SOURCE: Franklin Templeton

Franklin Templeton

September 20, 2011 10:09 ET

Templeton Releases Closed-End Funds' Portfolio Allocation Updates

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL --(Marketwire - Sep 20, 2011) - The Templeton closed-end Funds referenced below, which trade on the New York Stock Exchange, today released portfolio allocation updates containing the following information as of August 31, 2011:

  • Asset Allocation
  • Ten Largest Positions/Portfolio Characteristics
  • International Allocation/Net Currency Distribution
  • Industry Allocation/Country Distribution

To obtain a copy of the updates, please contact Fund Information at 1-800-342-5236.

Templeton closed-end Funds:

Templeton Emerging Markets Fund (NYSE: EMF)
Templeton Emerging Markets Income Fund (NYSE: TEI)
Templeton Global Income Fund (NYSE: GIM)

The Funds' investment managers are subsidiaries of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60 years of investment experience and over $716 billion in assets under management as of August 31, 2011. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit franklintempleton.com.

TEMPLETON EMERGING MARKETS FUND
AS OF AUGUST 31, 2011
TOTAL NET ASSETS: $397,290,085
NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE: $21.97


ASSET ALLOCATION
PERCENT

TEN LARGEST POSITIONS
PERCENT
OF TOTAL OF TOTAL
NET ASSETS NET ASSETS
CASH & OTHER 0.7 % BRILLIANCE CHINA AUTOMOTIVE HOLDINGS LTD 9.8 %
EQUITY* 99.3 % VALE SA 6.3 %
100.0 % PETROLEO BRASILEIRO SA (PETROBRAS) 4.5 %
PT ASTRA INTERNATIONAL TBK 4.4 %
AKBANK TAS 3.7 %
PT BANK CENTRAL ASIA TBK 3.7 %
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD 3.5 %
SESA GOA LTD 3.5 %
BANCO BRADESCO SA 3.4 %
DAIRY FARM INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD 3.4 %
46.2 %


INTERNATIONAL ALLOCATION
PERCENT OF

INDUSTRY ALLOCATION
PERCENT OF
PORTFOLIO PORTFOLIO
NET ASSETS NET ASSETS
ASIA 68.7 % CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY 19.0 %
CHINA 20.7 % AUTOMOBILES & COMPONENTS 17.3 %
HONG KONG 5.9 % CONSUMER DURABLES & APPAREL 1.7 %
INDIA 9.9 % CONSUMER STAPLES 5.9 %
INDONESIA 8.6 % FOOD & STAPLES RETAILING 5.4 %
PAKISTAN 1.8 % HOUSEHOLD & PERSONAL PRODUCTS 0.5 %
SOUTH KOREA 5.9 % ENERGY 26.2 %
THAILAND 10.1 % FINANCIALS 21.8 %
TURKEY 5.8 % BANKS 21.0 %
EUROPE 11.3 % REAL ESTATE 0.9 %
AUSTRIA 1.0 % INDUSTRIALS 2.7 %
HUNGARY 1.1 % CAPITAL GOODS 2.0 %
POLAND 0.2 % TRANSPORTATION 0.7 %
RUSSIA 7.1 % INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 5.2 %
UNITED KINGDOM 2.0 % SOFTWARE & SERVICES 3.6 %
LATIN AMERICA 19.4 % TECHNOLOGY HARDWARE & EQUIPMENT 1.7 %
BRAZIL 17.3 % MATERIALS 19.2 %
MEXICO 2.1 % TOTAL EQUITY* 100.0 %
MID-EAST/AFRICA 0.5 %
SOUTH AFRICA 0.5 %
TOTAL EQUITY* 100.0 %

You may request a copy of the Fund's current Report to Shareholders by contacting Fund Information at 1-800/DIAL BEN® (1-800-342-5236). Since markets can go down as well as up, investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, currency volatility, and the economic, social and political climates of countries where the Fund invests. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors, in addition to those associated with their relatively small size and lesser liquidity. You may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares. The industry allocation uses MSCI's industry definitions for the convenience of comparison. The information provided is as of the date shown and comes from sources considered reliable, but the Fund makes no representation or warranty as to its completeness or accuracy. The Fund's portfolio is actively managed and investment allocations can be expected to change.

* EQUITY INCLUDES CONVERTIBLE AND PREFERRED SECURITIES.

TEMPLETON EMERGING MARKETS INCOME FUND
AS OF AUGUST 31, 2011
TOTAL NET ASSETS: $789,956,879
NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE: $16.61
PERCENT
OF TOTAL
ASSET ALLOCATION NET ASSETS PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS
CASH & OTHER 8.5 % WEIGHTED AVG. MATURITY 8.5490 yrs.
FIXED INCOME 91.5 % WEIGHTED AVG. DURATION 4.8494 yrs.
100.0 % WEIGHTED AVG. COUPON 7.7697%
NET CURRENCY DISTRIBUTION PERCENT COUNTRY DISTRIBUTION PERCENT
OF TOTAL OF TOTAL
NET ASSETS NET ASSETS
ASIA 2.7 % ASIA 17.5 %
INDO RUPIAH 9.6 % FIJI 1.6 %
JAPANESE YEN -10.8 % INDIA 0.5 %
MALAYSI RINGGIT 0.7 % INDONESIA 9.6 %
SOUTH KOREAN WON 0.9 % SRI LANKA 2.8 %
SRI LANKA RUPEE 2.3 % TURKEY 2.0 %
EUROPE 2.8 % VIETNAM 0.9 %
EURO MON UNIT -1.3 % EUROPE 28.5 %
POLAND ZLOTY 0.7 % BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA 0.8 %
UKRAINE HRYVNIA 3.4 % CROATIA 1.0 %
LATIN AMERICA 14.5 % CYPRUS 0.2 %
BRAZILIAN REAL 9.6 % GEORGIA 0.4 %
MEXICAN PESO 4.9 % HUNGARY 0.4 %
MID-EAST/AFRICA 3.1 % KAZAKHSTAN 7.3 %
GHANA CEDI NEW 3.1 % LITHUANIA 1.6 %
NORTH AMERICA 76.8 % ROMANIA 1.0 %
US DOLLAR 76.8 % RUSSIA 6.3 %
TOTAL 100.0 % UKRAINE 9.4 %
LATIN AMERICA 27.1 %
ARGENTINA 7.1 %
BRAZIL 10.3 %
COLOMBIA 0.9 %
EL SALVADOR 0.4 %
MEXICO 2.8 %
PANAMA 0.5 %
PERU 2.8 %
TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO 0.7 %
VENEZUELA 1.6 %
MID-EAST/AFRICA 15.4 %
GHANA 4.9 %
IRAQ 4.9 %
SOUTH AFRICA 2.3 %
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES 3.2 %
OTHER 9.7 %
SUPRANATIONAL 1.4 %
CASH 9.3 %
DERIVATIVES -0.9 %
NORTH AMERICA 1.9 %
UNITED STATES 1.9 %
TOTAL 100.0 %

