Franklin Templeton Investments
Franklin Resources, Inc. is a global investment management organisation widely known as Franklin Templeton Investments. It boasts of being a single firm housing world class investment teams backed by one of the world’s largest investment managers. The company perseveres to deliver first-rate asset management to its customers.
Franklin Templeton began its association with India with the establishment of its India’s office called Templeton Asset Management.
About Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds
Franklin Templeton focusses on identifying value in an investment and passing the value onto the customer. The company concentrates on short term market fluctuation, cash flow, revenue and intrinsic value of a company to deliver the best option for investing to their customers. Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds provide investors with solid and risk adjusted returns.
Types of Mutual Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds
Following are the types of mutual funds that Franklin Templeton offers-Debt and Liquid Funds
Debt and liquid funds require medium and short term investments with safe returns. It is ideal for investors with short term goals. These mutual funds also offer a large amount of liquidity.Equity Funds
Equity funds assign the investors with shares resulting in the shareholder having a stake in the profits that the company, but also bearing any losses that it makes. Preference shares offer investors with dividends but they cannot exercise any voting rights.Fund of Funds
This scheme allows the investor to invest in a mutual fund that invests in other mutual funds. This style of investing is widely known as ‘multi management’.Hybrid Funds
This scheme gives the investor the opportunity to invest in both debt as well as equity funds of different proportions . The investor can enjoy the high returns provided by the equity funds and also a monthly income due to the debt instruments.Sector Equity Funds
These equity funds refer to investments that can be across niche sectors and are hence sector specific. Franklin Templeton offers a variety of categories of sector specific investment options to its customers.
Why Franklin Templeton Mutual Funds?
Franklin Templeton has earned the trust and appreciation of investors that have been associated with it. Following are few reasons why.
- Protects investor’s best interests.
- Finds shares that are hidden but have the potential to become valuable.
- Aim at reducing risk by seeking out discounted stocks that are being currently undervalued.
- Finds funds with low volatility.
- Investors can save on taxes with schemes like Franklin India Tax Shield as section 80C of Income Tax Act, 1961 gives options for saving tax by reducing taxable income.