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Navigating Uncertain Waters: Preparing For A Post-Pandemic World

Navigating Uncertain Waters: Preparing For A Post-Pandemic World

🕔12:50, 5.Jun 2020

We are now in the early stages of a downturn that will be more profound, in terms of economic and social magnitude, than the global financial crisis (GFC). Global growth is expected to experience a contraction five times what was

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Investing in China: Consumers and technology recovering

Investing in China: Consumers and technology recovering

🕔11:20, 28.May 2020

Investing in science  China has been much in the news recently as it handles the COVID-19 virus, and because of political and trade tensions with the West. We continue to believe China remains a growth opportunity for investors. Indeed, by

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Allocation views

Allocation views

🕔14:19, 21.May 2020

Hold the course As the world adjusts to life with the specter of COVID-19, it is increasingly clear that much has changed. We have become used to social distancing and unimaginably weak economic data. However, although we have become familiar

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Opportunities and qualities in GCC bonds

Opportunities and qualities in GCC bonds

🕔14:58, 15.May 2020

As investors navigate new market uncertainties, we believe the trend away from traditional asset classes in the search for income in a low-yield environment is likely to continue, if not accelerate, as the world begins to navigate a new economic

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Global recession prompts “whatever it takes” response

Global recession prompts “whatever it takes” response

🕔14:35, 8.May 2020

Allocation views We have seen a robust global central bank policy response that, in its breadth and scale, is larger than all the stimulus programs seen during the 2008 global financial crisis. Events and timelines have been compressed in this

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K2 Hedge Fund Strategy Outlook—Q2 2020

K2 Hedge Fund Strategy Outlook—Q2 2020

🕔14:32, 8.May 2020

Q2 2020 Outlook: Summary In our view, pricing dislocations between companies, industries, regions and asset classes due to the impact of COVID-19 and corresponding price adjustments offer abundant opportunities for select hedged strategies. The length and depth of both the

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An update on our ESG Scores

An update on our ESG Scores

🕔14:22, 8.May 2020

For several years, Templeton Global Macro (TGM) has been at the forefront of incorporating environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into sovereign fixed income investing. Our proprietary Templeton Global Macro ESG Index (TGM-ESGI) was one of the first methodologies in

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What a difference one quarter can make

What a difference one quarter can make

🕔15:32, 28.Apr 2020

A global update from Franklin Templeton Multi-Asset Solutions  When we turned the calendar over to a new year and a new decade, little did we know how different the world would look in just three short months. A silver lining:

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Uncertainty and opportunity

Uncertainty and opportunity

🕔16:45, 17.Apr 2020

In this issue, we describe a framework to help us work through a sharp deterioration in market sentiment. As policymakers are called upon to provide support to the global economy, we focus on how the evolving macroeconomic backdrop is affecting

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The path to recovery: What’s next?

The path to recovery: What’s next?

🕔14:58, 13.Apr 2020

Looking at the economic and market outlook for 2020 just a few months ago, there’s no doubt times have changed. The spread of the coronavirus dealt a severe, unexpected shock that impacted people— and markets—around the globe. Many investors are

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Middle Market Direct Lending: Benefits of Pursuing Both Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Transac

Middle Market Direct Lending: Benefits of Pursuing Both Sponsored and Non-Sponsored Transac

🕔14:56, 30.Mar 2020

Key Takeaways We believe it is important for investors to understand the differences between sponsored and non-sponsored direct lending approaches. There are advantages and disadvantages to both. As a lender, we think it’s wise to pursue both approaches. Both can

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US Equity Market Update: Three Reasons for Optimism

US Equity Market Update: Three Reasons for Optimism

🕔15:45, 27.Mar 2020

The impact of the coronavirus on the US economy still isn’t fully known yet, as the situation continues to evolve. However, Franklin Equity Group’s Grant Bowers sees at least three reasons to be optimistic about the long‑term recovery. 

