Posts Tagged ‘BREXIT’

@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

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…

The BDI@624 shakes the foundations…
John Faraclas It is not always the figures, but the results that make the difference in any given market and situation… John Faraclas shipping market briefing: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) just lost one point today and at 624 creates havoc in the markets. The volatile Capers and its respective BCI 2014...
May 23rd, 2016 | Airline Industry, Aviation, Breaking News, Markets, Organisations, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Shipping Markets: Volatility knocks @642

The Shipping Markets: Volatility knocks @642
John Faraclas Volatility, Volatility Volatility; John Faraclas market briefing on the volatile state of the Shipping Markets and Geopolitics… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down three points since yesterday at 642 thanks to the volatile Capers’ losses! The Capers, proving once again that no one...
May 18th, 2016 | Associations, Comment, Markets, News, Ship Demolitions, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

BDI “rebounds” back @600 flat…

BDI “rebounds” back @600 flat…
John Faraclas “Beating” Friday 13th’s superstition, the BDI was up 21 points; John Faraclas assesses the Markets and Geopolitics affecting same in one of the most crucial periods for the entire seaborne-trade… Despite this “rebound” the BDI was down 31 points since last week’s 631 points...
May 13th, 2016 | Energy, European Union, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

With the BDI@579 it’s the best time to buy

With the BDI@579 it’s the best time to buy
John Faraclas Dropping Indices favour buying spree; John Faraclas insists… The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 15 points and at 579 “invites” cash-strong players for a buying spree… The Capers and its BCI 2014 lost 39 points – now standing at 713 and if things continue the BCI might drop...
May 11th, 2016 | Comment, Markets, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices | Read More

Further hiccups for the BDI now down at 652…

Further hiccups for the BDI now down at 652…
John Faraclas The Twist and Turns of this market will multiply its victims; John Faraclas warns, but there is obviously for the few, an optimism… Down 30 points and the BDI continues to make waves! The Capers, branded as the most volatile of all dry sizes went below the 1, 000 threshold clocking a...
May 4th, 2016 | Comment, Energy, Markets, Reports, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI’s uncertainty above 700…

The BDI’s uncertainty above 700…
John Faraclas – picture credits LISW2015 FLICKR Well then, let’s how many will stay put  this time and learn that no one can walk on water; John Faraclas exercises caution as the world economic climate means we are going to face a new tempest… Thanks to the volatile Capers the BDI broke the...
April 26th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Associations, Comment, Markets, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Technical, Technology | Read More

The BDI losing steam… @690

The BDI losing steam… @690
John Faraclas Is it an early summer and the market is losing steam? John Faraclas reports: With only two points plus the BDI closed earlier on today at 690, proving two things, which we have numerous times stressed in the past: Unsustainability and Uncertainty! The Capers were only two points up at 1,...
April 25th, 2016 | Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Ship Finance, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Technology | Read More

Capers’ volatility adds to the BDI’s and market’s suspense…

Capers’ volatility adds to the BDI’s and market’s suspense…
John Faraclas The BDI close today at 688 points – that is an 18 points plus, but… as John Faraclas explains, things are getting off-hand! The Capers’ BCI 2014 was 81 points up at 1, 085, …”mirroring” the 18 points down of yesterday  and with the 18 points up of the BDI makes it an...
April 22nd, 2016 | Comment, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | 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@539:”Euphoria” from the lot, caution from the few…

The BDI@539:”Euphoria” from the lot, caution from the few…
John Faraclas “Rich pickings” today as the BDI’s 22 plus points since yesterday brings a …climate of “euphoria” amid the cold spring up here in the north, for those trying to make a fistful of dollars from brokerage commission, ignoring the coming geopolitical Armageddon; John Faraclas ends...
April 8th, 2016 | Associations, European Union, Insight, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

5-17 what another “coincidental” figure for the BDI…

5-17 what another “coincidental” figure for the BDI…
John Faraclas With 17 points plus the BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 517 points, “thanks” to the otherwise  volatile and unpredictable” Capers who “stole” the show… John Faraclas reports on the Shipping Markets latest projections and Geopolitics affecting same for both...
April 7th, 2016 | Associations, Charity, Corruption, Immigration, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance | Read More

The BDI needs at least 1, 800 points… to make waves…

The BDI needs at least 1, 800 points… to make waves…
John Faraclas Expectations are expectations  and pragmatism is pure reality; the rest is pure speculation. John Faraclas access the BDI’s 500 point mark. So with 13 points plus the BDI closed earlier today reaching the 500 point mark, the best so far level in 2016! It is though early days, if I may...
April 6th, 2016 | Breaking News, European Union, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*

The Shipping Markets rebound: …so far away*
John Faraclas Earlier than usual due, to Christianity’s first** Easter Celebrations, comes our weekly market report; John Faraclas Writes: The BDI was up five points since yesterday at 406 points; that’s plus 11 since last week’s closing at 395 points – better than going down… The BCI 2014,...
March 24th, 2016 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, Health and Safety, Immigration, Maritime Accidents, Maritime Fraud, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More