Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was under pressure while US government bonds were firmer in European trade on Thursday following the release of the FOMC minutes...
November 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: The 2018 State Budget that was submitted yesterday to Parliament foresees GDP growth of +1.6% for 2017 and +2.5% for 2018, in alignment with...
November 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 21, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Increased political uncertainty in Germany keeps the EUR under pressure with the EUR/USD hovering around 1.1730/35 in European trade...
November 21st, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Uncertainty for both Dry and Wet Markets

Uncertainty for both Dry and Wet Markets
John Faraclas The BDI ended up earlier on today at 1,385 points – plus 14 since last Friday’s 1,371 points, thanks mainly to the Capers and to a lesser extent the Supras… The Geopolitics still in limbo. John Faraclas’ brief market note: The Capers’ BCI was up 61 points at 3,214...
November 20th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence

An evening of fashion and elegance at the Greek Ambassador’s Residence
Hand crocheted long necklace and bracelet made from silk, metallic threads and precious stones. The historic residence of Elena Schilitzi-Venizelou, the wife of Greece’s most acclaimed prime minister and that of George Seferis as Greece’s ambassador to the United Kingdom (1957-1961) and Nobel Laureate...
November 20th, 2017 | Events, Exhibitions, Fashion, Jewelry, People and Places, Social Columns | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 20, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GREECE: According to press reports, in spite of the significant number of prior actions that are still pending, a staff level agreement for the 3rd programme...
November 20th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…

The BDI@1,371: volatility and uncertainty at its best…
John Faraclas The BDI managed ten points plus since yesterday thanks to the volatile Capers as all other Dry Indices dive! The wets with mixed feelings in an overall downwards week with plentiful of Geopolitical mess… John Faraclas daily and weekly recap: The BDI as said in the preamble gained ten...
November 17th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Trade and Commerce | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 17, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The 435-seat US House of Representatives approved its tax draft plan late on Thursday with 227 Republican in favor votes. All Democrats...
November 17th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall

The BDI@1,361: further, but milder fall
John Faraclas The BDI fell another 13 points earlier on today, a bit of  a milder fall as the losses for both Capers and Panamaxes as well as for the Supras have been halved. Geopolitics still an issue, greatly affecting the trade and, coupled with a real credit crunch, might lead to disasters. John...
November 16th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Art and auctions, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Exhibitions, Food and Drink, LNG, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Paintings and Sculpture, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Diana fixes m/v Naias on period t/c with Phaethon

Diana fixes m/v Naias on period t/c with Phaethon
ATHENS, GREECE, November 16, 2017 – Diana Shipping Inc. (NYSE: DSX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of dry bulk vessels, today announced that, through a separate wholly-owned subsidiary, it has entered into a time charter contract with Phaethon International...
November 16th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Markets, News, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, November 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The US House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on its tax reform plan later today while the Senate continues to make adjustments...
November 16th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Falling BDI@1,374 raises concerns…

Falling BDI@1,374 raises concerns…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 31 points earlier on today, thanks merely to the Capers losing 101 points – another triple-digit loss… The Geopolitical situation is more than grave; John Faraclas’ brief midweek recap: So what’s up with the Dry Market? The GAP widens now with 873...
November 15th, 2017 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries

Celestyal Cruises announces its 2019 itineraries
Kyriakos Anastassiadis Beloved Aegean Cruises Combine Marquee Destinations with Hidden Gems 71 Total Iconic Calls Scheduled for 2019, A Nine Percent Increase Piraeus, Greece: Celestyal Cruises announced its 2019 Itineraries, which will bring its passengers to the best of the Aegean. All cruises depart...
November 15th, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Food and Drink, Holidays, Maritime Tourism, Tourism | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR retained a firm tone in European trade on Wednesday supported by Germany’s firmer than expected Q3 GDP data released in the...
November 15th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 14, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Germany’s real Q3 GDP rose by a higher than expected 0.8%QoQ mainly supported by net exports and capex spending following an upwardly...
November 14th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, News, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek business leaders are urged to step up cooperation with Bahrain

Greek business leaders are urged to step up cooperation with Bahrain
L to r: Osama Mohamed al Arrayed (secretary for industry affairs), Christos Kopelouzos, Nicholas Vafias, MPs Miltiadis Varvitsiotis and Adonis Georgiadis of ND, Paris Kalitzantzis, Sheik Salman bin Khalifa, Harry Vafias, Tuwfic Khoury, Terry Andis, George Koutsolioutsos and two secretaries of the Kingdom...
November 14th, 2017 | Events, Mergers and Acquisitions, Trade and Commerce | 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 (Friday, November 10, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, November 10, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Wall Street’s modest losses overnight, major European bourses opened lower on Friday on the back of increased...
November 10th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…

Grammenos’ Cass 4th Athens Triennial Meeting…
Anthony Papadimitriou at the podium; to his right the panel Picture by iris D. Liaskonis …is as you read these lines enfolding at the Onassis Cultural Centre (STEGI) in Athens, Greece and continues tomorrow with nearly 1,000 registrations… The Grammenos Brigade as we call it! Iris Liaskonis is...
November 10th, 2017 | Academia, Associations, Breaking News, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Energy, Environment, HR, Insurance and Reinsurance, Markets, Military, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets: …did I hear you uncertainty..?

The Markets: …did I hear you uncertainty..?
John Faraclas The Greeks have a …cliché, not just a word for today: “…And it’s the 9th day of the month…” with respect odd situation in life. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost five points earlier on today and now reads 1,481 – that’s 766 points below the 31st of Dec 2013 reading/level!!!...
November 9th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Insurance perspective of marine disasters: Swedish Club and Sigma Maritime event by Chios Marine Club

Insurance perspective of marine disasters: Swedish Club and Sigma Maritime event  by Chios Marine Club
l to r: Stelios Magkanaris, Manos Strongilos, Maria Yiassa and Konstantinos Vasilleiadis A high profile presentation entitled “The Insurance Perspective of Marine Disasters” was organised by Chios Marine Club at the Angelicoussis Group auditorium, on November 1, 2017. The event was sponsored by SM...
November 9th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Events, Marine Insurance, Maritime Accidents, P and I Clubs | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, November 08, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Reflecting Asian bourses’ positive tone, the majority of European equity markets were modestly higher in early trade on Wednesday supported...
November 8th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 07, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Long-dated US Treasury yields moved lower in European trade on Tuesday amid persistently subdued inflation pressures and market uncertainty...
November 7th, 2017 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success

Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success
Tourism minister Elena Kountoura. Greek minister hails tourism as bridge to energy, transport and IT success By James Brewer Tourism is a top priority for the Greek government, Elena Kountoura, minister of tourism, told the World Travel Market in London, as she confirmed that 2017 has created new records...
November 6th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Maritime Tourism, Markets, News, Organisations, People and Places, Politics and Government, Tourism | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 06, 2017)
Dr. Platon , Monokroussos, Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Asian equity indices traded mixed on Monday retreating from last week’s multi-year highs, while oil prices surged to a more than two-year...
November 6th, 2017 | Markets, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More