Russell Napier

Russell Napier | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Russell Napier | PepTalk Expert Speaker
Speaker, Independent Global Financial Market Strategist
Understand the interplay between economics and financial markets, and gain insights into global equity markets with Russell Napier, speaker, financial market strategist, and author.

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Unraveling Global Macro Strategies And Financial History: Insights From Renowned Financial Historian

Join Russell Napier, the Co-Founder of ERIC and The Library of Mistakes, a renowned financial historian and author, as he delves into the fascinating world of global macro strategies and financial history. Gain valuable insights from his acclaimed works, such as 'Anatomy of a Bear' and 'The Asian Financial Crisis,' to effectively navigate the intricate complexities of today's financial markets.

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Financial Repression: Lessons From Wartime Finance And The Conscription Of The Savings System
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Global Macros Strategy Outlook And Investment Implications
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Russell Napier | Speaker Biography

Russell Napier is an independent financial market strategist, researcher and author specialising in issues impacting global equity markets. He co-founded ERIC, an online investment research platform, and The Library of Mistakes, a non-profit library specialising in business and finance history. He speaks on the interplay between economics and financial markets. Previously, Russell was the investment strategist for CLSA Asia Pacific Markets, where he contributed to the development and scope of CLSA's equity research. He authored global macro report "The Solid Ground," originally published by CLSA and now published independently. Russell's career in investment began in 1989. He worked at Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh, before moving to Hong Kong in 1995 to work for CLSA as an Asian equity strategist. Russell is Chairman of the Mid Wynd International Investment Trust, a London listed investment trust. He is an investment advisory committee member of Cerno Capital and Kennox Asset Management, two fund management companies. His book Anatomy of a Bear: Learning from Wall Street's Four Great Bottoms (2005) was published to critical and commercial acclaim, named a 'cult classic' by the Financial Times. His most recent book is 'The Asian Financial Crisis, 1995–98 – Birth of the Age of Debt", published in July 2021, follows Russell's personal journey during the Asian Financial Crisis as he wrote daily for institutional investors about an increasingly uncertain future. Relying on contemporaneous commentary, it charts the mistakes and successes of investors in the battle for investment survival in Asia in those heady years. In 2014, Russell founded The Library of Mistakes, a non-profit library specialising in business and financial history, with branches in India, Switzerland and Edinburgh, where it's based. He is Keeper of the Library of Mistakes. He founded a course called a 'Practical History of Financial Markets' in 2004 which continues to run at the Edinburgh Business School. Russell is an Honorary Professor at Heriot-Watt University and The University of Stirling.' Russell studied law at Queen's University Belfast and Magdalene College Cambridge. He is a Fellow of The CFA Society of the UK. Russell has run his own charity since 2002 which provides scholarships for people to attend university who would otherwise be unable to finance their studies. He is a part owner of a brewery in Northern Ireland, grows his own organic vegetables, trundles round Scotland in a 1961 VW campervan, frightens fish with flies, and reads too much financial history.

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