. RNS Number : 9394I Ashmore Group PLC 26 November 2008 Ashmore Group plc 0700 - 26 November 2008 Purchase of own shares Ashmore Group plc ("Ashmore") announces that on 25 November 2008 it purchased 80,608 ordinary shares of 0.01p each at an average price of 109.7833 pence per ordinary share. These shares will be held as treasury shares. The highest price paid was 113 pence per share and the lowest price paid was 107.5 pence per share. Following these purchases, Ashmore holds 3,488,825 ordinary shares as treasury shares and has 705,436,175 ordinary shares in issue (excluding treasury shares). Ashmore shareholders should use 705,436,175 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 This information is provided by RNS The company news service from the London Stock Exchange END POSEAPFSAEEPFFE