Fund Facts  

Inception Date: Sep 18, 1986
CUSIP: 880208103
Ticker Symbol: TPINX
Morningstar Category:World Bond
As of Feb 28, 2017
Fund Net Assets ($millions) $40,810

Documents for Fund or Underlying Fund(s)  



The investment seeks current income with capital appreciation and growth of income.

Principal Investment Strategies  

Under normal market conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in "bonds." Bonds include debt obligations of any maturity, such as bonds, notes, bills and debentures. It invests predominantly in bonds issued by governments, government-related entities and government agencies located around the world. The fund may invest up to 25% of its total assets in bonds that are rated below investment grade or, if unrated determined by the investment manager to be of comparable quality. It is non-diversified.

Principal Investment Risks  

There is no guarantee that the Fund will achieve its investment objective. You may lose money by investing in the Fund. Please see the Fund’s prospectus or other disclosure documents for information about the Fund’s risks.


Performance & Expenses

Standard Performance As of Mar 31, 2017
Fund/Benchmark Name QtrYTD1-Yr3-Yr5-Yr10-YrSince Inception
Templeton Global Bond Aa4.57%4.57%11.04%2.39%3.62%6.82%7.60%
Citigroup World Govt Bond Indexa,b1.55%1.55%-3.65%-1.20%-0.58%3.03%N/A
Morningstar World Bonda,c2.30%2.30%1.84%0.35%1.37%3.73%N/A

Fund past performance, as shown, is no guarantee of how the Fund will perform in the future. The performance shown has been annualized for periods greater than one year. Investment returns and principal value will fluctuate, so that an investor's shares, when redeemed, may be worth more or less than their original cost. For current performance, visit

Fund performance is shown comparing it to a "benchmark" which may be a (i) broad-based securities market index (ii) a group of mutual funds with similar investment objectives, or (iii) a short term government backed debt obligation such as a U.S. Treasury Bill. An index is not available for direct investment, is unmanaged, and does not reflect the costs of portfolio management or trading. A fund's portfolio may differ from the securities held in an index.

Annual Fund Operating Expenses
Total annual fund operating expensesa0.96%
Fee waiver and/or expense reimbursement0.03%
Total Expenses0.93%

A contractual expense waiver exists for this fund and will expire on 01-01-2018.


a. Certain information including, but not limited to, benchmark performance or other performance and/or fee information, is provided by Morningstar, Inc., © 2017 All rights reserved. This information: (1) is proprietary to Morningstar and/or its content providers; (2) may not be copied or distributed and (3) is not warranted to be accurate, complete or timely. Neither Morningstar and/or its content providers are responsible for any damages or losses arising from any use of information. Morningstar is a registered trademark of Morningstar, Inc.

b. The CitiGroup World Govt Bond Index is a market capitalization weighted index consisting of the government bond markets of the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, and United States. The index includes all fixed-rate bonds with a remaining maturity of one year or longer and with amounts outstanding of at least the equivalent of U.S. $25 million.

c. The Fund’s Morningstar Category Average is a group of funds with similar investment objectives and strategies and is the equal–weighted return of all funds per category. Morningstar places funds in certain categories based on a fund’s historical portfolio holdings.


Dividends and Capital Gains  
Record Date Ex/Payable Date Income/Capital Gains Paid Per Share
Mar 15, 2017Mar 15, 2017$0.026700000
Feb 15, 2017Feb 15, 2017$0.023400000
Jan 17, 2017Jan 17, 2017$0.025800000
Dec 15, 2016Dec 15, 2016$0.020000000
Nov 15, 2016Nov 15, 2016$0.020000000
Oct 17, 2016Oct 17, 2016$0.020000000
Sep 15, 2016Sep 15, 2016$0.020000000
Aug 15, 2016Aug 15, 2016$0.020000000
Jul 15, 2016Jul 15, 2016$0.020000000
Jun 15, 2016Jun 15, 2016$0.020000000
May 16, 2016May 16, 2016$0.020000000
Apr 15, 2016Apr 15, 2016$0.030000000
Mar 15, 2016Mar 15, 2016$0.030000000
Feb 16, 2016Feb 16, 2016$0.030000000
Jan 15, 2016Jan 15, 2016$0.030000000
Dec 15, 2015Dec 15, 2015$0.030000000
Nov 16, 2015Nov 16, 2015$0.030000000
Oct 15, 2015Oct 15, 2015$0.030000000

Morningstar Information

Morningstar RatingTM   As of Mar 31, 2017
Period Stars Category Size
Overall 5 Stars312
3-Year 4 Stars312
5-Year 4 Stars247
10-Year 5 Stars128

The Morningstar Rating™ for funds, or “star rating”, is calculated for managed products (including mutual funds, variable annuity and variable life subaccounts, exchange–traded funds, closed–end funds, and separate accounts) with at least a three–year history. Exchange–traded funds and open–ended mutual funds are considered a single population for comparative purposes. It is calculated based on a Morningstar Risk–Adjusted Return measure that accounts for variation in a managed product′s monthly excess performance, placing more emphasis on downward variations and rewarding consistent performance. The top 10% of products in each product category receive 5 stars, the next 22.5% receive 4 stars, the next 35% receive 3 stars, the next 22.5% receive 2 stars, and the bottom 10% receive 1 star. The Overall Morningstar Rating for a managed product is derived from a weighted average of the performance figures associated with its three–, five–, and 10–year (if applicable) Morningstar Rating metrics. The weights are: 100% three–year rating for 36–59 months of total returns, 60% five–year rating⁄40% three–year rating for 60–119 months of total returns, and 50% 10–year rating⁄30% five–year rating⁄20% three-year rating for 120 or more months of total returns. While the 10-year overall star rating formula seems to give the most weight to the 10-year period, the most recent three-year period actually has the greatest impact because it is included in all three rating periods.

Morningstar Stylebox As of Mar 31, 2017
Fixed Income Stylebox
Low Limited
Allocation of Assets As of Dec 31, 2016
Type of Asset Percent
Fixed Income83%

Due to rounding, percentages shown may not add up to 100%.



Allocation of Assets As of Dec 31, 2016
Asset ClassPercent
Domestic Stock-0.6%
Foreign Stock0.0%
Domestic Bond0.0%
Foreign Bond83.1%

Due to rounding, percentages shown may not add up to 100%.

Fixed Income Sector As of Dec 31, 2016
Cash & Equivalents17.4%

Exposure reflects fixed income securities only and will sum to the fixed income exposure of the fund.

Credit Quality As of Dec 31, 2016
Quality LevelPercent
Below B5.7%
Not Rated0.0%

Due to rounding, percentages shown may not add up to 100%. Exposure reflects fixed income securities only.

Top Ten Holdings As of Dec 31, 2016
Holding NamePercent
Vereinigte Mexikanische 7.75%7.4%
United Mexican States 8.5%6.9%
Secretaria Tesouro Nacl 10%3.7%
Brazil Federative Rep3.4%
Korea(Republic Of) 2%3.3%
Brazil Federative Rep 10%3.2%
Indonesia(Rep Of) 8.375%2.3%
Malaysia (Govt Of) 4.012%2.3%
Indonesia(Rep Of) 8.375%2.1%
Korea Treasury Bond2.0%


Duration and Maturity As of Dec 31, 2016
Average Effective Duration0.19 years
Average Effective Maturity4.05 years
Portfolio Statistics As of Mar 31, 2017
Standard Deviation6.506.88



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