REG-Ashmore Group Plc Purchase of own shares

Released : 20/10/2008
RNS Number : 1724G  
Ashmore Group PLC  
20 October 2008  
Ashmore Group plc    
+0700 20 October 2008    
Purchase of own shares    
Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore") announces that on 17 October 2008 it purchased 
1,391,263 ordinary shares of 0.01p each at an average price of 152.63 pence per 
ordinary share. These shares will be held as treasury shares.  
The highest price paid was 160.00 pence per share and the lowest price paid was 
143.75 pence per share.    
Following these purchases, Ashmore holds 1,391,263 ordinary shares as treasury 
shares and has 707,533,737 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). 
Ashmore shareholders should use 707,533,737 as the denominator to determine if 
they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in 
Ashmore under the FSA's Disclosure and Transparency Rules.  
Enquiries to:  
Ashmore Group plc    +44 (0)20 3077 6000   
Michael Perman, Company Secretary   +44 (0)20 3077 6190  
Penrose Financial    +44 (0)20 7786 4888   
Gay Collins / Lauren Stewart       +44 (0)7798 626282  
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