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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

South Africa: Consumer inflation accelerates marginally to 5.0% y/y in September

Food and fuel inflation remains stable in September. Rent prices are also broadly stable but some pressures are beginning to emerge. Nov CPI is set to significantly exceed the preferred interest rate, though still in the 3-6% range.
EmergingMarketWatch Research
Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 20 October 2021

Ghana's Eurobonds sell-off as fiscal outlook worsens, KES extends losses

In addition to the release of the Fed's Beige Book, a host of Fed speakers will take to the podium today and offer further guidance on the outlook for Fed policy. Over $330mn is expected to be raised by selling stakes in the companies that are yet to...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 20 October 2021

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
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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

Egypt to attract $1bn in new investment after JP Morgan inclusion

Commodities are back in the spotlight this morning. Rising inflation in Namibia could potentially see the central bank become less accommodative in its approach. Despite all the domestic headwinds, including the deadly July lootings, a slow vaccine r...
ETM Analytics Kieran
Kieran Siney @ ETM Analytics 15 October 2021
Egypt to attract $1bn in new investment after JP Morgan inclusion
Egypt to attract $1bn in new investment after JP Morgan inclusion