Posts Tagged ‘BCTI’

Markets all in Red; geopolitics bleak!

Markets all in Red; geopolitics bleak!
John Faraclas – picture credits Panagiotis Tsakos Photography – Let’s see if the Year of the Rooster turns the Markets upside down and the BDI makes waves; the Geopolitical front now turns bleak, not just sour. John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another...
February 3rd, 2017 | Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all

Market losses widen; geopolitics a liability for all
John Faraclas The BDI falls further “thanks” to the Capers and the Geopolitical aspects in all fronts are going to rock Planet Ocean; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry index) lost 28 points since yesterday and now reads 886 – below the 900 threshold; CAUTION! The volatile Capers which...
January 24th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI and Geopolitical volatility bites

BDI and Geopolitical volatility bites
John Faraclas Volatility and geopolitical knocks begin to bite following today’s fall, leaving the markets high and dry – …with the exception of the BDTI…; John Faraclas daily report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down ten points since yesterday at 942, sending more shocks, despite the...
January 19th, 2017 | Associations, Earthquakes, Tsunamis, Cyclones and Typhoons, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, People and Places, Politics and Government, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…

Markets and Geopolitics hang in the balance…
John Faraclas The Markets continue to drop and Geopolitics will become like Yellowstone… John Faraclas’ midweek report: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down 32 points since yesterday and now reads 894 – below the 900 point-mark! The volatile Capers’ BCI 2014 lost another triple-figure 144 points...
January 11th, 2017 | Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…

Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns…
John Faraclas Markets and Geopolitics: volatility returns yet again; challenges at the low end… As said numerous times in the past, one size cannot dictate the Markets and one nation cannot anymore dominate the affairs on Planet Ocean; John Faraclas’ daily and weekly report: The BDI (Baltic Dry...
December 23rd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Fall’s Market and Geopolitical blues…

Fall’s Market and Geopolitical blues…
John Faraclas Minus 18 points for the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) earlier on today, which now stands at 872; imminent world conflagration in all fronts… John Faraclas’ mid-week recap: The Capers widen their losses with the BCI 2014 going down 124 points and now reads 1,826 points; wonder what the market...
October 19th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Missing the Markets sustainability; geopolitical chaos ante portas…

Missing the Markets sustainability; geopolitical chaos ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI  (Baltic Dry Index) closed up just two points at 894 proving lack of steam in the Markets; the Geopolitical issues will create more than chaos. This is warning message; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers continued their controlled fall and the Panamaxes their “controlled”...
October 17th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash

BDI falls amid the beginning of world’s worst economic crash
John Faraclas It comes to no surprise here as well as to our faithful international readership today’s Capers fall of 136 points since yesterday bringing the BDI down to 885 points – that’s down 21 points; in the geopolitical front pre-emptive testing of nerves between the superpowers and their...
October 13th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, Environment, Gas, LNG, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up

The Markets are cooling down and the Geopolitics flare up
John Faraclas Wonder where your business intuition stands during these difficult and crucial times not just for the Markets but also for the messy Geopolitics we are faced with… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was just one single point up since last Friday standing at 922 points...
October 10th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, Maritime Tourism, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…
John Faraclas The Market “euphoria” doesn’t have the anticipated continuity as some thought, particularly when the Capers had a minus six points today given its 271, 154, 111 and 173 points daily gained from last Monday the 19th of September until yesterday the 22nd of September; what a …hiccup...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling Markets and Terrorism ante portas… .

Falling Markets and Terrorism ante portas…   .
John Faraclas With the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) losing another nine points since last Friday – approaching the 700 points barrier at 709, things are getting once again sour; add the Terrorism …mayhem, and see what’s coming up. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 18...
July 25th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

The BDI’s 560 points: a fiver plus is more than welcomed…

The BDI’s 560 points: a fiver plus is more than welcomed…
John Faraclas Just five points up, a single digit figure from the last closings of double digits; John Faraclas suggests caution but expansionism too… The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) closed just five points up at 560; every plus figure is more than appreciated! The Capers slowed down with only 11 points...
April 12th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*

