SNAPSHOT OF COMMERCIAL INDICATORS. Week 17 / 2021 (26 30 Apr)

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SNAPSHOT OF

COMMERCIAL INDICATORS

Week 17 / 2021

(26 – 30 Apr)

“Muddy water is best cleared by leaving it alone.”

Alan Watts, British philosopher, writer and speaker. (1915 – 1973)

Introductory Note:

We consider the herein indicators valuable in decision making since shipping is a derived demand industry with many financial interactions. Turbulent global

macro/micro-climate involving stock markets, currency exchanges and opportunity cost for alternative investments affect the shipping market. In the previous

years, as brokers we always faced the fact that the information that we wanted to combine with our gut feeling was never available at our finger tips.

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Notes at the last page

COMMODITY FUTURES

Commodity

Exchange – Currency& Unit

Actual last

% weekly

% 4-weekly

Crude Oil

1 (Apr 21)

NYMEX -

(USD/Barrel)

$63,58

2,32%

3,47%

Brent

2 (Apr 21)

ICE EU -

(USD/Barrel)

$67,25

1,72%

3,68%

Gas Oil

3 (Apr 21)

ICE EU -

(USD/MT)

$533,75

1,67%

7,56%

RBOB Gasoline

4 (Apr 21)

NYMEX -

(USD/US Gallon)

$2,07

3,71%

2,35%

Natural Gas

5 (Apr 21)

NYMEX -

(USD/1 mio BTU)

$2,93

7,36%

11,06%

(Apr 21)

Wheat

6 (Apr 21)

CBOT -

(USD Cents/Bushel)

$735,30

3,16%

20,86%

Corn

7 (Apr 21)

CBOT -

(USD/ Bushel)

$740,00

12,89%

32,20%

Rice (rough)

8 (Apr 21)

CBOT -

(USD/Hundredweight)

$13,39

-0,34%

2,06%

Soybeans

9 (Apr 21)

CBOT -

(USD Cents/Bushel)

$1.535,62

-0,29%

9,54%

Soybean Meal

10 (Apr 21)

CBOT -

(USD/Short ton)

$426,00

0,90%

3,85%

Sugar #11

11 (Apr 21)

ICE US -

(USD/Pound)

$17,44

3,13%

18,56%

Gold

12 (Apr 21)

COMEX -

(USD/Troy ounce)

$1.768,60

-0,47%

2,44%

Silver

13 (Apr 21)

COMEX -

(USD/Troy ounce)

$25,87

-0,77%

3,71%

Copper

14 (3 Months)

LME -

(USD/MT)

$9.825,00

2,86%

11,77%

Aluminium

15 (3 Months)

LME -

(USD/MT)

