The Economic Times  Aug 7  Comment 
The government has imposed total penalty of 10.80 crore on telecom operators for exceeding prescribed electronic frequency (EMF) limits.
Forbes  Sep 1  Comment 
Many people think power lines, especially the high voltage ones, cause cancer. After years of study, the evidence doesn't support any link. But that doesn't stop internet companies from selling you useless EMF shielding devices to wear on your...
The Economic Times  Aug 1  Comment 
"DoT has prescribed stricter precautionary limits for EMF radiation from mobile tower which is one tenth of limits prescribed by ICNIRP"
Benzinga  Jun 26  Comment 
Dynasil Corporation of America (NASDAQ: DYSL), a developer and manufacturer of optics and photonics products and components for the homeland security, medical and industrial markets, today announced that its Evaporated Metal Films Corporation...
Reuters  Mar 25  Comment 
British insurer Aviva agreed to sell its Turkish unit Aviva Sigorta to venture fund EMF Capital Partners, the Turkish company said on Tuesday.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 27  Comment 
A committee set up to look into electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation issues has alleged that one of its members overhyped the effects of mobile radiation. The member, Girish Kuma...
The Economic Times  Feb 23  Comment 
Concerns over the risks from EMF radiation from telecom towers have led to several cos being asked to remove such structures from some key locations.
The Economic Times  Dec 17  Comment 
Parliamentary panel criticised DoT for using equipment provided by telecom operators to test radiation levels of towers & asked the dept to procures its own gears.
DailyFinance  Dec 2  Comment 
FORT LAUDERDALE, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 12/02/13 -- Templeton Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: EMF) today announced a total distribution of $1.6899, comprised of net investment income of $0.4381 per share and long-term capital gains distribution of...
Cellular News  Mar 26  Comment 
A group of 18 telecommunications operators, vendors, research centres and academic institutions is launching LEXNET, a European project whose goal is to develop effective mechanisms to reduce EMF exposure by at least 50%, without compromising the...


Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. (EMF)

Closed-end investment companies like the Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. do not continuously offer shares to the public. Growth results from market appreciation, which benefits its shareholders. The World Wide dispersion that results from global diversification, reduces volatility, which gives the shareholder greater safety.

The fund is managed by Dr Mark Mobius, who is the spokesman for the fund, and investing in Emerging Markets in general. The fund gives management the freedom to buy anything, anywhere that comes up.

The Fund seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in emerging country equity securities. [1] The fund is a value-oriented, long-term, buy-and-hold vehicle in line with the Templeton investment philosophy. Management can influence the net asset value, but this is not of great concern to investors.

Wealth is shifting from the developed countries to the emerging, and frontier economies, in which Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. invests. These companies tend to be under-researched, and not so readily available to normal investors.

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. employs a bottom-up, approach looking at the company’s potential for earnings and growth over a five-year horizon. And considering the company’s position in its sector, the economic framework, and political environment. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. low portfolio turnover, is an indication of the confidence management has in its investments.

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. distributes essentially all of its realized income, and capital gains to shareholders each year. Earnings may be retained automatically, using the funds reinvestment, and cash purchase plan. [2] When comparing the results of this closed-end company, to companies that retain earnings. Both securities should have all distributions reinvested, and compounded to compare results fairly.

By providing capital and encouraging capitalism in emerging economies, Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. impacts countries in ways similar to the World Bank. The only other company like Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. on the NYSE is the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Fund (MSF), which trades around the MSCI Emerging Markets Free Index, which Morgan Stanley also manages. [1]

Shares of Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “EMF.” [2]

Mark Mobius "World Outlook 2010," [3]

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc., 100 Fountain Parkway, P.O. Box 33030, St. Petersburg, FL 33733-8030. [3]


  1. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. Prospectus 1/27/1987
  2. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. Semiannual Report February 28, 2010 pg22
  3. Templeton Emerging Markets Fund, Inc. Semiannual Report February 28, 2010
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