Daniel J. Graña, CFA

Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Equity
Daniel J. Graña, CFA | Janus Henderson Investors

Daniel J. Graña is Portfolio Manager, Emerging Market Equity at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since joining the firm in 2019. Daniel is responsible for the Emerging Market Equity strategy and co-manages the emerging markets sleeve of the International Opportunities strategy. Previously, he managed emerging market equities at Putnam Investments from 2003 and was an analyst on the emerging markets team from 1999 to 2002. Before Putnam, he spent four years in the Latin America investment banking group at Merrill Lynch.

Daniel received bachelor of science degrees in economics and political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a master of management degree from Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 25 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Investment considerations of a bipolar world

Investment considerations of a bipolar world

Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, believes that the beginning of the end of the post-Cold War order and the rise of an assertive China have enormous investment implications.

Emerging Markets: ‘a rising tide will not lift all boats’

Emerging Markets: ‘a rising tide will not lift all boats’

Daniel Graña argues that a large disparity is likely between the success stories of certain emerging market countries and the failures of others.

Vietnam: the new frontier in Emerging Markets?

Vietnam: the new frontier in Emerging Markets?

As some emerging market economies begin to slow, Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, explains why he thinks Vietnam’s outlook is positive and why investors should take note.

Prepare for a dispersion of outcomes for Emerging Markets post COVID-19

Prepare for a dispersion of outcomes for Emerging Markets post COVID-19

Daniel Graña and Matthew Culley from the Emerging Market Equity Team explain the importance of examining each emerging country individually to determine how they are likely to weather the COVID-19 storm, and why some of these countries are likely on the cusp of a transition toward more value-added growth drivers.

South Africa: a cautionary tale in EM

South Africa: a cautionary tale in EM

In this video update, Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, believes that not all countries within the asset class should be treated the same and highlights South Africa as a case in point.

2020 EM outlook: country analysis matters

2020 EM outlook: country analysis matters

Daniel Graña, Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager, believes that it is critical to have many lenses through which to identify the most compelling investment opportunities and highlights the importance of country analysis in emerging markets.