SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 22, 2010 14:15 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Class A Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 22, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds declared the following distributions at a meeting held today.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX)        
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income (a)   12/23/2010   12/30/2010

(a) Please note that the regular distribution rate of: $0.0650 per share investment income for Putnam Global Income Trust - Class A Shares (PGGIX) was previously declared on the 12/10/2010 press release.

Section 19 Disclosure

Global Income Trust
$0.019 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 2010, we will provide final information about all 2009 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.

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