Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

Amid messy geopolitics, the BDI is on the plus…

Amid messy geopolitics, the BDI is on the plus…
John Faraclas With twenty points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) close earlier on today at 660; “excellent” news given the messy geopolitics. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers, as always volatile, better say: steady volatile, added 41 points to the respective BCI 2014 index, now reading...
June 30th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@627 fuels uncertainty…

The BDI@627 fuels uncertainty…
John Faraclas Despite the fact that lately all dry indices are on a plus modus, this fuels uncertainty with global implications and might create more problems than initially envisaged; John Faraclas’ daily Market and Geopolitics briefing: With 11 points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fuels uncertainty...
June 28th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Insight, Markets, Politics and Government, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Despite world turmoil due to BREXIT, the BDI “improves”…

Despite world turmoil due to BREXIT, the BDI “improves”…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) moves …upwards, but world politics and economy, due to the BREXIT effects, turns sour for all; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitics recap: With seven points plus the BDI closed up at 616 points and on …reflection* the Capers’ BCI at 919 points...
June 27th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI had its day; so did BREXIT…

The BDI had its day; so did BREXIT…
Nothing changed at Pindar Plaza off Liverpool Street Station; business as usual… John Faraclas’ weekly shipping market recap and the Referendum …puzzle-result message: Agatha Christie would have loved it: “13 for luck”* and the BDI goes …above the 600 threshold -now reading 609...
June 24th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Insight, Markets, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Bermuda global business reacts to Brexit

Bermuda global business reacts to Brexit
Hamilton, Bermuda,  June 24, 2016—International business bodies in Bermuda have reacted to yesterday’s referendum vote in the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union:  Bradley Kading, President and Executive Director, Association of Bermuda Insurers & Reinsurers (ABIR): “Bermuda’s...
June 24th, 2016 | Organisations | Read More

BDA statement on Brexit

BDA statement on Brexit
Hamilton, Bermuda,  June 24, 2016—The CEO of the Bermuda Business Development Agency (BDA), Ross Webber, today made the following statement on the United Kingdom’s vote to withdraw from the European Union: “The United Kingdom has voted to leave the European Union, and the question now becomes...
June 24th, 2016 | Associations, Organisations | Read More

Brexit – shipping reacts

Brexit – shipping reacts
Exclusive Brexit News & Analysis A landmark referendum over the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union has ended in victory for those in favour of leaving the EU. For many in shipping, the Brexit was unexpected. The IHS Fairplay team has spent the day assessing the implications...
June 24th, 2016 | Politics and Government, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit: a preliminary assessment of the implications for the UK, the EU and Greece

Brexit: a preliminary assessment of the implications for the UK, the EU and Greece
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (24 June, 2016) Brexit: a preliminary assessment of the implications for the UK, the EU and Greece In the UK referendum of June 23rd the British people voted in favour of leaving the European Union by 51.9% (17.41mn voters). Turnout was 72.2%,...
June 24th, 2016 | Banking, Comment, European Union, Finance, Insight, Organisations, Politics and Government, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Brexit: next steps for out – how will this affect your business?

Brexit: next steps for out – how will this affect your business?
The UK has made its choice and is to leave the European Union. What next? Thursday’s vote to leave the EU does not automatically mean the EU Treaties and legislation will no longer apply in the UK. It is merely the first step in a long series of negotiations to determine the shape of the separation...
June 24th, 2016 | European Union, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Too soon to start speculating on UK-EU trade procedures, say British freight forwarders

Too soon to start speculating on UK-EU trade procedures, say British freight forwarders
Robert Keen Following today’s announcement that the UK will be leaving the European Union, the trade association that represents UK freight forwarders says in the run up to that exit it will campaign to ensure that the movement of the UK’s visible import and export trade does not become overburdened...
June 24th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Land Trasnport, Logistics, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 24, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 24, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: By a margin of 51.9% to 48.1%, the British people voted in favor of their country leaving the EU. In FX markets, the GBP fell sharply across...
June 24th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Counting down to the June 23rd EU referendum (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)

Counting down to the June 23rd EU referendum (Wednesday, June 22, 2016)
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Wednesday, June 22, 2016) Counting down to the June 23rd EU referendum Contents – The road to the UK’s June 23rd EU referendum – Economic arguments of the “Remain” and the “Leave” campaign – Near-term market reaction of the UK...
June 22nd, 2016 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Dry Market gains, but wets loses ground

Dry Market gains, but wets loses ground
John Faraclas    A few …“rich” peakings… as the BDI gains five points and the wets dive; geopolitics too. John Faraclas daily market briefing: The BDI closed up five points – now reading 585 thanks to all dry indices’ plus points! The BCI 2014 was five points plus at 878;...
June 22nd, 2016 | Markets, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

