27 May 2014
Thailand has been gripped by political unrest since last November, with its stock market enduring a tumultuous ride over the last seven months, but which funds have maintained their overweights, and how have they fared?
05 August 2013
Franklin Templeton’s UK country head talks to Dan Jones about how the group has changed since its acquisition of Rensburg and how it has adapted to RDR challenges
14 December 2012
After a year of debate on a hard versus soft landing in China, leading investors in emerging market equities give their outlooks for 2013 as it appears China's economy has settled into a slower pace of growth.
28 September 2012
Emerging market corporates’ interest in global brands can be a "real positive" for European companies now trading at takeover valuations, according to Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius.
31 August 2012
Fears Chinese government’s stimulus plans are not enough leave managers waiting on the sidelines.
24 August 2012
Katie Holliday talks to managers about their views on the likelihood of a hard landing in China, how it would impact other major global markets and how they are protecting their portfolios from this downside risk.
16 August 2012
China bull Mark Mobius, manager of the £10bn Templeton Asian Growth fund, said the country need not fear a hard or soft landing as the authorities will step in once more to manage economic growth.
29 June 2012
Europe can learn some important lessons from the historical development of emerging economies as it attempts to resolve its sovereign debt crisis, Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius has said.
15 June 2012
Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius said investors should expect an increasing number of market crises as information flows increase and Western growth grinds to a halt.
13 June 2012
Stock markets globally recorded their worst monthly performance for 2012 in May.
18 October 2011
Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius has said he does not believe there will be a recession in developed or emerging markets despite the ongoing eurozone sovereign crisis.
20 July 2011
Franklin Templeton’s Mark Mobius has said Russia is his current emerging market of choice and suggested concerns over corporate governance are misplaced.
12 July 2011
Mark Mobius has warned it will take until the end of 2011 for China to overcome its inflationary problems.
31 May 2011
Emerging markets veteran Mark Mobius has warned the growing use of derivatives is set to cause a fresh financial crisis.
06 May 2011
Franklin Templeton Investments has launched the Templeton Emerging Markets Balanced fund for Mark Mobius and Michael Hasenstab.
Africa is fast becoming one of the world’s hottest regions for oil and gas, as it is relatively underexplored. But operating on the continent offers its own unique challenges, as Garry White, chief investment commentator at Charles Stanley Direct, explains
As investors increasingly push the boundaries in search of accessible alternatives, the alternative beta concept may become a significant part of investors’ toolkit, says Olivia Mayell, client portfolio manager at J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Asian income is a game of two halves, with the region dividend between cash hoarding markets and those with an established dividend culture. Margaret Weir, investment director at Eastspring Investments spells out the best and worst markets - including the world's worst offender.
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