AFRICA; Nigerian Oil Theft, Russia, Brazil Present and Future

September 18, 2013
Hosted by Gavin Graham

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Again this week, Gavin has a global roster of guests. From London, Thomas Vester at Lloyd George Management suggests the future of Africa. Journalist and Sorbonne professor Bill Hinchberger updates investors on Brazil’s economy. Financial advisor and demographics researcher Peter Merrick looks at its demographics and how they play into the World Cup and Summer Olympics. Independent Russia analyst James Beadle checks on whether the recent Moscow Mayoral election might ease investor fears. African correspondent Samuel Okocha reports on whether investors need to be concerned about Nigerian oil theft. And we will keep you posted on the impact of the Middle East crisis For the following week, we plan a report from journalist Mark Townsend in Dubai on capital flows into emerging and frontier markets and to talk to Sébastien Lieblich, Executive Director at MSCI about those indices that we have regularly mentioned. This edition is produced by Al Emid. Write to:

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Emerging and Frontier Markets Investing with Gavin Graham addresses the increasing interest in these markets by meshing Graham’s knowledge of them with current news developments, trends and the insights of expert guests. In fact, the expertise of our guests further demonstrates the seriousness of our approach. They include veteran Wall Street veteran money managers, experienced journalists with first-hand observations and analysts discussing emerging and frontier market developments. Our program comes to investors worried about low domestic returns and those who are aware of the growth and importance of emerging and frontier markets but unclear about the exact opportunities.

Gavin Graham

Gavin Graham has managed money for some of the largest banks and fund management companies in the world over the last thirty years and has worked in London, Hong Kong, San Francisco and Toronto. Having started in the City of London (the UK’s financial core) in 1979, he moved to Hong Kong in 1988, where his roles included that of Senior Investment Officer of Citigroup Global Asset Management (Asia) and Chief investment Officer for Connaught Investments Ltd. After moving to Toronto in 1999, he was Senior Investment Officer for Guardian Group of Funds in Toronto and latterly Director of Investments for Bank of Montreal Asset Management until 2010. He is now president of Graham investment Strategy Ltd and a frequent guest on Canada's Business News Network, the CBC and Toronto’s CP24, and quoted by the Canadian Press, Reuters and Bloomberg. Along with program producer Al Emid, Gavin is co-author of Investing in Frontier Markets: Opportunity Risk and Role in an Investment Portfolio, and of another upcoming book on frontier markets investing.

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