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Steve Russell

Steve Russell

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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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  • SRated A in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2013
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2013


  • 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
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2014
  • NRated A in Nov 2014
  • DRated A in Dec 2014


  • JRated A in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2015
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2015
  • MRated A in May 2015
  • JRated A in Jun 2015
  • JRated A in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated A in Oct 2015
  • NRated A in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016


  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017
  • ANot rated in Apr 2017
  • MNot rated in May 2017
  • JNot rated in Jun 2017
  • JNot rated in Jul 2017
  • ANot rated in Aug 2017
  • SNot rated in Sep 2017
  • ONot rated in Oct 2017
  • NNot rated in Nov 2017
  • DNot rated in Dec 2017


  • JNot rated in Jan 2018
  • FNot rated in Feb 2018
  • MNot rated in Mar 2018
  • ANot rated in Apr 2018
  • MNot rated in May 2018
  • JNot rated in Jun 2018
  • JNot rated in Jul 2018
  • ANot rated in Aug 2018
  • SNot rated in Sep 2018
  • ONot rated in Oct 2018
  • NNot rated in Nov 2018
  • DNot rated in Dec 2018


  • JNot rated in Jan 2019
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2019


Mixed Assets - Absolute Return GBP
over : 28/02/2018 - 28/02/2019

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -6.8% -2.7% 2.1% -0.6% -5.7%
2017 0.7% -0.3% -0.5% -1.0% 2.5%
2016 13.3% 0.4% 3.5% 7.1% 1.8%
2015 -0.1% 4.8% -0.3% -5.4% 1.2%
2014 0.1% 2.5% 3.9%

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Citywire Discovery Source: Citywire Discovery Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated)..Portions of the information contained on this page was derived by Citywire Financial Publishers Ltd using content supplied by Lipper, A Reuters Company.