@580 the BDI makes sense for tonnage acquisition…

@580 the BDI makes sense for tonnage acquisition…
John Faraclas Every cloud has a silver lining; this is the market and coupled with Geopolitical chaos creates opportunities to those ready, willing and able to capitulate on these opportunities and chances …availalble once in a life time! John Faraclas daily briefing: With minus two points, thanks...
June 21st, 2016 | Associations, Chartering, Markets, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@582 enters a dangerous period; so does Geopolitics…

The BDI@582 enters a dangerous period; so does Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) and Geopolitics are a matter of concern as if not properly tackled by all involved stakeholders, the liabilities will be catastrophic for all; John Faraclas daily briefing: Down five points and the BDI@582 posses as a threat for the dry AND wet markets, needless...
June 20th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Insight, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI goes under, so does Democracy

The BDI goes under, so does Democracy
John Faraclas The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) lost 11 points since yesterday – reading 587, and 23 points since last week’s 610 points; the murder of MP Jo Cox in the United Kingdom floored down Democracy in an unprecentented  way:  John Faraclas writes: “And so to… bet” come out once again verbatim...
June 17th, 2016 | European Union, Insight, Markets, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 17, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, June 17, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from the positive tone in the majority of Asian bourses earlier today, major European equity markets were firmer in early...
June 17th, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Insight, Markets, Person Profiles, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets: And so to …bet?

The Markets: And so to …bet?
John Faraclas Our warning yesterday, a repeat from May’s first warning, come out verbatim right and the BDI went under the 600 point mark; John Faraclas daily Market briefing: The BDI lost six points and now reads 598; a …eventuality worth studying as things might get sour, unless something spectacular...
June 16th, 2016 | Breaking News, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The BDI drops further…amids geopolitical anxiety

The BDI drops further…amids geopolitical anxiety
John N. Faraclas With minus four points the BDI poses many questions for the market’s recovery; good opportunities though lay ahead; John Faraclas writes: So the midweek-blues are here to stay, particularly when the volatile Capers dive 18 points bringing the respective BCI 2014 down at 1, 000 points...
June 15th, 2016 | Comment, Markets, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Dropping BDI, even one point, sends alarms…

Dropping BDI, even one point, sends alarms…
John Faraclas Reality bites and the markets cannot escape yet  from uncertainty and geopolitical coming tsunamis; John Faraclas daily market briefing: Another point down brought the BDI to 608 points, despite its best sizes – being volatile too, gaining …ground… The BCI 2014 – our volatile...
June 14th, 2016 | Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Oil Industry, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Posidonia Market aftermath…

Posidonia Market aftermath…
John N. Faraclas Not a good start after the successful, on all counts, Posidonia as the Markets and Geopolitics turn sour… ; John Faraclas daily market briefing: With minus one point the BDI now standing at 609 isn’t at all encouraging! The Capers’ BCTI 2014 gained eight points and  read 1, 014...
June 13th, 2016 | Insight, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

Volatile Capers keep BDI’s market impulse

Volatile Capers keep BDI’s market impulse
John Faraclas With plus four points the BDI ended its day at 610, thanks once again to the volatile Capers; John Faraclas’ daily market recap: The BCI 2014 gained 53 points and now stands at 973 extending the punters’ impulse! As we have many times written down: one size doesn’t constitute a market;...
June 8th, 2016 | Banking, Energy, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Great Brexit debate

The Great Brexit debate
Dr. Andreas Koutras The birth of EU Seventy two years ago to the day, 6th June 1944, the allies embarked on a huge operation to liberate and save Europe. Operation Overlord, the code name for the D-Day landings was a success albeit with high cost of human life. The operation names of the beaches, Utah...
June 7th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, News, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

Legal implications for business after Brexit…

Legal implications for business after Brexit…
London lawyers Silvia Campeanu and John Walmsley. Legal implications for business after Brexit. London lawyer John Walmsley warns that full exit could take up to 10 years By James Brewer Britain may face a longer transition process than many commentators forecast if the electorate votes in the June...
May 30th, 2016 | Banking, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, European Union, Events, Featured, HR, Markets, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

@605 the BDI continue to dive…

@605 the BDI continue to dive…
John Faraclas With minus 13 points the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) at 605 look likely to upset the markets; John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers continue to receive turbulences and today the BCI 2014 lost 49 points bringing the respective index at 799, breaking also the 800 points threshold. CAUTION! The...
May 25th, 2016 | Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More