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Professor Russell Napier has been an adviser on asset allocation to global investment institutions for over 25 years. He is author of Anatomy of The Bear: Lessons From Wall Street’s Four Great Bottoms and Keeper of the Library of Mistakes, a business and financial history library based in Edinburgh. He has founded and runs a course called A Practical History of Financial Markets and also an ... Read more on Russell Napier
A detailed retrospective on the development and evolution of the Asia Crisis drawn from the contemporaneous notes of a keen observer of economic and financial history… interesting food for thought for investors and policymakers alike. Terrence Checki, Former Executive Vice President and head of Emerging Markets and International Affairs, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
A combination of applied and highly practical economics that through reality bridges the gap between policy theory and actual implications and results, but more it is also a travelogue and a diary. Richard Chenevix-Trench, Former CIO of Sloane Robinson
Russell Napier’s book offers an authoritative and highly erudite account of one of the most consequential events that reshaped the modern world. As a market participant and a keen observer, Russell offers a seat at the table for anyone who wishes to understand the challenges facing today’s policymakers and how the Asia Pacific crisis birthed the age of debt. It is an indispensable guide. Viktor Shvets, Global Strategist and Author of The Great Rupture: Three Empires, Four Turning Points and the Future of Humanity
Russell Napier talks to Merryn about financial repression – or "stealing money from old people slowly" – plus how Asian capitalism is taking over in the West; why active management could be back ...Read more
Once again, Merryn’s got a star guest for this week’s podcast. Author and economic historian Russell Napier talks to Merryn about the Asian financial crisis (the subject of his excellent new ...Read more
Napier’s latest book, “The Asian Financial Crisis: 1995-1998,” covers a period of time that many investors are either not familiar with or haven’t studied anywhere near as closely as they ...Read more
And so we turn to Russell Napier’s The Asian Crisis: Birth of the Age of Debt. Napier was working in Hong Kong in 1997, and the book is partly a compilation of the excellent notes he wrote during ...Read more
n the podcast we talked about why it is important to understand the history of the stock market, the catalyst behind the Asian Crisis and how we are entering an inflation cycle.
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The book is full of Napier’s personal experiences, many of them highly entertaining. He recalls a Malaysian security official asking him for a stock tip, Ian Botham nominating him for a parachute ...Read more
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Overall, however, Russell Napier has written another excellent book and I have no hesitation in recommending it to those involved in financial markets and, indeed, to anybody more generally ...Read more
Russell Napier has never been one of the eternal inflation warners. On the contrary: The market strategist and historian, who experienced the Asian Financial Crisis 25 years ago at first hand at the ...Read more