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Macro Analysis / Global

EM Covid-19 survey: Government support programmes are missing their mark

More low-income individuals aren't benefitting from government support than wealthier individuals. This difference seems most severe in China and India. Low-income individuals can't benefit from such schemes if they are financially excluded. Low-inco...
Tellimer Research Rahul Shah
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 4 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Brazil

Brazil: Signs of a faster recovery emerge

The debate over the lower-bound for the SELIC rate continues, and policymakers appear to be genuinely divided over that. Other policymakers are more focused on the potential disruptions additional rate cuts could cause. In particular, given that infl...
ING Think
ING Think 3 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Global

Covid-19 consumer survey: The EMs hurting (and helping) the most

Lower income is most prevalent in Indonesia, while it is less of an issue for Brazilians and Mexicans. In terms of changes in behaviour, home-working is now much more prevalent in Indonesia, while in China relatively fewer respondents had made this s...
Tellimer Research Rahul Shah
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 24 July 2020
Strategy Note / Global

China challengers in manufacturing with low cost labour (in one chart)

For manufacturing activities not easily replaced by automation or 3D printing, which countries win share from China? Low wages and scale matter most in this segment: We plot wage curve up to China in countries with over 40mn population. Labour flexib...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 13 July 2020
Strategy Note / Global

LatAm equity strategy: Structural weakness plus commodity price headwind

LATAM OFTEN DISPLAYS A DEGREE OF EXCEPTIONALISM COMPARED TO PEERS IN EM. Capital controls are also in place, which means fresh foreign capital can consider the ADR listings alone. However, without confidence that the creditor negotiations will resolv...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 8 July 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Corruption: The ugly truth for EM and ESG investors

DOES CORRUPTION BOTHER YOU? Bangladesh: The use of anti-corruption as a means to persecute and weaken those politicians sitting in the opposition precedes the post-2009 era of the de facto one-party state under the Awami League (ie the Bangladesh Nat...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 7 July 2020