By EFG Hermes Research Kenya continues to be an attractive investment destination thanks to a number of measures taken by current President Uhuru Kenyatta to tackle fiscal and monetary reform, boost the local economy, and open the market to an inflow of funds. The outlook for the next six months is positive, post the expected […]
The New Consumer: How are companies winning and keeping customers in a tougher economic environment?
This post consists of notes from panel discussions at the 2019 EFG Hermes One on One conference in Dubai, UAE The morning’s second panel centered on that classical hallmark of emerging markets: The consumer economy and how companies are leveraging technology to build out new infrastructure, create strategies, and develop new ways to meet their […]
Written by EFG Hermes Whether you’re a seasoned investor or just someone who likes to track market activity, you’re probably well versed in the fact that markets occasionally suffer losses — at least when you know your investments are doing well. In uncertain climes, however, you may start getting anxious and question the investment decisions […]
Headline inflation decelerated to 13.5% in July compared to 14.4% in June — in line with our view that inflation is set to follow a downward trend following the one-time spike in June that came on the heels of yet another round of fuel subsidy cuts. And while the figures were slightly higher than our […]