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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

About Steve Russell

Steve Russell started his career in 1987 as a research analyst at SLC Asset Management where he eventually became the head of equities. In 1999 he moved to HSBC Investment Bank where he was the head of UK and European equity strategy. Steve joined Ruffer in 2003 where he co-manages of CF Ruffer Total Return Fund alongside David Ballance. He has also been a non-executive director of JP Morgan Fleming Continental Investment Trust since 2005.

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Funds Managed
  1. CF Ruffer Total Return

Citywire Rating: + rated

2013

  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus 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 Plus in Jul 2014
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2014

Performance

Mixed Assets - Absolute Return
over : 30/06/2014 - 31/07/2014

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 31/07/2014 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2014 0.2% -0.9% 0.4% 0.8%
2013 9.6% 10.1% -1.3% 0.0% 0.9%
2012 2.7% 2.2% -3.3% 1.3% 2.6%
2011 1.2% 0.0% 1.0% -2.0% 2.2%
2010 13.9% 5.6% -0.7% 3.1% 5.3%
2009 8.3% 6.0% 2.1%

Related News

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Ruffer duo warn on sterling’s strength

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Ruffer: forget new normal, this is old peculiar

The company used the term to justify its 35% allocation to index-linked bonds in the Ruffer Investment Company

Ruffer buys old tech for mini-bubble protection

Hamish Baillie and Steve Russell see more value in the likes of Oracle and IBM than the social media 'upstarts' which have been caught up by the hype of the recent tech 'mini-bubble'.  

Ruffer dismisses Japan naysayers

Steve Russell and Hamish Baillie, managers of the £317 million Ruffer investment trust, have argued that the case for Japanese equities has not been dented by the country’s consumption tax hike this month.

Ruffer: three interestingly cheap stocks

Hamish Baillie and Steve Russell of the Ruffer investment trust have tipped value investing to shine against a backdrop of earnings disappointments.

Ruffer slashes Japan to 15% as protection finally pays off

The Ruffer managers have continued to take profit from Japan as their defensive stance, which weighed on performance last year, protected them from Janaury's sell-off.  

Ruffer: recovery is prosecco not champagne, but still bubbly

The economy of 2013 is closer to mid-market prosecco than the premier cru of pre-2007 but is nonetheless full of bubbles – and will still come with a hangover, Ruffer has warned

Ruffer: risk-on investors won’t achieve an ‘elegant exit’

The managers of the £338m Ruffer investment trust, have added some risk to their very defensive fund – in the form of two copper miners – while warning that those betting on a prolonged QE rally face ruin.

Ruffer sticks with cash as macro fears mount

Hamish Baillie and Steve Russell, managers of the £335 million Ruffer Investment Company, have maintained faith in their defensive portfolio despite it incurring losses in recent months.

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