Latin America, its potential, and foreign direct investment | The Weekly by Synergy

Latin America is a vast region, full of promise and possibility, a true kaleidoscope of nations pushing for growth and better quality of life. To start, the continent covers one-sixth of the Earth, and it has an astounding natural resource endowment, from most minerals and metals in the periodic table, to all sources of energy … Continue reading Latin America, its potential, and foreign direct investment | The Weekly by Synergy

Lithium investing… Are you in? Part 1: ASX | The Weekly by Synergy

Mining companies have been roughly about 30% of listed entities on the Australian Stock Exchange, at least since we started tracking them, back in 2014. This makes Materials the most crowded sector in the exchange, translating into 674 companies… A growing number of these are focused on lithium, the chemical element that underpins the electric vehicle … Continue reading Lithium investing… Are you in? Part 1: ASX | The Weekly by Synergy

Investing in emerging markets… Worth the risk? | The Weekly by Synergy

As interest rates remain low in the developed world -with some countries such as Japan, still submerged in negative territory-, and inflation rising, investors are desperately seeking yield. This has seen equities soar, despite global woes. Emerging markets, as an alternative asset class, can infuse blue sky into a portfolio; however, the risk undoubtedly increases. … Continue reading Investing in emerging markets… Worth the risk? | The Weekly by Synergy

Lithium, advice from an Australian ambassador and the Venezuelan situation at LADU 2017

I attended the Latin America Down Under (LADU) conference last month, held in Perth (did you know it was my first time there? Find out!). Although still a small conference, it was a good opportunity to catch up with those interested in strengthening the relationship between Australia and Latin America. I consider myself a passionate fan … Continue reading Lithium, advice from an Australian ambassador and the Venezuelan situation at LADU 2017