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Russell Napier

Consultant, CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets
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Russell Napier is an Edinburgh-based consultant for Asia-focused brokerage CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets who writes about issues impacting the global equity markets. With more than two decades in the industry, he has contributed to the development and scope of CLSA’s equity research. He started his career in investment at Edinburgh-based asset managers Baillie Gifford before joining CLSA in 1995 as an Asian equity strategist based in Hong Kong. He remained in that post until 1999 and was ranked number one for Asian strategy in the Asiamoney and Institutional Investor polls from 1997 to 1999. Napier is a nonexecutive director of the Scottish Investment Trust and the Mid Wynd International Investment Trust. His book Anatomy of a Bear was published to critical acclaim in 2005 (an updated edition was published in 2009). He created and runs a course for finance professionals at the Edinburgh Business School called “A practical history of financial markets.”


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  • Urgent Need to Retool Business Faculties with Financial Historians and Eject the Financial Engineers
    by Russell Napier
    Russell Napier is an Edinburgh-based consultant for Asia-focused brokerage CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets who writes about issues impacting the global equity markets. With more than two decades in the industry, he has contributed to the development and scope of CLSA’s equity research. He started his career in investment at Edinburgh-based asset managers Baillie Gifford before joining CLSA in 1995 as an Asian equity strategist based in Hong Kong. He...

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