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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    China keeps the loan prime rates on hold, defying consensus, as domestic activity bottoms out. Russia also stays on hold due to concerns that the currency’s weakness can feed into inflation.

    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    March 19, 2020

    Rate Cut Race to the Bottom Heats Up

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    EM central banks continued to cut rates in quick succession. The U.S. Federal Reserve corrected the last week’s policy mistake, opening FX swap lines with several major EM central banks.

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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    March 18, 2020

    Policy Game-Changer or Dysfunctional Markets?

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    Markets failed to react as expected to major policy announcements in the U.S. and across the globe. China’s daily coal burn points to post-coronavirus recovery.

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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    March 17, 2020

    Poland’s Central Bank - How to Succeed in Troubled Times

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    Poland and Turkey frontload monetary policy easing. The U.S. Federal Reserve contemplates reinstating commercial paper funding facility.

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    Emerging Markets Debt Daily

    March 16, 2020

    China Activity Is Down But Recovery Is In Sight

    by Natalia Gurushina, Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income

    China’s activity indicators for February looked very weak, but high-frequency indicators point to nascent recovery. The IMF says it is ready to mobilize a USD1T lending facility, as the Federal Reserve’s policy bazooka disappoints the market.

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