SOURCE: Putnam Investments

Putnam Investments

December 23, 2010 12:54 ET

Putnam Announces Dividend Rates for Open-End Funds

BOSTON, MA--(Marketwire - December 23, 2010) - The Trustees of The Putnam Funds have declared the following distributions.

    RECORD   PAYMENT
FUND NAME AND DISTRIBUTIONS   DATE   DATE
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class B Shares (PGLBX)        
$0.0570 per share investment income   12/23/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0760 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class C Shares (a)        
$0.0570 per share investment income   12/23/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0760 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class M Shares (PGGMX)        
$0.0620 per share investment income   12/23/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0810 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class R Shares (PGBRX)        
$0.0630 per share investment income   12/23/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0820 per share total        
         
Putnam Global Income Trust - Class Y Shares (a)        
$0.0680 per share investment income   12/23/2010   12/30/2010
$0.0190 per share extra taxable income        
$0.0870 per share total        

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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