Posts Tagged ‘GREXIT’

No steam for the BDI? Geopolitics’ mess looms…

No steam for the BDI?  Geopolitics’ mess looms…
John Faraclas The BDI (Dry Baltic Index) closed earlier on today at 1,032 points which is 9 (nine) points up since yesterday and 99 (ninety-nine) since last Friday the 28th of July when it stood at 933 points. Geopolitics are sending a strong message that the going gets tough. The BDI is minus 1215 points...
August 4th, 2017 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Shipping Indices, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@942; the dry fall continues…

The BDI@942; the dry fall continues…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) fell another 26 points earlier on today and now stands at 942; the Geopolitics continue to shake the Globe to its foundations and expect a …tsunami, a business so to speak tsunami to strike soon. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI down 68 point...
July 27th, 2017 | Chartering, Consumers Market, Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Headlines, Inland Waterways, Insight, Mediterranean Shipping, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Reports, Sanctions, Shipping Centers, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…

Capers’ volatility brings the BDI@875; Yellowstone Geopolitics ante portas…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed up 19 points since yesterday at 875 and 134 since last week’s 741 points, thanks to the as ever volatile Capers, “inducing” also all the other sizes, both on a daily and weekly basis. The Geopolitical mayhem continues and not only we are witnessing,...
February 24th, 2017 | Anniversaries, Containers, Energy, Events, Markets, News, People and Places, Reports, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Tankers | Read More

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…

The Markets continue to dive; Geopolitics in total recall…
John Faraclas The BDI@914 raises serious questions following that all dry indices fall today and president Trump’s takeover of global affairs for the superpower will definitely shake the trade to its foundations; John Faraclas’ daily report: Down 11 points since last Friday the 20th of January, a...
January 23rd, 2017 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Markets, Military, News, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…

Markets swelling and Geopolitics in Turmoil…
John Faraclas An oxymoron momentum for the Markets given the controlled rise for the Capers and Panamaxes and the fall of the Supras and Handies AND the Wets. End game in Geopolitics; John Faraclas daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) gained 14 points since yesterday, thanks to both Capers and Panamaxes...
January 5th, 2017 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets | Read More

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ

Markets & Geopolitics: Controlled optimism, right actions the antidote for the current situ
John Faraclas Another day of losses as the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) drops to 1,052 points – down 17 since yesterday and Geopolitics are about, like a volcanic eruption, to make the world ten times worse than things stand now; John Faraclas’ daily recap: Capers and Panamaxes continued their fall; the...
December 13th, 2016 | Anniversaries, Chartering, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Dry Bulkcarriers, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Insight, Markets, News, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Freak waves ahead for Markets and Geopolitics…

Freak waves ahead for Markets and Geopolitics…
John Faraclas The BDI begun to drop further and Geopolitics …cannot make the difference; John Faraclas’ daily recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost another 21 points since last Friday the 9th of December and now stands closer to the 1,000 points, at 1,069 is close to yet another disaster… The...
December 12th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, News, Reports | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…

The Markets and Geopolitics: Lighting never strikes twice…
John Faraclas The Market “euphoria” doesn’t have the anticipated continuity as some thought, particularly when the Capers had a minus six points today given its 271, 154, 111 and 173 points daily gained from last Monday the 19th of September until yesterday the 22nd of September; what a …hiccup...
September 23rd, 2016 | Associations, Banking, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipfinance, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Capers’ “uncontrollable volatility” might bounce back…

Capers’ “uncontrollable volatility” might bounce back…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) ended up earlier today at 937 points – up 34, once again “thanks to the Capers”, but…; Geopolitics including Global Recession, despite what the media serves us, will make it more than a mess. John Faraclas’ daily recap: Well then, its best than going...
September 22nd, 2016 | Markets, News, Shipping Indices, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

The Markets and Geopolitics: blessing in disguise…

The Markets and Geopolitics: blessing in disguise…
John Faraclas Another Skyfall of the markets continued today and coupled with the geopolitical uncertainty due to the many unsettled issues around Planet Ocean – as a result of the inability of our politicians and diplomats, make us say: ain’t seen nothing yet! John Faraclas’ midweek recap: The...
September 14th, 2016 | Civil Unrest, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, European Union, Events, Markets, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The Markets drop yet again; geopolitical tsunamis add to the turmoil….

The Markets drop yet again; geopolitical tsunamis add to the turmoil….
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), following a pause yesterday, lost steam yet again and now reads 796 points; crucial period for all Geopolitical unsettled business. John Faraclas’ Daily recap: Down eight and below the 800 point threshold – being the main aim of resistance by all shipowners,...
September 13th, 2016 | Energy, Markets, Military, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices | Read More

Another Market cock-up* with the BDI stuck at 804…

Another Market cock-up* with the BDI stuck at 804…
John Faraclas We have numerous times in writing warned  all of the worse ever market and we adhere to it; oxymoron though rules the days, weeks, months and years to come; Geopolitical cacophonies too play a pivotal role for the future of Shipping. John Faraclas’ daily market assessment: The BDI (Baltic...
September 12th, 2016 | News, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Capers “lift” the markets but don’t be lured…caution!

