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Ani Markova

Ani Markova

About Ani Markova

Ani Markova is based in Toronto and is a member of the Toronto CFA society. Since 2003 she has worked for AGF Investments Inc where she is a vice president and portfolio manager. Ani co-manages the Smith & Williamson Global Gold & Resources Fund alongside Bob Lyon and uses a top down and bottom up investment style. She gained an MBA in International Business and Finance from George Washington University in Washington DC. Ani was born in Sofia in Bulgaria and outside of fund management she enjoys golf, tennis, skiing and photography.

Invests in own strategies

Runs institutional money

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Citywire Rating: AA rated

2012

  • NNot rated in Nov 2012
  • DNot rated in Dec 2012

2013

  • JNot rated in Jan 2013
  • FRated A in Feb 2013
  • MNot rated in Mar 2013
  • ANot rated in Apr 2013
  • MRated A in May 2013
  • JRated A in Jun 2013
  • JRated A in Jul 2013
  • ARated A in Aug 2013
  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated A in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated AA in Oct 2014

Performance

Equity - Gold & Precious Metals
over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014
Manager Return
1 Bob Lyon -5.7%
1 Ani Markova -5.7%
3 Evy Hambro -8.7%
4 Chris Beer -8.9%
4 Brahm Spilfogel -8.9%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 11.4% 15.0% 8.5% -10.8%
2013 -45.4% -8.7% -36.7% 11.8% -15.4%
2012 -13.5% -1.4% -16.9% 22.4% -13.8%
2011 -27.0% -3.2% -10.2% -12.3% -4.3%
2010 43.1% 0.6% 16.1% 22.5%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in GBP)..
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