck @398
John Faraclas At 398 the BDI confirms our past predictions and thoughts of unsustainability, volatility and uncertainty.  Add the latest massacre in Brussels and the existing world economic and geopolitical turmoil and see what you get and, more importantly where we are being directed – not heading;...
March 22nd, 2016 | Markets, Military, Reports, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Diana announces developments related to the purchase of three panamaxes

Diana announces developments related to the purchase of three panamaxes
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENTS RELATED TO THE PURCHASEOF THREE PANAMAX VESSELS  ATHENS, GREECE, March 22, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that the aggregate purchase...
March 22nd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Shipfinance, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: German government bonds firmed in European trade on Tuesday on the aftermath of explosions in Brussels airport and a metro station in...
March 22nd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Civil Unrest, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Safety and Security, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F

Diana Containerships announces the filling of its annual report on Form 20-F
DIANA CONTAINERSHIPS INC. ANNOUNCES THE FILING OF ITS ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 20-F  ATHENS, GREECE, March 22, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that yesterday it filed its...
March 22nd, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Only at 2, 000 plus points the BDI(and Shipping) will make sense…

Only at 2, 000 plus points the BDI(and Shipping)  will make sense…
John Faraclas Whilst the BDI is…approaching the 400 points threshold, in reality and despite what the media and analysts report, as well as what the owners and managers want – needless to say the expectations from the stock markets for the listed companies and the financiers’ interest, given...
March 21st, 2016 | Chartering, Civil Unrest, Containers, Corruption, Disputes, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Health and Safety, Immigration, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Safety and Security, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 21, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 21, 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 Monday, while most European equity indices reversed earlier losses, as potential merger-and-acquisition...
March 21st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Romania & Serbia at different monetary policy paths

Romania & Serbia at different monetary policy paths
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Regional Economics & Market Strategy Focus Note – CENTRAL BANK WATCH: Romania & Serbia at different monetary policy paths (Friday, March 18, 2016) Vindicating our and the market’s expectations,...
March 18th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Latest Hellenic Carriers (AIM: HCL)

Latest Hellenic Carriers (AIM: HCL)
NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING PROPOSED CANCELLATION OF ADMISSION OF THE COMPANY’S SHARES TO TRADING ON AIM Hellenic Carriers Limited, (the “Company”) (AIM: HCL), an international provider of marine transportation services for dry bulk cargoes, today announces that the following documents are...
March 18th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 18, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 18, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets retained a firm tone and US Treasuries remained well supported following the more dovish than expected...
March 18th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

March FOMC meeting: Dovish dots amid downside risks to the outlook

March FOMC meeting: Dovish dots amid downside risks to the outlook
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, March 17, 2016) March FOMC meeting: Dovish dots amid downside risks to the outlook As widely expected, the Federal Reserve kept the target...
March 17th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 17, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 17, 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 Fed stayed put on interest rates at its two-day policy meeting that concluded late yesterday. Yet,...
March 17th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

EURONAV NV announces final results 2015

EURONAV NV announces final results 2015
HIGHLIGHTS Dividend of USD 0.82 per share in line with our return to shareholders policy Best year for Euronav since 2008 with net profit of USD 350 million for 2015 First quarter 2016 stronger than first quarter 2015 AGM to approve dividend 12 May with anticipated ex-dividend date 17 May ANTWERP,...
March 17th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 16, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: All eyes are on the FOMC’s two-day policy meeting that concludes later today. Though market consensus is for unchanged interest rates...
March 16th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI @396…

The BDI @396…
John Faraclas Just three points plus were enough to see the continuation of an “upwards” market …trend, but only just, as the Panamaxes’ respective index remained stuck at 481 points. The Market briefing with John Faraclas: The Capers’ BCI 2014  gained seven points, now standing at...
March 15th, 2016 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 15, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: As was widely expected, the BoJ kept its monetary policy unchanged at its meeting earlier today but offered a gloomier assessment on the...
March 15th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

At 393 the BDI has a long way to go…

At 393 the BDI has a long way to go…
John Faraclas An overall plus day for all the Baltic indices; the BDI plus five, the Capers at 179 (plus three), the BPI plus four at 481, the Supras on a plus seven points standing at 427 points and the BHSI on plus three clocking 252 points gave a promising start for this week. The Wets too with the...
March 14th, 2016 | Energy, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 11, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, March 11, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: At its meeting yesterday, the ECB surprised markets with a bolder than expected comprehensive package of monetary stimulus aiming to boost...
March 11th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Euronav announces date for full year 2015 results…

Euronav announces date for full year 2015 results…
DATE OF ANNOUNCEMENT OF FULL YEAR 2015 RESULTS AND DIVIDEND PROPOSAL BROUGHT FORWARD ANTWERP, Belgium, 10 March 2016 – Euronav NV (NYSE: EURN & Euronext: EURN) will  release its full year 2015 results and dividend proposal prior to Belgian market opening on Thursday 17 March. Announcement of...
March 10th, 2016 | Accountancy, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite the “upwards” Market trend, doomsday begins…

Despite the “upwards” Market trend, doomsday begins…
John Faraclas With the BDI at 384 – up eight points since yesterday and despite the plus in the other Indices Doomsday begins; John Faraclas reports: The Capers remained the same and their respective index at 178- caution. The BPI up 19 at 466 a “good” sign.. The Supras’ BSI gained another 13...
March 10th, 2016 | Comment, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More