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Templeton Global Emerging Markets

Ranked 109 out of 269 in - Global Emerging Markets over 12 months
All calculations are in GBP unless stated

Managed by

Carlos Hardenberg

Carlos Hardenberg is senior vice president and the Director of Frontier Markets Strategy for the Templeton Emerging Markets Group at Franklin Templeton Investments. In this capacity, he is responsible for setting the overall strategy for his respective area, providing guidance and thought leadership, coordinating appropriate resources and coverage, and leveraging the group's expertise to add value across products within the strategy. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2002, Mr. Hardenberg was an analyst in the Corporate Finance Department for Bear Stearns International in London. He entered the financial services industry in 1999. Mr. Hardenberg holds a M.Sc., with distinction in investment management from London City University Business School (UK) and a B.Sc., with honours in business studies from the University of Buckingham (UK). He speaks German, English and Spanish.

Mark Mobius

Mark Mobius graduated from Boston University with a Masters degree in economics and political science and from MIT with a PhD. He has spent more than 40 years working in emerging markets all over the world and joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 1987 as president of the Templeton Emerging Markets Fund. In 1999 he was appointed joint chairman of the Global Corporate Governance Forum Investor Responsibility Taskforce of the World Bank and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Mark has been managing funds for over 24 years.

Chetan Sehgal

Chetan Sehgal is an executive vice president and the director of Global Emerging Markets and Small Cap Strategies for the Templeton Emerging Markets Group. In this capacity, he is responsible for strengthening the overall Global Emerging Markets and Small Cap strategies, providing guidance and thought leadership, coordinating appropriate resources and coverage, and leveraging the group's expertise to add value across products within the strategies. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton, Mr. Sehgal was a senior ratings analyst for the Credit Rating Information Services of India, Ltd. Mr. Sehgal earned a BE mechanical (honors) from University of Bombay and a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management in Bangalore, where he specialized in finance and business policy and graduated as an institute scholar. Mr. Sehgal speaks English and Hindi and is a CFA charterholder.


The Fund aims to provide long-term capital growth by investing primarily in emerging market equities. The investment policy, and the general nature of the portfolio, is to invest primarily in the equity or equity related securities of companies domiciled in emerging nations and/or companies which derive a significant proportion of their revenues or profits from, or have a significant portion of their assets in emerging economies that the Investment Adviser has identified as trading at a significant discount to an estimate of their long-term underlying worth.

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Global Emerging Markets over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 28.1% 11.4% 1.6% 5.7% 7.1%
2016 39.5% 9.2% 11.1% 13.5% 1.3%
2015 -16.2% 2.4% -8.2% -15.3% 5.3%
2014 -5.0% -3.9% 8.9% 0.8% -9.9%
2013 -14.9% -2.2% -14.0% 5.2% -3.8%
2012 8.6% 12.1% -12.1% 4.5% 5.4%
2011 -28.5% -3.4% -2.0% -25.3% 1.1%
2010 16.3% 7.4% -12.2% 11.1% 11.0%
2009 71.2% 1.7% 21.0% 25.8% 10.6%
2008 -40.8% -18.5% -1.1% -18.3% -10.1%
2007 35.5% 0.3% 14.8% 17.7% -0.1%
2006 15.5% 11.3% -9.4% 2.6% 11.5%
2005 42.8% 4.2% 8.5% 16.0% 8.8%
2004 -1.4% 6.7% 7.6%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date15/03/2004
  • Share Class size40Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN GB0034009190

Purchase Info

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


  • Annual management1.50%
  • Initial investment1.5

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Mobius: Hungary will not go the way of Greece

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Mobius remains bullish on oil firms

Franklin Templeton Investments' veteran emerging markets manager Mark Mobius remains unspooked by the slump in the oil price and believes that energy companies can still deliver over the longer term.

Mobius picks South Africa as most attractive market

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Sectorwatch: Shaftan encouraged by Russian theme

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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).