Posts Tagged ‘Eurozone’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019)
Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 12 April, 2019) HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  Investors retain a cautious stance ahead of the start of the US Q1 corporate earnings season today, which is expected to record the first quarter of contracting...
April 12th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, 22 March 2019)
 HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS:  The majority of European bourses opened higher on Friday but gave back all gains standing into negative territory at the time of writing following negative surprises in the flash Eurozone PMIs for March 2019. German Bunds firmed...
March 22nd, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 18, 2019)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, February 18, 2019)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices made a strong start on the first day of this business week amid positive rhetoric on the US-China trade negotiations. In FX markets, helped by the increased risk-on mode amid trade negotiations optimism, the EUR/USD...
February 18th, 2019 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, December 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: According to press reports, UK Premier Theresa May is likely to face a leadership challenge later today. If she does lose —a simple majority of votes against her by conservative MPs would suffice—an interim leader will have to be...
December 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 01, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, March 01, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were weaker in early trade on Thursday as Fed Chair Jerome Powell’s modestly hawkish appearance before Congress on Tuesday continued to weigh on risk appetite. US Treasury yields were lower across the curve...
March 1st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 13, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Worries over the prospects of the US tax reform bill prevailed in European trade on Monday. Taking their cue from Wall Street’s losses on...
November 13th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, July 18, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets retreated from recent highs in European trade on Tuesday, USD extended its recent losses and US government bond yields remained...
July 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, August 23, 2016)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed little changed overnight and the majority of Asian equity markets ended mixed earlier on Tuesday as energy-related...
August 23rd, 2016 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 14, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, September 14, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street closed modestly higher on Friday as better-than-expected US producer prices upstaged the weaker US consumer sentiment index....
September 14th, 2015 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, HR, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

August euro area inflation surprised on the upside, but disinflation risks remain (31 August 2015)

August euro area inflation surprised on the upside, but disinflation risks remain (31 August 2015)
August euro area inflation surprised on the upside, but disinflation risks remain   According to the preliminary estimate published earlier today by Eurostat1 , Euro area headline HICP inflation was 0.2%YoY in August 2015 (Figure 1), unchanged compared to the prior month’s level, against consensus...
August 31st, 2015 | Banking, Finance, News | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 6, 2015)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, August 6, 2015)
Dr. Platon Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to local media, government officials appear optimistic that by 11 August a deal will be sealed regarding the new 3rd Bailout, which...
August 6th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Company Profiles, European Union, Finance, Markets, News, Organisations, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Resurrecting the Greek Economy: Great Expectations?

Resurrecting the Greek Economy: Great Expectations?
Elena Kountoura delivering her speech. Seated in the panel: P. Sanfey, Professor Dr. P. Bofinger, John Peet, K. Bitsios, A. Makris, A. Karafillides and A. Andreadis On Thursday the 9th of July, at a full house down at the spacious Astir Palace Westin Hotel in Vouliagmeni, The Economist and Hazlis &...
July 11th, 2015 | Associations, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Volatile Shipping Markets and explosive geopolitics

Volatile Shipping Markets and explosive geopolitics
John Faraclas Our twenty seventh weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, tonight Friday the 3rd of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was up 11 points...
July 3rd, 2015 | Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets loosing steam; geopolitics in tatters

Markets loosing steam; geopolitics in tatters
John Faraclas Our twenty¬sixth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015 and beyond, today Friday the 26th of June 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI, the Baltic Dry Index, was down six points...
June 26th, 2015 | European Union, Holidays, Markets, News, Politics and Government | Read More

May Day …err Mayday for the Shipping Markets…

May Day …err Mayday for the Shipping Markets…
John Faraclas Our eighteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 1st of May 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in Athens. The BDI was down four points since yesterday at 587 points and...
May 1st, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Consumers Market, Corruption, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipfinance, UN | Read More

World economic crisis still affects the shipping markets…CAUTION!

