A savvy investor’s guide to corruption

MoneyWeek magazine cover illustrationIf you know what to look out for, investing in corrupt markets can actually boost your returns, says Jonathan Compton.

To a greater or lesser extent, corruption, in all its various forms, is a problem in most countries. As corruption is largely about the abuse of power, control and money, it can also have a serious impact on the investment case for a market or company. Yet it’s a subject that the investment industry has often preferred to gloss over.

Analysts are loath to [...]

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