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T Rowe Price Frontier Markets Equity A USD

Ranked 12 out of 15 in - Frontier Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Oliver Bell

Oliver Bell joined T Rowe Price in 2011 and is currently based in the London office. He has managed the T Rowe Price Middle East & Africa Fund since November 2011 having moved from Pictet where he worked for 14 years. Oliver`s investment strategy is focused on quality and growth at a reasonable price. He studied at the University of Exeter and outside of work he enjoys cricket and skiing.


The fund invests at least two-thirds of total assets in equity and equity-related securities of companies that are either incorporated in those countries that are not in the MSCI AC World Index or conduct most of their business in such countries. Types of securities may include common stocks, preferred stocks, warrants, American Depository Receipts, European Depository Receipts and Global Depository Receipts. The fund does not invest more than one-third of its assets in debt and money market securities. The fund may use derivatives for hedging and efficient portfolio management.

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Frontier Markets over : 30/04/2018 - 30/04/2019

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2019 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2019 3.8%
2018 -16.1% 1.4% -9.8% -4.3% -4.3%
2017 18.8% 6.9% 5.3% -0.5% 6.2%
2016 30.0% 0.9% 13.5% 6.3% 6.9%
2015 -7.8% 1.7% -4.7% -8.6% 4.1%
2014 10.5% -3.2%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation



Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
National Bank of Kuwait SAKP ORD 9.58%
Grupo Financiero Galicia SA DR 4.95%
Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank ORD 4.88%
Guaranty Trust Bank PLC ORD 3.15%
Boubyan Bank KSCP ORD 2.62%
Nestle Nigeria PLC ORD 2.61%
Human Soft Holding Company KSCP ORD 2.37%
Loma Negra Compania Industrial Argentina SA DR 2.33%
Agility Public Warehousing Co KSCP ORD 2.21%
Gulf Bank KSCP ORD 2.08%

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Denmark
  4. Estonia
  5. Finland
  6. France
  7. Germany
  8. Guernsey
  9. Hong Kong
  10. Iceland
  11. Ireland
  12. Italy
  13. Jersey
  14. Latvia
  15. Lithuania
  16. Luxembourg
  17. Netherlands
  18. Norway
  19. Portugal
  20. Singapore
  21. Spain
  22. Sweden
  23. Switzerland
  24. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date24/06/2014
  • Share Class size31Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU1079763535

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment15,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management2.00%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).