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Templeton Releases Closed-End Funds’ Portfolio Allocation Updates

From Franklin Resources, Inc.
contact Franklin Templeton Investments
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, October 20, 2017. The Templeton closed-end Funds referenced below, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange, today released portfolio allocation updates containing the following information as of September 30, 2017:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Ten Largest Positions/Portfolio Characteristics
  • International Allocation/Net Currency Distribution
  • Industry Allocation/Country Distribution

To obtain a copy of the updates, please contact Fund Information at 1-800-342-5236.

Templeton closed-end Funds:

  • Templeton Dragon Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TDF)
  • Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (NYSE: TEI)
  • Templeton Global Income Fund (NYSE: GIM)

Effective today, the Funds will discontinue issuing portfolio allocation updates via press releases. Portfolio allocation information is now available for each Fund at https://www.franklintempleton.com/investor/products/products/closed-end-funds.

The Funds’ investment managers are subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management to retail, institutional and sovereign wealth clients in over 170 countries. Through specialized teams, the company has expertise across all asset classes — including equity, fixed income, alternative and custom solutions. The company’s more than 650 investment professionals are supported by its integrated, worldwide team of risk management professionals and global trading desk network. With offices in over 30 countries, the California–based company has 70 years of investment experience and over $753 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2017. For more information, please visit franklintempleton.com.

This press release contains statistical data regarding the Fund’s portfolio. The Fund’s complete portfolio holdings are publicly available on a quarterly basis on Form N-Q, as well as in the Fund’s Annual and Semi-Annual Report to Shareholders filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These documents may be found at sec.gov. For portfolio management discussions, including information regarding the Fund’s investment strategies, please view the most recent Annual or Semi-Annual Report to Shareholders which can be found at franklintempleton.com or sec.gov.

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