Templeton Global Income Fund

Fund Description

The fund seeks high, current income, with a secondary goal of capital appreciation. Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in income-producing securities, including debt securities of U.S. and foreign issuers, including emerging markets.

Section 16 Filings
Insiders’ Beneficial Ownership Reports for this fund are available on the SEC website.

Strategy Statement

"We search the world for investment opportunities in currencies, interest rates and sovereign credit that can offer attractive potential returns and additional portfolio diversification."

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D

Management

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1995
  • Managed Fund Since 2006
Sonal Desai, Ph.D

Sonal Desai, Ph.D

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2009
  • Managed Fund Since 2011

Investing In The Fund

All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal. Changes in interest rates will affect the fund’s portfolio value, share price and yield. Bond prices generally move in the opposite direction of interest rates. As prices of bonds in the fund adjust to a rise in interest rates, the fund’s share price may decline. Special risks are associated with foreign investing, including currency fluctuations, economic instability and political developments. Investments in developing markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors, in addition to those associated with their relatively small size and lesser liquidity. Sovereign debt securities are subject to various risks in addition to those relating to debt securities and foreign securities generally, including, but not limited to, the risk that a government entity may be unwilling or unable to pay interest and repay principal on its sovereign debt, or otherwise meet its obligations when due. The markets for particular securities or types of securities are or may become relatively illiquid. Reduced liquidity will have an adverse impact on a security’s value and on the fund’s ability to sell such securities when necessary to meet the fund’s liquidity needs or in response to a specific market event. Derivatives, including currency management strategies, involve costs and can create economic leverage in the portfolio that may result in significant volatility and cause the fund to participate in losses on an amount that exceeds the fund’s initial investment. The fund may not achieve the anticipated benefits and may realize losses when a counterparty fails to perform as promised. As a non-diversified investment company, the fund may invest in a relatively small number of issuers and, as a result, be subject to a greater risk of loss with respect to its portfolio securities. The fund is actively managed but there is no guarantee that the manager’s investment decisions will produce the desired results.


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