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James Foster

James Foster

About James Foster

James Foster has over 15 years experience managing bond funds, joining Artemis in April 2005. Prior to this James held the post of Head of Credit with F&C Asset Management where he was ultimately responsible for about £15bn of assets. He has managed all the major bond asset classes focusing more recently on discretionary bond portfolios and, alongside Alex Ralph, James currently manages the Artemis Strategic Bond Fund. In assessing potential investments James looks for companies which have improving credit fundamentals and can pay their coupon throughout the lifetime of the bond. An economics graduate from the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, his extra-curricular activities include politics and sailing.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

2002

  • SNot rated in Sep 2002
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2003

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  • DRated A in Dec 2003

2004

  • JRated A in Jan 2004
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2005

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2006

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2007

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2008

  • JRated AA in Jan 2008
  • FRated AA in Feb 2008
  • MRated A in Mar 2008
  • ANot rated in Apr 2008
  • MRated A in May 2008
  • JRated A in Jun 2008
  • JRated A in Jul 2008
  • ARated A in Aug 2008
  • SRated A in Sep 2008
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2009

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2010

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2011

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2012

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  • MRated A in May 2012
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2013

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  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A 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 Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2014
  • ORated A in Oct 2014

Performance

over : 30/09/2013 - 30/09/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 30/09/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 3.8% 2.6% 1.8% -0.6%
2013 8.2% 2.1% 0.1% 2.9% 3.0%
2012 16.4% 6.7% 0.2% 4.9% 3.8%
2011 -0.5% 3.6% 1.1% -7.7% 3.0%
2010 12.4% 6.6% -2.7% 8.3% 0.2%
2009 3.4% 3.4%

Related News

Skandia merges Artemis Strategic Bond mirror into Old Mutual fund

A mirror version of the Artemis Strategic Bond fund run for Skandia is to be closed, with the assets transferred into an Old Mutual product.

Kames’ Milburn: avoid ‘hairy’ new high yield issues

Phil Milburn, manager of the Kames High Yield Bond fund, has warned a lot of new issuance in the high yield market has been of ‘questionable quality’ and investors should not fall for the latest issues ‘if they are a bit hairy’.

Artemis' Foster: US set for most extreme contraction ever seen

The US will see 5% wiped off economic growth next year due to the fiscal cliff in January, warns Artemis’s James Foster.

James Foster: UK could lose AAA rating next year

The UK is in danger of losing its prized safe haven status if growth remains weak, rendering gilts unattractive, said Artemis’ James Foster.

ECB ignores Greek debt crisis and raises rates

The European Central Bank has raised rates to 1.5%, choosing to continue with its fight against inflation despite the growing debt crisis across the continent.

Artemis’ Foster: BoE has no excuse for imported inflation

The Bank of England should raise interest rates to help curb the amount of imported inflation which is being blamed for spurring the UK’s CPI to 4.5%, according to James Foster at Artemis.

Has King gone mad? Leaviss and Foster clash on interest rates

M&G Investments Jim Leaviss and Artemis’ James Foster sit firmly in different camps when it comes to interest rates.

Fund Intelligence switches out of emerging markets

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Artemis' Foster claims more QE is coming in the Autumn

Artemis Strategic Bond fund manager James Foster believes the Bank of England will further loosen monetary policy in the Autumn.

Investment Line: The Eurozone has scared away the vigilantes..for now

The bond vigilantes may have been run out of town by this massive bail-out package but they are not lurking far away.

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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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