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Latest Market Insights

Daily Roundup

Gazprom Neft sees strong demand from institutional investors on 30-year bond – Sharjah Islamic Bank to issue benchmark-sized bond – AfDB approves loans to Nigerian banks – Kenya to impose lending and deposit rate caps

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Russian local market liquid and hungry

Russia’s local bond market remains highly liquid as the country’s economy continues to improve. The depth and appetite of the domestic market means that although sanctioned companies are not allowed to borrow from international investors, surging demand for local currency debt is seeing their bonds price closely to those of non-sanctioned Russian entities.

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Improving conditions sees EM European lending benefit the most

Credit activity is rising across EMs following accommodative central bank policies. Emerging Europe has benefitted the most across EMs, with increasing demand for loans being supported by improving lending conditions and lowering of NPLs – but Turkey bucks the trend.

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Daily Roundup

Central Bank of Turkey sets up US$200bn infra fund – Mexican sovereign, banking system revised to negative – Saudi Arabia to raise SAR20bn – Xinyuan Real Estate Co to issue follow-on dollar bond

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Sukuk index debut positive, but more work is needed for further globalisation

In Q4 2016 a select few sukuk will be listed on JP Morgan’s EMBI. The inclusion of Islamic bonds is positive for the growth of the industry, and conventional investors will likely buy into such instruments following their inclusion. However, for wider acceptance amongst the international investor community, analysts suggest further global standardisation of sukuk will be necessary.

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Emerging Markets in a Post-Brexit World: It’s The Politics, Stupid

Emerging Markets have been buffeted by a variety of negative factors this year, but have remained resilient. The overriding factor here is that the global liquidity backdrop remains supportive for risk. We expect this favourable outlook to continue into year-end. Why?

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Daily Roundup

Colombia to boost domestic borrowing – Nafin to issue first peso Mexican peso green bond – Greenko taps the market - Odebrecht Engenharia e Construção SA gets downgraded – India working on corp bond market overhaul

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Mexico’s Head of Public Credit Alberto Torres on the allure of Yen funding

The Mexican government has been very active in the international capital markets this year with various benchmark-sized transactions. Alberto Torres, Head of Public Credit at the Ministry of Finance discusses these foreign currency-denominated transactions in more detail, as well as the government’s funding strategy for next year.

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As ETFs overtake traditional funds, distortions arise

Investors continued their hunt for yield this week as fund managers ploughed some US$13.2bn into emerging markets since late July, according to figures recently published by the IIF. However, investors are getting increasingly concerned about distortions caused by liquidity imbalances and the growing uptake of ETFs.

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Daily Roundup

DHFC plans to hit the market – Wema Bank mulls NGN50bn bond – Turkey credit rating maintained by Fitch – Akbank secures 8-year loan – RBI names new Governor

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Forthcoming Events

Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico

22 Sep 2016

Four Seasons, Mexico City

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Mining & Investment Latin America Summit

24 - 25 Oct 2016

The Westin, Lima

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META Projects

25 - 26 Oct 2016

Le Meridien Hotel & Conference Centre

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Argentina

3 Nov 2016

The Four Seasons Hotel, Buenos Aires

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Turkey

16 - 17 Nov 2016

Shangri-La Bosphorus, Istanbul

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Bonds & Loans Awards Turkey

21 Feb 2017

Esma Sultan Palace

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Andes

28 Feb - 1 Mar 2017

JW Marriot, Bogota

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Africa

5 - 6 Apr 2017

Cape Town, South Africa

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Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East

26 - 27 Apr 2017

Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Chile

23 May 2017

The W Hotel, Santiago

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Bonds, Loans & Derivatives Mexico

The leading banking and finance event in Mexico

22 September 2016 Four Seasons, Mexico City