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The Promise of Africa

Bob Geldof shared a stirring vision for Africa. Not surprisingly, the lifelong activist pulled no punches in calling on finance to do its job and invest in the continent. Read More

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Is Africa Finally the Next Global Growth Story?

For decades Africa has seemed hardly the sort of market in which a responsible investor might put his client’s money, but things appear to be changing. Read More

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Emerging Market Debt: An Asset Class Coming of Age

Despite recent downturns in some emerging markets, Kristin Ceva, CFA, remains bullish on a number of emerging market countries. Read More

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Dambisa Moyo: Search for Alpha Leads to Frontier Markets in Africa

Today only $4 billion is invested in frontier markets, says the international economist. Yet Africa enjoys good public finances, strong growth prospects, and favorable productivity and demographic trends. Read More

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Day 2 Recap: The Investment Case for Africa (Video)

CFA Institute content directors Ron Rimkus, CFA, and Jason Voss, CFA, highlight more takeaways from the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Singapore. Read More

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Dambisa Moyo on China’s Emerging Market Shopping Spree

Dambisa Moyo’s latest book examines what China’s resource acquisition strategy means for emerging markets. Moyo will be speaking at the 66th CFA Institute Annual Conference in Singapore. Read More

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Emerging Markets Warrant an Overweight Position in Investor Portfolios, Says David Hale

The economist argued that steady increases in exports and capital spending, as well as favorable demographics, means these markets will continue to grow at superior rates. Read More

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David Hale Looks at Emerging Markets

Where are emerging markets vulnerable to the global economy, and how do they influence it? At the Annual Conference in Chicago, David Hale of David Hale Global Economics will examine their interactions in detail. Read More

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