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El Salvador: Bitcoin bond plan hits its US$ debt as IMF programme hopes die

The IMF issued a statement on 22 November following the conclusion of the 2021 Article IV mission. Gross fiscal financing needs are expected to be elevated in the medium term and increase to c20% of GDP by end-2025 due to eurobond amortisation paymen...
Tellimer Research Stuart
Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 24 November 2021
El Salvador: Bitcoin bond plan hits its US$ debt as IMF programme hopes die
El Salvador: Bitcoin bond plan hits its US$ debt as IMF programme hopes die

The countries that could benefit most from introducing digital currencies

Both Nigeria and El Salvador have cited lowering the cost of remittances as a key motivation. The President indicated that eNaira and physical Naira would always be exchangeable on a 1:1 basis. Moreover, our own detailed study of the global remittanc...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 29 October 2021
The countries that could benefit most from introducing digital currencies
The countries that could benefit most from introducing digital currencies
FX Analysis / Global

Technical indicators point to mildly bearish bias for cryptos

ETM Analytics Sifiso
Sifiso Mkhonza @ ETM Analytics 29 September 2021

Key takeaways from our London client meetings

We held a series of client meetings in London last week, our first since Covid began eighteen months ago, meeting with a mix of fixed income and equity investors in EM and Frontiers, Africa specialists, and special situations and distress funds. The ...
Tellimer Research Patrick
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 28 September 2021
Key takeaways from our London client meetings
Key takeaways from our London client meetings

El Salvador: IMF comments seem to play down programme prospects

The IMF's update on the status of its discussions with El Salvador, provided at its regular press briefing yesterday, may come as a disappointment to investors. The US State Department said the ruling undermined democracy and was a contravention of t...
Tellimer Research Stuart
Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 17 September 2021
El Salvador: IMF comments seem to play down programme prospects
El Salvador: IMF comments seem to play down programme prospects

Central American migration geopolitics

Hundreds of migrants trapped along Mexico’s southern border protested on 15 September against the country’s immigration policy after Mexico’s National Migration Institute (Instituto Nacional de Migración: INM) and National Guard troops disbanded a mi...
IHS Markit IHS Markit
IHS Markit Analyst @ IHS Markit 17 September 2021