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A Frontier Market Hedge Fund Is Killing It, In Part Thanks To Nigerian Banks

[credit provider=”smile4kenny via YouTube” url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-sYC94DYGY&feature=related”] In a year when hedge funds are getting crushed, emerging and frontier market-focused firm Caravel Management is up over 30%.Business Insider heard Caglar Somek, a partner and portfolio manager at Caravel, talk about the firm’s strategy at Bloomberg’s Hedge Fund Summit last week.
A Frontier Market Hedge Fund Is Killing It, In Part Thanks To Nigerian Banks
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BofA’s Guide To The 5 Hottest Frontier Markets

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons/Jósa Levente Zoltán, Jósa András”] Stock markets around the world are taking a hit due to the ripple effects across the global economy of the euro crisis and the Asia slowdown. However, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts Wesley Fogel and Michael Harris see bright spots in the frontier […]
BofA’s Guide To The 5 Hottest Frontier Markets
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MARK MOBIUS: Here’s What You Need To Know About The Frontier Markets

In a recent interview, I was asked whether I was becoming a “frontiersman” in my quest for the next big investment opportunity. It’s true that many of my recent investment adventures have taken place in frontier markets – the smaller, less-developed cousins of the emerging markets. I view frontier markets […]
MARK MOBIUS: Here’s What You Need To Know About The Frontier Markets
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PRESENTING: The Hottest Economies In The World

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Dhaka-Bangladesh.jpg”] The World Bank recently released their semi-annual “Global Economic Prospects” report. Contained in the report is the institution’s up-to-date growth forecasts.We pulled the 29 countries with the highest growth over the next two years based on World Bank’s 2013 and 2014 growth estimates.
PRESENTING: The Hottest Economies In The World
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UBS On The Case Against ‘Frontier Markets’

[credit provider=”jayhem via flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/jayhem/1045709386/”] After emerging markets had a dismal year in 2011, many investors turned their attention to frontier markets. But in its latest note UBS suggests ‘retreating from the frontier’.Frontier markets often lure in investors because they have extraordinary growth opportunities that could eclipse those offered by […]
UBS On The Case Against ‘Frontier Markets’
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Wal-Mart, Mugabe And The Middle Class: Things To Consider When Investing In Africa

[credit provider=”AP Images” url=”http://www.apimages.com/OneUp.aspx?st=k&kw=africa%20construction&showact=results&sort=relevance&intv=None&sh=10&kwstyle=and&adte=1333289558&pagez=60&cfasstyle=AND&rids=113543706e5d43cd99062d7d66080674&dbm=PY2010&page=1&xslt=1&mediatype=Photo”] As developed markets struggle with their economic recoveries and emerging market economies slow, some investors are turning to frontier markets like Africa for investment opportunities.Business Insider spoke with Robert Scharar of Commonwealth Funds who has visited Africa for 16 years.  He started his Africa Fund in […]
Wal-Mart, Mugabe And The Middle Class: Things To Consider When Investing In Africa
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Here Are 15 Frontier Markets Offering Huge Returns For Adventurous Investors

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Celilo_mural_salem_capital.jpg”] Investing in emerging markets, such as the BRIC economies, have been all the rave as investors seek growth while developed markets slow.But even the emerging markets have become less attractive.  China faces a decelerating economy, India lacks the flexibility to stimulate its economy, Russia will have […]
Here Are 15 Frontier Markets Offering Huge Returns For Adventurous Investors
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Yes, There’s A North Korean Bond Market, And People Actually Trade In It

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:North_Korean_won.jpg”] Before you actually trade North Korean bonds, you should realise that doing so would be boosting the liquidity in a bond market that is used to finance a regime that oppresses its people.  For more on this, read this.Having said that, here’s the deal with the […]
Yes, There’s A North Korean Bond Market, And People Actually Trade In It
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CITI: These 15 Countries Will Provide Monster Returns For Investors For Decades To Come

[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons” url=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:S05-The_Final_Frontier-Poster_art.png”] The BRIC economies have had a bad year, with their equity markets down a collective 22.1%, and investors are looking for the next big thing.In a new report, Citi’s Andrew Howell identifies 15 “Frontier” markets that will provide big returns for investors for decades.
CITI: These 15 Countries Will Provide Monster Returns For Investors For Decades To Come
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