Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 23, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 23, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday 23, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 23, 2019 Global Markets Major European bourses opened lower earlier today on profit-taking ahead of the Christmas holiday break, following recent hefty gains on the back of increasing optimism on...
December 23rd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 20, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 20, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 20, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 20, 2019 Global Markets The GBP remained under pressure, heading for its worst week in more than two years, amid market worries over the risk of a no-deal Brexit. Meanwhile, USTs and German Bunds...
December 20th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 18, December 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 18, December 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 18, December 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 18, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets remained supported in early trade today and the GBP extended recent losses on fears over the risk of a no-deal Brexit. Focus today is on Germany’s...
December 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 17, December 2019)

. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 17, December 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS December 17, 2019 Global Markets Fixed income markets were firmer in early European trade supported by news that UK PM Boris Johnson intends to pass legislation to rule out the extension of the transition...
December 17th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol

Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol
John Perry Brexit Supply Chain Commentary | Northern Ireland Protocol John Perry, managing director of leading supply chain and logistics consultancy SCALA, commented: “Despite the fact we are now nine months past the original Brexit deadline, UK businesses are still facing a huge amount of uncertainty. “While...
December 13th, 2019 | Logistics | Read More

Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises

Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises
Robert Keen Freight association calls on new government to deliver on election promises Commenting on the results of yesterday’s general election in the UK, Robert Keen, Director General of the British International Freight Association (BIFA) says that members of his trade association will be looking...
December 13th, 2019 | Associations, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector

Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector
Jason Whitworth Consolidation remains high on the boardroom agenda in the UK & Ireland logistics & supply chain management sector With EU-related uncertainty unresolved, domestic transactions are dominating the market UK transaction volumes in the logistics & supply chain management industry...
December 3rd, 2019 | Logistics, Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more

New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more
Fed Chair Jerome Powell New Fed reports fall short on risks, Statism v. ‘safety first’ in UK election, and more THE WEEKEND REVIEW Latest opinion and analysis from OMFIF around the world 25-30 November 2019, Vol.10 Ed.48 Most-Read Commentary New Fed reports fall short on risks: In 2018...
November 30th, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive

Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive
.. Quelling German excess saving, Making Europe competitive Thursday 21 November 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.47.3 Commentary: Quelling German excess saving By David Marsh in London Europe’s expectations of economic and monetary union have gone into reverse. Two decades ago, member states hoped...
November 21st, 2019 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development

Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development
UK PM Boris Johnson Awkward truths on UK campaign trail, Project financing for infrastructure development Wednesday 20 November 2019 Vol.10 Ed.47.2 Commentary: Awkward truths on UK campaign trail By John Nugée in London When UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally succeeded in persuading parliament...
November 20th, 2019 | Comment, Construction, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@1,338… CAUTION!

The BDI@1,338… CAUTION!
John Faraclas The BDI@1,338… CAUTION! The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 19 points since last Friday the 15th of November and makes things more uncertain as it’s a bad start for this week, given that  Geopolitics are being governed by the few who don’t care at all how the 7.7 billion people on...
November 18th, 2019 | Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Tuesday 12, November 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS November 8, 2019 Global Markets Bund yields moved higher earlier today amid market expectations that US President Donald Trump will likely postpone again a decision on whether to impose tariffs on EU auto...
November 12th, 2019 | Automobiles, Banking, Car trade, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…

Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay…
John Faraclas Shipping Markets: The Reds are here to stay… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell 34 points losing also the 1,700 points threshold in a week’s time! At 1,697 seems vulnerable and ultra-CAUTION should be observed. Geopolitics are the name of the game in all fronts and as News is what they...
November 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
Hot Port News from GAC 01-Nov-2019 PORT SCALES BACK BREXIT MEASURES Rotterdam, Netherlands Port scales back Brexit measures Friday, November 1, 2019, Rotterdam, Netherlands Following recommendations from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Port of Rotterdam Authority has again put its preparatory measures...
November 1st, 2019 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Markets in a free fall

Markets in a free fall
John Faraclas Markets in a free fall Markets in a fee fall amid Planet Ocean’s uncertainty The BDI (Baltic Dry Index lost 51 points earlier on today and now stand at 1,731 points amid Planet Ocean’s worse uncertainty; John Faraclas brief recap: The Capes’ BCI down 100 !! points at 2,978 losing...
October 31st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Oil Industry, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI struggles…

The BDI struggles…
John Faraclas The BDI struggles… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) struggles to maintain a momentum as all indices are in red with the exemption of the BCI – Capes’ volatile behaviour. Geopolitics couldn’t be worse. John Faraclas’ daily brief: The BDI gained two points although in our view same should...
October 28th, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

BREXIT: extensions is the name of the game… but…

BREXIT: extensions is the name of the game… but…
…what’s up with BREXIT? BREXIT: extensions is the name of the game… but… Expect more twists and shouts from all sides at the House of All Parliaments. The PM might win, repeat: might win tomorrow’s vote for the election date as a small margin is needed following another defeat...
October 28th, 2019 | European Union, Politics and Government | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 25, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 25, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Friday 25, October 2019)  GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 25, 2019 Global Markets UK PM Boris Johnson announced yesterday that, if the EU grants a three-month Brexit extension, his government will submit a motion on Monday, 28 October for a general election...
October 25th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Complexities of central bank communication, The UK’s global economic position after Brexit

Complexities of central bank communication, The UK’s global economic position after Brexit
. Complexities of central bank communication, The UK’s global economic position after Brexit Thursday 24 October 2019  –  Vol.10 Ed.43.3 Commentary: Politics, manipulation and credibility By Pierre Ortlieb in London In his new book, The Long Journey of Central Bank Communication, Otmar...
October 24th, 2019 | Banking, Books, Finance, Markets, Politics and Government, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 23, October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 23, October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Wednesday 23, October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 23, 2019 Global Markets UK MPs approved last night the required legislation for the implementation of the PM Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal but rejected the government’s proposed timeline which...
October 23rd, 2019 | News | Read More

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse

Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse
John Faraclas Dry and Wet Markets a liability; Geopolitics with BREXIT’s ongoing serial even worse The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 40 points earlier on today and now reads 1,806 thanks mainly to the Capes’ triple-digit loss. Geopolitics puts Planet Ocean in limbo with BREXIT’s serial a catastrophe...
October 22nd, 2019 | Associations, Chartering, Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics

Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics
John Faraclas Market in Red – in its entirety amid perplexed Geopolitics The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points earlier on today and now stands at 1,846 points. The Wets were comparatively in a worst position. Geopolitics with the wider Middle Eastern mess, BREXIT and other issues is in a dangerous...
October 21st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 21 October 2019)

GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 21 October 2019)
. GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY (Monday, 21 October 2019) GLOBAL & REGIONAL DAILY HIGHLIGHTS October 21, 2019 Global Markets Global equity indices advanced on Monday amid hopes for progress in the US/China trade dispute. All eyes are on the Brexit developments, with the leader of the House of Commons...
October 21st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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 | Associations, BIMCO, Civil Unrest, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Emissions, Energy, Environment, Events, IACS, Intercargo, International Chamber of Shipping, Intertanko, Markets, Military, News, Oceanology, Oil Spill, Pollution, Reports, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More