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More Heavy Lifting from the Fed—While Congress Squabbles

More Heavy Lifting from the Fed—While Congress Squabbles

🕔13:06, 25.Mar 2020

Beyond Bulls & Bears  The US Federal Reserve continues to use whatever tools it can to help combat economic fallout from the coronavirus. Sonal Desai, Chief Investment Officer, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income, calls its latest response “a whole new level”

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Uncertainty tempers our enthusiasm

Uncertainty tempers our enthusiasm

🕔10:39, 21.Feb 2020

Allocation views  Our view of global growth has been getting more optimistic over the last few months as signs of stabilization have appeared in many economies. Areas that were notably weak, such as manufacturing in Germany, have turned up somewhat

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2020 – Will the economy survive the politics?

2020 – Will the economy survive the politics?

🕔10:59, 20.Feb 2020

In this issue New year, new decade, we’re off to the races. None of the doom-and-gloom predictions materialized in 2019. Trade tensions did not spiral into out-of-control trade wars, new tariffs did not have a major macroeconomic impact, the US

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Fears Over Virus Outbreak Curb Investor Optimism in January

Fears Over Virus Outbreak Curb Investor Optimism in January

🕔11:08, 18.Feb 2020

Fears Over Virus Outbreak Curb Investor Optimism in January Our emerging markets equity team looks at news and events shaping emerging market performances in January, from coronavirus fears to trade to Middle East tensions. Three Things We’re Thinking About Today

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Stabilization amid heightened uncertainties

Stabilization amid heightened uncertainties

🕔17:14, 17.Feb 2020

Allocation views – Perspective from Franklin Templeton Multi Asset Solutions The new year started with a bout of volatility, driven by tensions in the Middle East. US forces assassinated General Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, which grabbed headlines and

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Stabilization amid heightened uncertainties

Stabilization amid heightened uncertainties

🕔14:45, 21.Jan 2020

Allocation views – Perspective from Franklin Templeton Multi Asset Solutions The new year started with a bout of volatility, driven by tensions in the Middle East. US forces assassinated General Qassem Soleimani, leader of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, which grabbed headlines and

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2020 Capital Market Expectations: Continued support for asset returns 2

2020 Capital Market Expectations: Continued support for asset returns 2

🕔17:37, 13.Jan 2020

We believe global stocks have greater performance potential than global bonds, supported by continued global growth. Within both bonds and equities, we continue to forecast stronger return potential for emerging markets, over a seven-year investment horizon. With short-term interest rates

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2020 Outlook for Emerging Markets Equity Investing

2020 Outlook for Emerging Markets Equity Investing

🕔12:53, 10.Jan 2020

While US‑China trade issues still haven’t been resolved, there are reasons to be optimistic about the prospects for emerging markets in the coming year, according to Manraj Sekhon, chief investment officer, Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equity. He shares his outlook

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2020 appears tilted to the downside

2020 appears tilted to the downside

🕔07:00, 7.Jan 2020

Major themes driving our views Slower global growth remains a concern Growth momentum is negative, but the consumer remains resilient. Trade disputes are only a symptom of broader, potentially longer-term, tension between the United States and China. With profit margins

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Contagion may be spreading through the global economy

Contagion may be spreading through the global economy

🕔13:25, 7.Dec 2019

Allocation views The global economy continues to face headwinds, and risks are mounting. Trade tensions are spreading from country to country, and increasingly, manufacturing weakness is starting to infect the much larger service sector. Recurring equity market declines appear likely

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Quantitative science—actively adding to fi xed income decisions

Quantitative science—actively adding to fi xed income decisions

🕔13:15, 7.Dec 2019

Franklin Templeton Thinks – fixed income markets In this Issue Fixed income investing has undergone a sea change in the past decade. By tossing out some active management orthodoxies and embracing new technologies and quantitative techniques, we believe some managers

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No need to panic-keep calm and carry on

No need to panic-keep calm and carry on

🕔11:53, 6.Dec 2019

Fixed Income Views Our expectation continues to be that the global economic outlook will prove more resilient than widely predicted by many market participants. While the trade and political environment is significantly more volatile than during past periods, the US economy continues to hold

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Allocation views – Contagion may be spreading through the global economy

Allocation views – Contagion may be spreading through the global economy

🕔18:48, 25.Nov 2019

The global economy continues to face headwinds, and risks are mounting. Trade tensions are spreading from country to country, and increasingly, manufacturing weakness is starting to infect the much larger service sector. Recurring equity market declines appear likely when untested

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