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Templeton Global Total Return

Ranked 38 out of 125 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 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 : 31/07/2015 - 31/07/2016
  • Rank 38/125 Total Return
  • Rank 95/125 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 83/125 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
36 Henderson High Alpha Gilt Y Acc Gross GBP

12.1%

37 L&G Buy and Maintain Credit Z Inc GBP GBP

11.3%

38 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

10.8%

39 Henderson High Alpha Credit I Acc Gross GBP

10.0%

40 Templeton Global Bond A (Mdis) GBP GBP

9.7%

Fund Name Currency Risk
94 CF Canlife Global Bond B Acc GBP

10.0

95 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

10.2

96 GAM Star Dynamic Global Bond GBP Acc GBP

10.3

97 Thesis PM A Acc GBP

10.5

Fund Name Currency Loss
82 Threadneedle Global Bond Ret Net Inc GBX GBP

-3.1%

83 Templeton Global Total Return A (Mdis) GBP

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged

GBP

-3.2%

84 Newton International Bond GBP Inc GBP

-3.3%

85 Baillie Gifford Global Bond A Inc GBP

-3.3%

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2016 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 0.9% 7.2%
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. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Jersey
  16. Latvia
  17. Lithuania
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Netherlands
  20. Norway
  21. Poland
  22. Portugal
  23. Singapore
  24. Slovakia
  25. Spain
  26. Sweden
  27. Switzerland
  28. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date23/11/2006
  • Share Class size27Mn
  • Base currencyGBP
  • ISIN LU0274552982
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

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

Charges

  • Annual management0.75%

Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).