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Templeton Global Bond Fund Series A

Global Fixed Income

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NAVPS
(05-16-2024)
$5.99
Change
$0.01 (0.19%)

As at April 30, 2024

As at January 31, 2024

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Templeton Global Bond Fund Series A

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Fund Returns

Inception Return (July 15, 1988): 3.83%

Fund Returns
Row Heading Return Annualized Return
1 Mth 3 Mth 6 Mth YTD 1 Yr 2 Yr 3 Yr 4 Yr 5 Yr 6 Yr 7 Yr 8 Yr 9 Yr 10 Yr
Fund -1.97% -1.68% 2.33% -2.68% -1.11% 0.47% -0.90% -2.70% -3.35% -2.87% -2.92% -1.12% -1.14% -0.84%
Benchmark -1.24% -0.84% 3.25% -0.82% -1.71% 0.82% -2.84% -4.40% -1.60% -0.34% -0.68% 0.25% 1.14% 1.72%
Category Average -1.81% 4.66% 4.66% -1.95% 0.23% -0.11% -2.45% -1.17% -0.25% 0.22% 0.13% 0.59% 0.74% 1.00%
Category Rank 399 / 544 320 / 539 520 / 536 449 / 537 399 / 488 172 / 420 77 / 349 187 / 281 241 / 244 198 / 201 162 / 168 125 / 134 122 / 122 104 / 104
Quartile Ranking 3 3 4 4 4 2 1 3 4 4 4 4 4 4

Monthly Return

Monthly Return
Return % May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Fund -2.21% -0.16% 1.51% -0.43% -2.81% 0.74% 2.86% 2.23% -1.02% 0.79% -0.49% -1.97%
Benchmark -1.74% -2.61% -0.13% 1.51% -3.16% 1.33% 2.61% 1.46% 0.01% 0.00% 0.40% -1.24%

Best Monthly Return Since Inception

9.47% (October 2008)

Worst Monthly Return Since Inception

-5.67% (August 1998)

Calendar Return (%)

Calendar Return
Return % 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Fund 3.16% 6.62% -1.68% 0.71% 4.63% -5.65% -3.02% -7.56% -2.50% 4.29%
Benchmark 10.42% 16.63% -1.36% -0.08% 7.82% 1.45% 7.03% -6.05% -10.83% 2.72%
Category Average 4.74% 2.92% 2.08% 2.75% -0.04% 5.49% 5.94% -1.81% -10.70% 5.33%
Quartile Ranking 4 3 4 3 1 4 4 4 1 4
Category Rank 97/ 98 63/ 120 100/ 132 97/ 163 42/ 191 234/ 234 268/ 268 312/ 326 18/ 393 366/ 473

Best Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

6.62% (2015)

Worst Calendar Return (Last 10 years)

-7.56% (2021)

Asset Allocation

Asset Allocation
Name Percent
Foreign Government Bonds 55.56
Cash and Equivalents 42.44
Canadian Corporate Bonds 2.33
Foreign Corporate Bonds -0.32
Other -0.01

Sector Allocation

Sector Allocation
Name Percent
Fixed Income 57.57
Cash and Cash Equivalent 42.43

Geographic Allocation

Geographic Allocation
Name Percent
Asia 39.60
North America 22.32
Latin America 20.46
Europe 12.51
Africa and Middle East 4.75
Other 0.36

Top Holdings

Top Holdings
Name Percent
CASH 10.13
Australia Government 2.75% 21-Apr-2024 9.52
Indonesia Government 7.00% 15-Feb-2033 8.53
JAPAN TREASURY DISCOUNT BILL 8.05
Malaysia Government 3.90% 16-Nov-2027 5.18
Hungary Government 4.75% 24-Nov-2032 5.17
Brazil Government 10.00% 01-Jan-2031 4.34
Germany Government 0.00% 20-Mar-2024 4.27
Mexico Government 7.50% 26-May-2033 3.68
Korea Government 1.13% 10-Jun-2024 3.41

Equity Style

Equity style data not available

Fixed Income Style

Average Duration: S. Average Credit Quality: M.
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Risk vs Return (3 Yr)

Templeton Global Bond Fund Series A

Median

Other - Global Fixed Income

3 Yr Annualized

Standard Deviation 7.14% 6.12% 6.60%
Beta 0.67% 0.42% 0.50%
Alpha 0.01% -0.03% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.44% 0.23% 0.34%
Sharpe -0.48% -0.85% -0.31%
Sortino -0.67% -1.19% -0.70%
Treynor -0.05% -0.12% -0.04%
Tax Efficiency - - -
Volatility Volatility rating is 3 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 1 on a scale of 1 to 10 Volatility rating is 2 on a scale of 1 to 10

Risk Rating

Rating 3 out of ten

Annualized Key Ratio Period Comparison

Key Ratio
Key Ratio 1 Yr 3 Yr 5 Yr 10 Yr
Standard Deviation 6.15% 7.14% 6.12% 6.60%
Beta 0.76% 0.67% 0.42% 0.50%
Alpha 0.00% 0.01% -0.03% -0.02%
Rsquared 0.57% 0.44% 0.23% 0.34%
Sharpe -0.93% -0.48% -0.85% -0.31%
Sortino -0.82% -0.67% -1.19% -0.70%
Treynor -0.08% -0.05% -0.12% -0.04%
Tax Efficiency - - - -

Fund Details

Start Date July 15, 1988
Instrument Type Mutual Fund
Share Class Commission Based Advice
Legal Status Trust
Sales Status Open
Currency CAD
Distribution Frequency Annual
Assets ($mil) $120

Fund Codes

FundServ Code Load Code Sales Status
TML674
TML704
TML734

Investment Objectives

The Fund’s investment objective is to provide high current income with capital appreciation by investing primarily in debt instruments and preferred securities issued around the world.

Investment Strategy

The sub-advisor employs fundamental analysis in selecting investments for the Fund’s portfolio. The Fund may not invest more than 25% of its invested assets, excluding cash, in the securities of issuers in any single industry. The Fund may invest in non-investment-grade debt instruments. The Fund invests in bonds issued by governments, government related entities and government agencies located around the world.

Portfolio Manager(s)

Name Start Date
Michael Hasenstab 06-26-2006
Calvin Ho 12-31-2018
Franklin Advisers, Inc. 12-08-2020

Management and Organization

Fund Manager Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Advisor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Custodian JPMorgan Chase Bank
Registrar Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Distributor Franklin Templeton Investments Corp.
Auditor PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP

Investment Minimums

RSP Eligible Yes
PAC Allowed Yes
PAC Initial Investment 500
PAC Subsequent 50
SWP Allowed Yes
SWP Min Balance 500
SWP Min Withdrawal 50

Fees

MER 1.65%
Management Fee 1.25%
Load Choice of Front or No Load
FE Max 6.00%
DSC Max 6.00%
Trailer Fee Max (FE) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (DSC) 0.50%
Trailer Fee Max (NL) -
Trailer Fee Max (LL) -

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