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Эксперты: девальвация юаня станет вызовом для США и не повлияет на РФ
Снижая курс юаня, Народный Банк Китая, возможно, заставит ФРС отложить повышение ставки, полагают эксперты. Они отмечают, что решение Центробанка Китая о снижении курса юаня не окажет заметного влияния на экономику РФ.
卫星新闻莫斯科12月14日电 MidLincoln Research的分析师奥万涅斯·奥加尼相在接受“卫星”新闻通讯社采访时表示,中国人民银行下调人民币汇率或为迫使美联储推迟提息
中国人民银行授权中国外汇交易中心公布,2015年12月14日银行间外汇市场人民币汇率中间价为1美元对人民币6.4495元。
FinBuzz IR Cocktail and Launch Party
FinBuzz IR Cocktail and Launch Party Report
State-owned dinosaurs loom larger on Russia investor landscape
Investors are being encouraged to take a fresh look at Russian state-owned companies with the launch of ... Gosplan Index
August is a trouble month for Russia
Onthelist and E-xecutive organise a meeting for Moscow financiers and select clients to discuss strategies
Mongolia growth slips
Mongolia funds spent is populist sais Ovanes Oganisian
MidLincoln Research announces minority block sale.
MidLincoln Research, provider of investment research and services announced that a private investor from Baltics Vladimiris Rimasevskis acquired a minority stake in a company. Mr. Rimasevskis, a veteran investor
Seppo Remes denied Russia entry visa
Incident with Remes helps to cement Russia isolation which is already full speed anyway.
Russia protests: What they could mean for Putin
Some analysts argued that Putin might even gain support following the murder. Amid worries about an anti-Russia conspiracy, Putin could be seen "a consolidating, center political figure and an adequate compromise for both left and right," Ovanes Oganisyan, a strategist at MidLincoln Research, wrote in a research note.
February MSCI Rebalancing Watch Magnit vs. Norilsk
No Changes expected.. But 10-40 index might see the switch between Magnit and Norilsk
Les banques russes craignent d’être exclues du système financier
L’autre risque concerne une baisse supplémentaire des cours du pétrole, qui «pourrait conduire à une panique bancaire», selon l’expert financier Ovanes Oganisian, stratège chez Midlincoln.
Выходцы из Goldman и Ренкапа запускают хедж-фонд
Бывший кредитный аналитик Goldman Sachs Group Inc Павел Мамай и бывший трейдер «Ренессанс капитал» Антон Завьялов запускают хедж-фонд на $130 миллионов для скупки активов, подешевевших на фоне ухудшения экономической ситуации ....по данным MidLincoln Research, 22-26 декабря впервые за шесть недель получили приток средств в $177,7 миллионов. Из них на Россию, в которую деньги поступали уже вторую неделю подряд, пришлось $10 миллионов.
Police detain Kremlin critic Navalny at rally
Ovanes Oganisyan, a strategist at investment consultancy firm MidLincoln Research, said that protests are were still likely – despite the suspended sentence. Navalny is also expected to be very “energetic and aggressive” in pursuing freedom for his brother.
Russia vows to challenge $50bn Yukos ruling
"Unfortunately it looks like nationalisation of Yukos went in favor of Putin’s state oligarchs who were primary beneficiaries of the whole process," write analysts at Midlincoln Research. "While now the taxpayers are supposed to pay the state debt associated with Yukos."
Low ruble rates press on ruble
Would CBR increase the rate, pressure on ruble would be less
It Invest will tell about markets in video
Ovanes Oganisian is the initial guest of the IT Invest TV will talk about oil price
Russia Is Ready to Rein In the Ratings Agencies
The worst thing that could happen for a bank in this situation is for their credit rating to be downgraded below investment grade, effectively cutting off their access to financing,” says Ovanes Oganisyan, an analyst at the MidLincoln Research investment strategy consulting firm in Moscow.
Couple of points on Alibaba IPO.
Alibaba rings a bell as biggest IPO is a service company and comes from a country which used to be world's workshop
Rosja drży przed unijnymi sankcjami gospodarczymi
Od dziś wchodzą w życie pierwsze sankcje Unii Europejskiej, wymierzone w całe sektory rosyjskiej gospodarki. Unia zdecydowała się na ten krok, by powstrzymać Moskwę od wspierania prorosyjskich rebeliantów na Ukrainie.
MSCI Launched ex-Russia Indexes. Signaled it will remove VTB (probably its largerst client in Russia)
Как отметил стратег Midlincoln Research Ованес Оганесян, это стандартная процедура при корпоративном действии, однако санкции могут сделать ее не совсем обычной. Кроме того, он отметил, что если бы не было корпоративного действия, то, возможно, MSCI и не проводила бы никаких консультаций
Sanctiones Will Negatively Affect Russian Economy
Russia is much more succeptible in financial sector than in the oil and gas sector
New Sanctions Will Affect Liquidity:
Bloomberg Interviewed Ovanes Oganisian on sanctiones
Russia may be moved to FM markets Category
Russian market moves closer to resemble market in Kazakhstan where infrustructure is great but liquidity is poor and market is heavily concenrated in just a few names
Ukraine Election Brings Market Triumph for Bonds: Russia Credit
Poroshenko's election victory is "quite positive for the Ukrainian investment case," according to Ovanes Oganisyan, a strategist at MidLincoln Research in Moscow. "In Russian bonds there was a move already, but Russia will also be in a much better spot. There is reason to be slightly more optimistic."
MSCI May Rebalancing Preview
According O.Oganesyan, Russia's weight in the index MSCI EM may be even lower - 4.7%. "As the Russian economy as a whole, the stock market there are structural problems. Large companies set too high a bar for inclusion in the index of other Russian companies, so many issuers officials simply have no chance to get into the base for the calculation of indices MSCI.
Wall Street investment bank's dilemma: stay away from or close to Russia?
Moscow Midlincoln Institute strategist Ovanes Oganisian on Bloomberg told reporters that "at the moment this time, only Putin's most loyal partner in the St. Petersburg forum will show up, they will pretend to Ukraine incident behind, but the truth is Russia's position in the emerging markets already are not as important. "
Deposit Insurance Fund gets additional 2 bn$ for Crimea
Furthermore, according to Midlincoln Research Ovanes Oganisian, whats coming to a fund is a way to recapitalise the fund in the environment of higher revoking licensing frequency rates.
Wall Street Ties to Putin Threatened as Sanctions Bite

Ukraine Crisis Nets Billions of Dollars for Kremlin

Moscow Bourse Weight Upped in MSCI 10/40

Upcoming MSCI 10-40 rebalancing

Russia Stocks Climb as Norilsk to Rosneft Gain on Ruble Weakness

Ulyukaev wants to speed up privatisation

俄股市70%自由流通股为外国人持有

Russian Central Bank is up for reorganisation of regional structure.

