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EM bond performance during the latest sell-off: Best and worst performers

As most EM sovereign debt trading takes a day off to recover from the recent sell-off, with the US Columbus Day holiday, we take a look at the performance of sovereign currency bonds during this period and identify the winners and losers (mainly lose...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 11 October 2021
EM bond performance during the latest sell-off: Best and worst performers
EM bond performance during the latest sell-off: Best and worst performers

IMF approves historic US$650bn SDR allocation

A US$650bn general SDR allocation has finally been agreed by the IMF, after the last hurdle to its implementation, approval by the Fund’s Board of Governors, was granted yesterday (see statement). The IMF MD, Kristalina Georgieva, called it a histori...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 3 August 2021
IMF approves historic US$650bn SDR allocation
IMF approves historic US$650bn SDR allocation

IMF gives green light to new SDR allocation

The IMF has announced finally that its Executive Board has approved a proposal for a new general SDR allocation, equivalent to US$650bn, according to a statement published late yesterday by the IMF MD Kristalina Georgieva. If approved, the SDR alloca...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 9 July 2021
IMF gives green light to new SDR allocation
IMF gives green light to new SDR allocation

Covid Corruption: Extortion Among Latin America's Security Forces

During the Covid-19 pandemic, several governments across Latin America mobilised available security forces – including police reserves, the military and the navy – to assist in responding to the pandemic. Security personnel are regularly arrested for...
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S-RM Analyst Team @ S-RM 24 November 2020
Covid Corruption: Extortion Among Latin America's Security Forces
Covid Corruption: Extortion Among Latin America's Security Forces

Suriname restructuring prospects, lira rally, Venezuela-US relations and more

Read the full report here. Read the full here. But international demands for Maduro to hold free and fair elections remain unchanged... ...and Biden is unlikely to ease sanctions meaningfully due to political constraints. Read the full report here. R...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 12 November 2020
Suriname restructuring prospects, lira rally, Venezuela-US relations and more
Suriname restructuring prospects, lira rally, Venezuela-US relations and more

Venezuela-US: Sanctions to remain despite hope of dialogue

One leader who may wish to take advantage of the opportunity provided by a Biden presidency to re-set relations is Venezuela's President Maduro. However, if he thinks he can breathe more easily with the election in the US of a like-minded socialist l...
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Stuart Culverhouse @ Tellimer Research 10 November 2020
Venezuela-US: Sanctions to remain despite hope of dialogue
Venezuela-US: Sanctions to remain despite hope of dialogue