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Templeton Global Total Return Bond

Ranked 3 out of 138 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai, PhD, is a portfolio manager and director of research for the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's international bond department. She is responsible for shaping the research agenda of the international bond department and providing macroeconomic analysis to the fixed income team. This includes facilitating broader research efforts leveraging the fixed income group's local resources across global markets. Dr. Desai acts as a key resource for the firm's Fixed Income Policy Committee, which provides policy views on sectors, markets and currencies. Dr. Desai has over 18 years of experience in the financial sector. She joined Franklin Templeton in 2009 from Thames River Capital in London, where she was responsible for shaping the top-down global view on macroeconomic and market developments. She started her career as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, and then worked for over six years at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington DC. She was involved in the negotiation and monitoring of IMF programs in several emerging market countries and in the assessment of the overall design and effectiveness of IMF adjustment programs. Dr. Desai holds a PhD in economics from Northwestern University and earned a BA with honours from Delhi University in New Delhi.

Michael Hasenstab

Michael Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management at Australian National University. He has earned a master's degree in economics of development from the Australian National University and a B.A. in international relations/political economy from Carleton College in the United States. Michael joined Franklin Templeton Investments in July 1995 and since 2001 he is senior vice president, portfolio manager and co-director of the international bond department.

Objective

The Fund's investment objective is to achieve a total return, over the long-term, from a combination of income, capital growth and currency gains. The Fund intends to achieve its objective by investing primarily in a portfolio of fixed income securities and related derivatives selected from across a broad spectrum of sectors, issuers, countries, currencies, and related markets. The Fund's investment portfolio may include fixed and floating rate debt securities and debt obligations of governments, government-related, supranational, and corporate entities worldwide. These may be investment grade and non-investment grade securities (including securities in default).

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Performance

Global over : 28/02/2016 - 28/02/2017
  • Rank 3/138 Total Return
  • Rank 127/138 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 94/138 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
1 Legg Mason WA HY Credit Energy Inst GBP QH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

66.4%

2 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

28.2%

3 Templeton Global Total Return Bond A Inc GBP

27.6%

4 Dodge & Cox Worldwide Global Bond GBP Dist GBP

27.2%

5 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) GBP GBP

25.3%

Fund Name Currency Loss
92 Henderson High Alpha Credit I Acc Gross GBP

-3.5%

93 Russell Investments Global Credit FGBPH-U Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.5%

94 Templeton Global Total Return Bond A Inc GBP

-3.6%

94 Hume Global Bond GBP GBP

-3.6%

96 Royal London International Government Bond B Inc GBP

-3.6%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 30.3% 5.1% 6.1% 3.7% 12.7%
2015 -0.1% 5.1% -5.6% -3.0% 3.9%
2014 5.6% -0.3% 0.1% 3.9% 1.8%
2013 -0.1% 8.8% -3.8% -5.2% 0.6%
2012 14.2% 4.5% 0.5% 4.1% 4.5%
2011 0.0% -0.2% 2.8% -5.1% 2.7%
2010 19.9% 14.1% -1.3% 2.5% 3.9%
2009 16.1% 1.0% -3.1% 13.8% 4.1%
2008 0.6% 13.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. France
  2. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date02/06/2008
  • Share Class size344Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB00B2QWKP80

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment1,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management1.20%

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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).