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Templeton Global Bond

Ranked 9 out of 16 in - Global over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai, PhD, is a portfolio manager and director of research for the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's international bond department. She is responsible for shaping the research agenda of the international bond department and providing macroeconomic analysis to the fixed income team. This includes facilitating broader research efforts leveraging the fixed income group's local resources across global markets. Dr. Desai acts as a key resource for the firm's Fixed Income Policy Committee, which provides policy views on sectors, markets and currencies. Dr. Desai has over 18 years of experience in the financial sector. She joined Franklin Templeton in 2009 from Thames River Capital in London, where she was responsible for shaping the top-down global view on macroeconomic and market developments. She started her career as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, and then worked for over six years at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington DC. She was involved in the negotiation and monitoring of IMF programs in several emerging market countries and in the assessment of the overall design and effectiveness of IMF adjustment programs. Dr. Desai holds a PhD in economics from Northwestern University and earned a BA with honours from Delhi University in New Delhi.

Michael Hasenstab

Michael Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics from the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management at Australian National University. He has earned a master's degree in economics of development from the Australian National University and a B.A. in international relations/political economy from Carleton College in the United States. Michael joined Franklin Templeton Investments in July 1995 and since 2001 he is senior vice president, portfolio manager and co-director of the international bond department.


The Funds principal investment objective is to maximise, consistent with prudent investment management, total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing principally in a portfolio of fixed or floating-rate debt securities (including noninvestment grade securities) and debt obligations issued by government or government-related issuers worldwide. The Fund may also, in accordance with the investment restrictions, invest in debt securities (including non-investment grade securities) of corporate issuers.

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Global over : 31/03/2017 - 31/03/2018
  • Rank 9/16 Total Return
  • Rank 13/16 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 9/16 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
7 Wellington Global Bond EUR D Acc Hdg

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



8 Templeton Global Bond (Euro) A (acc) EUR EUR


9 Templeton Global Bond A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



10 KBC Bonds Income Dis EUR


11 KBC Bonds High Interest Cap EUR


Fund Name Currency Risk
11 KBC Bonds Income Dis EUR


12 Franklin Global Aggregate Bond A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



13 Templeton Global Bond A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



14 Nordea 1 - Global Bond BP EUR EUR


15 BGF World Bond E2 EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



Fund Name Currency Loss
7 Franklin Global Aggregate Bond A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



8 Templeton Global Bond (Euro) A (acc) EUR EUR


9 Templeton Global Bond A (acc) EUR-H1

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



10 KBC Bonds High Interest Cap EUR


11 KBC Bonds Income Dis EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/03/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.4%
2017 -0.2% 3.7% -1.8% 0.7% -2.7%
2016 3.6% -1.4% -1.4% -1.7% 8.4%
2015 -5.4% 0.2% -0.8% -7.4% 2.7%
2014 1.4% 0.7% 2.4% 0.4% -2.1%
2013 1.0% 1.4% -3.1% 0.7% 2.0%
2012 15.4% 7.2% -1.3% 5.1% 3.7%
2011 -3.2% 1.7% 2.1% -7.8% 1.1%
2010 11.6% 6.4% -2.4% 6.2% 1.3%
2009 18.4% 0.1% 7.7% 7.0% 2.7%
2008 8.0% 6.2% -4.9% 1.5% 5.3%
2007 3.2% 1.0%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cayman Islands
  4. Cyprus
  5. Czech Republic
  6. Denmark
  7. Estonia
  8. Finland
  9. France
  10. Georgia
  11. Germany
  12. Greece
  13. Hong Kong
  14. Hungary
  15. Ireland
  16. Italy
  17. Jersey
  18. Latvia
  19. Liechtenstein
  20. Lithuania
  21. Luxembourg
  22. Macau
  23. Mexico
  24. Netherlands
  25. Norway
  26. Poland
  27. Portugal
  28. Romania
  29. Singapore
  30. Slovakia
  31. Spain
  32. Sweden
  33. Switzerland
  34. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date10/04/2007
  • Share Class size972Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0294219869
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%
  • Initial investment0.75

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).