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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.