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Macro Analysis / Global

Emerging Market sovereign bond issuance falls by 60% in July

EM hard currency sovereign bond issuance dropped to US$8.2bn in July, a fall of 60% compared to June, bringing total issuance YTD to US$131.7bn, based on our calculations using data from Bond Radar. For the year so far, 70% of issuance has been IG an...
Tellimer Research Stuart Culverhouse
Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 3 August 2020
Macro Analysis / Ghana

Ghana: Digital payments pick up; central bank confident this is a "new normal"

At the May Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Accra, the Governor of the BoG, Dr Ernest Addison, noted that the 3-week lockdown, which resulted in the absence of physical banking and physical payment systems in the country (as cash transactio...
Tellimer Research Nkemdilim Nwadialor
Nkemdilim Nwadialor @ Tellimer Research 3 June 2020
Macro Analysis / Ghana

Ghana's inflation rises above target band – on higher food prices

Ghana’s inflation rate rose to 10.6% in April, 2.8ppts higher than in March. This is the highest rate since the consumer price index (CPI) was rebased in August 2019. The food and non-alcoholic beverages sector (which contributed 59% to the April inf...
Tellimer Research Nkemdilim Nwadialor
Nkemdilim Nwadialor @ Tellimer Research 14 May 2020
Flash Report / Ghana

Ghana after the lockdown

On 20 April, Ghana became the first African country to ease lockdown measures (after being in place for three weeks since March) in its two biggest cities, Accra and Kumasi. Schools remain closed and the ban on large gatherings is still in place. 1)F...
Tellimer Research Nkemdilim Nwadialor
Nkemdilim Nwadialor @ Tellimer Research 6 May 2020
Flash Report - Fixed Income / Global

Tullow sells Uganda assets to Total, as smaller oil companies seek liquidity

Tullow Oil (TLWLN) has sold its Lake Albert Development Project in Uganda, together with the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline, to Total for a total cash consideration of US575mn plus first oil contingent payments. Considering existing hedging...
Tellimer Research Kiti Pantskhava
Kiti Pantskhava @ Tellimer Research 23 April 2020
Global Themes / Global

Africa fintechs’ product suite explained… from agritech to remittances

Our recent survey of 150+ fintechs across 20 African markets enabled us to find their product and customer niches, as well as identify theirunique success factors. Fintech companies are increasingly competing with traditional financial services provi...
Tellimer Research Rahul Shah
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 23 April 2020