Tag Archives: Emerging Markets

Crowdfunding Needs Regulation to Scale Up

The young and rapidly evolving field of crowdfunding is democratizing investing like never before, making finance — donations, debt, equity — available where it wasn’t previously. But to scale up, regulations need to be adopted, says Lars Kroijer. Read More

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All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go: A Theory without a Purpose?

At the 2014 European Investment Conference, Jerome Booth, head at New Sparta Limited, argued that 80% of financial theory is not fit for purpose. Read More

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Hideous Opportunity Sets and Foie Gras Markets: Observations from James Montier

James Montier combines vivid imagery with blunt commentary on investor behavior, and the markets have given him a lot to talk about. Read More

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Fear of Investing in Africa Is Losing You Money

Africa has 15% of the world’s population but controls less than 3% of global GDP. A trio of investment pros make the case that as Africa catches up opportunities will abound for investors. Read More

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Charles Robertson’s Emerging Market Insights

European Investment Conference speaker Charles Robertson of Renaissance Capital explains where Africa’s GDP will be by the year 2050. Read More

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