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Fund Price: $9.72 (as at November 27, 2014)  1-day chg: $.06 0.62%  YTD: 4.07%

Returns as at October 31, 2014

  Fund Group Avg Index*
1 Month 0.27% 0.49% 0.63%
3 Months 0.49% 0.42% 0.35%
6 Months 1.09% 1.13% -0.25%
1 Year 5.82% 4.68% 6.73%
2 Year Avg 4.21% 2.82% 3.90%
3 Year Avg 4.55% 3.51% 3.51%
4 Year Avg 3.60% 2.71% 2.94%
5 Year Avg 4.40% 2.98% 2.44%
10 Year Avg 5.23% 2.84% 2.94%
15 Year Avg 4.84% 2.92% 3.10%
20 Year Avg 4.53% 4.06% 4.37%
Since Inception 5.62% - -
 
2013 2.65% 0.04% 2.44%
2012 7.74% 5.16% -0.60%
2011 0.56% 5.65% 8.99%
 
3 year risk 4.29 4.58 5.63
3 year beta 0.22 0.36 1.00

*Citigroup World Government Bond Index

Growth of $10,000

This graph shows how a $10,000 investment in this fund would have changed in value compared with the Citigroup World Government Bond Index.

Risk Measures as at October 31, 2014

Best/Worst 12 months (since inception)
Best (ending Dec 08): 24.06 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Worst (ending Jan 00): -11.75 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
Volatility meter (Based on 3 year standard deviation from GlobeInvestor.com)
Low VOLATILITY METER: 4 High

Fund Objectives

The Fund seeks high current income combined with capital appreciation by investing primarily in fixed income securities worldwide.

Fund Facts

Fund Sponsor: Franklin Templeton Investments
Managed by: Franklin Templeton Investments
Fund Type: MF Trust
Inception Date: July 1988
Asset Class: Global Fixed Income
Quartile Rank: 2 (3YR ending October 31, 2014)
Total Assets: N/A
Mgmt Exp. Ratio (MER): 2.19%
Management Fee: 1.75%
Load Type: Optional
Globe 5-Star Rating:
RRSP Eligible:
Canadian
Min. Invest (initial):
$500
Subsequent:
$100
Min. Invest (initial RRSP):
$500
Subsequent RRSP:
$50
Closed:
No
Restricted:
No
Restriction:
 
 

Asset Allocation September 30, 2014

Bond Term September 30, 2014

Bond Geographic Breakdown September 30, 2014

Top Holdings as at September 30, 2014

Symbol Company Name Sector Geographic
Area
Asset
Type
% of
Total Assets
  Performance as at November 27, 2014
1 Year Performance (%)
  Government of Sweden, 4.50%, AUG/12/15 Bond 3.39   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mexican Bonos, 9.50%, DEC/18/14 Bond 3.09   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Gov't of Canada, 1.00%, NOV/01/14 Bond 2.68   0.01 bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Government of Ireland, 5.90%, OCT/18/19 Bond 2.54   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Government of Poland, 4.75%, OCT/25/16 Bond 2.48   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Government of Ireland, 5.00%, OCT/18/20 Bond 2.2   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Korea Monetary, 2.90%, DEC/02/15 Bond 2.13   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Korea Monetary, 2.74%, FEB/02/15 Bond 1.96   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)
  Mntry Athrty of Singapore Bond 1.79   - bar graph of the performance of this holding (negative result) bar graph of the performance of this holding (positive result)

Distribution Report (18 months up to November 27, 2014)

Frequency of Income Distributions: Monthly

Frequency of Capital Gain Distributions: Annually

Date Income Dividend Capital Gain Total (Current Period) Trailing 12-Months Total Reinvestment Price
Oct 31, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.800
Sep 30, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.800
Aug 29, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.800
Jul 31, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.830
Jun 30, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.720
May 30, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.850
Apr 30, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.850
Mar 31, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.940
Feb 28, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.890
Jan 31, 2014 0.0260 0.0260 0.3212 9.790
Dec 19, 2013 0.0352 0.0352 0.3212 9.590
Nov 29, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3098 9.570
Oct 31, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3188 9.570
Sep 30, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3278 9.370
Aug 30, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3368 9.380
Jul 31, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3458 9.390
Jun 28, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3548 9.580
May 31, 2013 0.0260 0.0260 0.3638 9.720

Portfolio Manager(s)

Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.

Franklin Templeton Investments

Start Date: June, 2006

Fund Return: 6.62%

Michael Hasenstab Senior Vice-President and Portfolio Manager for Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group Dr. Hasenstab specializes in global macro economic analysis with a focus on currency, interest rate and sovereign credit analysis of developed and emerging market countries. Dr. Hasenstab has worked and traveled extensively in Asia, published research on China's financial market and consulted global companies on Asia Pacific investments and strategy. Dr. Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics degree from the Asia Pacific School of Economics and Management at Australian National University, a master's degree in economics of development from the Australian National University and a bachelor of arts degree in international relations/political economy from Carleton College in the United States. Michael Hasenstab initially joined Franklin Templeton Investments in July of 1995. After a leave of absence to obtain his Ph.D., he rejoined the company in April of 2001. Currently, Dr. Hasenstab is senior vice president, codirector and portfolio manager for the international bond department of the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group. In this position, he co-directs all investment strategies within the International Fixed Income Group and comanages the portfolio management team. In addition, he is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee and Global Investment Forum and is a portfolio manager for numerous Franklin Templeton funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund.

Also manages:JH Templeton Global Bond, Tmpltn Global Income-T

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Sonal Desai, PH.D.

Franklin Templeton Investments

Start Date: January, 2011

Fund Return: 4.04%

Sonal Desai, Ph.D., is Co-Lead Portfolio Manager of Templeton Global Bond Fund and Director of Research for 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. Dr. Desai is a key resource for the firm's Fixed Income Policy Committee. Dr. Desai has over 16 years of experience in the financial sector. She joined Franklin Templeton in 2009 from Thames River Capital in London, where she shaped the top-down global view on macroeconomic and market developments. Dr. Desai 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, followed by five years as Director and Senior Economist for Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein in London. Dr. Desai holds a Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University, and a B.A. with honors from Delhi University in New Delhi.

Also manages:JH Templeton Global Bond

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