Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

BREXIT: Sticks nix hick pix

BREXIT: Sticks nix hick pix
…and now back again to House of all Parliaments BREXIT: Sticks nix hick pix Following our yesterdays point/note as well as todays Super Saturday’s deliberations in the House of Parliament, I guess Ariadne’s Thread says it all. There is more bad news to come as well as good news depending on...
October 19th, 2019 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…

Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics…
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets in the red amid perplexed Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points since yesterday and now stands at 1,855 points; on a weekly basis the losses were 69 points – from 1,924 (11/10). The Wets losses were substantial. As for the Geopolitics: couldn’t...
October 18th, 2019 | Civil Unrest, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

BREXIT: Ariadnes’ thread in sight…

BREXIT: Ariadnes’ thread in sight…
…and now back to the House of all Parliaments BREXIT: Ariadnes’ thread in sight… “Nothing matters much and very little matters at all”* is what applies currently in view of tomorrrow’s cucial vote at the Mother of all Parliaments with the BREXIT vote. We eagerly await...
October 18th, 2019 | Breaking News, European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 18 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 18 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday, 18 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 18, 2019 Global Markets In the first day of the two-day European Council meeting yesterday, EU leaders approved a new Brexit deal that was agreed between the UK government and the EU. However, as things...
October 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread

The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread
John Faraclas                             The BDI@1,861: paint it red; Geopolitics under Ariadne’s thread The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 36 points amid chaotic Geopolitical developments. Everything is at stake now all over Planet...
October 17th, 2019 | Charity, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK Chamber of Shipping statement on EU deal

UK Chamber of Shipping statement on EU deal The UK Chamber of Shipping said: “We broadly welcome the agreement reached by the European Union and UK Government. This deal provides the basis for a negotiated settlement with a transition period, something we have long called for. “We recognise that...
October 17th, 2019 | Associations | Read More

Ports Ready to roll to save UK from trade traffic

Ports Ready to roll to save UK from trade traffic
The Port of Heysham Ports Ready to roll to save UK from trade traffic The ports of Liverpool, Heysham and Sheerness (London Medway) have the capability to limit the impact the UK’s expected departure from the EU on 31 October is expected to have on trading, according to their operator, Peel Ports. With...
October 17th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 17 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 17 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 17 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 17, 2019 Global Markets Market worries prevail over whether the EU and the UK can reach a deal-based Brexit in time for the two-day European Council meeting which starts later today. With market focus...
October 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination

Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination
Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs, Examining prospects for monetary and fiscal policy coordination Thursday 17 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.42.3 Commentary: Europe’s fiscal fisticuffs By Chris Papadopoullos in London The macroeconomic consensus favours fiscal easing in Europe, but those countries...
October 17th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance | Read More

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess

Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess
John Faraclas Falling BDI@1,898 raises eyebrows; Wets doing well and Geopolitics in total mess The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 18 points as well as the 1,900 points-threshold. The Wets still doing well… but perplexed Geopolitics will create total chaos – in the entire Middle East and beyond. John...
October 15th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit | What the tourism industry needs to know

Brexit | What the tourism industry needs to know
Brexit | What the tourism industry needs to know ETOA has recently been commissioned by the UK government to deliver a Brexit seminar focusing on the travel and tourism sector. The purpose of the seminar is to provide up-to-date information and expert insight, and assess sectoral preparedness. Full...
October 15th, 2019 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed…

Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed…
John Faraclas Mild fall with the BDI@1,916 and a surge in the Wets from the Cleans too… Geopolitics still very perplexed… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost eight points earlier on today and now stands at 1,916. Following the sudden and unprecedented surge of the Dirties, its now the turn of the he...
October 14th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

