Why investment maven Jim Rogers is not bullish on equities and loves to dabble with commodities

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Jim Rogers, chairman, Rogers Holdings


Contrarian investment guru Jim Rogers is known for his outspoken views on government intervention in the economy. Rogers, who insists that almost all asset classes are over-valued, believes a comeback of sticky inflation may lead to a hawkish interest rate environment.

On a sultry Sunday afternoon, I met ace investor Jim Rogers over coffee in a quaint cafe in the Holland Road neighbourhood in Singapore. The cafe, ‘Deli France’, was tucked away on the second floor of the supermarket Jelita Cold Storage. It was close to Rogers’ three-storeyed residence near Holland Village. Dressed in a blue blazer and a pink shirt, Rogers opted for Perrier carbonated mineral water, while I grabbed a Cappuccino. Investment

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