Fact sheet: Templeton Gbl Tot Ret Bd

Fund information
Fund name
Templeton Global Total Return Bond WH3 Acc
Fund manager company
Franklin Templeton Funds (UK)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund managers
  • Michael Hasenstabsince 02/06/2008
  • Sonal Desaisince 01/01/2011
Fund objective
The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve a total return, over the long term, from a combination of income, capital growth and currency gains.
Benchmark
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Quick stats
1 Year return
9.6%
1 Year rank in sector
28/68
Sector
UT Global Bonds
Yield
5.6%
Ongoing charge (OCF)
?A fund’s ongoing charges figure (OCF) is similar to the old-style total expense ratio. It reflects the annual charge to investors in the fund, in percentage terms, but does not include extra performance-related fees (where these are levied) or the fund’s trading expenses on its underlying investments.
0.8%
Fund size
£269m (£257m last year)
FE Risk score
?FE Risk Scores measure the riskiness of instruments relative to the FTSE 100 index of shares. Weekly volatility is measured over three years with recent behaviour counting more heavily than earlier behaviour. Cash-type investments will have scores close to zero. Funds will tend to have scores in the 0-150 range. The FTSE 100 is always scored at 100. There is no upper limit.
71
Mid price
102.98
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Performance snapshot

Holdings snapshot

  • Mexico17.8%
    Money Market17.5%
    Korea15%
    Brazil14.8%
    Indonesia11.5%
  • Investment Grade Government Bonds53.3%
    Non Investment Grade Bonds29.6%
    Cash & Cash Equivalents17.4%
    Convertibles0.8%
    Others0%
  • Mexican Fixed Interest17.8%
    Money Market17.5%
    South Korean Fixed Interest15%
    Brazilian Fixed Interest14.8%
    American Emerging Fixed Interest12.2%

