Baltic Dry Index


Baltic Dry Index, since 1985:

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Baltic Dry Index, daily since 2011:

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October 14, 2017

Ben @ 11:47 am #

Dear Sirs:

Would it be possible to continue the Baltic Exchange Dry Index Series.
It is a useful indicator for commodity business activity, and sentiment.

With thanks,


October 23, 2017
March 5, 2018

Brian Yates @ 4:54 pm #

Hi Charles:

The Guggenheim Shipping ETF (SEA) could be used as a proxy for the Baltic Dry Index.
You can download an Excel spreadsheet from the Guggenheim website at –

Data goes back to June 11.2010, when this ETF started trading.

It would be useful to track this index – it is an important indicator of the Global Economy and how things are REALLY doing – independent of the nonsense spun by the main street media and Wall Street!


March 17, 2018
November 4, 2019

Mack Sters @ 5:36 am #

The chart at the top, namely the Baltic Dry Index in Gold, is very similar to the M2 Money Velocity chart provided by the Fed, with a lag of 10 years.

February 22, 2022

Jeff Brindle @ 5:04 pm #

Is it possible to update the charts? Many interesting ones have not be updated since 2015 or so. Would make the

February 26, 2022

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