African Frontier Stock Markets 2022 Outlook

African Frontier Stock Markets 2022 Outlook

Just to make things clear upfront, as there are many South Africans on this mailing list, I am not at all bullish South Africa. However, I am bullish on some of the more dynamic African frontier stock markets south of the Sahara. I explained my rational in this...
An ambiguous case – is now the time to invest in Ukraine?

An ambiguous case – is now the time to invest in Ukraine?

I’m often asked if a real estate investment in Kiev, Ukraine, is a smart move. From a peak of over USD 3500 per m2 in 2007, prices dropped for over a decade to slightly over $1050 per m2 in Q2 2019. I’ll examine the Kiev real estate in a future article, but in the...
The Case for Investing in Uzbekistan

The Case for Investing in Uzbekistan

Is investing in contemporary Uzbekistan a viable option? Maybe you haven’t heard much about Uzbekistan, or can’t really place it on a map. But back during the early silk trading days, you would have. Cities such as Bukhara and Samarkand were at the core of the silk...