"You’re sometimes got to take some pain in the short term in order to outperform in the future."

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A Visit To Mexico: Official Economic Data Might Not Paint The Whole Picture

February 12, 2020

Conversations with Mexican companies and their management teams leave Mark cautiously optimistic but some issues need resolving.

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Indian Historical Films And Nationalism

February 11, 2020

Mark watches two opulent, historical Bollywood movies and finds the nationalistic sentiment mirrored in current politics.

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COMMENT: Central Bank Policies And Inflation Targeting

January 24, 2020

For Mark Christine Lagarde's review of the ECB's monetary policies doesn't go far enough, especially when it comes to inflation.

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COMMENT: China's Slowing Growth And Its Implications

January 22, 2020

Mark is not too worried by China's slowing growth as it still compares well to other leading economies.

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Visit to Sri Lanka

January 14, 2020

Mark visits Sri Lanka and renews his view of the country's economy and stock market. His conclusion is cautiously optimistic.

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COMMENT: The Impact Of US-Iran Tensions On EM

January 7, 2020

Mark's outlook for Emerging Markets remains positive despite increased tensions between the US and Iran after the Soleimani killing.

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Happy New Year 2020!

January 2, 2020

Wishing all of you a very Happy New Year 2020! Mark Mobius

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MEDIA ROUNDUP: Mark Visits Sri Lanka

December 16, 2019

Mark's visit to Sri Lanka and his positive outlook on the country's growth potential have generated extensive media coverage.

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The Future(s) of Spices

December 10, 2019

Mark meets with representatives of the Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX) of India and learns how its introduction has impacted farmers

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Not Enough To Talk To Companies Alone, Talk To Rivals

December 2, 2019

Mark talks to the Economic Times about stock picking and the importance of meeting the people behind a company as well as its rivals.

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VIDEO: Mark Talks About His Latest Book

November 18, 2019

Mark talks about his latest book on sustainable investing written with Carlos von Hardenberg and Greg Konieczny.

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Book Club: What I Am Reading

November 14, 2019

Mark's reading, as he puts it, is "rather eclectic". Recently he went from political commentators to healthy living to legal mysteries.

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Letter From Chennai

November 14, 2019

Mark visits Chennai in India and remembers the time when he first used to work there as a consultant in the domestic leather industry.

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Letter From Alappuzha

November 12, 2019

Mark travels to Kerala state in Southern India and visits "India's Venice" Alappuzha.

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Letter From São Paulo

November 12, 2019

Mark travels to Brazil shortly before the new president Bolsonaro will be taking office and looks at the challenges the country is facing.

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A Visit To Malacca (Malaysia)

November 12, 2019

Mark visits Malaysia shortly after the 2018 elections that saw the ruling party defeated for the first time since British Independence.

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From NAFTA To USMCA…. What’s In A Name?

November 12, 2019

Mark gives his view on the new trade agreement between the US, Canada and Mexico.

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Travelling In Thailand

November 12, 2019

Mark revisits Thailand where he lived for a year and which has ever since held a special place in his heart.

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Through The Lens Of A Legend

November 14, 2019

In this interview Mark talks about passive vs active investing, the importance of governance, his outlook on emerging markets and more

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Observations From Istanbul, Turkey

November 12, 2019

Mark visits Istanbul to speak at a conference. It is trying times for the Turkish economy but the country remains a market to watch.

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Bloomberg Big Decisions: Famed Investor Mark Mobius

November 12, 2019

Mark talks to Bloomberg Big Decisions about his life and career, opportunities in Emerging Markets and his new book "Invest for Good”.

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