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Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM

The risk of an overseas vacation is that we are forced into quarantine either on arrival or on return should we contract Covid-19 or venture to a country where policy is focused on lifting lockdowns, rather than minimising infections (see Death by Co...
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Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 8 June 2020
Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM
Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM

Weekly Credit Risk Monitor

The IMF announced on 10 December staff level agreement (SLA) on the combined second and third reviews of its extended fund facility (EFF) for Ecuador. Remember the IMF had even announced SLA on the second review on 23 September before things took a t...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 12 December 2019

Barbados: Assessment of exchange offer and new bond

The government’s exchange offer for certain of its US$ debt is due to close on 22 November. Past due and accrued interest (for ease of use, we describe this as PDI), which is recognised to 1 October 2019, is subject to a 35% haircut, with the remaini...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 21 November 2019

Barbados: Government presents new restructuring terms

The government published revised restructuring scenarios for its external debt (ie US$ bonds and loans) on 11 June (see here). These follow the first set of indicative restructuring scenarios presented in November (see our research here). The new US$...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 12 June 2019

Tourism exposure in FM & small EM

Tourist destinations tend to bounce back from security setbacks: Egypt, Indonesia, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Morocco, Philippines, Thailand, Tunisia and Turkey are all examples from the frontier and emerging markets in the past two decades. And, of cou...
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Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 23 April 2019
Tourism exposure in FM & small EM
Tourism exposure in FM & small EM

Barbados: Assessment of indicative restructuring terms

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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 22 November 2018