Actively Prepared for Rising Rates

While many said they believed rates would eventually head upwards, not all managers were as proactive as Dr. Hasenstab about positioning their portfolios for the shift. Hear his thoughts on the impact government policy could have on inflation, economic growth and interest rates moving forward.

Average Annual Total Returns

Periods Ended June 30, 2017

 Year-to-Date Total Returns1-Year5-Year10-YearSince InceptionExpense Ratios (Net/Gross)
Templeton Global Bond Fund–Advisor Class (TGBAX) 2.29% 10.42% 3.82% 6.58% 7.69% (9/18/86) 0.68%/0.74%
Templeton Global Total Return Fund–Advisor Class (TTRZX) 3.55% 11.76% 4.64% ––– 8.28% (9/30/08) 0.83%/0.86%
Bloomberg Barclays US Aggregate Bond Index1 2.27% -0.31% 2.21% 4.48% ––– –––
Citigroup World Government Bond Index1 4.49% -4.14% -0.20% 3.49% ––– –––
Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index1 4.58% -1.38% 1.05% 3.85% ––– –––

30-Day Standardized Yields

As of June 30, 2017

 With Waiver / Without Waiver
Templeton Global Bond Fund–Advisor Class 5.22%/5.16%
Templeton Global Total Return Fund–Advisor Class 5.70%/5.64%

GAIN FROM OUR PERSPECTIVE

Dr. Michael Hasenstab in India

A Bright Spot Amongst Emerging Markets


A Record of Impressive Returns

This flyer illustrates how Templeton Global Bond Fund has withstood the test of time and achieved compelling performance over a 30-year time period.


The Value of Active – 1,681 Basis Points

See how Templeton Global Bond Fund’s distinctly different portfolio has led to near- and long-term outperformance relative to its passive benchmark and peer group.


Straight Talk on Templeton Global Bond Fund

This brochure is designed to help strengthen your understanding of the fund, its strategy and the current outlook of the Templeton Global Macro team.
 


Global Macro Shifts – TRADE AND TAXES IN A WORLD WITH BORDERS

Templeton Global Macro, led by Dr. Michael Hasenstab, examines potential US corporate tax reform and the possible impacts of a border adjustment tax.

DR. HASENSTAB IN THE NEWS

The New York Times

The Lessons from Argentina


The Wall Street Journal

10-Year Treasury Yield’s Surge Vindicates Bond Bears