Masterbank mess could help Sberbank to get hold of

infrastructure

Retailer Metro is moving closer to Moscow Exchange

Boeing 737 Crashes in Russian City of Kazan, Killing 50

Russian oil and gas sector, avoiding toilet paper shortage

My favorite research piece

Is Russia on the Path of Becoming a Frontier Market?

Contact Sport of Russian M&A

Looking for the Center of Financial Mass



Russia's Economic Epic

Trends for 2012 and 2013 | The Moscow Times

Pussy Riot Verdict, What will the market say?

Privatization of the Pension System Delayed

Trends on the Russian M&A Market: Theory vs. Practice

A Pre-election Buy-Back

Will Fast Russian Companies Ever Emerge?

New IPOs Get Squeezed by the Size of Gazprom

History of Russia's IPOs as Reflected in the MSCI Russia Index

AvtoVAZ — an Ongoing Problem

The Last Convergence Attempt – State Firms Must Focus on Profit and Dividends

Small Business Vanishes



The Future Landscape of the Russian Stock Marke

Boosting Russia's Export Trade

Alchemists Sought Philosopher's Stone, Investors Prefer Gas

Recent Research


2016-02-10
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Canadian mining companies January Performance: One way to escape the turbulence is to hide in a select Canadian gold stock. Comment : .. Stocks are weaker week to date: Brent oil price drops almost 10%, Greek bond yields jump to over 10% l


2016-02-10
MidLincoln Research Real Estate Weekly
Chart: Asset Structure Some perspective on how real estate dwarfs the rest of the asset universe Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/story/some-perspective-on-how-real-estate-dwarfs-the-rest-of-the-asset-universe-2016-01-25 Table of Contents:


2016-02-09
ML Morning Meeting
Reitarating a Summary of different New Years Dates Around the World. Abriged version today... Third of the world is closed for New Years Celebrations withdrawing support for the markets. Best since the start of the week among various stock m


2016-02-09
MidLincoln Monthly (Temp Free Access)
Overall emerging markets are suffering from flight to dollars. The triple surpluses that emerging markets had created i in the environment of higher commodities prices and lower rates are vanishing as sovereign reserves are spent on supporting local


2016-02-08
ML FundFlow Feb 8
Chart: Emerging Market Fund Flow Ticks Up In the past such upticks meant good news for the markets Source: MidLincoln Research Emerging markets fund flow showed 1131.0 USD mn of inflow. While Frontier Markets funds showed 4.9 USD mn of i
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2016-02-08
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Venezuela the worst carbon polluter in Latin America, Brazil among the best (from http://latincorrespondent.com/_ Market Comment Political & Economic News Today's Economic Events Today's Stock Results Recent ML Reports Key


2016-02-05
ML Morning Meeting
China growth target below 7% for 2016 Comment Emerging markets stocks are slightly better while DM stocks lag. Amazing volatility in Russian stocks that swing back and forth over 6% since the start of the week. Brent edges down to below 35$/b


2016-02-05
Energy/Metals/Softs MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
Chart: Oil price hints at future economy? Oil price moves could be a precursor to future economic problems Source: DB OIL Brent Morgan Stanley Says Crude Oil Prices To Slide, Cuts Average 2016 ... Oil price: why is it rising despite more e


2016-02-05
ML GEM Technology Update
Chart: Global Service Growth Emerging Markets Services growth in 2007 vs. 2014 is not as robust. Comment Best last week among stocks was Vanguard International Semiconductor Corp (5347:TT) +29.42%, Novatek Microelectronics Corp (3034:TT)


2016-02-04
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: FT Argues that GEM local investors are putting money in while international AM are taking money out Comment Stocks are still pretty weak. Oil price bounce back and Brent trades above 35$/bbl. Gold is quite strong week to date. Best s


2016-02-04
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Weekly BondPETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 26PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 24PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 27MONGOLIA (GOVERNMENT) RegS 22 Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields D


2016-02-03
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Dodd-Frank and Basel III mandated higher capital requirements and thus lower overall leverage levels in financial sector (source: MotherJones.com). But probably not in China. Comment: Stocks are mostly weaker. The fortunes of oil exporter


2016-02-03
MidLincoln Research Real Estate Weekly
Table of Contents: Real Estate Yields and News Real Estate Funds Fundflow Logistic Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Warehouses Retail Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Retail Office Real Estate Yield


2016-02-03
ML Frontier Markets Update
YTD Frontier Markets Performance -- TUNISIA 13.42%, JAMAICA 9.08%, MOROCCO 1.52%, BANGLADESH 1.30%, FM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN INDEX 1.15%, ARGENTINA 1.15%, FM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN INDEX 1.15%, ESTONIA -0.03%, MAURITIUS -0.86%, TRINIDAD AND


2016-02-02
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Oil price drop by 80% was dramatic. While at the same time gold price has been fairly resilient. Gold has been not the only resilient asset, but its was an obvious hedge against emerging markets risk, higher developed market rates and possibly


2016-02-02
ML GEM Model Portfolio Update
ML GEMs portfolio is 2 years old. Overall since inception our performance was 30.65%, while our GEM benchmark showed performance of -13.96% If any clients are interested in running the same strategy with real money - Performance update sin
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2016-02-01
Weekly Fund flow Feb 1
Emerging markets fund flow showed -1092.7 USD mn of outflow.. While Frontier Markets funds showed 0.0 USD mn of inflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed 1.8 USD mn of inflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed -1303.9 USD mn of outflow. CHINA Equity
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2016-02-01
ML Weekly
Chart In This Weekly: Life beyond oil: MSCI UAE Index halved during the last 12-15 months while UAE ministers concluded a two-day retreat in Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, directed the launch of the new strat


2016-02-01
Russia January 2016 Review
Russia Last Month Review Russia RTSI$:IND Index lost-1.49% last month. To finish the month at 745.3 MSCI Russia Index lost-0.94% last month. Its overall down -0.94% since the beginning of the year. At the same time MSCI Emerging Markets
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2016-01-29
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Oil price does this to excite everybody Comment Russian stocks are finishing the week up over 6% measured by the GDRs as oil price ends the week up 5.2% with Brent at 34.3. Ruble gains 1.9% against USD. China domestic stocks lose 7.7


2016-01-29
Energy/Metals/Softs MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Brent Brent oil prices over $35 on Russia's confirmation of talks with OPEC Oil sheds gains after big inventory build Brent crude oil price drops to new low of $32 a barrel as US output ... US oil settles down 96 cents, or 3.26%, at $28.46 a


2016-01-28
ML Morning Meeting
Chart:Turkish, Russian stocks are still better than MSCI GEM index at start of the year as China sinks. Key Comment Turkish, Russian stocks are supported through the mid of the week. China domestic names are a bit better but still leading the los


