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GCC-Levant equity strategy: Old models under stress

The GCC-Levant region is split between those markets valued close to their historic average (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi) and those at large discounts (Dubai, Jordan, Oman).Markets in the former group have been dominated in recent ye...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 5 July 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Correlation of EM and FM equities with Developed Markets, US$ and Commodities

We calculated correlations between a range of emerging (EM) and frontier (FEM, FM ex-GCC and GCC) equity indices and global commodity prices (S&P GSCI), oil price (Brent), the inverse of the US$, and developed market equities (MSCI World) over ti...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 11 June 2020
Strategy Note / Global

GCC blockade 3 years on: Qatar is best for those who doubt the GCC can diversify

Three years have passed since the start of the air, land and sea blockade of Qatar by the Arab Quartet (Saudi, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain). An event that sent a shock wave for diplomats and geopolitical analysts has, over this time frame, barely caused a ri...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 4 June 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Saudi and GCC currencies: Drop the pegs while FX reserves still comfortable?

Seemingly little concern on GCC pegs from investorsInvestors do not appear overly worried about currencies in the GCC. The performance of the region's equities and sovereign bonds are generally in line or better than oil-exporter peers and broade...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 18 May 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Oil spat turns into a splat: The winners and losers in emerging markets

Related readingGCC: The Gulf is not a safe haven unless (at least) oil prices recoverOil price shock: Assessing current account vulnerabilities for oil exportersOil war: Saudi, Russia can sustain a long war, but a 35% price drop shortens it
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 21 April 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Aged Leaders: Nigeria's Kyari Covid-19 death a reminder of elite succession risk

Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 19 April 2020