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Performance vs Sector

Cumulative performance
 1 mth3 mth6 mth1 yr3 yr5 yr
Fund-3.1%-0.2%5.9%9.6%1.9%20.3%
Sector0.3%0.5%1.7%9%14%19.6%
Rank within sector71 / 7254 / 713 / 6928 / 6855 / 5923 / 45
Quartile4th4th1st2nd4th3rd
Calendar performance
 YTD - 20172016201520142013
Fund1.9%6.9%-4.9%-0.3%1.7%
Sector0.9%12.6%-1.3%3.8%-2%
Rank within sector16 / 7141 / 6654 / 6051 / 5719 / 53
Quartile1st3rd4th4th2nd
Risk statistics
Alpha
?Alpha is a measure of a fund's over- or under-performance by comparison to its benchmark. If the Alpha is 5, the fund has outperformed its benchmark by 5%; so the greater the Alpha, the greater the outperformance.
0.73
Beta
?Beta estimates a fund's volatility by comparison to that of its benchmark. A fund with a beta close to 1 means that the fund will move generally in line with the benchmark. Higher than 1 and the fund is more volatile than the benchmark and vice versa.
0.19
Sharpe
?This commonly-used measure calculates the level of return over and above the return of a notional risk-free investment, such as cash. The difference in returns is then divided by the fund's volatility. The resulting ratio is an indication of the amount of excess return generated per unit of risk.
-0
Volatility
?Volatility (or standard deviation), when applied to an investment fund, expresses its risk. It shows how widely a range of returns varied from the fund's average return over a particular period. For example, if a fund had an average return of 5%, and its volatility was 15, this would mean that the range of its returns over the period had swung between +20% and -10%.
6.66
Tracking error
?This measures the standard deviation of a fund's excess returns over the returns of an index or benchmark portfolio. As such, it can be an indication of 'riskiness' in the manager's investment style. A Tracking Error below 2 suggests a passive approach. At 3 and above the the manager will be deploying a more active investment style.
8.23
Information ratio
?This is a useful risk-adjusted measure of actively managed fund performance. It is calculated by deducting the returns of the fund's benchmark from the fund's overall returns, then dividing the result by its tracking error. The higher the Information Ratio the better. It is generally considered that a figure of 0.5 reflects a good performance, 0.75 very good, and 1.00 outstanding.
-0.51
R-Squared
?An indication of how closely correlated a fund is to an index or a benchmark. Values for R-Squared range between 0 and 1, with 0 indicating no correlation at all and 1 showing a perfect match. Values upwards of 0.7 suggest that the fund's behaviour is increasingly linked to its benchmark.
0.03
Price movement
52 week high107.08
52 week low92.13
Current bid price-
Current offer price-
Current mid price102.98
Region
1Mexico17.81%
2Money Market17.52%
3Korea15.01%
4Brazil14.81%
5Indonesia11.53%
6Argentina6.6%
7Colombia5.56%
8Ghana5.34%
9Others3.52%
Industry sector
1Investment Grade Government Bonds53.3%
2Non Investment Grade Bonds29.56%
3Cash & Cash Equivalents17.35%
4Convertibles0.77%
5Others0.01%
6Derivatives-0.99%
Asset type
1Mexican Fixed Interest17.81%
2Money Market17.52%
3South Korean Fixed Interest15.01%
4Brazilian Fixed Interest14.81%
5American Emerging Fixed Interest12.16%
6Indonesian Fixed Interest11.53%
7African Fixed Interest5.34%
8Global Fixed Interest3.52%
9South African Fixed Interest2.3%
Individual holdings
1GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO, SENIOR NOTE, M, 5.00%, 6/15/173.99%
2INDONESIA(REPUBLIC OF) 8.375% BDS 15/09/26 IDR10003.77%
3KOREA(REPUBLIC OF) 3% BDS 10/12/16 KRW100003.37%
4LETRA TESOURO NACIONAL, STRIP, 7/01/193.36%
5KOREA(REPUBLIC OF) 2% NTS 10/03/21 KRW100002.94%
6NOTA DE TESOURO 10% 01/01/20212.74%
7URUGUAY 2.25% NTS 23/08/17 UYU10002.67%
8KOREA(REPUBLIC OF) 1.5% NTS 10/06/19 KRW100002.64%
9MEXICO(UNITED MEXICAN STATES) 7.25% BDS 15/12/16 MXN1002.61%
Management
Fund manager group
Franklin Templeton
Fund manager company
Franklin Templeton Funds (UK)
Fund type
OEIC
Fund objective
The Fund’s investment objective is to achieve a total return, over the long term, from a combination of income, capital growth and currency gains.
Benchmark
  • Bloomberg Barclays Multiverse Index
Investment style
None
Investment method
Fixed Interest
Fund managers
NameSinceBiography
Michael Hasenstab02/06/2008Dr. Michael Hasenstab, Ph.D.,Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer, Global Bonds of Franklin Advisers, Inc. and co-director of the international bond department, overseeing the global fixed income portfolio management team. The group offers a variety of investment vehicles ranging from retail mutual funds to unregistered, privately offered hedge funds. In addition, he is a member of the group's Fixed Income Policy Committee and is a portfolio manager for a number of Franklin Templeton funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund and Templeton Global Total Return Fund. Dr. Hasenstab has won numerous awards globally, including being named Morningstar's 2010 Fixed Income Manager of the Year and recognized as one of the most influential fund managers by Investment News in 2010. Bloomberg Markets named him Top Global Bond Fund Manager in 2010 and Top U.S. and Global Bond Fund Manager in 2009. Additionally, he was named Global Bond Manager of the Year by Investment Week in 2008, 2010, and 2011, and also Best Global Manager by Standard & Poor's/BusinessWeek in 2006. Dr. Hasenstab initially joined Franklin Templeton Investments in July 1995. After a leave of absence to obtain his doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) degree, he rejoined the company in April 2001. He specializes in global macroeconomic 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 abroad, with a special focus on Asia. Dr. Hasenstab holds a Ph.D. in economics 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 B.A. in international relations/political economy from Carleton College in the United States.
Sonal Desai01/01/2011Sonal Desai, Ph.D., is a senior vice president and director of research for Templeton Global Macro. Dr. Desai is a portfolio manager for a number of funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund and Templeton Global Total Return Fund. Templeton Global Macro offers global, unconstrained investment strategies through a variety of investment vehicles ranging from retail mutual funds to unregistered, privately offered hedge funds. Dr. Desai is responsible for shaping the team's research agenda of in-depth global macroeconomic analysis covering thematic topics, regional and country analysis, and interest rate, currency and sovereign credit market outlooks. This includes facilitating broader research efforts leveraging Franklin Templeton's local fixed income investment professionals across global markets. Dr. Desai joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2009 from Thames River Capital in London. She started her career in 1994 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. Following this, she joined the private financial sector and worked for about 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. in economics from Delhi University. She is part of the Templeton Global Bond Fund portfolio management team named Morningstar's Fixed Income Manager of the Year in Canada in 2013.
Compliance
IA Recognised, UCITS V Compliant
Domicile
No data available.
Fund for sale in
United Kingdom
Templeton Global Total Return Bond A Acc
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price218.43
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC6G4
Templeton Global Total Return Bond A Inc
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price159.26
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeC6G5
Templeton Global Total Return Bond AH3 Acc
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price127.77
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKML4
Templeton Global Total Return Bond AH3 Inc
Initial charge3%
Annual charge1.2%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1.35%
Total expense ratio (TER)1.35%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price111.27
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeGQK8
Templeton Global Total Return Bond W Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price121.76
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJJ9B
Templeton Global Total Return Bond W Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price107.47
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeJJ9C
Templeton Global Total Return Bond WH3 Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price102.98
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeKG7Y
Templeton Global Total Return Bond WH3 Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.65%
Min single investment£1,000,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)0.8%
Total expense ratio (TER)0.8%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.39
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG26D
Templeton Global Total Return Bond Z Acc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price207.05
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeAccumulation
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeEGZ7
Templeton Global Total Return Bond ZH3 Inc
Initial charge-
Annual charge0.85%
Min single investment£1,000
Min regular saving£250
Available in ISAYes
Ongoing charge (OCF)1%
Total expense ratio (TER)1%
Bid price-
Offer price-
Mid price103.88
CurrencyGBX
Price updated19/05/2017
TypeIncome
Institutional or retail classRetail
Domicile-
Citi codeG26C
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