Templeton Global Growth Fund announces new Investment Management Agreement with Franklin Templeton Investments Australia

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Templeton Global Growth Fund Ltd (ASX: TGG), a 32-year old Australian listed investment company (LIC) has entered into a new Investment Management Agreement with incumbent manager Franklin Templeton Investments Australia Limited (FTIAL) which includes a significant reduction in the management fee. Effective 1 November 2019, the Investment Management Agreement is for three years on the […]

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Franklin Templeton appoints Retail Key Account Manager

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Franklin Templeton Australia has announced the appointment of Paul Ramsay to the position of Retail Key Account Manager, effective 16 July 2019. Based in Franklin Templeton’s Melbourne office, Mr. Ramsay will focus on building and maintaining relationships in the Australian retail advice market, as the company continues to grow its coverage in this segment of […]

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Franklin Templeton appoints Matthew Jackson as Senior Director of Institutional Business

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Franklin Templeton Australia has announced the appointment of Matthew Jackson to the newly- created role of Senior Director of Institutional Business, as the company continues to build out its capabilities in the Australian institutional funds segment. Mr. Jackson joins Franklin Templeton from funds management and advisory firm Shed Enterprises, where he was Head of Distribution […]

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Templeton Global Growth Fund Ltd rated “Recommended” by independent investment research

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Templeton Global Growth Fund Ltd (ASX: TGG), a 31-year old Australian listed investment company (LIC) providing investors with access to world equity markets based on a value driven investment approach, has been awarded a “Recommended” rating by Independent Investment Research (IIR). TGG’s investment objective is to achieve long-term capital growth for shareholders, particularly long-term investors […]

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Franklin Templeton 2019 Outlook for global equity markets – The East gains appear over, but unloved stocks may draw new interest

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“US stimulus is fading and US earnings growth should have a hard time matching 2018 levels. But with interest rates rising and political issues a concern, the quality of earnings along with valuations will be an increasingly important investment consideration.” The year ahead looks to be one of restrained global equity market performance. As the […]

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Slower global growth may mean taking the long view

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Global equities face a more uncertain year ahead. Nothing looks likely to drive stocks sharply lower for an extended stretch, but we see few positive economic or earnings surprises on the horizon to provide a significant boost. In 2019, economic growth looks set to moderate globally, US interest rates should rise further, trade tensions may […]

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Theresa May’s Brexit steeplechase has only just begun: an investor’s perspective

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Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group The UK government has largely come together behind a European Union (EU) withdrawal deal UK and EU negotiators have agreed to. But UK Prime Minister Theresa May faces an uphill struggle to get the deal through parliament. As a result, we expect uncertainty and volatility in UK and European financial […]

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Franklin Templeton Global Equity Strategy added to Netwealth

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Industry-leading investment and superannuation platform provider Netwealth (ASX: NWL) has added the Franklin Concentrated Global Equity Ex-Australia portfolio, a Separately Managed Account (SMA), to its Managed Account Service. Under the arrangement, Franklin Templeton will select a concentrated portfolio of typically around 20 international stocks, and investors can own the underlying stocks in the strategy by investing […]

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Franklin Templeton appoints Senior Director of Institutional Business

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Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has announced the appointment of Vivian Sun to the role of Senior Director, Institutional Business. Based in Melbourne, Ms. Sun will be responsible for managing and building the firm’s relationships with institutional investors in Australia and New Zealand. Reporting into Felicity Walsh, Head of Institutional and Alternatives, the role will support […]

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Franklin Templeton announces key appointments to Australian Distribution Team

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Franklin Templeton Investments Australia has announced two key appointments to its distribution team in Sydney, adding depth to the firm’s ability to meet the needs of investors across Australia and New Zealand. Amy Teh has been appointed to the newly created role of Head of Investment and Consultant Relations. In this role, she will be […]

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