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

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Crisis and Recovery: The Surprising Evidence

October 12, 2020

Mark and Saurabh Mukherjea look at the reasons behind the strong recovery across countries in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

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INTERVIEW: Investor Relations Best Practice

July 27, 2020

Mark talks with Closir’s Michael Chojnacki about what makes a great investor relations team for a listed company.

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Jamaica – A Small Frontier Market That Is Worth A Closer Look

June 25, 2020

Mark looks back to his trip to Jamaica just before the COVID-19 pandemic happened and much of the world came to a halt.

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The Art of Investing - Mark talks to his Alma Mater Boston University

June 19, 2020

Mark talks to Boston University about his career path from studying dramatic arts to becoming "the father of emerging markets investing".

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Life Lessons - A Conversation With The Money Maze Podcast

June 10, 2020

Mark talks to Moneymazepodcast.com about his life, career and investment approach and offers some honest advice for the young generation

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Some Thoughts On Emerging Market Debt Relief

June 24, 2020

Mark argues that emerging markets should use the current crisis to institute much needed reforms and to get their financial house in order.

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The Secret Of Good Governance

June 1, 2020

What are the factors that influence good governance? Mark shares his experience in over 30 years investing in emerging markets.

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Hong Kong Is Changing. It’s Time to Accept That.

May 26, 2020

In a piece for the financial magazine Barron's Mark reflects on how Hong Kong has been changing since he first moved there in the late 60s.

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Just-in-time: Shifting Global Supply Chains

May 26, 2020

The recent disruption of supply chains exposed our over-reliance on China. Mark welcomes the move by companies to diversify their production

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Leapfrogging Developed Markets: The Loon Balloon Example

May 12, 2020

Among the many examples of how emerging markets are leapfrogging into newest technologies the Loon balloons are certainly a fascinating one.

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The Remote Way Of Life And Some Implications

May 6, 2020

As COVID-19 is reshaping life as we know it Mark looks at the possible implications of the remote way of life for technology businesses

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"This time it's different"- Bear Markets And What We Can Learn From History

May 6, 2020

Mark takes a look at historic bear markets around the world and draws some conclusions for the current situation.

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COVID 19 – Duration Thoughts

April 30, 2020

Reflecting on the duration of the COVID-19 crisis Mark stresses the importance of getting the balance right between health and economy

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Media Round-Up: Mark Talks To The Press

April 30, 2020

From Durban Marks talks to international media about life in lockdown, a possible double bottom, debt relief for poor nations and much more.

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NEW: Ask Mark Mobius! More Questions On The Coronavirus

April 30, 2020

Mark answers your questions on the South African economy, the Russian ruble, asset allocation in times of the coronavirus and much more

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A Letter from Durban

April 30, 2020

Mark takes a look at the South African economy and the potential effects of the current crisis while waiting out the lock-down in Durban.

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Media Round-Up: Mark Comments On The Coronavirus

March 27, 2020

A selection of interviews with Mark commenting on the coronavirus crisis, central bank measures, oil prices, picking stocks and much more.

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NEW: Ask Mark Mobius! More Questions On The Coronavirus

April 30, 2020

Mark answers more questions from readers on Latin American markets, US-Chinese relations, food supply chains and more.

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NEW: Ask Mark Mobius! Questions on the Coronavirus

March 25, 2020

Mark answers questions from readers, investors and journalists on the impact of the coronavirus.

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INTERVIEW: How To Invest In A Coronavirus Market

April 30, 2020

Mark talks to Maria Bartiromo at FoxBusiness about investing opportunities in the midst of the coronavirus crisis.

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COMMENT: South Africa And The Coronavirus

April 30, 2020

As South Africa's president Cyril Ramaphosa announces drastic measures to fight the Coronavirus Mark comments on the likely impact.

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COMMENT: Covid-19 – Impact and Implications

April 30, 2020

As the WHO has finally decided to call the Coronavirus crisis what it is, a global Pandemic, Mark looks at some possible implications.

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Three Questions On The Coronavirus

April 28, 2020

Mark answers three questions on global growth, central bank measures and where to invest as the Coronavirus fear shakes up markets.

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COMMENT: Coronavirus - Taking The Long Term View

April 30, 2020

For Mark the Coronavirus is a reminder how volatile markets can turn overnight but as a fundamental investor he takes the long term view.

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

April 30, 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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