Bulk Indices Sink

Wednesday, March 28, 2001
The Baltic Dry Index (BDI) fell 18 points to 1,468, the Baltic Panamax Index (BPI) lost 29 points to 1,578, the Baltic Handymax Index (BHI) eased 57 points to 9,573 and the Baltic Capesize Index (BCI) was down 18 points to 1,761.
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