Beyond Bulls & Bears

Brexit: “I Have Confidence in Confidence Alone”
Fixed Income

Brexit: “I Have Confidence in Confidence Alone”

The impact on global markets of the United Kingdom’s surprise vote to leave the European Union seems to have been disproportionate to the ...

Strategic Beta: Risk-Management Recipe
Education

Strategic Beta: Risk-Management Recipe

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are now an established item on the investment menu, and there are now many flavors to choose from. Proponents claim ...

Brexit: Serious Consequences, but “Not the End of the World”
Equity

Brexit: Serious Consequences, but “Not the End of the World”

In the end, any initial success for Brexit will likely depend on whether negotiations between the United Kingdom and the EU are amicable or acrimonious.

A Global Macro View of Brexit Implications
Fixed Income

A Global Macro View of Brexit Implications

While the knee-jerk market reactions to the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) fade, some longer-term ramifications could ...

Brexit: How Quickly May the Surprise Wear Off?
Equity

Brexit: How Quickly May the Surprise Wear Off?

As markets digest the shock decision of UK voters to leave the European Union (EU), Templeton Global Equity Group’s Dylan Ball believes ...

In The Know: The UK Votes to Leave the EU
Fixed Income

In The Know: The UK Votes to Leave the EU

In the Know: Professionals from Franklin Templeton Investments offer a brief but insightful update on a pressing investment topic. On Thursday, ...

Global Macro Imbalances and Opportunities
Emerging Markets

Global Macro Imbalances and Opportunities

Being a contrarian-minded investor isn’t easy at times—it’s difficult to stay fixed to one’s long-term convictions when the markets may not be ...

Global Economic Perspective: June
Fixed Income

Global Economic Perspective: June

Perspective from Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group® Positive Sentiment on US Economy Dented by Weak Payroll Report For much of May, broadly ...

Brexit: All Eyes on the Politicians
Perspectives

Brexit: All Eyes on the Politicians

With less than two weeks to go until the much-anticipated Brexit referendum vote in the United Kingdom, the outcome still lies very much in the ...

Bringing the Human Factor to Index Investing
Fixed Income

Bringing the Human Factor to Index Investing

For decades, Franklin Templeton has been a vocal advocate for active management, believing that the skills and insight that human oversight brings ...

Value Unbound: The Implications of a Nascent Value Revival
Equity

Value Unbound: The Implications of a Nascent Value Revival

After a long and deep period of underperformance compared with growth stocks, global value stocks have finally outperformed their growth ...

On Brexit, Banks and Bargains
Equity

On Brexit, Banks and Bargains

Will they stay or will they go? UK voters will answer that question on June 23 when they decide whether their country will retain its membership ...