This is Emerging Opportunities, the only show on radio dedicated to global emerging markets. Hosting today's show are Share Radio's Simon Rose and Managing Editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy, Gavin Serkin. Joining them in the studio today was Mark Krombas, head of Middle East and North African equities for the Qatar Insurance Company, and Talib Qayyum, independent consultant focused on frontier markets. They discussed President Trump's impact on Middle East investment, market outlook and Saudi Aramco's IPO.
India's seen recent economic turbulence with the government removing 80 percent of currency in circulation last November. But is now potentially a good time to invest? Share Radio reporter Matt Cox spoke to Jonathan Schiessl chief investment officer at Ashburton Investments and lead manager of the Ashburton India Equity Opportunities Fund. Jonathan started by explaining some of the reforms seen recently.
Will all the controversy around triggering Article 50 derail UK banks recovery?
With HSBC shares sliding today after it announced a fall in profits of 62% from last year, there is concern that the recovery seen by some banks could be hurt by the process of the UK leaving the EU.
To find out more, Matt Cox spoke to Michael Hewson, Chief Market Analyst at CMC Markets UK.
Want to keep up with the latest earnings updates from the States? We join Chris Hill and the Motley Fool Radio Show team here on Share Radio - direct from Washington DC - each Monday at 6 o'clock for news, views and analysis of US finance.
On today's episode: Microsoft results, Starbucks stirs up growth but fails to impress and Chris Hill speaks to the man behind the new Warren Buffett documentary on Netflix.
Emerging Opportunities with Gavin Serkin and Simon Rose, is dedicated to global, emerging and frontier markets. This week they talk to Farrukh Khan, senior director of business development at Acumen - a pioneer of investing with social impact.
Gavin Serkin is managing editor of the Frontier Funds Consultancy and author of Frontier: Exploring the Top Ten Emerging Markets of Tomorrow.