2016-01-28
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Weekly BondPETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 24VENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 18PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA MTN RegS 21PETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 22 Top 20 GEM Sovere
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2016-01-27
ML Morning Meeting
Globalisation - last step. Since mid of last year China domestic stocks (Shanghai composite) and S&P 500 start correlating. Comment China domestic stocks fall 9.8% vs the start of the week level followed by Hong Kong stocks. While Turkey and


2016-01-27
MidLincoln Research Real Estate Weekly
Table of Contents: Real Estate Yields and News Real Estate Funds Fundflow Logistic Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Warehouses Retail Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Retail Office Real Estate Yield


2016-01-26
ML Morning Meeting
Gold and gold stocks have been quite defensive in January, with Harmony Gold significantly ahead. Comment Week starts with Turkey and Poland stocks are somewhat supported. China domestic stocks are leading losers. Ruble is weak so is tenge


2016-01-25
ML Fund Flow Weekly Jan 25
Emerging markets fund flow showed -1212.1 USD mn of outflow.. While Frontier Markets funds showed -1.2 USD mn of outflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed -13.0 USD mn of outflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed -3.7 USD mn of outflow. CHINA Equit
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2016-01-25
ML Weekly
Last week finished with Russian stocks jumping on Friday, while Russian stocks winning in the weekly performance rankings with RTS index finishing up 6%. Brazil, Poland and Turkey stocks finished the week as laggards. In FX space yen and reais finish


2016-01-22
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Interestingly that Iran has fairly developed middle class. Still it is being serviced in somewhat non-western way. Further development of the consumer sectors in Iran, will possibly imply westernization of these sectors � arrival of large me


2016-01-22
Energy/Metals/Softs MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Brent Oil Prices Rally Above $31 a Barrel on Central Bank Stimulus Hopes Oil price: 'enormous strain' to remain throughout 2016 US oil settles down 96 cents, or 3.26%, at $28.46 a barrel Brent crude oil price drops to new low of $32 a barrel


2016-01-21
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Weekly BondVENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 18VENEZUELA BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF RegS 22VENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 19VENEZUELA BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF RegS 26
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2016-01-21
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Russia RTS Index as a multiple of Brent price. Chart shows that in the previous crisis in 2008 and 1998 and during the smaller episodes like in 2004 and 2011 there is a pattern developing in the chart of RTS index expressed as a multiple of th


2016-01-21
Midlincoln Frontier Markets Update
Chart: According to Worldbank Doing Business Report 2015, Pakistan has fairly impressive results in terms of investor protection. the higher the values to 10, the greater the exent of the corresponding quality. Also Ukraine becomes a member of UN s


2016-01-20
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Top GDP growth 2016 forecasts for selected countries. Growth depends on 16 large economies: 8 from emerging markets and 8 from developed. Comment China domestic stocks, Pakistan stocks as well as Russian stocks emerge as winners thi


2016-01-20
ML DM Technology Update
Chart: Penetration of active mobile broadband subscription and overall internet usage still has double digit upside potential Source: FT Comment Developed markets Technology sector dropped 0.46% in the last week vs. S&P 500 index which was


2016-01-19
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Oil price and Baltic Dry Index finally catch up with each other after years of non-correlation. Suggesting that perhaps the economic problems weigh down on oil price just as much or may be even far more than any supply overhang. Comment:Chi


2016-01-18
ML Weekly
Rob Saunders � portfolio managers of RedSun AM has been looking at the list of Iran stocks He could not quite choose which stock to buy a porcelain company stock, a tile and ceramics company stock, a glass company stock, a couple of cement producer


2016-01-17
MidLincoln Research Aggregates for Funds
Emerging markets fund flow showed -177.7 USD mn of outflow.. While Frontier Markets funds showed 4.8 USD mn of inflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed 7.1 USD mn of inflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed 601.1 USD mn of inflow. CHINA Equity fund
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2016-01-15
ML Morning Meeting
Wile M&A activity has vanished in this part of the world. In the last 15 months financial world seen IPO of new currencies in Russia, Kazakhstan Comment Stocks continue weaker this week. S&P 500 down a percentage point. China domestic stocks are


2016-01-15
Energy/Metals/Softs MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Brent Bounce in oil prices lifts energy shares, US stocks Brent Oil Briefly Drops Below $30 a Barrel Oil price to slide towards $20 a barrel, warns Morgan Stanley More cutbacks and job losses are on the way in the oil sector as ... Brent cru


2016-01-14
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: More on the military spending, given where the world is today. Per capita as well as vs. GDP rankings place the usual suspects at the top of the rankings. Comment: Stocks are mostly down in the second week of trading this year. China dome


2016-01-14
MidLincoln Research Real Estate Weekly
Table of Contents: Real Estate Yields and News Real Estate Funds Fundflow Logistic Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Warehouses Retail Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Retail Office Real Estate Yield


2016-01-14
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Weekly BondVENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 18VENEZUELA BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF RegS 22VENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 19VENEZUELA BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF RegS 26
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2016-01-13
ML Morning Meeting
Military Budgets: Who is the number one and two is clear. But further rankings are messy. E.g. Saudi Arabia military spending tops France and is just a notch below Russian spent for 2014. Comment: China domestic stocks are losing over 5% this


2016-01-08
ML Morning Meeting
SCMP flashed these charts showing hot money flows into and subsequently from China and cumulative PBOC reserves flow shows that since 2013 China reserves declined by almost 1trillion US dollars and possibly experience hot money outflows of roughly 80


2016-01-08
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Weekly BondPETROLEOS DE VENEZUELA SA RegS 22VENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 18VENEZUELA (BOLVARIAN REPUBLIC OF) RegS 19VENEZUELA BOLIVARIAN REPUBLIC OF RegS 22 Top 20


2016-01-08
Energy/Metals/Softs MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Brent Brent crude oil price drops to new low of $32 a barrel as US output ... Oil producers brace for more cuts and say Brent price could hit the ... New round of Opec wars sees oil price crash towards $34 Oil price crashes to $33 – and cou


2016-01-07
ML Morning Meeting
Bloomberg flashed this chart of historic est p/book. Our take on this as folllows: GEM Valuations are still far above 2008 lows despite the commodities slump, and certain sectors like energy and materials in havoc. The banks and consumer companies as


2016-01-06
ML Morning Meeting
Micex, China domestic stocks are among the best performing markets measured in local currencies. Comment Stocks are weaker across the board since the start of the week. China domesctic stocks and Japan stocks are leading losers. Turkish lira an


2016-01-06
ML Fund Flow Between Dec 31 and Dec 24
Emerging markets fund flow showed 1400.8 USD mn of inflow. While Frontier Markets funds showed 0.5 USD mn of inflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed -1.3 USD mn of outflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed 0.3 USD mn of inflow. CHINA Equity fund


