Ruchir Sharma

Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist
Morgan Stanley Investment Management



Description


Ruchir Sharma is Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist for Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

With more than $20 billion of assets under management in emerging markets, Ruchir is one of the world’s largest investors. He typically spends one week every month in a different emerging market where he meets leading politicians, top CEOs and other local characters. He has been with the firm for 19 years and is a currently a member of the Executive Committee of the Investment Management division.

Ruchir has been a writer for even longer than he has been an investor. He started writing at the age of 17 for India’s largest economic daily, The Economic Times and is now a frequent contributor to the op-ed pages of The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times and The Times of India. His essays have also appeared in Foreign Affairs, Time, The New York Times, Foreign Policy, Forbes and Bloomberg View. For much of the last decade he had been a contributing editor with Newsweek, where he wrote columns and cover stories.

Ruchir may be most well-known for his 2012 book, Breakout Nations: In Pursuit of the Next Economic Miracles. Breakout Nations debuted as the number one bestseller in India, and earned Sharma the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award for 2012. Breakout Nations also made the Wall Street Journal hardcover business bestseller list, and was chosen by Foreign Policy as one of its “21 Books to Read in 2012”. Ruchir’s next book, The Rise and Fall of Nations: Forces of Change in the Post-Crisis World will be released in June 2016.

In October 2015, Bloomberg Markets magazine named Ruchir one of the “50 Most Influential” people in the world, alongside names like Barack Obama, Janet Yellen and Warren Buffet. In 2012, Sharma was selected as one of the top global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine and in June 2013, India’s premier weekly magazine Outlook named Ruchir as one of The World’s 25 Smartest Indians. The World Economic Forum in Davos selected Ruchir as one of the world’s “Top Young Leaders” in 2007.

Ruchir is especially passionate about politics and has formed an informal group of senior Indian editors with whom he travels extensively before every major state or national election; usually logging in over 1,000 miles over 4-5 days, meeting with the nation’s top leaders and getting a first-hand feel of local politics. Ruchir arranged the first trip with three journalist friends in 1998 and has since nurtured it into a much sought-after ritual with 20 regular fellow travelers. Recently the group, occasionally referred to as ‘the limousine liberals’ in the local media, toured one of India’s largest states, Bihar for the state election in October 2015. To date, Ruchir has made around two dozen such trips into the country’s heartland.

Ruchir’s other interests include athletics and a serious commitment to running. Despite his extensive travels, he tries not to miss a single day of training no matter where he is in the world. He regularly trains with his former Olympics coach and competes in sprinting events. In 2011, he represented India in the World Masters Athletic championship in Sacramento. Ruchir also has a keen interest in wildlife and in international cinema and makes it a point to attend major film festivals anytime he can find a moment from his investing, writing and running.

Source : Personal Website

 

News


Ruchir Sharma on financial crises, Trump and why he loves to run

Financial Times - 4 weeks ago
It takes Ruchir Sharma about a minute to walk to Central Park from the soaring New York apartment tower where he lives, on the south-west edge of the park. “It's one of the reasons I chose this...

Why There Is No 'Trump Slump' on Wall Street

New York Times - 4 weeks ago
A trader at the New York Stock Exchange on Friday. Credit Richard Drew/Associated Press. After a brief stumble, the stock market returned to its upward march last week and hit another high. This...

Morgan Stanley's Sharma Sees De-Globalization Trend

Bloomberg - 56 minutes ago
Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., talks about global trade and nations moving away from globalization. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin...

Sharma Says UK Election More Local Than Global

Bloomberg - 3 weeks ago
Ruchir Sharma, chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley Investment Management Inc., looks at the global market reach and impact of this week's U.K. election. He speaks with Bloomberg's...

Ruchir Sharma, inversionista del momento en wall street: “Chile es ...

LaTercera (Registro) - 1 day ago
El influyente estratega global de Morgan Stanley pone sus fichas en la elección presidencial y dice que en los círculos financieros hay expectativas de que ...and...

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Professional Details


Designation Head of Emerging Markets and Chief Global Strategist
Company Morgan Stanley
Previous Company Prime Securities Ltd (Delhi)
Education Sri Ram College of Commerce - Delhi University
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Milestone

- In June 2013, Outlook named Sharma as one of The World's 25 Smartest Indians.

- In 2012, Sharma was selected as one of the top global thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine.

- Breakout Nations debuted as the No 1 bestseller in India, and earned Sharma the Tata Literature Live! First Book Award for 2012.

- Breakout Nations made the Wall Street Journal hardcover business bestseller list, and was chosen by Foreign Policy as one of its “21 Books to Read in 2012”.

City New York
Country United States of America
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