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Kenya Roads Board Bond ‘Potential Game Changer in Domestic Debt Investment’ – Sterling Capital

Kenya Roads Board (KRB) is set to issue a KES150bn bond on an annual basis over the next five years. The proceeds of the bond will be used to finance infrastructure development.

11 Mar 2020

Fiscal Stimulus Required to Support Monetary Easing as Asian PMIs Drop – PineBridge

As global central banks react to the COVID-19 linked global economic slowdown, monetary policy tools may no longer be sufficient to support growth, PineBridge warns in a new analysis.

11 Mar 2020

ESG In Infrastructure: Building a Sustainable Future for Latin America

Sustainability is becoming a crucial consideration in the development of infrastructure across the globe, particularly in Latin America – which is facing one of the biggest infrastructure gaps in the emerging world while also remaining exceedingly vulnerable to the effects of climate change. The region’s top investors and developers explored the nexus of sustainable investing, project…

10 Mar 2020

Chile’s Trade Surplus Narrows Despite Drop in Global Commodity Prices

While copper, the country’s main export, has had a torrid week, Fitch predicts a recovery in 2H2020.

10 Mar 2020

Fed Injects Further USD50bn Into Repo Markets to Stem Biggest Market Drop in a Decade

The US Federal Reserve bolstered its repo taps overnight in an attempt to boost market liquidity a day after the MSCI global index lost more than 7% and government bond yields collapsed, the biggest daily drop since the financial crisis.

10 Mar 2020

Double Blow to Oil Prices as Demand Plummets, Supplies Surge amid OPEC+ Breakdown

The “unthinkable” has happened – and has caught the market unaware, says MUFG in a note.

10 Mar 2020

Downgrade Would Lead to Exponential Growth in Borrowing Costs – Rand Merchant Bank

The possibility of a Moody’ downgrading the South African sovereign has long been under discussion. But according to Ettienne Le Roux, Chief Economist and Elena Ilkova, Credit Research Analyst at Rand Merchant Bank, a rating downgrade could provoke a much more severe reaction than the simply exclusion of the country’s debt from global indices.

9 Mar 2020

PMI Data Indicates Difficult Start to the Year for Kenyan Private Sector

February marked another difficult month for Kenya’s economy, with fresh PMI data from IHS Markit and Stanbic Bank indicating a second consecutive month of falling business activity.

9 Mar 2020

Credit Growth in Mexico Stays in Single-Digit Territory for Ninth Straight Month

Credit growth in Mexico in January hit 5.3% in nominal terms and 2% in real terms according to the latest data published by the Bank of Mexico, making it the ninth straight month of single-digit private sector credit growth on record and adding to a growing and worrying list of indicators signalling an economic slowdown.

9 Mar 2020

Data Shows Emerging Market Trade Benefitted Despite Rise in Protectionist Rhetoric – Ashmore Group

New data suggests intra-emerging market trade grew well above the long-term trend since 2016 despite intensifying global protectionist currents and trade wars.

9 Mar 2020