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  • Baltic index records best week in five on capesize surge

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index ended higher on Friday to notch its biggest weekly gain in five weeks, as a surge in capesize rates outweighed losses in the panamax segment. * The index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels carrying dry bulk commodities, rose 96 points, or 3.1%, to 3,199, its highest since July 13.

  • Capesize jump lifts Baltic index to one-week high

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, rose to its highest in a week on Thursday, helped by a jump in the capesize segment. * The index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, added 45 points, or 1.5%, to 3,103, its highest level since July 14.

  • Baltic index inches up on capesize boost

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, ticked up on Wednesday on gains in the capesize segment. * The index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, added 5 points, or 0.2%, to 3,058. * The capesize index rose 8 points, or 0.2%, to 3,513.

  • Baltic index falls on lower capesize, panamax rates

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, inched lower on Tuesday due to slight weakness in the large and medium vessel segments. * The index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, lost 6 points, or 0.2%, to 3,053. * The capesize index fell 9 points, or 0.3%, to 3,505.

  • Baltic index rises after four sessions of fall as capesizes rebound

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, snapped its four-session falling streak on Monday as the capesize index bounced back. * The index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, gained 20 points, or 0.7%, to 3,059.

  • Baltic index posts first weekly fall in six on weak demand

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, slid on Friday and snapped five straight weekly gains on weakening vessel demand. * The main index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, dropped 34 points, or 1.1%, to 3,039.

  • Baltic index hits a month's low on weaker demand

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell to its lowest level in a month on Thursday as lower demand weighed, with the panamax index declining for a ninth consecutive session. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels that carry dry bulk commodities, dropped 66 points, or 2.1%, to 3,073, the lowest since June 15.

  • Baltic index posts worst day in seven weeks as rates decline

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, posted its biggest one-day loss in nearly seven weeks on Wednesday, dragged lower by falling rates for all vessel segments.

  • Baltic index dips on lower rates across vessel segments

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index, which tracks rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, fell on Tuesday pressured by declines across all vessel segments. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels, shrunk 72 points, or 2.2%, to 3,228.

  • Baltic index flat, capesizes hit near 2-week high

    The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index was steady on Monday as lower rates for the panamax vessel segment offset gains in the capesize index, which touched a near two-week high. * The overall index, which factors in rates for capesize, panamax and supramax shipping vessels that carry dry bulk commodities, was unchanged at 3,300.

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