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Franklin Euro Government Bond A (Ydis) EUR

Ranked 34 out of 39 in - Eurozone over 12 months
All calculations are in EUR unless stated

Managed by

John Beck

John Beck joined Franklin Templeton in 1990 and he is currently senior vice president and co-director of international bonds. Over the funds that he manages, John adopts a value-based investment strategy. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton he worked for three years at Saudi International Bank following graduation from Exeter College, Oxford University, where he earned an MA.

David Zahn

David Zahn is head of European fixed income and senior vice president within Franklin Templeton's Fixed Income Group. Mr. Zahn leads the management of European fixed income strategies and is a member of the Fixed Income Policy Committee. He is also a portfolio manager for a number of Global Aggregate and Global Government fixed income portfolios. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2006, Mr. Zahn was a senior portfolio manager at Citigroup Asset Management. He holds a BS in business administration from the University of Maine and an MBA in finance from the University of Connecticut. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charterholder and is a qualified Financial Risk Manager (FRM).

Objective

The Fund's investment objective is to maximise, consistent with prudent investment management, total investment return, consisting of a combination of interest income and capital appreciation. The Fund principally invests in investment grade obligations of government and government-related issuers as well as supranational entities located throughout the European Monetary Union (EMU). The base currency of the Fund is Euro.

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Performance

Eurozone over : 31/08/2017 - 31/08/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 30/06/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2018 0.2% -0.6%
2017 -1.2% -1.3% -0.2% 0.2% 0.1%
2016 0.3% 1.0% 1.1% 0.3% -2.1%
2015 1.6% 5.1% -6.7% 2.5% 1.1%
2014 11.5% 3.1% 2.7% 2.7% 2.6%
2013 2.5% -0.1% 0.7% 0.3% 1.6%
2012 9.7% 3.3% -0.1% 3.2% 3.1%
2011 1.6% -1.5% 1.2% 2.5% -0.6%
2010 -0.3% 2.1% -0.9% 2.6% -3.9%
2009 6.0% -0.5% 3.0% 4.2% -0.7%
2008 0.9% 0.3% -2.0% -0.1% 2.7%
2007 0.7% 0.1% -1.0% 1.4% 0.2%
2006 -1.1% -1.8% -1.1% 2.0% -0.2%
2005 4.0% 0.9% 3.0% 0.4% -0.4%
2004 7.1% 3.2% -1.3% 2.6% 2.6%
2003 2.7% 1.7% 1.9% -0.1% -0.9%
2002 6.9% -0.6% 2.2% 3.8% 1.4%
2001 2.8% 1.6% -0.8% 2.8% -0.8%
2000 4.8% 0.7% 0.3% 0.5% 3.1%
1999 -2.2% -2.2% -0.1%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Asset Allocation

Breakdown

30/06/2018

Top 10 Holdings

Stock Size
Italy 4.750% 01-Sep-2028 15.64%
Spain 1.400% 30-Apr-2028 10.33%
Germany 1.750% 15-Apr-2020 8.80%
Netherlands 0.500% 15-Jul-2026 6.71%
Germany 3.750% 04-Jan-2019 6.30%
Germany 2.500% 15-Aug-2046 6.21%
Italy 0.200% 15-Oct-2020 6.07%
Austria 0.750% 20-Oct-2026 5.92%
Finland 0.375% 15-Sep-2020 5.87%
Belgium 1.250% 22-Apr-2033 4.20%
30/06/2018

Registered For Sale In

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

Fund Info

  • Launch date08/01/1999
  • Share Class size18Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0093669546

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0

Charges

  • Annual management0.35%
  • Initial investment0.50%

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