Capers “lift” the markets but don’t be lured…caution!
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed earlier on today at 773 points, that’s 28 points up since yesterday, thanks to the Capers and to a lesser extend Panamaxes’ seven points plus… Geopolitics are going to give asymmetrical correlations; John Faraclas daily recap: The BCI 2014 rose to...
September 7th, 2016 | Associations, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, International Chamber of Shipping, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety

At 681 the BDI rallies for its safety
John Faraclas With ten points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) reached 681 points; Geopolitics though bring bad news world-wide. John Faraclas’ daily market report: The Capers’ BCI 2014 continued to rise by 29 points reaching 920! The Panamaxe’s BPI gained ten points and now reads 713. The Supras’...
August 15th, 2016 | Energy, Health and Safety, Markets, News, Reports, Shipping Indices | Read More

After all it’s summer, so “don’t you worry” with the BDI@631…

After all it’s summer, so “don’t you worry” with the BDI@631…
John N. Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index), following three days of stagnation at 636, lost five points today and now stands at 631! The Geopolitics is entering a very delicate and “dubious” period where everything is possible to happen. John Faraclas’ daily market recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014...
August 9th, 2016 | Dry Bulkcarriers, European Union, Markets, News, Organisations, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals, Regulatory, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Sports, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce, UN | Read More

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?

Is that the BDI’s …”coordinated” fall ?
John Faraclas You might think otherwise, but given that the same sizes that have fallen yesterday, lost  also today and only one was…up, then I am pretty sure that you too will interpret  same as a “coordinated” fall; don’t ask on Geopolitics where the Diplomatic Corps become corpses…...
August 4th, 2016 | Associations, Energy, European Union, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Politics and Government, Religion, Reports, Shipping Centers, Shipping Indices | Read More

The BDI@645 fuels further uncertainty

The BDI@645 fuels further uncertainty
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed down just five points earlier today at 645 and there is, from a great number of analysts, an air of optimism that things might change to the better; we believe the extreme opposite. Things will go worse as there are very few owners with good balance sheets...
August 2nd, 2016 | Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Ports & Terminals, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…

Weakening BDI and geopolitical turmoil…
John Faraclas The Markets lost steam and Geopolitics are a burden; John Faraclas’ weekly recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost nine points since yesterday standing now at 656 points which is 62 points down since last week’s 718. The 700 points barrier is now causing problems. The Capers and its...
July 29th, 2016 | Chartering, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Liner Shipping and Trade, LNG, Markets, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Reports, Sales and Purchases, Ship Demolitions, Ship Finance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Missing the BDI@666 is a “blessing”…

Missing the BDI@666 is a “blessing”…
John Faraclas The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost 14 points  today  standing at 665 –  a point below the most sacred number of numerology… so the curse has gone… Geopolitics are increasingly worrying even for the warring ones; John Faraclas daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 23 points...
July 28th, 2016 | Accountancy, Military, Piracy and Terrorism, Sales and Purchases, Shipmanagement, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696

Market and Geopolitical Blues with the BDI@696
John Faraclas Now, going under an important barrier might bring in the Aeolus’ winds and the going will get tough; John Faraclas’ daily market and geopolitical recap: The BDI lost 13 points today – now standing at 696, below the 700 points barrier for which we were explicitly sure it will break...
July 26th, 2016 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Fixtures, Military, News, Piracy and Terrorism, Religion, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

Falling Markets and Terrorism ante portas… .

Falling Markets and Terrorism ante portas…   .
John Faraclas With the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) losing another nine points since last Friday – approaching the 700 points barrier at 709, things are getting once again sour; add the Terrorism …mayhem, and see what’s coming up. John Faraclas’ daily recap: The Capers’ BCI 2014 lost 18...
July 25th, 2016 | Markets, Military, News, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Shipping Indices, Statistics | Read More

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics

Disastrous and Uncertain Shipping Markets and Geopolitics
John Faraclas So with the BDI dropping further, Geopolitics in a total mess, and uncertainty governing all over Planet Ocean, take cover in whatever business you are in; shipping being the sector to be mostly affected. John Faraclas’ weekly Market and Geopolitics Recap. The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) lost...
July 22nd, 2016 | Breaking News, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Tankers | Read More

With the Supras@666* the BDI makes …waves

With the Supras@666* the BDI makes …waves
John Faraclas After a long time, the Supras and its respective BSI index gained a double digit plus, 15 (fifteen) points lifting also the BDI at 711; John Faraclas’ daily Market and Geopolitics recap: The BDI (Baltic Dry Index) was up seven points since yesterday standing now at 711 – seven eleven...
July 12th, 2016 | Banking, Containers, Dry Bulkcarriers, Energy, European Union, Finance, Fixtures, Liner Shipping and Trade, Markets, Military, News, Oil Industry, Politics and Government, Sales and Purchases, Ship Finance, Shipfinance, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

The BDI@677: still cruel to be kind…

The BDI@677: still cruel to be kind…
John Faraclas Earlier on today the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) closed 17 points higher since yesterday and 68 points plus since last week’s 609 points; with Geopolitics in a total mess, this is a unique time to remember the power of Shakespeare’s words in Hamlet: “cruel to be kind”! John Faraclas’...
July 1st, 2016 | European Union, Markets, News, Organisations, Politics and Government, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Amid messy geopolitics, the BDI is on the plus…

Amid messy geopolitics, the BDI is on the plus…
John Faraclas With twenty points plus the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) close earlier on today at 660; “excellent” news given the messy geopolitics. John Faraclas’ daily briefing: The Capers, as always volatile, better say: steady volatile, added 41 points to the respective BCI 2014 index, now reading...
June 30th, 2016 | European Union, Markets, Piracy and Terrorism, Shipping Indices, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More