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Franklin GCC Bond A (Mdis) USD

Ranked 24 out of 37 in - Emerging Markets Other over 12 months
All calculations are in USD unless stated


The Fund’s investment objective is to maximise, consistent with prudent investment management, total investment return consisting of a combination of interest income, capital appreciation and currency gains in the long term. The Fund seeks to achieve its objective by investing primarily in fixed or floating-rate debt securities and obligations issued by government, government-related or corporate entities located in Gulf Cooperation Council member countries. The fund may also purchase fixed or floating-rate debt securities and obligations issued by entities based in the wider MENA regions as well as supranational entities organised by several national governments.

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Emerging Markets Other over : 28/02/2017 - 28/02/2018

Total Return

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2018 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2017 6.3% 3.3% 1.2% 1.6% 0.1%
2016 5.7% 1.6% 2.5% 2.2% -0.7%
2015 0.9% 1.7% 1.3% -1.0% -1.0%
2014 8.6% 3.8% 2.7% 1.6% 0.3%
2013 1.7%

Month by Month Performance

Returns Vs Risk

Registered For Sale In

  1. Austria
  2. Belgium
  3. Cyprus
  4. Czech Republic
  5. Denmark
  6. Estonia
  7. Finland
  8. France
  9. Germany
  10. Gibraltar
  11. Greece
  12. Guernsey
  13. Hungary
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Jersey
  17. Latvia
  18. Lithuania
  19. Luxembourg
  20. Netherlands
  21. Norway
  22. Poland
  23. Singapore
  24. Slovakia
  25. Spain
  26. Sweden
  27. Switzerland
  28. United Kingdom

Fund Info

  • Launch date30/08/2013
  • Share Class size08Mn
  • Base currencyUSD
  • ISIN LU0962741228

Purchase Info

  • Min. initial investment5,000
  • Min. regular additional investment0


  • Annual management0.75%

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Performance is for the period shown (month end to month end, bid/bid, gross income reinvested, calculated in the currency and currencies indicated).