Paradox of protest in Egypt; Back to the future in Argentina; Africa’s gender injustice struggle meets UN

Sep 20, 2019

In Egypt, Why Poverty is Rising Despite 
Region's Fastest Economic Growth

In Egypt, why poverty is rising despite the region's fastest economic growth: "The trickle-down effect theory that has been believed in for ages is not working," the head of Egypt’s stock exchange, Mohamed Farid Saleh, tells New Markets TV. "You need to have social safety nets in place that are supporting the least privileged who are going to be affected by the reforms."

Also joining us:

Aberdeen Standard Investments’ Kevin Daly discusses Argentina going "back to the future" and his "conviction" investment in Nigeria.

And we hear from the founder of the influential new “African Women on Board” movement, Nkiru Balonwu.

Watch the Emerging Opportunities show on New Markets TV.

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