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Templeton Global Total Return Bond Inclusive - Class A - Income (GBP)

Sell:143.80p Buy:143.80p Change: 0.02p (0.01%)
Prices as at 16 August 2019
Sell:143.80p
Buy:143.80p
Change: 0.02p (0.01%)
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
Prices as at 16 August 2019
Sell:143.80p
Buy:143.80p
Change: 0.02p (0.01%)
Prices as at 16 August 2019
You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account
The selling price currently displayed is higher than the buying price. This can occur temporarily for a variety of reasons; shortly before the market opens, after the market closes or because of extraordinary price volatility during the trading day.

Our view on this Fund

This fund does not feature on our Wealth 50 list of what we believe are the best funds in each sector. If a fund is not within our Wealth 50 this is not necessarily a recommendation to sell. However, if you are thinking of adding to your investments we believe Wealth 50 funds are superior alternatives. View funds on the Wealth 50 »

Our view on the sector

Funds in this sector can invest in government and corporate bonds issued globally. And they can often be denominated in overseas currencies. Foreign currencies boost performance if sterling weakens, like it did after the UK voted to leave the European Union in 2016, but the reverse is true when sterling strengthens. These funds can be very different from each other. Some focus on generating income, others try to shelter investors' money during the bad times and might not generate any income. We think there are only a handful of investors with the skill to successfully manage a fund in this sector.

Performance Analysis

Performance analysis for this fund is not available.

Investment Philosophy

Investment philosophy for this fund is not available.

Process and Portfolio Construction

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Fund Track Record

16/08/14 to 16/08/15 16/08/15 to 16/08/16 16/08/16 to 16/08/17 16/08/17 to 16/08/18 16/08/18 to 16/08/19
Annual return -0.31% 18.93% 10.56% -1.12% 2.09%

Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns. Where no data is shown, figures are not available. This information is provided to help you choose your own investments, remember they can fall as well as rise in value so you may not get back the original amount invested.

Information about the fund

Fund manager biography

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Manager Name: Sonal Desai
Manager start date: 1 January 2011
Manager located in: San Mateo, CA

Sonal Desai, Ph.D., 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 several emerging 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 16 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. Dr. Desai 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. Following this, she joined the private financial sector and worked for about five years as director and senior economist for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London. Dr. Desai holds a Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University and earned a B.A. with honors from Delhi University in New Delhi.

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Manager Name: Michael Hasenstab
Manager start date: 2 June 2008
Manager located in: San Mateo, California, United States

Dr. Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D., is a senior vice president of Franklin Advisers, Inc. and co-director of the international bond department, overseeing the global fixed income portfolio management team. The group offers a variety of investment vehicles ranging from retail mutual funds to unregistered, privately offered hedge funds. In addition, he is a member of the group's Fixed Income Policy Committee and is a portfolio manager for a number of Franklin Templeton funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund and Templeton Global Total Return Fund. Dr. Hasenstab has won numerous awards globally, including being named Morningstar's 2010 Fixed Income Manager of the Year and recognized as one of the most influential fund managers by Investment News in 2010. Bloomberg Markets named him Top Global Bond Fund Manager in 2010 and Top U.S. and Global Bond Fund Manager in 2009. Additionally, he was named Global Bond Manager of the Year by Investment Week in 2008, 2010, and 2011, and also Best Global Manager by Standard & Poor's/BusinessWeek in 2006. Dr. Hasenstab initially joined Franklin Templeton Investments in July 1995. After a leave of absence to obtain his doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, he rejoined the company in April 2001. He specializes in global macroeconomic analysis with a focus on currency, interest rate and sovereign credit analysis of developed and emerging market countries. Dr. Hasenstab has worked and traveled extensively abroad, with a special focus on Asia. Dr. Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management at Australian National University, 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.

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You can buy or sell holdings in this fund through an ISA, Lifetime ISA, SIPP or Fund & Share Account