FIXED INCOME FUNDS

For decades, Franklin Templeton has been a leader and innovator in delivering fixed income solutions to investors around the globe. As a pioneer in global investing with an unmatched breadth and depth of global presence, we are uniquely positioned to add value for our clients and address their investment needs.

Our Approach

With more than 40 years of experience in global and domestic fixed income investing, we have a strong track record of navigating multiple market cycles, utilising a consistent, fundamental, research-driven process. Our time-tested approach to fixed income investing seeks to actively exploit market inefficiencies to generate strong risk-adjusted returns over the long run.

EMPHASISE INDEPENDENT RESEARCH

We focus on sectors where we believe our independent research offers the greatest opportunities to add value for our clients.

UTILISE MULTIPLE RESEARCH PERSPECTIVES

We believe fixed income portfolios can best be managed by integrating three perspectives: top-down macro analysis, bottom-up sector analysis and quantitative insights to guide strategy allocations.

COMMIT TO THE LONG TERM

We take a long-term view for all we do, from the people we hire, to the markets we enter, to the solutions we offer and to the solutions we offer and to the investment decisions we make.


Broad Capabilities and Deep Resources in One Platform

  • A pioneer in global sector investing, and one of the world’s, largest managers in high-yield, bank loans, investment-grade corporates and municipals
  • Pursuit of diversified sources of potential returns across securities, sectors and global markets
  • Value-added trading platform that includes our ability to structure new issuance and trade in local markets

OUR TEAM

Our fixed income investment experts are strategically positioned across key global markets, providing on-the-ground, comprehensive research insights and multiple perspectives to deliver their best ideas to investors’ portfolios.

TEMPLETON GLOBAL MACRO FRANKLIN TEMPLETON FIXED INCOME GROUP FRANKLIN LOCAL ASSET MANAGEMENT1
  • Global Macro
  • Global Sovereign
  • Local Emerging Market Debt
  • Corporate Credit
  • Global Sovereign/Emerging Markets
  • Mortgages
  • Bank Loans
  • Municipals
  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China2
  • India
  • Korea
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • UAE
20 Investment Professionals3 105 Investment Professionals 38 Investment Professionals 

  • Over 170 dedicated fixed income professionals located in 13 countries around the world
  • The Fixed Income Policy Committee establishes the long-term macroeconomic investment themes that guide the portfolio construction process across all fixed income strategies

INSIGHTS

08/11/2019

Market Commentary

No need to panic—keep calm and carry on

Fixed Income Views: the US economy is continuing to hold up relatively well…

29/10/2019

Market Commentary

Quantitative Science—Actively Adding To Fixed Income Decisions

Quantitative vs. active debate?

08/07/2019

Market Commentary

Midyear Outlook: Reining in Risk

Our senior CIOs discuss their investment outlook in uncertain times

07/03/2019

Market Commentary

An update on our ESG scores

Case studies of changing country scores in Global Macro Views.