Sumedh Deorukhkar
Sumedh Deorukhkar
Senior Economist

Sumedh Deorukhkar joined BBVA Research in 2011. In his prior capacity as Senior Economist Asia, based in Hong Kong, he published extensively on emerging Asia with a focus on India and Indonesia. He regularly shares economic views across electronic media and his work is quoted in leading business newspapers and magazines. He was the key note speaker at the Asian Banker Conference 2015 held in Jakarta, Indonesia. His paper on India’s Overseas Direct Investments was selected for presentation at the 4thCopenhagen Business School Conference on ‘Emerging Multinationals: Outward Investment from Emerging Economies’ in 2014.  

In previous years, Sumedh worked for 4 years with ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank, as an economist in its Treasury department, where he published extensively on the US and Indian financial markets.

Sumedh holds an MSc degree in Economics from Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, an advanced research institute established by the Reserve Bank of India. He also holds a specialized degree in Financial Risk Management from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP), USA.

Latest publications

Cautious mood persists across global financial markets as a protracted US-China trade deadlock looms. Although markets were steady today, as there were not incremental news today.
The US equity markets extended the tepid rebound while safe-haven yields inch down further today, as traders returned from holiday break in the US and UK. Such unusual negative correlation between equity prices and bond yields suggests that markets are still trading with caution amid a challenging backdrop.
Financial markets traded with caution today, with German safe-haven yield inching down, although European equity markets extended Friday’s soft rebound as voters in European elections showed broad but fragmented support for pro-EU parties. Markets in the US and UK were closed today due to a public holiday.