2016-01-05
ML Russia December and 2015 review
Russia RTSI$:IND Index lost-10.76% last month. To finish the month at 756.56 MSCI Russia Index lost-10.80% last month. Its overall down -0.05% since the beginning of the year. At the same time MSCI Emerging Markets Index is down -2.48% last


2016-01-02
ML Former Soviet States Monthly Update
Armenia Azerbaijan, Armenia presidents meet on breakaway region/.../ Prime Minister is convinced for Armenia to record successes in 2016/.../ PM: We managed to withstand difficulties and record economic growth/.../ Rating agencies' negative out


2016-01-01
ML Morning Meeting
Happy New Year! In a chart today we summarize all the new year dates in various calendars. Comment Last week of the year was weak. Pakistan and Idian stocks are slightly stronger while Russian and Brazil stocks are weaker. Ruble is weak, Aussie


2016-01-01
Energy/Metals/Softs MidLincoln Commodities Weekly
OIL Brent Brent crude price stumbles as Iran raises stakes in oil price war Brent Oil Prices Fall to Levels Not Seen Since 2004 Oil price in pre-holiday rally, but gains will be limited Brent Crude Falls; Oil Prices End at Nearly Seven-Year Lows


2016-01-01
ML Monthly Frontier Update
MSCI Index YTD JAMAICA 71.2%, ESTONIA 7.9%, LEBANON 0.9%, FM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN INDEX -1.2%, ARGENTINA -1.2%, FM LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN INDEX -1.2%, ROMANIA -1.5%, JORDAN -4.3%, TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO -5.9%, VIETNAM -6.4%, BOTSWANA -9.1%,


2015-12-31
ML Morning Meeting
Russia, Brazil, Turkey and Norway are not coping with inflation. (Chart from the Economist) Comment Japan stocks lead this week while Russian and Brazil stocks are the laggards in dollar terms. In FX space ' ruble, tenge are weaker, while Aussi


2015-12-31
MidLincoln GEMs Fixed Income Queries and Stance Weekly
Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Yields Climbs Change USD Eurobonds (Losers) Weekly BondESKOM HOLDINGS LTD RegS 21BANCO NAC DE DESEN ECONO RegS 18CORPORACION NACIONAL DEL COBRE DE RegS 20BRAZIL (FEDERATIVE REPUBLIC OF) 24 Top 20 GEM Sovereign Bonds Y


2015-12-30
ML Morning Meeting
Looking at this chart, my favorite investment destination will be in Bangladesh, Madagaskar, Tanzania, Turkmenistan and Ecuador. Comment Germany stocks are the leaders this week, followed by Russian stocks. Australia and Turkey stocks lag. Rub


2015-12-30
MidLincoln Research Real Estate Weekly
Table of Contents: Real Estate Yields and News Real Estate Funds Fundflow Logistic Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Warehouses Retail Real Estate Yields Some facts about Moscow Retail Office Real Estate Yield


2015-12-29
ML Morning Meeting
Chart: Parabolic rise of US debt on log scale Comment: Pakistan, India stocks start week as leaders, while Russian stocks and China domestic stocks lag In FX space ruble and tenge are weaker vs. USD while reais and Azerbaijan manat are slightly


2015-12-29
ML GEMs Update
Since last rebalancing on 2015-05-21 Countries where we have done well in relative terms include Brazil, China, India, Russia, South Africa, Korea, Turkey, While countries where we have done poorly in relative terms include Countries where we


2015-12-28
MidLincoln Research Aggregates for Funds
Emerging markets fund flow showed 495.4 USD mn of inflow. While Frontier Markets funds showed -3.1 USD mn of outflows. BRAZIL Equity funds showed -0.6 USD mn of outflow. BRAZIL Fixed Income funds showed -0.2 USD mn of outflow. CHINA Equity fun


2015-12-28
ML Weekly
Key Comment South Africa stocks made it to the winners last week. Followed by the US stocks China domestic stocks and Korean stocks were the losers. Azerbaijan banat halved vs greenback last week, ZA R and TRY were also somewhat weaker vs US


2015-12-25
ML Morning Meeting
This year US Market returns does not make this Christmas tree taller. Comment: South Africa, Russian stocks lead this week. Nikkey, China domestic stock lag. Azerbaijan manat, South Africa rand and Turkish lira are losers vs. green back this

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Countries of Focus BRICS+, FSU, Frontier



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Russia

  • Who Is Moscow's Favorite Among The U.S. Presidential Candidates?
  • SERKAN DEMÄ°RTAÅž >EU, NATO should press Russia to stop ...
  • Russia Will Give Emerging-Market Growth a Boost: BofA
  • Russia: Investment in oil and gas exploration may drop 10-15% in ...
  • A New Wave Of Ethnic Russians Leaving Kazakhstan
  • Europe to US on Iran: You Snooze, You Lose (Part 2)
  • US: 'Homegrown Sunnis', Russia & China top intel chiefs' list of 2016 ...
  • American In Charge Of Ukraine's Finances Thinks Russia Debt Deal ...

    China

  • China Struggles for Balance in Response to North Korea's Boldness
  • Human Services Minister Stuart Robert refuses to answer key ...
  • India outpaces China in 2015 economic growth
  • Why oil will recover faster than metals
  • China Stocks: Make Money Following Beijing's Lead
  • China exports positive, eases growth fears, helps oil
  • China budget deficit widens in 2015, revenue growth weakest since ...
  • Investors Should Worry About China's Debt-Burdened Cities

    South Africa

  • South African President Jacob Zuma agrees to repay $24m of public ...
  • South Africa: President Jacob Zuma Meets With Prime Minister of the ...
  • Economic stagnation feels just like recession to the South African ...
  • News of Growth Forecast Cut Brings Urgency to Zuma's Efforts to ...
  • Israeli Labor Party Adopts the Apartheid Mantra
  • The ugly: South Africa
  • #Davos: SA's budget spending is under control - Zuma
  • Moody's Says South African Debt Could Surpass 50% of GDP

    Korea

  • South Korea's President Park calls for multilateral North Korea ...
  • Images emerge of N. Korea booster debris; US official: satellite ...
  • TPP Adds to South Korean Economic Woes
  • House-proud Koreans embrace decor as IKEA, rivals tap singles
  • A Red Flag for Red Colobus
  • Consensus Economics: S. Korea's Growth to Remain in 2% Range
  • Hankook execs hope to build on '15 growth
  • Korea's National Debt to Exceed W600 Trillion

    India

  • India, Thailand Talk Defense During Vice President Visit
  • Former Nepal PM Sushil Koirala dies at 78; India lost a valued friend ...
  • India outpaces China in 2015 economic growth
  • Need $5 billion more to make biotech a $100 billion sector: Kiran ...
  • Facebook's 'Free Basics' Drive in India Banned, Shares Fall
  • India's exports growth unlikely to improve due to weak global ...
  • History Shows Why Rajan's Urging India Budget Discipline: Chart
  • India's debt position remains comfortable, says Jaitley

