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Strategy Note / Global

GCC-Levant equity strategy: Old models under stress

The GCC-Levant region is split between those markets valued close to their historic average (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, and Saudi) and those at large discounts (Dubai, Jordan, Oman).Markets in the former group have been dominated in recent ye...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 5 July 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Chasing technology's tail: EM equity strategy overview

Have I wasted the last 15 years of my career?In 2006 I was an analyst on global technology equities. Then I shifted to emerging markets. In compiling this overview of global emerging market equities, it feels as if I am back to covering Technology. B...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 28 June 2020
Macro Analysis / United Arab Emirates

UAE: Low oil prices, compounded by Covid-19, present unprecedented challenges

In April 2020, existing market oversupply was compounded by a Covid-19 related collapse in global demand, caused the price of oil to plummet to $20 a barrel, with negative levels recorded in the U.S. for the first time.  Demand has been slower t...
Gryphon Aaron Rampone
Aaron Rampone @ Gryphon 23 June 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Correlation of EM and FM equities with Developed Markets, US$ and Commodities

We calculated correlations between a range of emerging (EM) and frontier (FEM, FM ex-GCC and GCC) equity indices and global commodity prices (S&P GSCI), oil price (Brent), the inverse of the US$, and developed market equities (MSCI World) over ti...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 11 June 2020
Strategy Note / Global

Tourism: 'Staycation' buffer for some (India) more than others (Iceland) in EM

I am thankful because I am still in a job and my family and I are healthy. But, after publishing over a hundred reports in the first five months of the year and spending the last three months cooped with the family, I (we) would like a vacation (hope...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 8 June 2020
Strategy Note / Global

GCC blockade 3 years on: Qatar is best for those who doubt the GCC can diversify

Three years have passed since the start of the air, land and sea blockade of Qatar by the Arab Quartet (Saudi, UAE, Egypt, Bahrain). An event that sent a shock wave for diplomats and geopolitical analysts has, over this time frame, barely caused a ri...
Tellimer Research Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik @ Tellimer Research 4 June 2020