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October 11, 2010
Nigeria, Africa's biggest oil producer, will be the next “gold rush” on the continent as investors take advantage of a booming economy, former South African central bank Governor Tito Mboweni said. Nigeria's gross domestic product will overtake...
October 4, 2010
Warren Buffett says China's BYD Co. has “momentum.” It may have more to do with his name than the company's. Such is the power of the most famous investor. Buffett, worth $47.5 billion, according to Bloomberg data, homes in on a Shenzhen...
October 4, 2010
Bill Gross, manager of the world’s biggest bond fund, said developing economies such as Brazil and South Korea offer attractive investment opportunities as growth in developed markets including the U.S. has slowed. Brazil offers real interest...
September 30, 2010
Templeton Asset Management Ltd. plans to invest $250 million in Turkish equities very soon, as the country's stocks are by far the most attractive among emerging European countries, Mark Mobius said. “Just this month we will be putting another...
September 12, 2010
Although the run-up in emerging-markets debt may seem a little long in the tooth, a good case can still be made for purchasing these bonds. By most measures, the average 6% yield on the broad category of emerging-markets government bonds looks...
September 5, 2010
Janus Capital Group Inc. wants a bigger share of the red-hot bond market. Richard M. Weil, a 14-year veteran of Pacific Investment Management Co. LLC who was chosen in February as Janus' chief executive, has put building Janus' fixed-income...
August 27, 2010
The head of international equities at Artio Global Investors explains why it will take some time for the world's economies to pull themselves out of the current slump -- and why gold and emerging markets offer opportunities in the meantime.
August 22, 2010
Put off by the paltry yields on Treasuries, many investors are turning to emerging-markets sovereign debt for better returns. Since early June, investors have poured $1.3 billion into emerging-markets-debt funds, according to Lipper Inc., compared...
August 17, 2010
Asset allocators cut their holdings of U.S. equities this month to levels not seen since 2008 amid concern that the world's largest economy may be weakening, a BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research survey showed. A net 14 percent of respondents,...
July 12, 2010
Some people might think the hours you spent over the last month sitting around, drinking beer and watching the soccer World Cup being played in South Africa was a waste of valuable time. Of course, they are wrong. Between cries of “no way...
July 7, 2010
BlackRock Inc.'s emerging-markets ETF saw greater inflows than its rival offering from The Vanguard Group Inc. last month, marking the first time the fund has beaten its much bigger rival since October. BlackRock Inc.'s iShares MSCI Emerging...
June 29, 2010
I’m sure a number of you have been keenly following the World Cup matches as they play out across South Africa. For me, even though I was sitting far away, the opening match in the awe-inspiring Johannesburg venue felt especially close to...
June 13, 2010
As a result of BP PLC's oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, many money managers see a host of investing opportunities in emerging markets, natural gas, renewable energy, cleanup technologies, environmental consulting and, in some cases, the oil...
May 28, 2010
The senior portfolio manager of the BlackRock Global Allocation Fund explains why emerging markets should take a greater share of U.S. investors' dollars and why after-tax returns are becoming more important.
April 5, 2010
Janus Capital International Ltd., a subsidiary of Janus Capital Group Inc., and Causeway Capital Management LLC are separately looking to expand their global fund lineups, according to company officials. While emerging markets have seen a great...
January 29, 2010
BlackRock's Global Chief Investment Officer for equities explains why emerging markets offer the best opportunities of the year.
January 8, 2010
Money managers and financial advisers need to start looking beyond domestic equity and other traditional asset classes for risk-adjusted returns in the current market, according to Kevin Mahn, chief investment officer with Hennion & Walsh Asset...
December 10, 2009
Chinese shares rebounded Thursday after the government extended tax cuts and subsidies for purchases of small vehicles and appliances to support the economic recovery. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index edged up 14.7 points, or 0.5 percent,...
November 29, 2009
Now that exchange-traded funds can come to market with relatively little fuss, providers are readying to launch emerging-markets ETFs in what industry observers call an ill-advised attempt to jump on the latest trend. Many of the emerging-markets...
November 12, 2009
Dennis Stattman, portfolio manager of the BlackRock Global Allocation Fund, explains why global diversification is now essential.
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