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Templeton Global Bond

Ranked 34 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 principal investment objective is to maximise, consistent with prudent investment management, total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing principally in a portfolio of fixed or floating-rate debt securities (including non-investment grade securities) and debt obligations issued by government or government-related issuers worldwide.

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Performance

Global over : 30/04/2016 - 30/04/2017
  • Rank 34/138 Total Return
  • Rank 98/138 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 47/138 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
32 PIMCO GIS Diversified Income Inst GBP Hdg Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

10.1%

33 HSBC GIF Global Bond AC GBP GBP

10.1%

34 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) GBP-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

10.0%

35 Legg Mason IF WA Global MultiStrat Bd A GBP Inc M

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

10.0%

36 Vontobel Fund TwentyFour Glob Unc Bd AQN GBP GBP

9.8%

Fund Name Currency Risk
96 Legg Mason WA HY Credit Energy Inst GBP QH

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

6.3

97 Ruffer Sicav-Ruffer Fixed Income-C-GBP-Dist GBP

6.4

98 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) GBP-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

6.4

99 PIMCO GIS Global Advantage Inst GBP (Prt Hdg)

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

6.4

100 Thesis PM A Acc GBP

6.7

Fund Name Currency Loss
45 T Rowe Global Unconstrained Bond Ih GBP Cap

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.6%

46 JPM Global Bond Opportunities X Acc GBP Hgd

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.7%

47 Guggenheim GFI Z GBP Acc GBP

-1.7%

47 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) GBP-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.7%

49 New Capital Global Value Credit GBP Ord Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-1.8%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 3.8%
2016 4.9% -1.1% -1.1% -1.4% 8.6%
2015 -4.9% 0.3% -0.5% -7.3% 2.7%
2014 1.6% 0.7% 2.3% 0.6% -2.0%
2013 1.5% 1.6% -2.9% 0.8% 2.1%
2012 16.3% 7.4% -1.1% 5.3% 4.0%
2011 -3.2% 1.8% 2.3% -8.0% 1.1%
2010 11.9% 6.6% -2.8% 6.5% 1.4%
2009 18.3% 0.3% 7.2% 7.3% 2.5%
2008 11.0% 7.2% -4.5% 1.8% 6.7%
2007 1.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Latvia
  19. Lithuania
  20. Luxembourg
  21. Macau
  22. Netherlands
  23. Norway
  24. Poland
  25. Portugal
  26. Singapore
  27. Slovakia
  28. Spain
  29. Sweden
  30. Switzerland
  31. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date03/09/2007
  • Share Class size44Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0316492692
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment3,500
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%

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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).