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Templeton Emerging Markets Bond A (Qdis) USD

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Laura Burakreis

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.

Objective

The Fund invests mainly in: debt securities of any quality issued by governments, government-related entities and corporations located in developing or emerging markets. The Fund can invest to a lesser extent in debt securities from outside of developing or emerging markets that may be affected by financial or economic developments in developing or emerging markets (limited to 33% of assets); debt securities of supranational entities, such as the European Investment Bank; mortgage- and asset-backed securities.

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Registered For Sale In

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

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