Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more

Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more
. Yaseen Anwar on Belt and Road, Desmond Lachman on the Fed and the next recession, and more 15-19 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.16 OMFIF update – Week 16 2019 COMMENTARY  Belt and Road delivers crucial capital China’s Belt and Road initiative provides access to capital for connected emerging markets...
April 20th, 2019 | Associations, Comment, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU

Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU
. Brexit delay may mean end of May, Implications of exit for UK and EU Commentary: Brexit delay may mean end of May By James Smith in London The agreement struck by the EU on the UK’s Article 50 negotiating period was a difficult compromise, with few predicting the six-month extension. Theoretically,...
April 17th, 2019 | European Union, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 16 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  European equity markets opened marginally in the black earlier today and Asian bourses closed near recent multi-month highs amid hopes of stabilization...
April 16th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more

Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more
OMFIF Update 8-12 April 2019 Vol.10 Ed.15 Sergio Fabbrini on the future of Europe, Mojmír Hampl on China and the West, and more COMMENTARY  Beijing ready to ‘China-ise’ the West China is enjoying growing wealth because the authorities have set loose beneficial market forces. Many western...
April 13th, 2019 | Banking, Energy, Finance, Markets, Reports | Read More

Dirties have it…

Dirties have it…
John Faraclas Dirties have it… All Dry indices were down; the Wets saw the Cleans with losses and only the Dirties managed to clinch two points… Geopolitics are on the brink of a total recall with BREXIT becoming the pussy-cat so to speak but in a tough way… Aesop has always been revisited… my...
April 11th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 11 April 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In line with expectations, the ECB stayed put on interest rates at its monetary policy meeting yesterday and reiterated the guidance for unchanged rates...
April 11th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

BREXIT: …an extension to ride…

BREXIT: …an extension to ride…
…and now back to the House of all Parliaments BREXIT: …an extension to ride… Just after midnight we learned that the EU27 granted UK a compromised six months flexible extension until the end of October 2019… There were some French “second thoughts” but unanimity was there… Let’s...
April 11th, 2019 | Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…

The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos…
John Faraclaseopolitics The BDI@734 amid Geopolitical chaos… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained nine points earlier on amid a very perplexed geopolitical environment given the EU’s important decision to grant an extension to UK on BREXIT and a bankrupt World. John Faraclas’ brief  recap: Since...
April 10th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, WISTA - Women in Shipping | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 10 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  In its semi-annual World Economic Outlook released yesterday, the IMF revised lower its 2019 GDP global growth projection for the third time since October...
April 10th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@725; a double digit rise but…

The BDI@725; a double digit rise but…
John Faraclas The BDI@725; a double digit rise but… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 11 points since yesterday amid a worsening geopolitical environment… John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: Wonder how you interpret Aristotle’s maxim: “Nothing matters much and very little mattes at all” under...
April 9th, 2019 | At the end of the day..., Chartering, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes continue to distort the Markets…

Capes continue to distort the Markets…
John Faraclas Capes continue to distort the Markets… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up with just three points at 714. Geopolitics more than messy in all fronts with incalculable repercussions for all. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes gained 36 points with the BCI now standing at...
April 8th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Freight sector given more guidance on trade in endangered species in event of no-deal Brexit

Freight sector given more guidance on trade in endangered species in event of no-deal Brexit
Robert Keen Freight sector given more guidance on trade in endangered species in event of no-deal Brexit Following a recent event organised by the British International Freight Association (BIFA), the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has issued additional guidance on the Convention...
April 8th, 2019 | Associations, Logistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…

Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too…
John Faraclas Capes: Champions of volatility “strike” back… BREXIT too… The USA too… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up 27 points earlier on today. Geopolitics continue to be perplexed and the Round Table Arbitration Debate of the LSLC event at Quadrant Chambers the best so far event of its...
April 4th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, London Shipping Law Centre, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1

HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1
Costas FrangeskidesPartnerHolman Fenwick Willan LLP HFW Insurance Bulletin: April 2019 – Edition 1 In this issue: Regulation and legislation; Market Developments. 1. Regulation and legislation UK: Brexit – no deal, no risk? No chance! The FCA has published a speech given by Nausicaa Delfas,...
April 4th, 2019 | Insight, Insurance and Reinsurance, Legal | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019)
 Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, 4 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The recent rally in European equity markets came to a halt today with major stock indices opening lower amid market worries over the lack of fresh positive...
April 4th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…

Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major developments on BREXIT…
John Faraclas Hooray hooray, the Capes gain ground despite a falling BDI now@672… Expecting major news on BREXIT… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down two points since yesterday at 672… Geopolitics still in turmoil with the BREXIT saga in a decisive point. John Faraclas’ early evening news: The...
April 3rd, 2019 | Art and auctions, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Food and Drink, Markets, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 3 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 3 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, 3 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of Asian bourses ended to fresh multi-month highs earlier today and major European bourses retained a cautiously positive tone in early...
April 3rd, 2019 | News | Read More

Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension too much to digest

Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension too much to digest
John Faraclas Falling BDI now @674 and BREXIT extension to much to digest The BDI lost 11 points earlier on today and the Dry Market turns more than sour. BREXIT, irrespective of the end result will shape the history of mankind. Mrs May reminds us of patience being a virtue for shipbrokers and John F....
April 2nd, 2019 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, 2 April, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Taking their lead from Wall Street’s positive performance overnight, the majority of Asian bourses ended higher today and European equity markets were standing in positive territory in early trade supported by a rebound in US factory...
April 2nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again…

Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again…
John Faraclas Capes’ free fall a liability for all; BREXIT deadlock yet again… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost four points and now stands at 685; BREXIT makes waves with yet another deadlock. John Faraclas’ daily brief recap: The Capes’ BCI lost 28 points and now approaches the rock bottom...
April 1st, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, 1 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Focus today is on the second round of “indicative votes” in the House of Commons on alternatives to PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, after the latter...
April 1st, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire

Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire
John Faraclas at HULT International Business School, London Panamaxes couldn’t save the BDI; BREXIT melodrama continues and Planet Ocean is on fire…  The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost three points earlier on today and now stands at 689. On a weekly basis same was down one point – from 690 on...
March 29th, 2019 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 29 March, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  UK PM Theresa May will bring part of her Brexit deal for vote in the House of Commons later today. However, the arithmetic in the House of Commons does...
March 29th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day

The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day
John Faraclas The BDI@692; Panamaxes save the day The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) clinched two points  earlier on today thanks to the Panamaxes’ “surge”… Geopolitics remain crucial in all fronts. John Faraclas’ brief daily recap: The Capes’ fall continued; minus 11 points and the BCI now stands...
March 28th, 2019 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’

New OMFIF report – Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’
    Post-Brexit opportunities: ‘Whatever the future, Britain and Germany will remain pivotal partners’ Banking & finance: working together to bolster European capital markets Trade: accelerating supply chain digitalisation and eliminating administrative burdens Climate change: powering...
March 28th, 2019 | Banking, Climate, Finance, Trade and Commerce | Read More