British Safety Council welcomes measures on clean air in Queen’s Speech

British Safety Council welcomes measures on clean air in Queen’s Speech
Matthew Holder, Head of Campaigns, British Safety Council. British Safety Council welcomes measures on clean air in Queen’s Speech The proposed government’s measures on air quality, building safety and employment reform must protect workers’ health and wellbeing, says British Safety Council Against...
October 14th, 2019 | Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 14 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 14 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 14 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 14, 2019 Global Markets Asian bourses firmed in today’s session while USTs came under pressure following progress in US-China trade negotiations and positive developments regarding Brexit. US markets...
October 14th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News fom GAC

Hot Port News fom GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 11-Oct-2019 CANAL CLOSES FISCAL YEAR WITH RECORD TONNAGE Panama Canal, Panama JOINT PREPARATIONS & TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT FOR A POSSIBLE NO-DEAL BREXIT Rotterdam, Netherlands NO DISRUPTION TO PORT OPERATIONS Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Canal closes fiscal year with record tonnage Friday,...
October 11th, 2019 | Canals, Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon

The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon
John Faraclas The BDI close to 2,000 points amid Armageddon The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 56 points earlier on today and now stands at 1,929 – a fraction away from  the psychological threshold of 2,000! Yesteday was a slightly better day… but let’s not be so greedy… Geopolitics...
October 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 09-Oct-2019 IMPACT OF BREXIT Gothenburg, Sweden DEEPENING OF NIEUWE WATERWEG AND BOTLEK COMPLETE Rotterdam, Netherlands Impact of Brexit Wednesday, October 9, 2019, Gothenburg, Sweden The Port of Gothenburg has issued a press release about the impact of Brexit on those shipping...
October 9th, 2019 | Inland Waterways, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

The BDI “surge”; reality, correction or what…

The BDI “surge”; reality, correction or what…
The BDI “surge”; reality, correction or what… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) went over and above the 1,800 points threshold with Panamaxes being the main cause of this rise! John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI was up 28 points at 3,031… The Panamaxes’ BPI gained 56 points reaching...
October 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence

UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence
UK PM Boris Johnson UK judgment ‘victory for rule of law’, Lagarde’s challenges over ECB revolt, and the RBI’s waning independence THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 23-27 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.39 Most-Read Commentary UK judgment...
September 28th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Insight, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

PEEL Ports confirms details of government BREXIT funding

PEEL Ports confirms details of government BREXIT funding
PEEL Ports confirms details of government BREXIT funding The ports of Liverpool, Heysham and Sheerness (London Medway) have received funding to enhance measures they have already taken to improve resilience ahead of the UK’s expected departure from the EU on 31 October. The funding was announced yesterday...
September 27th, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Thursday, 26 September 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 26, 2019 Global Markets USTs were firmer on the day as the latest mixed signals from US President Donald Trump dented market optimism for an imminent resolution to the US/China trade dispute....
September 26th, 2019 | Banking, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes “did it” again

Capes “did it” again
John Faraclas Capes “did it” again – in a positive way though but still we fear of minor volatility and uncertainty amid a Geopolitical perplexed mayhem… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained eight points earlier on today and now stands at 2,116 “thanks” to the volatile Capes. Geopolitics...
September 24th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

A Spad with influence, Unlocking key sustainable finance policies

A Spad with influence, Unlocking key sustainable finance policies
A Spad with influence, Unlocking key sustainable finance policies Tuesday 24 September 2019  – Vol.10 Ed.39.1 Commentary: A Spad with influence By Brian Reading in London The unconventional power of British government ministers’ special advisers (Spads) has fascinated generations of politicians...
September 24th, 2019 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 23 September 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 23 September 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS September 23, 2019 Global Markets Market participants retain a cautious stance against risk assets early on Monday as they await more clarity on US/China trade negotiations. Core government bonds remain well supported, while the GBP gave back part of last week’s...
September 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank

Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank
Capital markets look beyond EU, Fed divided, and what Lyons could bring to the Bank THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 16-20 September 2019, Vol.10 Ed.38 Most-Read Commentary Capital markets look beyond EU: One field for UK-Europe co-operation that is vital...
September 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More