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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. Mr. Graña 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.

Mr. Graña 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 26 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

Decarbonisation: how can investors lead the charge to reaching net zero by 2050?

Decarbonisation: how can investors lead the charge to reaching net zero by 2050?

From the JHI Global Media Conference: A discussion on global efforts to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

Emerging Markets: Near-Term Uncertainty Matched with Long-Term Opportunity

While near-term risks exist, the trajectory of emerging markets remains on stable footing

Emerging market equities: China’s “smart” opportunity

Emerging market equities: China’s “smart” opportunity

Emerging markets Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña and Assistant Portfolio Manager Matt Culley explain why China is well positioned to lead in electric vehicle manufacturing.

Emerging market equities: same storm, different boats

Emerging market equities: same storm, different boats

The COVID-19 pandemic has likely exposed both the winners and pretenders in emerging markets, explains Daniel Graña.

China decarbonisation: the emergence of a mega-theme

China decarbonisation: the emergence of a mega-theme

Daniel Graña, Matt Doody and Jennifer James look at how China decarbonisation has the potential to be one of the biggest investment themes over the coming years.

The speed of change in emerging markets is unknown but the direction is not

The speed of change in emerging markets is unknown but the direction is not

Daniel Graña argues that country analysis should remain a key focus for emerging market investors given the implications from COVID-19 and a less supportive international trade environment.

The end of an era: emerging markets prepare for a post-globalisation world

The end of an era: emerging markets prepare for a post-globalisation world

Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña explains that in light of the retreat from further global economic integration, reformist policies and value-added services are likely to become future drivers of emerging market growth and investment returns.

Emerging markets caught in trade winds

Emerging markets caught in trade winds

Geopolitics are often an important consideration when investing in emerging market (EM) stocks, the upcoming US election included. But regardless of who takes the White House in November, the next administration is likely to continue down a path of deglobalization, with important considerations for EM investors, says Emerging Market Equity Portfolio Manager Daniel Graña.

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.

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.

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.