It's unlikely to work in Europe like US: Fund CEO

Liquidity-driven markets dangerous: Pro
Liquidity-driven markets dangerous: Pro   

Martin Gilbert, co-founder and CEO of Aberdeen Asset Management, said Monday the Federal Reserve's quantitative easing bond purchases succeeded in reviving the U.S. economy.

But a similar QE program recently launched by the European Central Bank is unlikely to yield similar results, he said in a CNBC "Squawk Box" interview. "It's not as flexible an economy as the U.S. It doesn't have that ability to cut labor."

Aberdeen has $500 billion in assets under management.


Emerging market value plays: Pro
Emerging market value plays: Pro   

Gilbert said the rally in European stocks is being fueled by ECB easy money. He considers this type of liquidity-driven run as dangerous. "I would be wary of how much further they can go and … everyone is concerned about Greece."

While a Greek government official told CNBC the country will make a major debt payment Tuesday, there are doubts Greece will be able to honor future obligations.

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It's difficult to find value in Europe, said Gilbert, who advised investors to look to Asia and emerging market stocks and bonds.

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