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Diana Containerships Inc. announces Reverse Stock Split

Diana Containerships Inc. announces Reverse Stock Split
ATHENS, GREECE, June 1, 2016 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today announced that its Board of Directors (the “Board”) has determined to effect a reverse stock split of the Company’s common...
June 1st, 2016 | Company Profiles, Container shipping, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 01, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, June 01, 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 were weaker on Wednesday pressured by lower oil prices ahead of an OPEC meeting on Thursday as...
June 1st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 31, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 31, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone and US Treasuries moved lower in European trade on Tuesday amid expectations that the Fed will likely raise...
May 31st, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 30, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 30, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the strongest signal so far that the Fed could raise interest rates within the next couple of months, Chairman Janet Yellen said during a speech...
May 30th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves B2Holding for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves B2Holding for listing
30/05/2016 – At its meeting on 30 May 2016, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in B2Holding ASA to listing on Oslo Børs. The Board authorised the Chief Executive Officer of Oslo Børs to fix the date of the first day of listing, which is to be no later than 14...
May 30th, 2016 | Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. announces t/c contracts for m/v Naias and m/v Artemis with Bunge

Diana Shipping Inc. announces t/c contracts for m/v Naias and m/v Artemis with Bunge
ATHENS, GREECE, May 27, 2016 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it entered into a time charter contract with Bunge S.A., Geneva, for one...
May 27th, 2016 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 27, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 27, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US macro data continued to surprise positively yesterday, reinforcing expectations that the Fed will likely push interest rates higher...
May 27th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Listing of Pareto Bank ASA at Oslo Axess

Oslo Børs: Listing of Pareto Bank ASA at Oslo Axess
Public listing of Pareto Bank ASA at Oslo Axess Applied date: 20/04/2016 Accepted date: 23/05/2016 Listing date: 27/05/2016 Ticker: PARB   Pareto Bank is a niche bank located in Oslo which specialises in project financing. Its main business areas are property development financing,...
May 27th, 2016 | Banking, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Is the End Nigh with the BDI@601 ?

Is the End Nigh with the BDI@601 ?
John Faraclas Approaching summer indeed has its blues particularly as it happens with the shipping markets; John Faraclas’ daily briefing…: With minus four points the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) stood at 601 points earlier on this afternoon and the situation might become as close to the all times record...
May 26th, 2016 | Markets, News, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Trading Vectors: identify trading opportunities

Trading Vectors: identify trading opportunities
Manos A. Galoumis Trading Vectors is a quantitative, performance oriented proprietary trading firm, employing state of the art technology and algorithms developed over 20 years of active trading. Trading focus is mainly on the Forex, commodities futures and indices, producing exceptional, above average...
May 26th, 2016 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday May 26, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday May 26, 2016)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were standing in positive territory in early trade on Thursday supported by higher oil prices on the back of renewed supply jitters. In FX markets, the JPY moved higher on short-covering ahead of potential...
May 26th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

May 24th Eurogroup – Key highlights and a preliminary analysis of debt relief measures

May 24th Eurogroup – Key highlights and a preliminary analysis of debt relief measures
Greece Macro Monitor (May 25, 2016)  May 24th Eurogroup Key highlights and a preliminary analysis of debt relief measures After a marathon session in Brussels yesterday, euro area finance ministers acknowledged that a staff level agreement on the prior actions for the 1 st programme review has been...
May 25th, 2016 | Banking, European Union, Insight, Markets, Organisations, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

@605 the BDI continue to dive…

@605 the BDI continue to dive…
John Faraclas With minus 13 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 605 look likely to upset the markets; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers continue to receive turbulences and today the BCI 2014 lost 49 points bringing the respective index at 799, breaking also the 800 points threshold. CAUTION! The...
May 25th, 2016 | Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Baltic Exchange and Singapore Exchange enter into exclusive discussions

Baltic Exchange and Singapore Exchange enter into exclusive discussions
The Baltic Exchange The Baltic Exchange Limited (“Baltic”) announces that it has entered into exclusive discussions with Singapore Exchange Limited (“SGX”) regarding an offer for the Baltic. The signing of this exclusivity agreement follows discussion with a number of interested parties. The...
May 25th, 2016 | Associations, Mergers and Acquisitions, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 25, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street advanced on Tuesday following the US new home sales surge, which reinforced the view that the US economy is strong enough...
May 25th, 2016 | Banking, Breaking News, Company Profiles, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Dropping BDI alarms all stakeholders except…

Dropping BDI alarms all stakeholders except…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today standing at 618  – 19 points before possibly going under the 600 threshold sending alarms to all stakeholders except the very few  well -placed and capable ones who will for sure weather the tsunami…; John Faraclas’...
May 24th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US Treasuries remained under pressure and the USD retained a firm tone against most of its major currency peers following a string of hawkish...
May 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…
John Faraclas It is not always the figures, but the results that make the difference in any given market and situation… John Faraclas shipping market briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just lost one point today and at 624 creates havoc in the markets. The volatile Capers and its respective BCI 2014...
May 23rd, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Pareto Bank for listing

The Board of Oslo Børs approves Pareto Bank for listing
23/05/2016 – At its meeting on 23 May 2016, the Board of Directors of Oslo Børs resolved to admit the shares in Pareto Bank ASA to listing on Oslo Axess. The Board stipulated that the company prior to the first day of listing must publish an approved prospectus.  The Board authorised the Chief...
May 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD retained a firm tone in European trade on Monday and US Treasury yields remained under upward pressure, albeit off recent highs,...
May 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 20, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 20, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The accounts of the 21 April 2016 ECB Governing Council Meeting, which were released yesterday, were largely shrugged off. Global equity...
May 20th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 19, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 19, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The minutes from the April 26-27 FOMC policy meeting delivered a more hawkish than expected tone increasing market expectations for a June...
May 19th, 2016 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Shipping Markets: Volatility knocks @642

The Shipping Markets: Volatility knocks @642
John Faraclas Volatility, Volatility Volatility; John Faraclas market briefing on the volatile state of the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down three points since yesterday at 642 thanks to the volatile Capers’ losses! The Capers, proving once again that no one...
May 18th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

VesselsValue: We now cover Offshore Support Vessels

VesselsValue: We now cover Offshore Support Vessels
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May 18th, 2016 | Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana reports financial results for Q1 2016

Diana reports financial results for Q1 2016
Diana Shipping Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2016 ATHENS, GREECE, May 18, 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 $31.4 million and net...
May 18th, 2016 | Accountancy, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More