Several 100-real banknotes. Photo: DPA, Lukas Schulze
Several 100-real banknotes. Photo: DPA, Lukas Schulze
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Goldman Sachs analysts like “good carry” currencies

Countries that fit the profile include Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, India, Peru, Russia, and South Africa.

March 3, 2017 2:49 AM (UTC+8)

Goldman Sachs analysts continue to express a preference for currencies of so-called “good carry” candidates, countries that show a combination of high carry and strong fundamentals. According to their country economists’ forecasts seven countries fit the profile of featuring sustainable current account balances, high or rising growth, and inflation falling or meeting targets: Brazil, Colombia, Indonesia, India, Peru, Russia, and South Africa. These countries have shown strong FX and rates recoveries from the “Trump Tantrum.”

 

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