Templeton's emerging markets expert Mark Mobius says he is still 'very positive' about Egypt's investment prospects, believing political turmoil will spur long-term reform.
The Egyptian crisis has boosted the price of oil to a two-year high but sent equity markets lower, causing some managers to warn of contagion risk to the global economic recovery.
Emerging markets guru Mark Mobius says the geopolitical impact of the unrest in Egypt could be far-reaching and largely positive, by sparking "long overdue" reform in the region.
Templeton's Mark Mobius is mulling plans to establish a hedge fund, which would manoeuvre the firm into the $1.9trn alternative asset management space.
Emerging markets veteran Mark Mobius says the best investment he has ever made was Chinese company China High Speed Gear.
Templeton's Mark Mobius has cut the number of holdings in his emerging markets portfolios in a bid to improve performance.
Franklin Templeton plans to move Mark Mobius' £847m China fund into the newly-created IMA China/Greater China sector next year.
Franklin Templeton has confirmed the Turkish regulator is investigating market manipulation claims against emerging markets guru Mark Mobius.
Mark Mobius, the world's most recognisable emerging markets manager, is being investigated in Turkey over possible market manipulation following requests from investors in the country.
Mark Mobius is pouring a further $250m into Turkish equities across Templeton's EM portfolios in anticipation of strong economic growth in the coming year.
MOBIUS ON EM PROSPECTS
Mark Mobius' Templeton Asset Management is buying shares in Pakistan after the country's devastating floods prompted an equity sell-off.
Emerging markets guru Mark Mobius believes fears of a double-dip recession are good for markets, as it will force global central banks to remain liquid.
Emerging markets specialist Mark Mobius says appreciation of the renminbi is likely to be "gentle and controlled" and does not significantly alter his view on Chinese shares.
Franklin Templeton emerging markets guru Mark Mobius has dismissed concerns Hungary could face a similar debt spiral to stricken nation Greece.
Developing markets are now the world's safe harbours and have tackled fiscal challenges in a way Washington "can only dream about", according to Franklin Templeton.
Franklin Templeton's emerging markets specialist Mark Mobius says the global economy will avoid a double-dip recession.
Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius has been buying into BRIC stocks in the past month on the belief the current share slump is only a correction in a bull market.
Franklin Templeton guru Mark Mobius believes Thailand's stocks have decoupled from the deadly riots sweeping through the capital of the Asian nation.
Franklin Templeton's Mark Mobius says letting Greece default on its debt would be the best way to ease the European fiscal crisis and calm contagion concerns.
Emerging markets guru Mark Mobius says he continues to be bullish on the long-term prospects in Thailand despite the violence engulfing the country in recent weeks.
Are hedge funds a blessing or a bogey-man for the world's capital markets? When it comes to emerging markets, the answer seems to be ‘it depends'.
Franklin Templeton emerging markets guru Mark Mobius said global stocks were likely to face a correction of up to 30% some time this year.