Templeton Global Equity Income Fund

Franklin Templeton Investment Funds

Summary of Fund Objective

The Fund aims to provide a combination of current income and long-term capital appreciation by investing, under normal market conditions, in a diversified portfolio of equity securities worldwide.

A combination of capital appreciation and dividend income. In its bid to provide capital appreciation, the Fund invests in undervalued or out-of-favour securities offering current income and/or opportunities for future capital appreciation. At the same time, the Fund seeks income by investing in stocks with attractive dividend yields.

Large-scale diversification by country, sector and capitalisation. Templeton Global Equity Income Fund has full discretion to invest in preferred and common stocks as well as in convertible bonds in any country, currency denomination and market capitalisation.

Strong local market capabilities and a time-proven process. Through Templeton’s network of fund managers and analysts on six continents, Templeton Global Equity Income Fund is able to find the best opportunities across the world using in-house investment techniques that have proved their worth over the years.


Alan Chua

  • Singapore
  • Years With Firm: 19
  • Years Of Experience: 30

What are the Key Risks?

The value of shares in the Fund and income received from it can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the full amount invested. Performance may also be affected by currency fluctuations. Currency fluctuations may affect the value of overseas investments.

  • The Fund invests mainly in equity securities of companies around the world. Such securities have historically been subject to significant price movements that may occur suddenly due to market or company-specific factors. As a result, the performance of the Fund can fluctuate considerably over time.
  • The Fund may distribute income gross of expenses. Whilst this might allow more income to be distributed, it may also have the effect of reducing capital.
  • Other significant risks include: currency risk, emerging markets risk, liquidity risk, derivatives risk.
For full details of all of the risks applicable to this Fund, please refer to the “Risk Considerations” section of the Fund in the current prospectus of Franklin Templeton Investment Funds.