Updates on Turkey, Russia, Colombia and Africa
January 15, 2014
Hosted by Gavin Graham
Again this week, Gavin Graham speaks to a global roster of Emerging & Frontier Markets contributors. From Istanbul Thomson Reuters financial journalist Dasha Afanasieva provides an update on Turkey’s scandal. From Monaco Russian analyst James Beadle checks the good & bad news weighing on Russian equities. From Dubai journalist Mark Townsend – a major contributor to our book – Investing in Frontier Markets —checks the other side of the coin in Dubai’s bid for Expo 2020. From Toronto consultant and demographics researcher Peter Merrick explains the demographics of sub-Saharan Africa. From Medellin, Rupert Stebbings at Valores Bancolombia sifts through reports of multinationals planning (or not) activities in Colombia and from Lagos African correspondent Samuel Okocha reports on the Ivory Coast. This program is produced by Al Emid - Editorial inquiries write to: firstname.lastname@example.org Press & media inquiries: Ahmed Hafez Press & Media Coordinator 647-295-9774 - email@example.com
Emerging and Frontier Markets Investing with Gavin Graham
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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 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.