16 Dec 2011

Fund managers look to emerging markets for growth in 2012

Investment company fund managers expect emerging markets to be one of the top performing regions in 2012, according to new research.

16 Dec 2011

Fund managers anticipate a bumpy ride for 2012, with Eurozone crisis expected to dominate

The Association of Investment Companies’ (AIC) 9th annual fund manager poll, published 13th December 2011, suggests that investors should brace themselves for another bumpy ride next year.

02 Dec 2011

Betting on Outsiders

Slim Feriani, CEO of boutique manager Advanced Emerging Capital, agrees that first-mover advantage is a key attraction. “The commonality across all the frontier markets is that they are probably the most under-researched and underinvested countries globally. That’s where the opportunity is because that can only change,” he says. “You’ll have more people investing in them, and if you have moved in before the crowds, then typically all the boats will get lifted at one point in time.

27 Sep 2011

BRICs to the Rescue?

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has championed a co-ordinated purchase of euro zone debt from the world's emerging economies. But with a less than enthusiastic response from Russia and China so far, have the proposals already fallen flat ahead of a Thursday meeting in Washington? Slim Feriani, CEO at Advance Emerging Capital, joined CNBC for a discussion.

15 Jul 2011

Dr. Slim Feriani discusses Emerging and Frontier Markets in the Financial Times

Dr. Slim Feriani discusses Emerging and Frontier Markets in the Financial Times