    Turkey

  • Turkey's President Recep Tayip Erdogan Rewards Cigarette ...
  • Germany, Turkey vow diplomatic effort to end Aleppo violence
  • FTC guns for Georgia debt collector
  • Kenya debt yields seen rising
  • Turkey's population expanding, Istanbul still most crowded city
  • WASDE: Higher pork production seen in 2016
  • LALE KEMAL
  • China's Forex Reserves Fall by Record $107.9 Billion on Yuan Fears

    Brazil

  • Zika Virus Outbreak Updates: Brazil's President Calls Zika 'Real ...
  • While Brazil rejects Israeli envoy, it inaugurates Palestinian embassy
  • Analysts expect Brazil's economy to contract almost 3 pct. in 2016
  • BTG Plans to Hold On to `Core' Businesses, Including Commodities
  • Inventec expects sales growth on smart device, solar power ...
  • Currency Wars and the Age of Financial Instability
  • Brazil mulls flexible 2016 fiscal goal as revenues drop: source
  • Brazil firms face junk ratings as GDP falls – Fitch

    Australia

  • Swimming Australia President criticises response to London 2012 ...
  • Turnbull under pressure to dump Stuart Robert over 'private' China trip
  • Malcolm Turnbull unconvinced GST hike would encourage ...
  • 'Australia has potential to spur more biotech success stories'
  • The Medtech Hub Down Under
  • Thailand stops Australian salad imports
  • Time to end Costello's dividend imputation rort
  • Moody's downgrades Western Australia's debt rating

    Canada

  • Readout of the President's Call with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of ...
  • Andrew Coyne: Now a word from our prime minister on Canada's ...
  • CANADA STOCKS-Futures lower on global economic growth ...
  • Science Minister Kirsty Duncan Celebrates 40 Years of Science at ...
  • Trudeau's 2015 Election Sweep in Canada Foreshadows a 2016 ...
  • WASDE Report for 2/9/16
  • Canada to present federal budget week of March 21 - sources
  • Government shouldn't be adding to Canada's debt load

    Former Soviet Union Countries


    Georgia

  • Zippy Duvall of Georgia elected American Farm Bureau president
  • Georgia Lawmakers Approve a New Prime Minister
  • Moody's: Georgia Faces Challenge of Ensuring Healthy Economic ...
  • The second meeting of Georgia-UK Wardrop Dialogue has been ...
  • South Georgia communities reeling from childhood cancer outbreak
  • Waiting for $1 Billion: American CyberSystems Slowly Pursues ...
  • Georgia governor files record budget request
  • FTC guns for Georgia debt collector

    Armenia

  • Armenia President signs laws passed by National Assembly
  • Prime Minister is convinced for Armenia to record successes in 2016
  • Economist sees double-digit economic growth opportunities in ...
  • Kiwis on last spending spree with dollar tipped to plunge
  • It's 'No to Plunder', Not an Armenian 'Maidan'
  • Large Fish Farm in Armenia Goes Bankrupt; Fish Farmers' Union ...
  • Armenian National Assembly committees to open 2016 draft budget ...
  • B&E | Armenia's External Debt Crisis : The Collapse is Imminent

    Belarus

  • Belarus' government instructed to study protection of country's ...
  • Lukashenko decides to reappoint Belarus' prime minister and vice ...
  • Belarus Is Outsider Economic Growth Rate Even Among CIS Countries
  • Reducing inflation among Belarus' monetary policy priorities in 2016
  • Kochanova: No social assistance program curtailed in Belarus
  • Exports of Russian agricultural machinery in Azerbaijan hits record
  • EBRD might help renovate M10 highway
  • Korean industrial output decline worsens

    Russia

  • Who Is Moscow's Favorite Among The U.S. Presidential Candidates?
  • SERKAN DEMÄ°RTAÅž >EU, NATO should press Russia to stop ...
  • Russia Will Give Emerging-Market Growth a Boost: BofA
  • Russia: Investment in oil and gas exploration may drop 10-15% in ...
  • A New Wave Of Ethnic Russians Leaving Kazakhstan
  • Europe to US on Iran: You Snooze, You Lose (Part 2)
  • US: 'Homegrown Sunnis', Russia & China top intel chiefs' list of 2016 ...
  • American In Charge Of Ukraine's Finances Thinks Russia Debt Deal ...

    Kazakhstan

  • Kazakhstan's Singing President
  • Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament
  • North Kazakhstan Region's Economic Growth Reached 102.8 ...
  • Decline Expected for Investment Technology Group (ITG) Earnings ...
  • Central Asia: A Different Kind of Threat
  • A Perfect Storm in Central Asia
  • Kazakhstan Moves to Diversify Commodities-Dependent Economy
  • RPT-Fitch Rates Kazakhstan's National Management Holding ...

    Latvia

  • Latvian President Nominates Kucinskis to Form Government
  • Kucinskis Nominated for Prime Minister in Latvia
  • SEB: Latvia's economic growth may reach 2.9% in 2015, highest ...
  • Latvia woos Polish investments
  • Riga Old Town Christmas fair celebrates its 10th anniversary
  • Estonia's new PM says Russia sanctions would hurt, but may be ...
  • Riga Castle collector coin issued
  • Euro zone sets Latvia's entry rate to club still in crisis

    Lithuania

  • Lithuania President Says Ukraine May Be Granted EU Visa-free ...
  • Statoil to supply LNG to Lithuania's Achema - prime minister
  • Swedbank cuts Estonia's 2016 growth estimate, leaves Lithuania's ...
  • Baltics finally aligning on energy security
  • Lithuania – a strong magnet for business and tech
  • Lithuania: Positive change in economy conditioned by ...
  • Seimas speaker not worried about budget warnings from EC
  • Estonia reports smallest government debt in EU in Q3

    Estonia

  • Estonian President: "We will handle this migration crisis if we show ...
  • Cyprus seeks closer ties with Estonia, help with e-government
  • Wednesday afternoon briefing: Brexits, bigamists and balls (of the ...
  • World Bank forecasts 4.2 percent GDP growth in Kyrgyzstan in 2016
  • Korea unveils stimulus measures for economic growth
  • Connectivity Wars: Weaponizing Interdependence
  • Beck Mack & Oliver LLC Has $3061000 Position in Encana Co. (ECA)
  • Estonia reports smallest government debt in EU in Q3

    Kyrgyzstan

  • South Korea exports fall in every month of 2015
  • Kyrgyz Prime Minister promises no sharp exchange rates fluctuations
  • Putin's Ploys in Central Asia Edward Lemon and Joe Schottenfeld
  • Ishtamberdy Mine Highlights Kyrgyzstan's Gold Dependency ...
  • Central Asia: A Different Kind of Threat
  • Smaller Cabinet helps Prime Minister Modi cut spendings
  • Island of democracy in Central Asia
  • Hope for higher India economic growth

