Emerging Market ETFs Won’t Help Your Portfolio

Emerging Market ETFs Won’t Help Your Portfolio

There’s a lot of investors who buy shares in an emerging market ETF and falsely believe they’ve diversified globally.   I can’t count the number of times my clients have told me that they are, in fact, already investing in fast growing economies...
Nissan Tackles Low Sales and Bad Business in Asia

Nissan Tackles Low Sales and Bad Business in Asia

Nissan (TYO:7201), always behind Nissan, also lags behind in sales as it tries to capture emerging Asia. Deciding that it was time to shift gears and try non-traditional methods, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan, has given the green light to buy a 34% controlling...
Invest in Georgia: The Country, Not the State

Invest in Georgia: The Country, Not the State

Although I spend most of my time making investments in frontier markets, I’ve also taken steps to diversify the rest of my life internationally. One way I’ve done this is through applying for residency in the Republic of Georgia (not to be confused with...
Corruption in Myanmar Still Widespread

Corruption in Myanmar Still Widespread

Despite Myanmar just having its landmark elections which resulted in a landslide victory by the National League for Democracy, the country still suffers from widespread corruption in government. Corruption in Myanmar is slowly getting better but there’s...
Chinese Car Companies Set Sights on India

Chinese Car Companies Set Sights on India

India is now considered a major target for overseas expansion by leading Chinese car companies. The three leading Chinese automotive companies are SAIC, Great Wall, and Chongqing Changan, and all are currently undergoing major expansion efforts in India....
Invest in Japan’s Obscure E-Commerce Sector

Invest in Japan’s Obscure E-Commerce Sector

With the recent purchase of Southeast Asian e-commerce giant Lazada by Alibaba, e-commerce is the industry to talk about here in Asia. However, Japan is not often mentioned despite its famous technological advances. InvestAsian discovers that the Japanese...