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Strategy Note / Global

Remittances: Better than feared so far (in two charts)

If remittances drop 20% who is exposed in emerging and frontier markets?
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 17 September 2020
Remittances: Better than feared so far (in two charts)
Remittances: Better than feared so far (in two charts)
Strategy Note / Global

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...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
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
Macro Analysis / Global

COVID-19 Pandemic and the Caribbean: Navigating Uncharted Waters

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread across the globe—bringing severe human and economic costs—the Caribbean is no exception. With over 1,000 confirmed cases, many countries have taken strong containment measures, such as border closures and...
International Monetary Fund
IMF Blog 29 April 2020
Strategy Note / Jamaica

Jamaica: Repaired and re-rated but now slow growth

Jamaica has staged a model recovery under the umbrella of successive IMF programmes, reducing debt via impressive fiscal control (it has achieved a large primary fiscal surplus for the past six years). But real GDP growth remains weak. Jamaica is due...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 23 October 2019
Jamaica: Repaired and re-rated but now slow growth
Jamaica: Repaired and re-rated but now slow growth
Company Analysis - Commissioned / Jamaica

GraceKennedy: Big money in small transfers

GraceKennedy (GK JA) is a diversified conglomerate in Jamaica, with interests in food & beverage (F&B) and financial services. GK JA is a diversified conglomerate in Jamaica, with leading interests in F&B and financial services. It was founded in 192...
Tellimer Research Nirgunan Tiruchelvam
Nirgunan Tiruchelvam @ Tellimer Research 17 October 2019
Strategy Note / Global

Frontier-Emerging Equity Monthly, July

In this report, we pick out this month’s FM and EM equity market highlights with links to published research and updated country data snapshots. According to Reuters, consensus expectations are for a 25bps rate cut to 5.5% on 7 August. Iceland (up 4%...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 29 July 2019