You may request a copy of the Fund's current Report to Shareholders by contacting Fund Information at 1-800/DIAL BEN® (1-800-342-5236). Since markets can go down as well as up, investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, currency volatility, and the economic, social and political climates of countries where the Fund invests. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors, in addition to those associated with their relatively small size and lesser liquidity. You may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares. The information provided is as of the date shown and comes from sources considered reliable, but the Fund makes no representation or warranty as to its completeness or accuracy. The weightings do not include the impact of currency forwards within the country weightings. The Fund's portfolio is actively managed and investment allocations can be expected to change.

TEMPLETON GLOBAL INCOME FUND
AS OF AUGUST 31, 2011
TOTAL NET ASSETS: $1,338,609,968
NET ASSET VALUE PER SHARE: $10.13
PERCENT
OF TOTAL
ASSET ALLOCATION NET ASSETS PORTFOLIO CHARACTERISTICS
CASH & OTHER 11.8% WEIGHTED AVG. MATURITY 5.2588 yrs.
FIXED INCOME 88.2% WEIGHTED AVG. DURATION 3.1242 yrs.
100.0% WEIGHTED AVG. COUPON 5.8555%
NET CURRENCY DISTRIBUTION PERCENT COUNTRY DISTRIBUTION PERCENT
OF TOTAL OF TOTAL
NET ASSETS NET ASSETS
ASIA 25.9 % ASIA 28.3 %
INDIAN RUPEE 4.4 % INDIA 0.3 %
INDO RUPIAH 7.7 % INDONESIA 9.4 %
JAPANESE YEN -23.5 % MALAYSIA 0.6 %
MALAYSI RINGGIT 13.4 % PHILIPPINES 0.2 %
PHILIPPINE PESO 5.8 % SOUTH KOREA 14.6 %
SOUTH KOREAN WON 15.7 % SRI LANKA 2.5 %
SRI LANKA RUPEE 2.5 % VIETNAM 0.7 %
AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND 12.4 % AUSTRALIA/NEW ZEALAND 8.6 %
AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 12.4 % AUSTRALIA 8.6 %
EUROPE 2.4 % EUROPE 26.6 %
BRITISH POUND 6.3 % EURO COMMUNITY 0.6 %
EURO MON UNIT -36.4 % HUNGARY 3.6 %
HUNGARY FORINT 0.9 % LITHUANIA 2.1 %
NORWEGIAN KRONE 9.1 % NORWAY 1.4 %
POLAND ZLOTY 10.0 % POLAND 10.7 %
SWEDISH KRONA 12.4 % RUSSIA 2.1 %
LATIN AMERICA 25.3 % SWEDEN 4.7 %
BRAZILIAN REAL 8.7 % UNITED KINGDOM 1.4 %
CHILEAN PESO 7.2 % LATIN AMERICA 17.5 %
MEXICAN PESO 6.1 % ARGENTINA 0.9 %
PERU NUEVO SOL 3.2 % BRAZIL 8.7 %
MID-EAST/AFRICA 5.5 % MEXICO 4.2 %
EGYPTIAN POUND 0.3 % PERU 3.2 %
ISRAELI SHEKEL 5.2 % VENEZUELA 0.5 %
NORTH AMERICA 28.6 % MID-EAST/AFRICA 4.8 %
US DOLLAR 28.6 % EGYPT 0.3 %
TOTAL 100.0 % ISRAEL 2.8 %
SOUTH AFRICA 1.7 %
NORTH AMERICA 1.9 %
UNITED STATES 1.9 %
OTHER 12.2 %
SUPRANATIONAL 3.7 %
CASH 9.0 %
DERIVATIVES -0.5 %
TOTAL 100.0 %

You may request a copy of the Fund's current Report to Shareholders by contacting Fund Information at 1-800/DIAL BEN® (1-800-342-5236). Since markets can go down as well as up, investment return and principal value will fluctuate with market conditions, currency volatility, and the economic, social and political climates of countries where the Fund invests. Emerging markets involve heightened risks related to the same factors, in addition to those associated with their relatively small size and lesser liquidity. You may have a gain or loss when you sell your shares. The information provided is as of the date shown and comes from sources considered reliable, but the Fund makes no representation or warranty as to its completeness or accuracy. The weightings do not include the impact of currency forwards within the country weightings. The Fund's portfolio is actively managed and investment allocations can be expected to change.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Franklin Templeton Investments
    1-800-342-5236