Taking an index agnostic approach to investing in emerging markets can be much more profitable over time than simply focusing on the index.
Focus on emerging markets
As the alternative investment market reaches its 20th anniversary this week, managers highlight some of the most impressive company successes - as well as the major failures on the junior market - over the past two decades.
African financials are looking attractive despite the continent's wider corruption troubles, according to Old Mutual Investment Group's Cavan Osborne.
Can new leaders beat corruption?
Commodity markets have divided African nations in to two blocks; the importers and the exporters.
Simon Redmond, director at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, and Stuart Elliott, director at Platts, tell Investment Week how the future of global oil supply will be impacted as geopolitical risk threatens oil producers, and the bounty of US shale oil...
Old Mutual Global Investors is to launch a mirror version of its Pan African fund for UK investors.
With globalisation under pressure, Samy Chaar, strategist at Lombard Odier Investment Management, asks if a new mantra of regionalisation and non-dollar currency trading could become the norm
AFRICA AND OIL
Special report: Africa's rising investment potential
Malek Bou-Diab on Africa
Emerging markets have endured a torrid time this year as investors focused on resurgent developed economies such as the US, but with growth likely to struggle again next year, one manager has highlighted three core strategies investors should follow if...
Where should investors be looking for opportunities around the globe?
Family office Fleming Family & Partners has provided seed capital for the launch of the Investec Africa Fixed Income Opportunities fund.
Ashburton has unveiled an Africa Equity Opportunities fund aimed at both retail and institutional investors.
Africa and the Middle East are set to spend billions on infrastructure which could trigger an economic boom, according to Oliver Bell, manager of the T. Rowe Price Middle East & Africa Equity fund.
SVM's Colin McLean is poised to sell out of the largest and most profitable holding in his £43m UK Growth fund after a drawn out battle by bidders.