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Templeton Global Total Return

Ranked 59 out of 243 in - Global over 36 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 and/or floating-rate debt securities and debt obligations (including investment grade and non-investment grade securities) issued by government and government-related issuers or corporate entities worldwide. The Fund may also purchase debt obligations issued by supranational entities organised or supported by several national governments.

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Global over : 31/12/2014 - 31/12/2017
  • Rank 59/243 Total Return
  • Rank 242/243 Standard Deviation
  • Rank 239/243 Max Drawdown
Fund Name Currency Return
58 G.A. Fund L Bond Active World TP EUR EUR


59 Templeton Global Total Return I (Mdis) EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



60 New Capital Global Value Credit EUR Ord Acc

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



61 Smart Value Investors - Evolution A EUR


Fund Name Currency Risk
239 BGF World Bond E2 EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



240 HSBC GIF Global Asset-Backed Bond ZC EUR EUR




242 Templeton Global Total Return I (Mdis) EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



243 IW Alternative SIF-Low Risk-P EUR EUR


Fund Name Currency Loss
237 JSS Insurance Bond Fund P EUR-acc EUR


238 Zeus Capital Conservative B Cap EUR


239 Templeton Global Total Return I (Mdis) EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



240 Legg Mason WA Short Duration HI Bd A Acc Hdg EUR

Currency exposure is hedged

Currency exposure is hedged



241 IW Alternative SIF-Low Risk-P EUR EUR


Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 31/12/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 -8.7% 3.5% -7.2% -1.9% -3.1%
2016 10.0% -5.9% 2.1% -1.6% 16.3%
2015 5.6% 12.6% -4.2% -7.5% 5.8%
2014 13.9% -0.2% 3.2% 8.0% 2.4%
2013 -0.1% 5.2% -3.9% -2.9% 1.9%
2012 18.1% 5.2% 4.1% 5.5% 2.3%
2011 2.8% -2.4% 0.2% -0.4% 5.5%
2010 24.1% 13.9% 7.8% -2.7% 3.9%
2009 31.0% 5.2% 8.9% 7.0% 7.0%
2008 2.1% -2.4% -4.6% 6.5% 3.0%
2007 0.0% 1.0% 3.2% -2.2% -1.9%
2006 2.3%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Finland
  7. France
  8. Germany
  9. Gibraltar
  10. Greece
  11. Guernsey
  12. Hungary
  13. Ireland
  14. Italy
  15. Jersey
  16. Latvia
  17. Lithuania
  18. Luxembourg
  19. Malta
  20. Netherlands
  21. Norway
  22. Peru
  23. Poland
  24. Portugal
  25. Singapore
  26. Slovakia
  27. Spain
  28. Sweden
  29. Switzerland
  30. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date01/09/2006
  • Share Class size09Mn
  • Base currencyEUR
  • ISIN LU0260865075
  • Currency exposure is hedged

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5Mn
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.55%
  • Initial investment0.55

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