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Templeton Global Total Return

Ranked 119 out of 121 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 Funds 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 and/or floating-rate debt securities and debt obligations (including investment grade and non-investment grade securities) issued by government and government-related issuers or corporate entities worldwide. The Fund may also purchase debt obligations issued by supranational entities organised or supported by several national governments.

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Performance

Global over : 31/05/2017 - 31/05/2018
  • Rank 119/121 Total Return
  • Rank 95/121 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 110/121 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
117 F&C Global Bond 1 Inc GBP

-3.3%

118 Man GLG Flexible Bond I H GBP Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-4.2%

119 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-4.4%

120 Nikko AM World Bank Green A GBP GBP

-4.5%

121 Templeton Global Total Return Bond W Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-4.5%

Fund Name Currency Risk
93 Man GLG Flexible Bond I H GBP Inc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

6.3

94 Old Mutual Global Strategic Bond A GBP Inc GBP

6.5

95 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

6.6

96 Morgan Stanley Global Bond AX GBP GBP

6.8

97 Invesco Bond C Acc GBP GBP

6.8

Fund Name Currency Loss
108 CMI (Lux) Global Bond GBP

-7.9%

109 MGI Global Bond I-1 GBP GBP

-8.0%

110 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-8.0%

111 Threadneedle Global Bond Ret Net Inc GBX GBP

-8.0%

112 Amundi SICAV II Global Aggregate Bond R No Dis GBP GBP

-8.1%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 -2.4%
2017 -5.5% 3.0% -4.5% -1.5% -2.4%
2016 26.7% 0.9% 7.2% 2.3% 14.4%
2015 -0.2% 5.0% -6.2% -3.9% 5.4%
2014 5.9% -0.8% -0.3% 5.1% 1.9%
2013 1.6% 9.1% -2.7% -5.3% 1.0%
2012 14.4% 5.1% 0.6% 3.8% 4.2%
2011 -0.6% 0.4% 2.4% -5.4% 2.3%
2010 19.4% 14.2% -1.0% 3.0% 2.6%
2009 20.8% 1.5% 0.2% 14.7% 3.5%
2008 32.2% 5.5% -5.5% 6.5% 24.4%
2007 8.5% 1.6% 2.4% 1.1% 3.2%

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. Georgia
  10. Germany
  11. Greece
  12. Hungary
  13. Ireland
  14. Jersey
  15. Latvia
  16. Lithuania
  17. Luxembourg
  18. Malta
  19. Mexico
  20. Netherlands
  21. Norway
  22. Poland
  23. Portugal
  24. Singapore
  25. Slovakia
  26. Spain
  27. Sweden
  28. Switzerland
  29. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/11/2006
  • Share Class size33Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0274552982
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • 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).