World economic crisis still affects the shipping markets…CAUTION!
John Faraclas Our sixteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 17th of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI managed to climb up four points at 597, which is 17...
April 17th, 2015 | Associations, Bribery and Corruption, Corruption, European Union, HR, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, UN | Read More

Grounded shipping markets need a salvor*…

Grounded shipping markets need a salvor*…
John Faraclas Our fifteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 10th of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI remained the same for three consecutive days at 580...
April 10th, 2015 | Associations, Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Fixtures, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Shipping Market’s downfall continues…with the BDI down at 588!

Shipping Market’s downfall continues…with the BDI down at 588!
John Faraclas Our fourteenth weekly recapitulation of the shipping markets, their respective main indices and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Thursday the 2nd of April 2015, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. The BDI closed earlier on eight points down since yesterday...
April 2nd, 2015 | European Union, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Shipping Indices | Read More

Greece: Drachma Ante Portas…

Greece: Drachma Ante Portas…
Dr. Andreas Koutras Drachma Ante Portas. How it can be done. by Andreas Koutras Any decision, Euro or Drachma has its winners and losers. The way either solution is implemented would define the proportion and the section of the Greek society from which they would come. As much as the Greek government...
March 16th, 2015 | Academia, Associations, Banking, Breaking News, Comment, Communication, Consulting, Corporate Social Responsibility, European Union, Holidays, HR, Labour Disputes, Person Profiles, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Reports, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Did events in Ukraine force the change of Greek tactics?

Did events in Ukraine force the change of Greek tactics?
Dr. Andreas Koutras Did events in Ukraine force the change of Greek tactics? by Dr. Andreas Koutras Many analysts justified the recent change of heart of the Greek government to Eurogroup’s ultimatum and the hard stance of the German finance minister and the rest of the 17 finance ministers. This...
February 20th, 2015 | Associations, Banking, Bribery and Corruption, Comment, Defense, Disputes, Energy, Environment, European Union, Finance, Immigration, Insight, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Press and Media, Religion, Reports, Sanctions, Strikes, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Greece and Europe: for whom the bell (really*) tools…

Greece and Europe: for whom the bell (really*) tools…
Greece’s new government continues suspense… Following one more inconclusive Eurogroup meeting earlier on yesterday,  it remains to be seen for whom really the bell tools. I guess Ernest Hemingway remind us part of the meditation (using Donne’s original spelling) in the book’s...
February 17th, 2015 | Associations, Breaking News, European Union, Organisations, Politics and Government | Read More

The Greek Rhetoric

The Greek Rhetoric
John A. Economides The unfolding of the relations between the new Greek government and the EMU / the creditors is worrisome. With reference to possible developments some context could be helpful. John A. Economides* writes: The main fiscal problem of the Greek economy is not the debt but the public...
January 31st, 2015 | Associations, Comment, European Union, Legal, Organisations, Politics and Government, Taxation | Read More

Unsustainable dry markets; …buoyant wet ones…

Unsustainable dry markets; …buoyant wet ones…
John Faraclas In our third weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 16thof  January, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London we stress the effects of oil, prices, geopolitics and terrorism! • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon...
January 16th, 2015 | Energy, HR, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Stock Markets | Read More

No end to the BDI fall unless something spectacular happens!

No end to the BDI fall unless something spectacular happens!
John Faraclas Our second weekly recapitulation of the markets and world geopolitics affecting same in 2015, tonight Friday the 9thof  January, with John Faraclas of AllAboutShipping in London. • The BDI closed earlier this afternoon at 709 points which is 15 points down since yesterday the 8th of...
January 9th, 2015 | Breaking News, Markets, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Tourism | Read More

HSH Nordbank begins 2013 with a positive quarterly result

HSH Nordbank begins 2013 with a positive quarterly result
Group net income of EUR 73 million Total earnings significantly increased to EUR 417 million Core Tier 1 capital ratio reaches 10 percent New business proves the progress made in realigning the Bank Chairman of the Management Board Constantin von Oesterreich: “The progress made in implementing our...
May 23rd, 2013 | Banking, Finance, Shipfinance | Read More