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.
The Fund aims to maximise total investment return by achieving an increase in the value of its investments, earning income and realising currency gains over the medium to long term. The Fund invests mainly in debt securities of any quality issued by governments, government-related entities and corporations located in Asia.
- Czech Republic
- Hong Kong
- United Kingdom