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A new way forward for Nigeria?

“The long-term, fundamental case for Nigeria looks strong to us for several reasons.”

Mark Mobius: Africa’s power sector offers ‘potentially attractive opportunities’

If the challenge posed by Africa’s electric power deficit is monumental, so is the effort currently going into addressing the problem.

Mark Mobius: The role of technology in accelerating emerging markets’ growth

Technology is linking potential customers to markets at a rate that would have seemed impossible even a decade ago

Banking on BRICS

“If the BRICS countries are able to achieve unity of purpose, I think this group and its new development bank could become very powerful in changing the global financial landscape.”

Mark Mobius: How big are emerging markets?

Statistical studies of gross domestic product in emerging markets have been in the news recently.

Mark Mobius on why Nigeria is an African giant

The development of Nigeria has great implications for the entire continent.

Emerging markets outlook: Shaping the next decade

The Templeton Emerging Markets Group highlights trends that could affect investment in emerging markets.

Africa’s ‘glass with attitude’

Diamonds continue to be an important resource and source of wealth in many African countries.

Notes from the Nigerian frontier

Despite some political and economic instability, Nigeria offers a range of investment and growth opportunities.

Don’t follow the herd when investing – lessons from Botswana

Many of us are conditioned to believe that the collective wisdom of the masses is superior to our own individual ideas.

Investing in Africa: misconceptions and realities

There are many misconceptions about investing in developing markets, and Africa certainly has its fair share.

Will South Africa’s struggles overshadow its potential?

South Africa has faced some struggles recently, but I think they can be overcome, and a brighter future could be ahead there for its people.