Fund Description

The fund seeks total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains. The fund primarily invests in fixed and floating-rate debt securities and debt obligations of governments, government-related or corporate issuers worldwide and regularly enters into various currency-related and other transactions involving derivative instruments.

Strategy Statement

"The fund has a flexible strategy, investing in a broad opportunity set across geographic, sector, currency and credit opportunities to maximize income and total return potential for our shareholders."

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D

Management

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 1995
  • Managed Fund Since 2008
Sonal Desai, Ph.D

Sonal Desai, Ph.D

  • Joined Franklin Templeton in 2009
  • Managed Fund Since 2011

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