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Nigeria: FX overhaul promised post-Dangote refinery

With the NGN still under fire, there finally seems to be some momentum for FX liberalisation. Based on the current Brent oil price (US$85/bbl) and refinery margin (US$10.84/bbl), and assuming an FX-denominated freight, storage and landing cost of 10%...
Tellimer Research Patrick
Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 21 October 2021
Nigeria: FX overhaul promised post-Dangote refinery
Nigeria: FX overhaul promised post-Dangote refinery

Moody's downgrades Ethiopia, Fitch leaves Egypt's rating unchanged

Improved risk sentiment has seen the USD come under some pressure. Uganda: Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Finance and Treasury Ramathan Ggoobi said that GDP growth is forecast to accelerate from 3.4% in 2020/21 to 3.8% in 2021/2022. Against this...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 21 October 2021

Why Nigeria is the favourite market in Africa for fintech investors

Fintechs dominate the African tech start-up space – the continent has five tech unicorns and all of them are fintechs. These metrics highlight the difficulties faced by ordinary Nigerians in accessing basic financial services. Nigeria's technological...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 19 October 2021
Why Nigeria is the favourite market in Africa for fintech investors
Why Nigeria is the favourite market in Africa for fintech investors

Flattening bias in global bonds likely to persist as inflation fears intensify

The USD has come under some pressure following much weaker than expected data that was released yesterday. Levels this high were last seen in 1994 and it shows a severe tightness in the market. Ghana: Speaking at the Ghana Economic Forum, Bank of Gha...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 19 October 2021
Flattening bias in global bonds likely to persist as inflation fears intensify
Flattening bias in global bonds likely to persist as inflation fears intensify

Downside surprise in China's Q3 GDP reading a concern for African countries

After retreating towards the back end of last week to end the week on the defensive, the USD appears to have found a firmer footing this morning, although underlying momentum is still lacking. Strong earnings results and a strong US retail sales repo...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 18 October 2021
Downside surprise in China's Q3 GDP reading a concern for African countries
Downside surprise in China's Q3 GDP reading a concern for African countries
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Mapping the digital behaviour of emerging market consumers

To answer these questions, we surveyed 900 individuals across 14 emerging markets... Two-thirds of our respondents access social media at least daily; very few emerging market adults are not plugged into their social media accounts. Indonesia: Ride-h...
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 16 October 2021
Mapping the digital behaviour of emerging market consumers
Mapping the digital behaviour of emerging market consumers