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Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund

Trading symbol : TEI

Investment Objective

The Fund seeks high, current income, with a secondary goal of capital appreciation, by investing under normal market conditions, at least 80% of its net assets in income-producing securities of sovereign or sovereign-related entities and private sector companies in emerging market countries.

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

Fund Facts and Prices

Fund Facts

Initial offering
(shares of common stock / beneficial interest)
Outstanding Shares
As of 10/31/2015 (updated monthly)
Initial offering price $15.00
Inception Date September 23, 1993
CUSIP 880 192 109
Fund 555
Current total net assets
As of 10/31/2015 (updated monthly)
$566.8 (millions)

Fund Prices
As of 12/01/2015(updated daily)

Previous closing price $10.10
Discount / Premium -15.55%
Net Asset Value $11.96
NAV Change $0.00

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Contact: Transfer Agent

American Stock Transfer & Trust Co., LLC
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219

General Mail Inquiries:
Franklin Templeton
c/o American Stock Transfer & Trust Co., LLC
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
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Hearing Impaired Phone Number: 1-866/703-9077

International Phone Number: 718/921-8124

Hearing Impaired International Number: 718/921-8386

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Important Legal Information

Unlike open-end funds (mutual funds), closed-end funds are not continuously offered. Closed-end funds trade on the secondary market through a national stock exchange at a price which may be above (a premium), but is often below (a discount to) the net asset value (NAV) of the fund's portfolio. Unlike a mutual fund, the market price for a closed-end fund is based on supply and demand, not the fund's NAV.

All investments involve risks, including possible loss of principal. Changes in interest rates will affect the value of the Fund's portfolio and its share price and yield. Bond prices generally move in the opposite direction of interest rates. Thus, 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 of countries where the Fund invests. The Fund's investments in emerging market countries are subject to all of the risks of foreign investing generally, and have additional heightened risks due to these markets' smaller size and lesser liquidity and lack of established legal, political, business and social frameworks to support securities markets, including: delays in settling portfolio securities transactions; currency and capital controls; greater sensitivity to interest rate changes; pervasiveness of corruption and crime; currency exchange rate volatility; and inflation, deflation or currency devaluation. The Fund's use of foreign currency techniques involves special risks as such techniques may not achieve the anticipated benefits and/or may result in losses to the Fund. Also, as a nondiversified 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.