    Tajikistan

  • Tajikistan parliament considers unlimited terms for President ...
  • Li Keqiang Meets with Prime Minister Kokhir Rasulzoda of Tajikistan
  • From Russia with love
  • Eyeing opportunities to invest in Iran? Read this first
  • Tajikistan, China to boost economic cooperation
  • Central Asian migrants feel the pain of Russia's economic downturn
  • In Tajikistan, Debt-Ridden Farmers Say They Are the Pawns

    Turkmenistan

  • Turkmen President Says 'Neigh' to Horse Name Changes
  • UK's new envoy on trade with Azerbaijan appointed
  • Don't Try to Exchange Your Manats for Dollars in Turkmenistan
  • Trans-Caspian gas pipeline – promising project, says Turkmen ...
  • Turkmenistan: One (Pre-Filled) Laptop Per Child
  • Enhancing the Common European Asylum System and Alternatives ...
  • Turkmenistan: Where Is Turkmenbashi's Money?
  • Standbeeld voor leider Turkmenistan

    Azerbaijan

  • President Aliyev: Azerbaijan-Pakistan political relations at high level
  • Romania's nat'l culture day to be celebrated in Azerbaijan
  • Economic growth in Azerbaijan slows to 1 pct in 2015
  • Lebanon to host 1st Arab League-Central Asia-Azerbaijan ...
  • Bank of Korea cuts growth, inflation forecasts on market turmoil
  • Foreign trade of Azerbaijan (January-November 2015)
  • Azerbaijan's budget received AZN 2.3 bn of revenue less in 2015
  • North Korea touts upscale ski resort after H-bomb test

    Moldova

  • Moldovan President Moves To End Political Crisis
  • Moldova opposition protests against Plahotniuc nomination for ...
  • Ukraine signed the FTA with the EU. Now what?
  • The 13th edition of the National Folk Traditions Festival starts this ...
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in Moldova
  • EU steps in to reverse Russian embargo on Moldovan fruits
  • Now might be the time to buy Russia. Yes, really.
  • How Did One Billion Dollars Disappear From This Small Country?

    Ukraine

  • Ukraine's President Says Risk of Open War With Russia "Greater ...
  • 'We won't let Russia outmaneuver us' – Ukrainian PM
  • Akholi Research Says Technology to Lead Ukraine's Economic ...
  • Franklin Templeton's Hasenstab snapping up debt at 'cheapest ...
  • Newsbriefs
  • MEPs urge Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine to pursue reform and Russia ...
  • IMF accepts Ukraine's budget, changes to tax code pending
  • Ukraine's Debt Falls as Minister's Exit Shows Government Cracks

    Uzbekistan

  • Uzbekistan keen on enhancing bilateral trade with Pakistan
  • Uzbekistan: Protests stop medieval minaret demolition
  • WB keeps Uzbek GDP growth forecast for 2016
  • Huaxin sales increase 30 per cent since Holcim investment, China
  • Uzbekistan Wants Migrants to Come Home
  • Tourism income indicators expect to show decline of 18% in 2015 ...
  • Uzbek state budget surplus amounts to 0.2% of GDP
  • Uzbekistan, Russia in new stage of cooperation

    Frontier Countries


    Mongolia

  • Mongolia ushers in new generation of defence educators
  • Back in the saddle?
  • Mongolia's economic crisis: an end to corporate social responsibility?
  • CORRECTED-Mongolia to ease restrictions on private foreign ...
  • Can developing nations employ universal cash transfer programs?
  • Have Commodities Reached An Inflection Point?
  • Mongolia President Elbegdorj Wants to Change Rio Agreement
  • TDBM bond raises questions about Mongolian finances

    Lebanon

  • Can Hariri Co-exist with a Strong Christian President in Lebanon?
  • Prime Minister On The Way To Lebanon
  • Haston named Lebanon economic development head
  • Fix it and they will come
  • The Arab World Is in Transformation
  • Trade balance deficit improves by 12 percent

  • Bangladesh

  • Work hard to push Bangladesh ahead, President asks students
  • Treason case filed against former Bangladeshi prime minister ...
  • Why water governance is key to growth in Bangladesh
  • Reduce cost of doing business for faster growth
  • Gas utility
  • Slower global growth may strain Bangladesh exports
  • Bangladesh Country Risk Report Q1 2016, New Report Launched
  • How does Bangladesh compare to Greece?

    Sri Lanca

  • India, Sri Lanka Ties Have Matured Over Time: President Pranab ...
  • Try swearing, Prime Minister
  • National Chamber's concerns on Sri Lankan economy
  • Decoding the complexities of the fall hunt

    Croatia

  • Croatian President Grants Controversial Pardons
  • First Meeting Between Croatian and Slovenian Prime Ministers Held ...
  • Bloomberg: Croatia Among 10 Worst Economies in the World
  • EU-bound Croatia craves investors but drags feet on reforms
  • How to defeat the enemies of natural marriage Steven Mosher
  • Croatia's Exports Grow By 10.5 Percent
  • Croatia needs to cut budget gap by 4.5 bln HRK, official says
  • Croatian parliament approves new centre-right cabinet, focus on ...

    Bahrein

  • HM the King, Tunisian president hold talks
  • Sri Lankan Ambassador calls on Bahrain Prime Minister
  • BCCI hosts Asharqia Chamber's delegation

    Mauritus

  • Mauritius: Ephemeral Art Exhibition to Celebrate Mauritian Creativity ...
  • Mauritius: China Expresses Interests for Mauritius to Be Part of the ...
  • Mauritius: Waiting on a second economic miracle
  • S. Korea's 2015 tax deficit to be higher than expected: report
  • Semashko: Belarus' GDP to go up 2% in 2015

    Jordan

  • Israel and Jordan Have Cause for Concern as Assad's Troops Make ...
  • Ease European Union Trade Rules With Jordan, Britain's Prime ...
  • 39m Canadian dollars to fund two economic growth projects in Jordan
  • Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour: Interview
  • Mizzou Professor Melissa Click Charged with Assault for Handling of ...
  • Missed growth potential
  • Crisis situation needs attention
  • Jordan may seek more help from the IMF

    Tunisia

  • Tunisia: President Essebsi forecasts a better 2016, reforms to revive ...
  • Tunisia: Mohamed Ennaceur Receives Mauritanian Prime Minister
  • Economic reform: tackling the root causes of extremism in Tunisia
  • UPDATE 1-Tunisia offers Arab funds $1.26 bln investment ...
  • Tunisia Wins the Nobel Peace Prize
  • Tunisia treads path to political stability but still faces tests
  • Hollande's Tunisia Visit Upsets Some Civil Society Advocates

