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Food prices decelerate again but still near 10-year peak

The latest UN FAO World Food Price index (published on 6 January) showed a deceleration in food inflation in December: down 1% mom, up 23% yoy, up 47% from the May 2020 trough, and just off the 10-year peak set in November. This is the fourth month i...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 7 January 2022
Food prices decelerate again but still near 10-year peak
Food prices decelerate again but still near 10-year peak

The biggest fintech disruption opportunities in international remittances

For most migrant workers, the cost of sending money home is still well above the United Nations’ 2030 Sustainable Development Goal of 3%. For low and middle-income countries the situation is even worse; we estimate an average transaction cost of 5.3%...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 13 December 2021
The biggest fintech disruption opportunities in international remittances
The biggest fintech disruption opportunities in international remittances

Lebanon: CPI inflation accelerates further to 173.6% y/y in October

Food and transport prices contribute most to upward pressure. Fuel prices rise as government puts end to state subsidies. Pressure on households likely to persist amid economic crisis.
EmergingMarketWatch Research
Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 25 November 2021

Pfizer's Covid pill speeds up tourism recovery in emerging markets

The Pfizer announcement on 5 November that its its anti-Covid "Paxlovid" pill cuts hospitalisation risk by 89% if taken within 3 days of the symptoms should provide another boost to the prospects for tourism recovery in emerging markets. This follows...
Tellimer Research Hasnain
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 7 November 2021
Pfizer's Covid pill speeds up tourism recovery in emerging markets
Pfizer's Covid pill speeds up tourism recovery in emerging markets

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

ZoodPay: Central Asia & Middle East's innovative market leader in BNPL

The company is unique in many aspects. ZoodPay’s current markets have limited competition in the BNPL sector, allowing it to become the dominant player. Almost half of the team are IT and technical professionals. Most BNPL companies in emerging marke...
Tellimer Research Rohit
Rohit Kumar @ Tellimer Research 25 October 2021
ZoodPay: Central Asia & Middle East's innovative market leader in BNPL
ZoodPay: Central Asia & Middle East's innovative market leader in BNPL