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Thomas Rutz

Thomas Rutz

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About Thomas Rutz

Thomas Rutz has been a portfolio manager at MainFirst Asset Management since September 2012. Previously, Thomas was head of the emerging markets department at Clariden Leu. He joined Clariden Leu in 2003 and became responsible for economic research in 2006. Prior to that, he spent six years at ABB Capital B.V. in Zurich and Singapore as deputy chief trader and two years as chief dealer capital markets at the Bank of Bermuda. Between 1985 and 1994, Rutz held various proprietary trading related positions in bonds, rates, derivatives and currencies at UBS in Zurich, London, New York, Chicago and Hong Kong. Rutz started his career with the Graduates Training Program at UBS.Thomas holds an MBA in Financial Services & Insurance (MBA-FSI) from the University of St. Gallen and Vlerick Business School. Outside work he enjoys rowing, mountain biking, skiing and cultivating his Japanese garden.

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Citywire Rating: AAA rated


  • MRated Plus in May 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2015
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2015
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2015
  • SNot rated in Sep 2015
  • ONot rated in Oct 2015
  • NNot rated in Nov 2015
  • DNot rated in Dec 2015


  • JNot rated 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
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2016
  • DRated Plus in Dec 2016


  • JRated Plus in Jan 2017
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2017
  • MRated A in Mar 2017
  • ARated A in Apr 2017
  • MRated A in May 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jun 2017
  • JRated Plus in Jul 2017
  • ARated Plus in Aug 2017
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2017
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2017
  • NRated A in Nov 2017
  • DRated AA in Dec 2017


  • JRated AA in Jan 2018
  • FRated AAA in Feb 2018


Bonds - Emerging Markets Global Corporates
over : 31/01/2017 - 31/01/2018

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 13.4% 4.8% 1.2% 4.7% 2.1%
2016 17.5% 2.9% 6.9% 6.3% 0.6%
2015 -2.9% 1.0% 4.2% -8.3% 0.8%
2014 -1.8% 2.3% 6.0% -1.6% -7.9%
2013 -4.6% 1.7% 2.7%

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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.