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Thought Leaders - Natalia Gurushina

Chief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy

About Natalia

Understanding the macroeconomic nuances of the emerging markets takes a keen eye, developed over years of practice.  However, more importantly, the ability to translate and clearly communicate the ramifications of these trends is an innate skill.  Natalia combines these qualities through sharing her daily views on the emerging markets.

My Insights

Emerging Markets Debt Daily

October 28, 2020

Turkey Policy Response Still Elusive

by Natalia Gurushina, Chief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy

Turkey raised its inflation forecasts but there is little appetite for another policy rate hike. South Africa’s medium-term budget looked realistic, but execution risks remain.

Emerging Markets Debt Daily

October 27, 2020

China - Pulling Brakes on Currency Strength?

by Natalia Gurushina, Chief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy

China introduced further measures to increase volatility on the exchange rate market. The Turkish currency weakened further as the market questioned the policy mix.

Emerging Markets Debt Daily

October 26, 2020

Mexico Recovery – Already Over?

by Natalia Gurushina, Chief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy

Mexico’s pace of rebound moderated in August – do authorities have political will to use the available policy space? Turkish assets are under pressure again, as the market is unhappy about the overall policy direction.

Emerging Markets Debt Daily

October 23, 2020

Passing the Policy Buck Mexico-Style

by Natalia Gurushina, Chief Economist, Emerging Markets Fixed Income Strategy

Mexico’s President calls for lower interest rates. Argentina’s external accounts show a lack of adjustment despite the deep recession.