$2.397,00

1,37%

5,78%

EXCHANGE RATE

Actual last

% weekly

% 4-weekly

EUR / USD

1,2082

1,65%

2,86%

USD / INR

74,05

-1,16%

0,99%

USD LIBOR

12 months

Actual last

% weekly

% 4-weekly

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STOCK MARKETS

Actual last

% weekly

% 4-weekly

10-YEAR BOND

YIELD

Actual last % weekly

% 4-weekly

USA

S&P 500

4.187,00

0,75%

4,77%

USA

1,626

4,30%

-2,81%

USA

NASDAQ-100

13860,76

-0,58%

3,99%

Brazil

9,125

0,66%

-2,30%

Brazil

IBOVESPA

118894

-1,36%

3,16%

Russia

7,1

0,85%

-0,42%

Russia

RTSI INDEX

1485,03

-1,77%

1,30%

India

6,03

-0,08%

-2,38%

India

S&P BSE SENSEX

48782,36

1,89%

-2,49%

China

3,176

0,16%

-0,87%

China

CSI 300 INDEX

5164,17

0,56%

1,04%

S.Africa

9,29

1,20%

-2,88%

S.Africa

FTSE/JSE Africa All Share Index

67582,33

0,43%

0,51%

Greece

0,989

11,12%

20,90%

Greece

ATHENS INDEX COMPOS

910,37

1,20%

4,02%

BUNKERS

Grades

Port

IFO380 VLSFO

MGO

Fujairah

401

506

605

Houston

380

486

569

Rotterdam

386

486

539

Singapore

398

507

540

BALTIC EXCHANGE

Actual last

% weekly

% 4-weekly

Actual last

% weekly % 4-weekly

BDI

3053

9,51%

47,35%

BCI

5896

40,65%

146,28%

BCI T/C Average

$40608

16,82%

104,54%

BPI

2672

63,93%

7,57%

BPI T/C Average

$24045

1,60%

7,56%

BSI

2144

2,83%

16,52%

BSI T/C Average

$23581

2,83%

16,50%

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Notes :

1. Crude Oil - U.S. Dollars and Cents per barrel (contract of 1,000 barrels, 1 barrel = 42 us gallons =158.98litres = 0.13642565 metric tons) 2. Brent - U.S. Dollars and Cents per barrel (contract of 1,000 barrels, 1 barrel = 42 us gallons = 158.98litres= 0.13642565 metric tons)

3. Gas Oil - U.S. Dollars and Cents per Metric Tonne (contract of 100 Metric Tonnes)(10ppm diesel, at a density of 0.845 kg/litre in vacuum at 15 Celsius) 4. RBOB Gasoline - U.S. Dollars and Cents per us gallon (contract of 42,000 us gallons = 136.42 metric tonnes)

5. Natural Gas - U.S. Dollars and Cents per 1 million BTU (contract of 10,000 million British Thermal Unit) 6. Wheat - Cents per bushel (contract of 5,000 bushels ~ 136 Metric Tons)

7. Corn - Cents per bushel (contract of 5,000 bushels ~ 127 Metric Tons)

8. Rice rough - U.S. Dollars and Cents hundredweight (contract of 2,000 hundredweights ~ 91 Metric Tons) 9. Soybeans - Cents per bushel (contract of 5,000bushels ~ 136 Metric Tonnes)

10. Soybean Meal - U.S. Dollars and Cents per short ton (contract of 100 short tons ~ 91 Metric Tonnes) 11. Sugar #11- U.S. Dollars and Cents per pound (contract of 112,000 pounds = 50.8023 Metric Tonnes) 12. Gold - U.S. Dollars and Cents per troy ounce (contract of 100 troy ounces, 1 troy ounce = 31,1034 grams ) 13. Silver - U.S. Dollars and Cents per troy ounce (contract of 5.000 troy ounces, 1 troy ounce = 31,1034 grams ) 14. Copper - U.S. Dollars and Cents per metric tonne, 3 months Buyer’s price (contract of 25 metric tonnes) 15. Aluminium - U.S. Dollars and Cents per metric tonne, 3 months Buyer’s price (contract of 25 metric tonnes)

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CONTACT DETAILS

Mr. Alexandros Psarianos, BSC, MSc, FICS Managing Director

mob: +30 6985.11.11.02, skype: alex.psarianos

Mario van Houwelingen Director - London Office

mob: +44 (0)7780 683 985, skype: mario_mvh

Miss Iro Dimopoulou, BSc Administration – Post Fixing

mob: +30 6988.58.78.49

Mr. Dimitrios Katsos, Diploma, Customs Brokerage & Warehousing

mob: +30 694.456.4171

Mr. Nicolas Trantas, BSc, LLM, MICS Chartering

mob: +30 6985.11.11.03, skype: nicolas.trantas

Mr. Dimitrios Konstantaras, BSc Chartering

mob: +30 697.071.9340, skype:konstantaras.dimi

Mr. Akis Vasilliadis, Diploma Accounting mob: +30 697.263. 4347 Bulk desk: bulk@agoraships.com panamax@agoraships.com cape@agoraships.com minibulk@agoraships.com (1-5k dwt) period@agoraships.com (for t/c period requirements)

Sale & Purchase:

snp@agoraships.com (for our exclusive clients)

Project / MPP/ Niche Markets desk:

project@agoraships.com (project cargo / vessels) roro@agoraships.com

Tanker desk:

tanker@agoraships.com bitumen@agoraships.com

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