REG-Ashmore Group Plc Purchase of own shares

Released : 24/10/2008
RNS Number : 5929G  
Ashmore Group PLC  
24 October 2008  
Ashmore Group plc    
0700 - 24 October 2008    
Purchase of own shares    
Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore") announces that on 23 October 2008 it purchased  
90,806 ordinary shares of 0.01p each at an average price of 149.2325 pence per 
ordinary share. These shares will be held as treasury shares.  
The highest price paid was 150.00 pence per share and the lowest price paid was 
145.25 pence per share.    
Following these purchases, Ashmore holds 1,680,034 ordinary shares as treasury 
shares and has 707,244,966 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). 
Ashmore shareholders should use 707,244,966 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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