Jim Rogers

Burgundy is the new Bordeaux in mainland China

Burgundy: The new Bordeaux. Photo: SCMP

We've always been reluctant to go to the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair as there was a lingering fear that having ventured in we might have trouble exiting.

Friday, 9 November, 2012, 10:40am

Expats in Singapore arm children for Chinese century

Happy Rogers, centre, the daughter of US investor Jim Rogers, listens to her Chinese teacher in her Mandarin class at Nanyang Primary School in Singapore last May. Photo: AFP

As far back as 25 years ago, US investor Jim Rogers already believed China would be the next economic superpower and  young people the world over should prepare for the future by learning Mandarin.

31 Aug 2012 - 12:29pm

Off with their talking heads

One of the few growth industries in these hard times is the investment punditry business, which seems to be expanding endlessly. Not a day passes without some fuss being made over an investment guru pontificating on where the markets are heading.

6 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Determination helps reporter write book on top US investor

When US investment guru Jim Rogers read an e-mail in 2007 telling him that a young Chinese journalist wanted to write a biography of him, his first response was: 'This girl must be crazy.' But he mailed 25 boxes of personal letters and documents to her home in Beijing.

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am

Beware: investment gurus can damage your wealth

The old saying 'throw enough mud and some of it will stick' is undoubtedly true. But a good name can be even more adhesive than a bad reputation, especially when it comes to investment advisers.

20 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

A bull's eye view of investment in China

It can take a while to warm to Jim Rogers. First you have to push past his enthusiasm for quoting Confucius and Mao and then you have to get beyond his fondness for recalling personal firsts in China ('It was my first time...' or 'I remember the first time...'). Then there are the Red Guard references and exclamation marks.

21 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

US dollar falling out of favour, says Rogers

Investment guru Jim Rogers is warning that the US dollar is falling out of favour as the world's medium of exchange.

Mr Rogers, a co-founder of Quantum Fund with George Soros, also said yesterday that he hoped to cash out of the dollar and accumulate more yuan, saying investments in China's currency were as close as it got to a sure thing.

8 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Rogers gives up on dollar, touts yuan

If commodities guru Jim Rogers is right, the United States' days as an economic superpower are nearing an end and the yuan will soon become the standard of world trade.

13 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Lai See

'investment biker' gets china visit off to a flying start ...

Jim Rogers, the influential American 'investment biker', is riding his celebrity status in China for all its worth.

26 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Dare to be different and win

Celebrity investor Jim Rogers says the secret to successful investing is a willingness to walk apart from the crowd and anticipate what lies ahead in a world in constant flux.

26 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Off the shelf

Have two wheels, will travel is the motto of Jim Rogers, former Wall Street investment superstar and passionate motorcyclist. After retiring at 37 from the world of finance, and taking up assorted professions, he decided it was time to see the world. There was only one way to do it: on his bike.

16 Mar 1996 - 12:00am