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Regional Fixed Income - October 2021

Monetary policy: To curb inflation, regional central banks continued monetary policy tightening in Oct-21, with Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan and Russian central banks raising interest rates further in October, other regional central banks maintained rates....
Galt & Taggart Ana
Ana Nachkebia @ Galt & Taggart 2 November 2021

Europe/CIS regional fixed income market watch – October 2021

On 22 October, Russia’s central bank raised an interest rate for the sixth time this year, by 75bps to 7.50%. The central bank noted that inflation in its trading partners remains elevated due to high food prices, supply chain disruptions, rising tra...
Galt & Taggart Eva
Eva Bochorishvili @ Galt & Taggart 1 November 2021

Regional Fixed Income Market Watch, September 2021

Monetary policy: Inflation accelerated across the region in 2021 and most of regional central banks continued monetary policy tightening in Sept-21. After the 5th interest hike from the central bank, Armenia’s Dram also strengthened, up 1.4% m/m in S...
Galt & Taggart Ana
Ana Nachkebia @ Galt & Taggart 1 October 2021

Belarus: Belarus receives SDR allocation from IMF despite criticisms

Payment for Belarus equals USD 1bn, funding provided despite some pressure from West. Request for new Russian loan may be redundant now as IMF's decision appears final.
EmergingMarketWatch Research
Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 24 August 2021

Europe/CIS regional fixed income market watch – July 2021

Monetary policy: Due to increasing concerns on inflationary pressures, regional central banks have tightened monetary policy in July, 2021. This is the 2nd time the central bank raised interest rates in 2021, after 75bps increase in April. FX market:...
Galt & Taggart Ana
Ana Nachkebia @ Galt & Taggart 6 August 2021

IMF approves historic US$650bn SDR allocation

A US$650bn general SDR allocation has finally been agreed by the IMF, after the last hurdle to its implementation, approval by the Fund’s Board of Governors, was granted yesterday (see statement). The IMF MD, Kristalina Georgieva, called it a histori...
Tellimer Research Stuart
Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 3 August 2021
IMF approves historic US$650bn SDR allocation
IMF approves historic US$650bn SDR allocation