SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

February 22, 2010 11:23 ET

Putnam Announces Distribution Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - February 22, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declare the following distributions today.

                                                     RECORD     PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS                          DATE       DATE

Putnam Global Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGLBX)
$0.0790 per share investment income                 2/22/10     2/26/10

Putnam Global Income Trust - Class C Shares (a)
$0.0800 per share investment income                 2/22/10     2/26/10

Putnam Global Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGGMX)
$0.0840 per share investment income                 2/22/10     2/26/10

Putnam Global Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGBRX)
$0.0850 per share investment income                 2/22/10     2/26/10

Putnam Global Income Trust - Class Y Shares (a)
$0.0890 per share investment income                 2/22/10     2/26/10

(a) Quotron symbol pending

Section 19a Disclosure

Global Income Trust

.023 per share of this fund's dividend represents a foreign currency gain. This is only an estimate for the current fund fiscal year based on information we have at this time. In January 2011, we will provide final information about all 2011 distributions for your tax filing. See the additional disclosure below for more details.

Additional disclosure:

If a fund's dividend included an estimated distribution such as a return of capital or capital gain: For the purposes of this disclosure, a fund's dividend sources are determined in accordance with accounting principles, which may vary from federal tax treatment. The sources of dividends are estimated at the time of declaration. Actual results may vary. Any non-taxable return of capital cannot be determined until after the end of the fund's fiscal year. In January 2011, you will receive information as to the federal tax status of this and other distributions from the fund in the preceding calendar year.