Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Platon Monokroussos’

CYPRUS & SERBIA: On a virtuous cycle of sovereign rating upgrades

CYPRUS & SERBIA: On a virtuous cycle of sovereign rating upgrades
Regional Economics & Market Strategy Focus Note – CYPRUS & SERBIA: On a virtuous cycle of sovereign rating upgrades (Tuesday, March 21, 2017) On March 17th, Standard and Poor’s upgraded the sovereign rating of Cyprus by one notch (from BB to BB+) with a stable outlook. The decision confirmed...
March 21st, 2017 | Banking, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 21, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure in European trade on Tuesday as the less-hawkish-than-expected tone of last week’s FOMC monetary policy statement continued...
March 21st, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD remained under pressure across the board as the less-hawkish-than expected tone of the FOMC monetary policy statement released after the conclusion...
March 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD gained some ground in European trade on Tuesday supported by market expectations for a 25bps rate hike at this week’s two-day FOMC monetary...
March 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, March 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US’ non-farm payrolls report for February surprised positively providing further support to the prevailing market view for a 25bps rate hike at...
March 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 09, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 09, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: ADP employment data surprised to the upside, triggering a renewed hawkish shift in Fed rate hike expectations. Against this background, US Treasuries...
March 9th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 07, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, March 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The institutions mission heads are scheduled to depart tomorrow after another round of meetings with Greek government officials today. The March 9 Euroworking...
March 7th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 01, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, March 01, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was firmer across the board and US Treasuries were weaker in European trade on Wednesdayafter hawkish comments by a number of Fed Presidents increased...
March 1st, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 28, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on US President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress for guidance about the administration’s plan on tax reform and infrastructure...
February 28th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their lead from the positive tone in Wall Street overnight, the majority of Asian bourses firmed on Wednesday supported by upbeat euro area data...
February 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 20, 2017
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Political uncertainty is focused on France following news that the candidate of the socialist party for the upcoming presidential election, Benoit Haman,...
February 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB Minutes from the mid-January monetary policy meeting that were released yesterday, supported the view that a substantial degree of monetary accommodation...
February 17th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In the wake of the semi-annual testimony before the Senate Banking Committee earlier this week where the Fed Chair adopted a more hawkish than expected...
February 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 14, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The recent uptrend in global equity markets, which sent US equity indices to new all-time highs overnight, was disrupted on Tuesday as Japanese stocks...
February 14th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 13, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets extended recent gains on increased risk appetite on Monday, following US President Donald Trump’s recent declaration about a “phenomenal...
February 13th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 08, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, February 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The common currency continued its downward trend amid rising concerns about European politics, including France’s presidential elections where uncertainty...
February 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 06, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 06, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US nonfarm payrolls increased by a stronger-than-expected 227k in January, with private payrolls expanding 237k and public sector payrolls declining 10k...
February 6th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, February 03, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market focus today is on the US’ non-farm payrolls report for January amid speculation for a positive surprise following the release earlier this week...
February 3rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 02, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, February 02, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In line with market expectations, the Fed stayed put on its monetary policy meeting on Wednesdaykeeping the target range for the federal funds rate stable...
February 2nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears

Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears
Global Economic & Market Outlook – Focus Notes (Thursday, January 26 2017) Greece: January – December 2016 State Budget Execution, and November 2016 General Government Arrears According to the final State Budget Execution data for January – December 2016, the budge balance recorded a deficit...
January 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In its ruling publicly announced yesterday, the UK Supreme Court upheld the High Court decision that parliamentary approval is required...
January 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major US stock indices edged lower overnight, the USD weakened and US Treasuries gained as US President Donald Trump’s protectionist...
January 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 20, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, January 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The ECB left its key policy rates unchanged at yesterday’s monetary policy meeting and there were no changes to the parameters of its...
January 20th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, January 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major equity markets in Asia moved lower on Thursday while USD rebounded and long-dated US Treasury yields rose, after Fed Chair Janet...
January 19th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 04, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, January 04, 2017)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In FX markets, the USD was firmer across the board in European trade on Wednesday amid lingering expectations for higher Fed interest...
January 4th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More