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Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics

Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics
John Faraclas Capes disaster amid …disastrous geopolitics The BDI lost another six points earlier on today and at 683 sends out another Mayday… Geopolitics with the BREXIT jargon gets seriously perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI lost the 200 points-threshold and now reads...
March 26th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 26 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 26 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The bull-run in US Treasuries and core EU government bonds continues amid mounting worries over the global growth outlook as last Friday’s disappointing manufacturing data in the US and Germany continued to have an impact. With...
March 26th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Grounded BDI@689; BREXIT’s tsunami approaches, unless…

Grounded BDI@689; BREXIT’s tsunami approaches, unless…
John Faraclas Grounded BDI@689; BREXIT’s tsunami approaches, unless… The BDI lost just a single point, thanks to all dry indices that managed to “counter” to the Capes further collapse! Geopolitics continue to be messy. John Faraclas brief daily recap: The Capes’ BCI list another 21 points...
March 25th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more

Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more
Gustavo Rangel on Brazil, Steve Hanke on Trump, and more OMFIF UPDATE –  WEEK 12 2019 18 – 22 Mach 2019    Vol.110 Ed.12 COMMENTARY Brazil on rough road to reform Last month the Brazilian government presented its ‘New Social Security’ proposal to Congress. The government says...
March 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics…

What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics…
  John Faraclas What a week that was with the BDI falling, Panama Maritime successful conference and perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI was down five points at 690 earlier on today; it lost though 40 (forty) points since last week’s 730 “thanks” to the collapse of the Capes! The 14th Panama...
March 22nd, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of European bourses opened higher on Friday but gave back all gains standing into negative territory at the time of writing following negative surprises in the flash Eurozone PMIs for March 2019. German Bunds firmed...
March 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday…

Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday…
Capes dive yet again with the BDI@695 …sending a Mayday… The BDI lost earlier on today only 14 points thanks to all the other dry indices’ performance and in particular that of the Panamaxes who managed to clinch 47 points and go over and above the 1,000 points threshold; Geopolitics in turmoil....
March 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 21 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 21 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The FOMC surprised markets on the dovish side at this week’s policy meeting, which concluded late yesterday. The updated dots revealed that the Committee removed both of its implied rate hikes for this year and announced its intention...
March 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 20 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 20 March, 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Awaiting the conclusion of the Fed’s monetary policy meeting, European bourses opened lower today on appetite for some profit taking following yesterday’s hefty gains. Headlines suggesting that a final trade agreement between...
March 20th, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 15 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 15 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: European equity markets opened mixed earlier today with no clear direction, amid trade talk uncertainty. Although some reports conveyed that the US and China have made further substantial progress on trade negotiations, a summit between...
March 15th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves…

The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves…
John Faraclas The BDI@677 and BREXIT continues to make waves… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 23 points and at 677 looks certain of surpassing the 700… Geopolitics on a turning point with BREXIT – primarily and other issues in need of attention. John Faraclas’ brief recap: The Capes’...
March 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Diana Shipping Inc. Announces the Filing of its 2018 Annual Report on Form 20-F
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES THE FILING OF ITS 2018 ANNUAL REPORT ON FORM 20-F  ATHENS, GREECE, March 13, 2019 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that on March 12, 2019 it filed its 2018...
March 13th, 2019 | Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 13 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Despite UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s efforts to secure last-minute legal assurances from the EU over the contentious Irish backstop issue, the UK House of Commons rejected yesterday her Brexit plan for the second time, by a majority...
March 13th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 12 March 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The GBP was firmer across the board in early European trade on Tuesday and European bourses opened higher amid increased hopes for parliamentary approval of the UK PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan at today’s “meaningful vote” in...
March 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*

The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…*
John Faraclas The BDI@649; adversity makes strange bedfellows…* The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down eight points today thanks to the Panamaxes as the Capes are settling(?) down a bit. Geopolitics remain very perplexed in all fronts and issues. John Faraclas’ daily and weekly recap: The weekly loss...
March 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Oslo Børs renews agreement with SIX x-clear Inbox x

Oslo Børs renews agreement with SIX x-clear Inbox x
Oslo Børs renews agreement with SIX x-clear 08/03/2019 Oslo Børs has renewed the agreement with SIX x-clear to further commit to the derivatives partnership. SIX x-clear is the designated CCP for clearing of derivatives traded at Oslo Børs. Today the two parties signed an extension of the existing...
March 8th, 2019 | Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 8 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB surprised markets to the dovish side at its monetary policy meeting yesterday, moving more quickly than expected in an attempt to counter the Eurozone’s economic slowdown and preserve accommodative financial conditions. In...
March 8th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657

Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657
John Faraclas The BDI@657; Capes and Panamaxes fall… Panamaxes “join” Capes in pulling down the BDI@657 The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down seven points; Geopolitics remain dodgy and perplexed. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes lost 34 points and the BCI now stands at 236 points…...
March 7th, 2019 | Arrest of ships, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 7 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s lackluster performance overnight, European bourses opened lower across the board today and the majority of equity markets in Asia ended in negative territory, pressured by mounting worries over...
March 7th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues

The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues
John Faraclas The BDI@664; Capes’ fall continues The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched a point as the Capes dive further… Geopolitics still in jeopardy. John Faraclas’ midweek brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost another 29 points earlier on today and now reads 270; what’s next? A catastrophe?...
March 6th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 6 March, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, European bourse opened slightly lower today ahead of the highlights due later this week, including the ECB’s monetary policy meeting on Thursday and US February’s non-farm...
March 6th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…

BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300…
John Faraclas BDI hiccups as Capes fall below 300… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost six points earlier on today given the Capes’ fall below the 300 point threshold and now stands at 663 points; mixed feelings for the Wets and perplexed Geopolitics makes it a bleak picture. John Faraclas’ brief daily...
March 5th, 2019 | Associations, Banking, Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, EEZ, Energy, Environment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Gas, Intercargo, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Oil Platforms and Rigs, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes Newcastlemax “San Francisco” on period t/c to Koch

Diana fixes Newcastlemax “San Francisco” on period t/c to Koch
DIANA SHIPPING INC. ANNOUNCES TIME CHARTER  CONTRACT FOR M/V SAN FRANCISCO WITH KOCH ATHENS, GREECE, March 5, 2019 – 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...
March 5th, 2019 | Chartering, Company Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Oslo Børs: Monthly Statistics February 2019

Oslo Børs:  Monthly Statistics February 2019
Monthly Statistics February 2019 The monthly statistics report for the Oslo Børs equity markets is published. The report includes information about listed shares on Oslo Børs, Oslo Axess and Merkur Market for the month of February 2019. The monthly report for the equity markets includes a full overview...
March 5th, 2019 | Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@669; what’s up with the Capes?

The BDI@669; what’s up with the Capes?
John Faraclas The BDI@669; what’s up with the Capes? The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched five points; the Capes’ fall is monumental but crystal clear and Geopolitics will bother us quite a lot. John Faraclas’ brief market recap: The Capes’ BCI fall sends shocking waves; minus 28 points and now...
March 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More