Mongolia's GDP growth is one of the world's highest, so why are its currency and stock market at multi-year lows? From Michael Preiss of Mongolia Asset Management.
Winds in Latin America have shifted after Bernanke blew strong headwinds towards the BRICs in his May speech. As Latin America’s largest economy was blown away to the Five Fragile group, capital has flown out towards frontier markets, but also reshuffled within LATAM.
A simple adjustment in calculations has propelled Nigeria from 'frontier' to 'emerging' status and confirmed its position as Africa's largest economy.
Over the past 15 years, Moroccan Companies have been investing in gaining market share in a number of West African economies and by doing so they are rapidly becoming leading players across Sub Saharan Africa.
Over the past year Bitcoin, and crypto-currencies in general, have captured the global investment community's imagination and provoked a wide range of reactions. On the one hand, the speculative appeal cannot be denied; investors who bought Bitcoins a year ago have achieved gains in excess of 12x their original investment. On the other, recent media coverage highlights the risks, such as the recent failure of Mt Gox, a drastic fall from grace for what was formerly the world's largest Bitcoin exchange.
Adria L. Dunn is about to launch the world’s first luxury tea brand, 108 Tea. The pricing is still top secret but we are assured the tea will be the finest and most expensive ready-to-drink tea available. Prior to dedicating herself to being the CEO of 108 Tea, the 33 year-old Ms. Dunn worked her way up from selling cars to selling futures in Chicago to private banking in Singapore.
Cambodia is branded by some as the country "in between." Often overlooked by investors in favour of Thailand and Viet Nam, Cambodia is growing rapidly and transforming into a manufacturing economy with a widely growing consumer base. The result is nothing short of phenomenal. Therefore, Scott Osheroff reached out to Christophe Forsinetti of DEVENCO, a local venture capital fund to receive a business update and the pulse of the economy.
Since I last spoke with Ranjeet, CEO of Challenger Deep Resources (CDE-TSXV), a significant development has occurred; CDE has entered into a binding LOI with an Australian entity to acquire its Indonesian subsidiary for $2,000,000 and leave Challenger with a royalty for life of mine coal sales.
After this positive news broke I scheduled a call to get further details about the agreement and where CDE goes from here. Enjoy!
Last week we attended an asset management conference in London, in which the agenda featured several prominent speakers and a panel conference on emerging markets. We noted that some of the UK's largest fund managers would be represented in the discussion, so with our curiosity piqued we walked down to Threadneedle Street in order to listen in.
Ranjeet Sundher is CEO and Director of Challenger Deep Resources (CDE-TSXV), a publicly listed company focused on coal development and production in Indonesia.
With a strategy to secure joint venture partners to fund development on current and future projects, Challenger Deep Resources will generate cash-flow to fund its business and create new opportunities within the coal sector, while creating shareholder value through cash-flow and earnings.