Templeton Global Total Return Bond
|Bid Price||-||Offer Price||-|
|Mid Price||GBX 123.80||Day Change||GBX +1.33 (1.09%)|
|Price Date||13 Jan 2017||Crown Rating|
|Shares Class||Inc.||Yield||6.05 %|
|Total Expense Ratio||0.00||Fund Size||346,045,662.32|
|Launch Date||02/06/2008||Standard Initial Charge (%)||0.00|
|Annual Management Charge (%)||0.00||Sector||IMA UK Equity Income|
|Min Investment (£)||0.00||Total Expense Ratio (%)||0.00|
|ISIN||GB00BKS8S566||Min TopUp (£)||0.00|
The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve a total return, over the long term, from a combination of income, capital growth and currency gains.
Dr. Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.,Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Global Bonds 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.