March 8, 2021
In an interesting piece of research into the Russian e-commerce market, JP Morgan surveyed 3,000 online shoppers and concluded that online sales will grow at an annualised 28 per cent over the next five years. continue…
by David Buckland Posted in Companies, Emerging Markets.
February 22, 2021
Further to my recent article on Emerging Markets, one company which seems to be beating Google at its own game is the Russian search engine, Yandex. Capitalised at US$24 billion, many believe Yandex is the best run, most innovative platform companies in the Emerging Markets universe. continue…
by David Buckland Posted in Companies, Editor's Pick, Emerging Markets.
February 10, 2021
The impact from COVID-19 on Emerging Markets has, in many ways, been even more severe than the developed world. Many middle and low income countries have struggled to contain the outbreak, let alone report the infections and deaths with any degree of accuracy. Medical resources, which in most cases are in limited supply, have been stretched. Government ordered lockdowns have crippled livelihoods where few safety nets exist. continue…
by David Buckland Posted in Emerging Markets, Market commentary.