Special Encore Presentation: Angola, the UAE, Iraq, Kuwait, Crypto-Currencies and our new Publication

September 17, 2014
Hosted by Gavin Graham

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Gavin pulls in reports from our global roster of contributors on EM & FM issues, starting with Washington-based Africa Consultant Aubrey Hruby and Angola as an investment destination and Dubai-based Thomson Reuters financial journalist Nadia Saleem on the impact of the Middle East crisis. Then he checks back with Adam Choppin at FIS Group in Philadelphia about oil juniors in Iraq/Kurdistan. After that he discusses the demographics of Kuwait and why they matter to investors with consultant and demographics researcher Peter Merrick and gets an analysis of crypto-currencies and crowd funding from Baldwin Berges of Silk Invest and Capital Attraction on the line from Brussels. He also previews our newest publication, The EFMI Newsletter. This program is produced by Al Emid - Editorial inquiries write to: financialnews@alemid.com Press inquiries: Ahmed Hafez - Press & Media Coordinator 647-295-9774 - hafeznbk@yahoo.com Advertising inquiries: Gavin Graham: gavin.graham@rogers.com

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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.

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Gavin Graham

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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