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Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante

About Jonathan Asante

Jonathan Asante started his career as a teacher at the London School of Economics whilst doing postgraduate research. He then joined NatWest Group where he was an assistant researcher. In 1995 he joined Framlington where he was a global emerging markets fund manager and group economist. After a nine year stint at Framlington he joined First State Investments as a senior analyst and became head of global emerging market equities after several years of co-managing GEM portfolios with Angus Tulloch.

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Citywire Rating: A rated

2003

  • MNot rated in May 2003
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2004

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  • MRated A in Mar 2004
  • ARated A in Apr 2004
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2005

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2006

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2007

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2008

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2009

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2010

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  • JRated A in Jul 2010
  • ARated A in Aug 2010
  • SRated A in Sep 2010
  • ORated A in Oct 2010
  • NRated A in Nov 2010
  • DRated A in Dec 2010

2011

  • JRated A in Jan 2011
  • FRated A in Feb 2011
  • MRated A in Mar 2011
  • ANot rated in Apr 2011
  • MRated A in May 2011
  • JRated A in Jun 2011
  • JRated A in Jul 2011
  • ARated A in Aug 2011
  • SRated A in Sep 2011
  • ORated A in Oct 2011
  • NRated A in Nov 2011
  • DRated A in Dec 2011

2012

  • JRated A in Jan 2012
  • FNot rated in Feb 2012
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  • ARated A in Apr 2012
  • MRated A in May 2012
  • JRated AA in Jun 2012
  • JRated A in Jul 2012
  • ARated AA in Aug 2012
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  • ORated AA in Oct 2012
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  • DRated AAA in Dec 2012

2013

  • JRated AAA in Jan 2013
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2013
  • MRated AAA in Mar 2013
  • ARated AAA in Apr 2013
  • MRated AAA in May 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jun 2013
  • JRated AAA in Jul 2013
  • ARated AAA in Aug 2013
  • SRated AAA in Sep 2013
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  • NRated AAA in Nov 2013
  • DRated AA in Dec 2013

2014

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

Performance

over : 31/10/2013 - 31/10/2014

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/10/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 7.2% -0.3% 3.8% 2.2% 1.3%
2013 -0.5% 7.4% -5.5% -0.4% -1.6%
2012 18.5% 7.5% -1.3% 7.7% 3.8%
2011 -7.0% -4.6% 2.8% -10.4% 5.8%
2010 28.5% 7.9% -3.1% 10.2% 11.5%
2009 8.2% 8.2%

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