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Inflationbusters! The EM stocks with positive real dividend yields

As interest rates and inflation rise, investors are flocking to high-quality dividend income stories such as UAE's Salik. We look at the best-yielding EM shares: China and commodities plays feature heavily; tech/health care noticeably absent. Stocks....
Tellimer Research Rahul
Rahul Shah @ Tellimer Research 23 September 2022
Inflationbusters! The EM stocks with positive real dividend yields
Inflationbusters! The EM stocks with positive real dividend yields

Thailand: Bank - Loans grew 0.27% MoM in August

BBL, KKP, and TISCO topped lending growth for August. Lending and deposit rate rises ahead. 3Q22 earnings projected to rise 21% YoY but dip 3% QoQ.
Bualuang Securities Poramet
Poramet Tongbua @ Bualuang Securities 23 September 2022

Inflation-Linked Bonds for Inflationary Periods?

Inflation-linked bonds are considered inflation-hedges. However, these have lost almost as much as plain-vanilla bonds in 2022. The sensitivity to interest rates matters more than that to inflation.
FactorResearch Nicolas
Nicolas Rabener @ FactorResearch 22 September 2022

Weekly bulletin - 12 September - 16 September 2022

The local indexes slightly retreated last week but finished the week almost unchanged in comparison with the slump of world markets. SOFIX slipped by 0.2% to 603.74, BGTR30 lost 0.3% to 731.37 while BGREIT remained unchanged at 182.64. BGBX40 droppe....
First Financial Brokerage House Veselin
Veselin Radoychev @ First Financial Brokerage House 19 September 2022

Thailand: Finance - Improving macro-economic indicators

Macro-economic indicators suggest improving asset quality …. …and loan growth (especially credit card spending). 3Q22 and 2022 coverage earnings projected to rise YoY.
Bualuang Securities Poramet
Poramet Tongbua @ Bualuang Securities 16 September 2022

Sector vs Factor-based Benchmark Selection

Manager-selected benchmarks are suboptimal as they are not free of conflict of interests. Investors can use sectors to identify more appropriate benchmarks. However, this ignores factors, which are better at explaining investment returns.
FactorResearch Nicolas
Nicolas Rabener @ FactorResearch 14 September 2022