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Commodities Market data Freight dry bulk FFA Capesizes

The Shipfix Blog: Is the Capesize Recovery Sustainable?
By Ulf Bergman on September 20, 2022

Under normal circumstances, a three-quarter gain in freight rates for the Panamaxes during the first half of September would have been considered a sterling performance for the tonnage...

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Commodities Market data Freight dry bulk FFA

The Shipfix Market Blog #15 - With Hindsight: "Sell in May and Go Away"
By Ulf Bergman on August 7, 2022

In the equity markets, it is often suggested that one should “sell in May and go away”. While it is not necessarily a foolproof trading strategy, the perhaps somewhat dubious rationale is...

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Chartering Commodities Freight

Shipfix Market Lead Time Index
By Richard Henley on March 9, 2021

Shipfix not only provides insights into the historical, current and future supply and demand of maritime trade, but also ‘metadata’ around how market participants are behaving at any given...

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Panamax freight prices on a roll as aggressive Chinese grain buying spooks seasoned traders
By Philippe van den Abeele on February 16, 2021

Spot Panamax freight rates (PMX 4TC, Feb-21) increased by 130% in the last 3 months, reaching $15,625/day on 11th Feb-21 vs. $6,825/day on 2nd Nov-20). How will commodity houses, charterers...

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