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Alvaro Sobrinho, Banco Valor
From Regions / Middle East & Africa December 5, 2013

Should investors head to Africa or Asia in the hunt for returns?

Banco Valor’s Alvaro Sobrinho and James Cheo from HSBC Private Bank debate the merits of investing in Africa and Asia

From Regions / Middle East & Africa / South Africa November 25, 2013

Global players find place for Africa on investment map

Africa’s economic growth is attracting global investors, while wealth managers are seeking business among its HNW population

Robert Ruttmann, Bank Julius Baer
From Regions / Middle East & Africa September 27, 2013

Investors eager to access African equities

Africa’s growth story is beginning to grab investors’ attention, but the continent’s stockmarkets are hard to penetrate meaning private equity may be the best route in

Mark Mobius, Templeton
From Regions / Middle East & Africa September 25, 2013

Templeton’s Mark Mobius focuses on bigger picture

Emerging markets veteran Mark Mobius discusses uprisings, Sharia investments and what the future might hold for China

From Regions / Middle East & Africa July 3, 2013

The challenges of frontier markets

Frontier markets present numerous opportunities but the number of specialists dedicated to the asset class is limited, as are the strategies available to investors

From Regions / Middle East & Africa July 2, 2013

North America back on top as wealth rebounds

North America and Asia-Pacific have led global levels of wealth to new highs, while indications are that high net worth individuals favour a streamlined approach to management

Mark Mobius, Franklin Templeton
From Regions / Middle East & Africa September 26, 2012

Burgeoning growth draws investors to the frontier

The growth potential of frontier markets is huge, and a number of funds provide investors with a way in, but these opportunities come with considerable risk

Fares Mourad, Bank Sarasin
From Regions / Middle East & Africa April 23, 2012

Time to show faith in Islamic finance

Private banks have been slow to explore the opportunities that Islamic finance could offer, but there are signs this is starting to change

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From Regions / Middle East & Africa December 2, 2010

Seeking new investment frontiers

While emerging markets have displayed strong recoveries and record inflows since the financial crisis, frontier markets have not enjoyed such a rally yet. Today these smaller economies represent attractive buying opportunities, especially for the long-term, although they also carry plenty of risk. Elisa Trovato reports.

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