Bank Shot, Right Pocket

Delfeld, Carl
November 2005
Forbes Asia;11/28/2005, Vol. 1 Issue 8, p58
The article discusses the benefits of investing in strong banks to tap economic growth in a country or region to minimize risks, especially in emerging markets. Global investor Sir John Templeton used investments in banks as proxies for gaining exposure to undervalued stock markets worldwide. New investment tools allow investors to consider other angles of proxy investing. The growth of exchange-traded funds offers new options to invest indirectly in promising countries or sectors.


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