The BDI@555; no fuming, …just smoking*
John Faraclas With another 16 points plus earlier on today since last Friday’s closing, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 555 is trying to maintain a level of fewer losses given that all ships more or less need US$ 2-2500 daily support/self-finance from its owners to avoid lay-ups or being by its creditors...
April 11th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Sanctions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI @409; nothing matters much a very little matters at all…

The BDI @409; nothing matters much a very little matters at all…
John Faraclas The post Easter indices are still very low and as we have written numerous times, unless we see the BDI above the 2-2, 500 points, nearly nothing will matter per the title of this market recapitulation. John Faraclas reports: Earlier on the BDI closed up three points at 409; the Capers...
March 29th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Continuous uncertainty keeps the markets stranded

Continuous uncertainty keeps the markets stranded
John Faraclas Despite the plus three and the 24 points since last week (BDI@291) the Baltic Dry Index standing  today at 315 gives you the picture of the actual situation prevailing in the shipping markets. John Faraclas recaps the market: The two main drivers of the Dry Market, namely the Capers (BCI...
February 19th, 2016 | Markets, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | 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

With the BDI now @ 297 only good prospects are ahead…

With the BDI now @ 297 only good prospects are ahead…
John Faraclas What a business week-ending that was today with the BDI minus one point at 297, which is also minus 20 points since last Friday’s closing being 317 points and the world economy on fire! John Faraclas recaps a messy week: The plus …sector: The BCI 2014, the most volatile of all indices,...
February 5th, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Comment, Consumers Market, Corporate Social Responsibility, Energy, Environment, HR, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

@ 310 the BDI looks to settle

@ 310 the BDI looks to settle
John Faraclas reports on the state of the shipping markets: Another all-time record low of the BDI at 310, four points lower since yesterday! The Capers’ BCI 2014 gained two points posing at 217 whilst the Panamaxes and its respective BPI  staying  the same at 281… The Supras  went further down...
February 2nd, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

A sea change…for the BDI @325…

A sea change…for the BDI @325…
John Faraclas Another 12 points down, another all times low record… making the BDI’s history more than interesting!  The John Faraclas daily market commentary: The Capes minus 19 points at 216 approaching the 200 barrier yet again. The Panamaxes’ BDI down 10 at 293 points; the Supras’ BSI...
January 28th, 2016 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Comment, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, LPG, Markets, Oil Industry, Reefer ships, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Short-sea shipping, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At 345 the BDI opens a new chapter in Shipping’s History

At 345 the BDI opens a new chapter in Shipping’s History
John Faraclas Not even the volatile Capers can stop the Dry Markets from a total collapse creating yet another all time low BDI at 345! Something unimaginable for the hoi polloi, but not for those well understanding geopolitics and financial crisis issues, affecting shipping too…Not to mention...
January 26th, 2016 | At the end of the day..., Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Gas, Gas Carriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Market @ 358: As you like it…*

The Market @ 358: As you like it…*
The Square Mile under pressure What a multi-crash that was today,  if I may say so myself! The Baltic Dry Index (BDI)  was minus five points at 358… The Capers and their BCI 2015 up, YES up ONE point at 186… The Panamaxes (BPI) and Supras (BSI) both down nine at 360 and 372 respectively with the...
January 20th, 2016 | Consumers Market, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Crashing BDI clocks 363…

Crashing BDI clocks 363…
John Faraclas Once again we witnessed yet another fall of the BDI, this time losing six points and clocking 363; that’s a real crush given what has happened over the last two years*.- Even if the markets rebound back and reach 2, 000, 3, 000 or even 6, 000 points the damage has been completed.- Despite...
January 19th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI @ 369

The BDI @ 369
John Faraclas – picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR It is interesting how important the numbers are and Numerology is a must for all to understand and know what some fundamentals in life mean; if not, then the choice for losing / missing the boat  one day, it is yours. John Faraclas comments/ insight...
January 18th, 2016 | Breaking News, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

At 373 the BDI brings you now down to your senses…

At 373 the BDI brings you now down to your senses…
John Faraclas It’s going to be an interesting weekend this one; after eight days of continuous fall, the index does make sense! Grounded at 373 the Baltic Dry Index has a case to answer! John Faraclas from www.allaboutshipping.co.uk reports from London on the second recapitulation of the Shipping Markets...
January 15th, 2016 | Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More