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Tunisia: Downgrade to Sell with reforms and IMF on backburner

Last month, we said that restructuring was inevitable for Tunisia without an IMF programme to unlock fresh financing and backstop its difficult reform agenda (see here for a comprehensive analysis). Sky News Arabia reported that three men were being ...
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Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 16 September 2021
Tunisia: Downgrade to Sell with reforms and IMF on backburner
Tunisia: Downgrade to Sell with reforms and IMF on backburner

Tunisia: President Kais Saied extends exceptional measures indefinitely

Danger is still present which allowed the exceptional measures to continue - Saied.
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Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 24 August 2021

Tunisia: Eurobond risks to downside as political standoff delays IMF talks

The 10th anniversary of Tunisia’s democratic transition (14 January 2021) was marked by the start of violent protests across the country, with many youths expressing outrage at the lack of economic opportunities and spiralling Covid cases that have p...
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Patrick Curran @ Tellimer Research 12 August 2021
Tunisia: Eurobond risks to downside as political standoff delays IMF talks
Tunisia: Eurobond risks to downside as political standoff delays IMF talks

Limited number of sovereign defaults so far in 2021 defies expectations

Over halfway through the year we take stock of sovereign bond defaults so far, as an update to our sovereign defaults in 2020 piece published in December (see here). Alternatively, if we include episodes of consent solicitation to defer payments, we ...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 9 August 2021
Limited number of sovereign defaults so far in 2021 defies expectations
Limited number of sovereign defaults so far in 2021 defies expectations

Tunisia: Saied's view on wages, relationship with unins and IMF engagement

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Research Team @ EmergingMarketWatch 26 July 2021

Tunisia democracy fails again

Democracy is failing again in Tunisia. Ennahda leader and Parliament Speaker, Rashid Ghannouchi. Tunisia equities are very illiquid, with average daily value traded of merely US$1.1mn, and fell merely 0.7% (at the time of writing) on 26 July. However...
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Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 26 July 2021
Tunisia democracy fails again
Tunisia democracy fails again