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Investment News & Insights from Commonwealth Funds

At Commonwealth Funds, we’re here to invest our time in providing investment news and insights to benefit fund shareholders. Our insights keep up with the growth of the emerging markets we invest in. These articles help investors grow their financial knowledge, make more informed decisions regarding their assets and investing in emerging markets, and bring it home.

Japan’s New Year’s Resolutions

By Robert Scharar, President of FCA Corp and the Commonwealth International Series Trust mutual funds. Having just spent two weeks in Japan, the Akemashite omedeto gozaimasu Happy New Year greeting was in the air so was the image of the rabbit which is this year’s zodiacal animal. As I interacted with Japanese people and read… read more

Dispatch from Europe: A Cloudy Outlook

By Tom Koch, FCA Corp’s Director, Global Capital and Strategy There is a lot going on in Europe these days, and it takes traveling there and engaging in one-on-one conversation to truly grasp the scope of these issues. For financial professionals, understanding “on-the-ground” sentiment becomes very important to manage risk, understand potential opportunities, and validate broader… read more

Resetting Your Investment Approach

Read the article published on NASDAQ The past few years have provided us with plenty of world-altering events, horrifically bad news and massive challenges. I think the big investment story though is not inflation or the pandemics effects on the economy, but how well many management teams responded to these challenges. It is not just… read more

Better data is the key to unlocking major investment in Africa

By Tom Koch, a nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center and Director of Global Capital and Strategy at FCA Corp, a Houston based investment advisory firm that is advisor to the Commonwealth International Series Trust, a US mutual fund group. As published on Atlantic Council As COVID-19 and the war in Ukraine continue to hurt the… read more