    Estonia

  • Estonian President: "We will handle this migration crisis if we show ...
  • Cyprus seeks closer ties with Estonia, help with e-government
  • Wednesday afternoon briefing: Brexits, bigamists and balls (of the ...
  • World Bank forecasts 4.2 percent GDP growth in Kyrgyzstan in 2016
  • Korea unveils stimulus measures for economic growth
  • Connectivity Wars: Weaponizing Interdependence
  • Beck Mack & Oliver LLC Has $3061000 Position in Encana Co. (ECA)
  • Estonia reports smallest government debt in EU in Q3

    Serbia

  • Croatia Reportedly Postpones a Visit by Serbia's President Due to ...
  • Serbia's prime minister asks parliament to sack defense minister
  • Serbia predicted to experience dynamic economic growth in 2016
  • Poverty, unemployment, deflation and growth in the European Union
  • If You Think Europe Has a Refugee Crisis, You're Not …
  • UAE Approves $400m Loan To Serbia, Eyes Airline Deal
  • Serbian weapons exported on board US Air Force planes
  • UPDATE 1-IMF signs off on $1.4 billion loan for Serbia

    Ukraine

  • Ukraine's President Says Risk of Open War With Russia "Greater ...
  • 'We won't let Russia outmaneuver us' – Ukrainian PM
  • Akholi Research Says Technology to Lead Ukraine's Economic ...
  • Franklin Templeton's Hasenstab snapping up debt at 'cheapest ...
  • Newsbriefs
  • MEPs urge Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine to pursue reform and Russia ...
  • IMF accepts Ukraine's budget, changes to tax code pending
  • Ukraine's Debt Falls as Minister's Exit Shows Government Cracks

    Bulgaria

  • President: Bulgaria Seeks to Attract More Brazilian Investments
  • MPs from Bulgaria's Ruling Coalition to Hear Candidate for New ...
  • We have real grounds to believe 4.5% economic growth possible ...
  • Bulgaria President to be on official visit to Portugal
  • Telenor Bulgaria extends LTE promo for initial LTE testers
  • PRESS DIGEST - Bulgaria - Jan 12
  • Bulgaria's Budget Gap Shrinks to 2.9% at End-2015
  • Bulgaria to hold roadshow in March for Eurobond sales -sources

    Lithuania

  • Lithuania President Says Ukraine May Be Granted EU Visa-free ...
  • Statoil to supply LNG to Lithuania's Achema - prime minister
  • Swedbank cuts Estonia's 2016 growth estimate, leaves Lithuania's ...
  • Baltics finally aligning on energy security
  • Lithuania – a strong magnet for business and tech
  • Lithuania: Positive change in economy conditioned by ...
  • Seimas speaker not worried about budget warnings from EC
  • Estonia reports smallest government debt in EU in Q3

    Kuwait

  • Kuwait lose premise, presidency of ASPU
  • Prime minister meets with chief of Kuwait development fund
  • Kuwait succeeds in earmarking huge development funds -- Oxford ...
  • Kuwait Plans $100 Billion Sovereign Fund, Al-Anba Reports
  • Warba Bank inaugurates a new branch in Al-Egaila Area
  • saudi-crude-exports-rise-in-october
  • Kuwait fin minister sees 2016-17 budget with $25/barrel oil price
  • He's creative, he's versatile, he's LogiQ

    Nigeria

  • Former Nigerian Vice President Targeted in Anti-Corruption Raid ...
  • Nigeria, Italy strengthen relations as Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ...
  • Industrialist Commends Sterling Bank's Support To Nigeria's ...
  • MYTO could triple Nigeria's investment profile
  • Instant Money Transfer Service Stellar Launches For Nigeria's Rural ...
  • Nigeria Forces Kill 56 Suspected Islamist Rebels, Stop Bombers
  • Nigeria: Budget 2016 - Inland Revenue Targets N5 Trillion Revenue
  • Lagarde: Nigeria's Debt Profile Counter-productive, Advocates ...

    Argentina

  • After 14 Years at Odds, Argentina Aims to Settle Debt With Hedge ...
  • David Cameron tells new Argentinian President: 'Absolutely clear ...
  • LATAM Economic Growth To Be Held Back by Brazil, Argentina ...
  • JPMorgan-Chase describes Macri's Argentina as "a ray of sunshine ...
  • Argentine Automakers Under Siege on Export Front
  • Argentina's New President Lays the Groundwork for a Better Economy
  • UPDATE 3-Argentina budget sees use of reserves, fight likely
  • REFILE-BRIEF-Special master in Argentina debt litigation, Pollack ...

    Pakistan

  • Pakistan's resolve for Kashmir on Solidarity Day injects new spirit ...
  • Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif To Attend Nuclear Summit In ...
  • Structural reforms being undertaken for sustained economic growth ...
  • Govt eyes Rs1.8 trillion loans from banks in next three months
  • Power and Gas shortage in Pakistan
  • Unchanged policy rate aimed at wooing foreign inflows
  • Pakistan budget sees 5.5 pct GDP growth in 2015/16, best since crisis
  • Pakistan's debt mountain

    Morocco

  • Morocco: President Mohamed Abdelaziz Alerts UN On Morocco's ...
  • Morocco: Prime Minister Calls On African Leaders to Take ...
  • Morocco's Economic Growth Reached 4.4% in 2015
  • Morocco to spend, reform to double foreign investment -minister
  • Morocco's solar power gamble
  • MIDEAST DEBT-Morocco under pressure to plug budget gap, avert ...
  • Morocco, Most Indebted Arab and African Country: McKinsey

    Kenya

  • Kenya: President Kenyatta Flags Off Armoured Vehicles in Key ...
  • Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid calls on Kenya to halt airstrikes in ...
  • Kenya forecasts economic growth of 6.3 pct in 2016
  • Orange Expands in Africa With Cellcom Liberia Acquisition
  • Seven Selected for Clinton Global Initiatives University
  • Africa's future lies in free movement of goods, people
  • Africa in the news: WEF underway, Kenya cuts budget, and terrorists ...
  • Kenya debt yields seen rising

    Oman

  • Oman elected as International Bureau of Education president
  • Russia FM holding meeting with Oman's deputy prime minister
  • China's economic growth falls to 6.9%
  • DME sets multiple records in January
  • Marginal rise in Qatar population
  • Iran, Oman sign deal to study sub-sea gas pipeline
  • Oman's conservative 2016 budget
  • Oman seeks foreign loans to ease economic pressure

    Kazakhstan

  • Kazakhstan's Singing President
  • Kazakhstan on the verge of dissolving Parliament
  • North Kazakhstan Region's Economic Growth Reached 102.8 ...
  • Decline Expected for Investment Technology Group (ITG) Earnings ...
  • Central Asia: A Different Kind of Threat
  • A Perfect Storm in Central Asia
  • Kazakhstan Moves to Diversify Commodities-Dependent Economy
  • RPT-Fitch Rates Kazakhstan's National Management Holding ...

