Charles Robertson News

Live music in Accra, Ghana

Why is Ghana 25 times more successful than Nigeria at attracting tourism revenues?

Tourism should be an easy win for emerging market (EM) and frontier market (FM) economies with weakened currencies, and cheap jet fuel; an opportunity that we think is being missed.

Charles Robertson, Global Economist, Renaissance Capital

The outlook for frontier markets in Africa (Video): Charles Robertson, Global Economist, Rennaisance Capital

RenCap’s Global Economist Charles Robertson discusses frontier markets and the economic outlook for various nations in Africa.

Lagos, Nigeria

There is much to like in Nigeria, says RenCap's Chief Economist Charles Robertson

We have always maintained that Nigeria’s future does not lie with oil, and are encouraged by the high quality government team that is pushing hard for diversification.

Lagos, Nigeria

Economists share their 2016 outlook for Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa

These are the global economic realities that will continue to shape African markets in 2016. Strong US dollar. Low oil and commodity prices. Slowing Chinese growth.

Africa

The IMF Says The World's In A Mess - But Not Africa

The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook makes sobering reading for most of the world.

The African Consumer

11 of the 20 fastest-growing economies in the world are in Africa: World Bank

Where will you find the fastest-growing economies in the world this year?

Charles Robertson, CFA, Global Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital

Spotlight on Africa with Charles Robertson, CFA, Global Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital (Presentation)

Spolight on Africa with Charles Robertson, CFA, Global Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital. European Investment Conference, CFA Institute, “Beyond Austerity: Opportunities for European Investors in the Global Market”, 14–15 November 2013, London, United Kingdom

Charles Robertson, Global Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital

Fear of Investing in Africa Is Losing You Money - CFA Institute (Video)

Africa has its challenges, from corruption to political risk, yet the continent has changed and will continue to evolve.