Posts Tagged ‘Greece’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 26, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 26, 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, OPEC and non-OPEC members decided at their meeting on Thursday May 25th to extend for nine months to March 2018 the...
May 26th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Press and Media, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!

The Markets dive, the geopolitics are messy, terrorism must be smashed here and now!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was down 16 points at 918, Geopolitics continue to be messy all over, and Terrorism must be smashed here and now as excuses are, at best, SILLY! John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI approaches the 900 point mark and if same is broken then you better dive in an...
May 25th, 2017 | Breaking News, Markets, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 25, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 25, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses were firmer in early trade while the USD was under pressure and US Treasury yields were a tad lower following the slightly less...
May 25th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2

Posidonia Sea Tourism Forum 2017 Day 2
Still a full house on Day 2 4TH POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM KICK STARTS EAST MED’S PORT AND MARINA INVESTMENT DRIVE Greek government determined to capitalise on sea tourism’s growth potential  through concession and PPP investment models Thanks to the recent formation of an integrated national strategy...
May 24th, 2017 | Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Exhibitions, Marinas, Maritime Tourism, Sailing, Sports, Yachting | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 24, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Wall Street firmed a tad overnight capitalizing on a stronger-than-expected Markit services PMI index for May. Another focus for the market yesterday...
May 24th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Marsh: Relocate to new premises in Athens

Marsh: Relocate to new premises in Athens
We are pleased to inform you that Marsh will be relocated to new premises. Due to this event, the office will be closed on Friday, May 26, 2017.  On Monday, May 29 2017, Marsh will operate from its new premises in the following address: 8-10 Sorou and Dimitsanas 151 25  Marousi, Athens The main telephone...
May 24th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Insurance and Reinsurance, Marine Insurance | Read More

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum

PPA’s investment plans aired at 4th Posidonia Sea Tourism forum
PPA’s Theodora Riga, Manager of Strategic Planning & Marketing Department, delivering her speech PIRAEUS PORT AUTHORITY INVESTMENT PLANS TABLED AT 4thPOSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM Cruise sector at core of expansion plans Piraeus Port Authority is investing Euro 294mn over a five-year period to...
May 24th, 2017 | Associations, Cruise Industry, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Maritime Tourism, Ports & Terminals, Tourism | Read More

Posidonia Sea Tourism 2017: Greece is open for cruise industry, says Kouroumplis

Posidonia Sea Tourism 2017: Greece is open for cruise industry, says Kouroumplis
Greece’s Shipping Minister Panagiotis Kouroumplis at the podium GREECE IS OPEN FOR CRUISE INDUSTRY BUSINESS SAYS GREEK MINISTER  AT POSIDONIA SEA TOURISM FORUM Infrastructure improvements and China’s vast feeder potential hold key to Greece’s success in the sector The Greek government has...
May 23rd, 2017 | Cruise Industry, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 23, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European bourses opened modestly higher on Tuesday with investors adopting a cautious stance following a suspected terrorist attack at a concert...
May 23rd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017

Diana Containerships Inc. Reports Financial Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2017
ATHENS, GREECE, May 22, 2017 – Diana Containerships Inc. (NASDAQ: DCIX), (the “Company”), a global shipping company specializing in the ownership of containerships, today reported a net loss of $7.4 million for the first quarter of 2017, compared to a net loss of $5.8 million for the respective...
May 22nd, 2017 | Company Profiles, News, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Poseidon Med II event in Patras

Poseidon Med II event in Patras
Poseidon Med II partners presenting, Patras, 19/5/2017 * Poseidon Med II event in Patras highlights the benefits of LNG as fuel and its prospects for sustainable development in Western Greece The benefits of the use of LNG as a safe and eco-friendly fuel for the local community of Patras, was the core...
May 22nd, 2017 | Associations, Classification Societies, Energy, Events, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 22, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 22, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Taking their cue from Wall Street’s positive tone in the prior session, the majority of European bourses were firmer in early trade on Monday. However,...
May 22nd, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, News, Person Profiles, Reports | Read More

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.

Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus Unveiled in Piraeus.
An aerial view of the Pontian Monument at Alexandra square Piraeus, Greece, May 21, 2017. A new Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus was today officially unveiled in Piraeus, and the newly reconstructed Alexandra Square was opened, in the presence of hundreds of people The Monument is...
May 21st, 2017 | Events, Paintings and Sculpture | Read More

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…

The BDI@956 struggles to survive; Geopolitics too…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost just one point today –  “thanks” to the Capers, and now reads 956 points; on a weekly basis though it lost 58 points since last week’s 1.014. CAUTION as geopolitics can be very explosive and in …return damage the markets further. John Faraclas’...
May 19th, 2017 | Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Country Profiles, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Unveiling of the Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus

Unveiling of the Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus
The Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus – artist’s impression model Unveiling of the Monument to the Genocide of the Greeks of Pontus will take place on Sunday, May 21 in Piraeus Donor Evangelos Marinakis and Mayor Yannis M. Moralis to participate in special ceremony The genocide...
May 19th, 2017 | Associations, Charity, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 19, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 19, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Market risk sentiment improved modestly in early trade on Friday. However, cautiousness prevails as political turbulence around US President Donald Trump...
May 19th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Liberian Registry cements position as No 1 choice for Greek shipping

Liberian Registry cements position as No 1 choice for Greek shipping
Michalis Pantazopoulos Liberia has confirmed its position as the leading flag of choice for Greek ship owners and operators, according to statistics produced by the independent research and information organisation Marine Information Services (MIS) in Greece. The MIS figures show that the Greek merchant...
May 19th, 2017 | Flags | Read More

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points

Contained loses with the BDI@957 points
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended the day at 957 points, that’s down three, thanks to the volatile  Capers which where strengthened with 48 plus points and the BCI 2014 is now standing at 1,638 points; Geopolitics take more than ten twists and turns… John Faraclas’ daily recap: The...
May 18th, 2017 | Arctic Shipping, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Technical, Technology, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 18, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 18, 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 and US Treasuries retained a firm tone while major European bourses were weaker in early trade, taking...
May 18th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 17, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, May 17, 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 against most of its major currency peers in European trade as political risks surrounding the White House administration...
May 17th, 2017 | Company Profiles, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, May 16, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The USD was weaker across the board in European trade weighed down by a dovish shift in short-term Fed rate hike expectations following disappointing...
May 16th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Country Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 15, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, May 15, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major European equity markets were slightly firmer in early trade supported by higher oil prices amid increased expectations that OPEC and non-OPEC members...
May 15th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, May 12, 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 BoE voted by a majority of 7-1 to keep the Bank rate unchanged at 0.25% and maintain the asset purchase programme...
May 12th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, May 11, 2017)
Dr. Platon Chief Market Economist, Deputy General Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A., HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Major currency pairs continued to move within tight ranges in European trade on Thursday with GBP luring market attention ahead of the simultaneous publication...
May 11th, 2017 | Banking, Company Profiles, Finance, Markets, News, Person Profiles, Reports, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue

The BDI@1,005 – minus two is NOT the issue
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost two points earlier on today and many analysts wonder why it’s minus as the other indices where…covering the difference – or is it a mathematical analysts’ index paradox…? The Geopolitics are more than messy and we insist for all to be on guard....
May 10th, 2017 | European Union, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More