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Perspectives: Economics trump politics … for now (October 2013)
At the end of the third quarter, Franklin Equity Group saw global equity markets as fully valued by historical standards. As investors process the ongoing political and economic uncertainty, the team remains committed to in-depth stock selection.
Picking Winners and Losers in a Rising-Rate Environment (October 2013)
Sonal Desai, director of research in Franklin Templeton's Fixed Income Group and co-manager of Templeton Global Bond Fund, talks about recent losses in the fixed income market, buying opportunities - and why some bonds have probably suffered permanent losses.
Notes on Global Equity Markets: The Changing Correlation Situation (October 2013)
Global equity markets no longer moving in tandem with each other. Cindy Sweeting, director of portfolio management with Templeton Global Equity Group, believes this is a good thing for bottom-up stock pickers.
Global Economic Perspectives: Where Templeton is Finding Value Today (September 2013)
Templeton Global Equity Group is bargain hunting in Europe – arguing the region has been abandoned by risk-averse investors and is now trading at a large discount to historic valuations.
Globe and Mail: Undecided about Canadian Stocks? Bissett offers some ideas (September 2013)
A recent article from the The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business detailing the stock picks behind Franklin Bissett’s successful track record.
Morningstar: Franklin Bissett is Back in Style (September 2013)
This recent Morningstar article highlights the strong performance of the flagship Franklin Bissett Canadian Equity Fund – and the basic investment philosophies of the Franklin Bissett team.
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