REG-Ashmore Group Plc Purchase of own shares

Released : 05/12/2008
RNS Number : 5959J  
Ashmore Group PLC  
05 December 2008  
Ashmore Group plc    
0700 - 05 December 2008    
Purchase of own shares    
Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore") announces that on 4 December 2008 it purchased 
262,608 ordinary shares of 0.01p each at an average price of 108.8065 pence per 
ordinary share. These shares will be held as treasury shares.  
The highest price paid was 109.75 pence per share and the lowest price paid was 
107.5 pence per share.    
Following these purchases, Ashmore holds 4,682,540 ordinary shares as treasury 
shares and has 704, 242,460 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury 
shares). Ashmore shareholders should use 704, 242,460 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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