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Jim Rogers

Co-Founder of Quantum Funds with George Soros

Jim Rogers, founder of the Quantum Fund with George Soros and creator of the Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI), gave a speech at Hult’s Grand Opening in Shanghai. He shared his perspectives on life, business school, running a hedge fund, and his time as the first hedge fund manager to drive around the world through 116 countries.

"There are spectacular opportunities in Asia today," Rogers told the crowd excitedly, citing the investment potential in Myanmar and North Korea. Rogers believes that change is coming in these new frontiers, and urged business school students to seize opportunities as they arise. Rogers, an outspoken proponent of the free market, believes that change is imminent developments in the world economy will cause China to dip alongside the West. But although China will have its share of problems, he is very optimistic about its long-term ability to be a global and far-sighted power.