    Vietnam

  • Israel wants to step up ties with Vietnam: President
  • Vietnam's prime minister looks set for exit as party leadership bid fails
  • Vietnam: The Quiet Economic Success Story Of Asia
  • Dun & Bradstreet: Understanding Vietnam's Investment Climate in ...
  • Bloomberg View: Vietnam's growth masks problems
  • Old Age, Debt Threaten Vietnam Economy
  • Viet Nam's IPOs underwhelm this year
  • Vietnam's debt rises to 61.3 % of GDP

    Slovenia

  • Cardinal Parolin inaugurates Nunciature in Slovenia
  • Cardinal Parolin, Slovenian PM call for humane migration response
  • Slovenia exports, industry rise in November, confirm robust GDP ...
  • Road privatisation could bring Croatia 4 billion Euros
  • Croatia moves refugees to Hungarian border - as it happened
  • Slovenia exports, industry rise in November, confirm robust GDP ...
  • UPDATE 1-Slovenian parliament passes 2015 budget plan
  • UPDATE 3-Slovenia needs privatisation to cut debt, incoming ...

    Romania

  • EBRD President: Infrastructure is Romania's big weak spot
  • Romanian parliament votes to lift ex-minister's immunity
  • World Bank improves estimates on Romania's economic growth
  • World Bank has upgraded its estimates regarding Romania's ...
  • WVU project setting the standard for researching oil and gas industry
  • Russia. Grain price behavior
  • New Year Tax Cuts Take Force in Romania
  • Romania sells planned 600 mln lei of Jan 2018 treasury bonds

    Saudi Arabia

  • Turkey and Saudi Arabia strengthen alliance against Russia
  • Assault on Indian workers strains ties with Saudi Arabia
  • Saudi Arabia's 2016 growth to further dive amid rising public debt
  • Is the Yale-NUS liberal arts degree Asian enough?
  • Retail renaissance in Saudi Arabia
  • SAGIA upbeat on Moscow investment talks
  • People of Saudi Arabia no longer trust Saudi royal family: Analyst
  • MIDEAST STOCKS-Weak oil, Saudi credit outlook cut to weigh on ... ?>
  • Lincoln is the Capital of

    Nebraska

    Did you know?

    1.In Nebraska they eat cinnamon rolls with chilli!

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Jillian Hall via www.jillianmaryhall.com

    Don’t bother serving chili unless it includes a side of cinnamon rolls. There’s nothing like a bite of savory spiciness followed by a nibble of homey sweetness.

    Nebraskans who have grown up with this amazing combo are always floored when people from elsewhere have never heard of it. Don’t knock it either–once you try it you’ll wonder how you didn’t think of it before.

    2. Aksarben Isn’t A Nonsense Word

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Ak-sar-ben River City Rodeo and Stock Show via Facebook

    For those not from the place where The Good Life abounds, Aksarben is Nebraska spelled backwards.

    Once a gloried race track in Omaha, it’s used in everything from names of businesses to shopping centers to a rodeo and stock show. It’s most prevalent in Omaha, but you’ll still see it other places in the state.

    Yeah, it may seem a little silly, but it’s better than Amohalko or Aigroeg, right?

    3. Dorothy Lynch Is More Than Just Dressing

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: www.dorothylynch.com

    You’ll know this native condiment of Nebraska by its bright orange hue and big flecks of black pepper throughout. Manufactured in Duncan (population 351), this thick, sweet dressing is a little bit spicy and boasts a homemade taste.

    It’s used in home-cooked recipes galore, from marinades to side dishes. Ex-Nebraskans are known to have it shipped to the coasts to satisfy that craving for a taste of home.

    4. Nebraskans Don’t Measure In Miles, They Measure In Time

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user Kathleen Waters Photography

    Nebraska features a large expanse of interstate and highway roads, but locals don’t measure in miles.

    If you ask a Nebraskan how far it is from Lincoln to Grand Island, you probably won’t get the answer “100 miles.” You’re way more likely to hear, “Oh, about an hour and a half.”

    With long stretches of road ahead and few cities to slow you down, time is the best way to measure a trip.

    5. O’Neill Is The ONLY Place To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: O’Neill Nebraska Chamber of Commerce via Facebook

    This “Irish Capital of Nebraska” is the only place to go for St. Patrick’s Day. Located in the proverbial middle-of-nowhere in the northern part of the state, O’Neill goes all out for the holiday.

    The town explodes with Irish dancers, food and, of course, drinking. Locals paint a shamrock on Main Street and head down to paint the famous “Green Horse from O’Neill” for the parade the Friday before.

    If you stop by the Good Timin’ bar you’ll be treated to a gallon milk jug full of green keg beer for around $4. It’s a down-home party only Nebraskans could throw.

    6. Every Small Town Has A Rival

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user The People’s Tribune

    If you live in Central City, you hate Aurora and you can’t wait to beat the pants off them come football season. The same goes for Cozad and Gothenburg.

    Even though the only difference outsiders notice is that one town probably has a drive-in called Dairy Cream while the other has one called Dairy King, the natives will quickly expound on the differences in each community and why theirs is superior.

    7. Husker Game Day Is A Hallowed Event

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user Dave Williss

    Pretty much everything in Nebraska comes to a halt on Saturdays during football season. Memorial Stadium becomes the third largest city in Nebraska, and every television is set to the same channel.

    Weddings, festivals and birthday parties are planned with Cornhusker games in mind. Don’t try to have a garage sale or any other kind of event on game day–it’s just not happening.

    8. Nebraskans Have Perfected The Art Of The Road Trip

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user shannonpatrick17

    Nebraska may be known as flyover country, but get out on the open road and there’s plenty to find–from the picturesque and beautiful sandhills up North to the banks of the Platte River.

    The locals know which small towns boast the best cafes, where to find the perfect antique market and which small-town festivals shouldn’t be missed. With plenty of highways and backroads, you never know what you’ll run into on the plains of Nebraska.

    9. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park Is More Beautiful Than Any Other Place On Earth

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Arbor Lodge State Historical Park via Facebook

    Home of Arbor Day, Arbor Lodge is a popular destination for weddings and weekend getaways. One look and you can see why. The beautiful trees, breathtaking rose garden and stately Lodge are certain to rival any other destination in terms of aesthetic appeal.

    Located near Nebraska City, autumn is definitely the best time to visit. Fall colors, leaves and apples abound, making it the place Nebraskans flock to for a charming local getaway.

    10. It May Be 70 Degrees Today, But It’s Snowing Tomorrow

    Only People From Nebraska Understand

    Source: Flickr user shannonpatrick17

    You’ve heard the old adage ”If you don’t like the weather wait five minutes,” but in Nebraska it holds true.

    It’s not out of the ordinary to go from wearing a parka to shorts in the same day. There are legitimately consecutive days with temperature differences of 70 degrees. Nebraskans are so used to it they plan outdoor events in advance anyway–now that’s hardcore.

      Midlincoln Research · midlincoln.com