Maritime Financial Research

Maritime Financial Research

Model Stock Portfolio - performance update

1 Mar 18: Drewry Maritime Financial Research (DMFR) provides its latest Model Portfolio performance update - NB you must be registered and logged-in to download the update.

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Maritime Financial Model Portfolio Report - March 2018 - now available

Our model portfolio gained 2.8% between November 2017 and February 2018, outperforming its sector-specific benchmark – Bloomberg’s BI SHIP (down 4.5%)

Upbeat outlook for dry bulk charter rates from 2018 onwards

Drewry expects dry bulk charter rates to recover from the second quarter of 2018 on the back of strengthening Asian iron ore demand, according to its latest Dry Bulk Forecaster.


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