本基金的投資目標是透過堅實的投資管理，追求資本成長與當期收益。 本基金藉由主要投資於全球（包括新興市場）各國機構所發行的股票及政府債券來達成目標。 本基金為尋求達成其投資目標主要透過於開發中或新興市場國家之政府、政府所屬相關機構或是企業所發行之固定及浮動利率的債權證券及債權憑證的投資組合。本基金亦可投資在由多國政府組織或支援之跨國性組織，例如國際復興開發銀行或歐洲投資銀行所發行的債權憑證。 投資經理公司預期將大部分的基金資產於具本增值潛力之股票、股票連結證券，包括債券、或可轉換或可交換為股票的特別股。本基金更藉由投資於全球各國之政府、政府所屬相關機構企業發行的固定或浮動利率的債權證券及債權憑證，以達到追求收益目標。本基金亦可投資在由多國政府所組織或支援的跨國性組織，例如際復興開發銀行歐洲投資銀行所發行的債權憑證。本基金得購買股票、固定收益證券及債權憑證。儘管前面所述，投資經理公司不會將超過 40% 的淨資產投於固定收益證券。 本基金也得為了避險目的以及/或是效率投組管理而使用金融衍生性商品。這些金融衍生性商品得於 (i)：受管轄市場交易，例如期貨契約（包括政府證券的期貨契約）及選擇權，或是於 (ii)櫃檯買賣市場交易， 例如：貨幣、匯率及利率相關的互換交易及遠期交易。
Peter D. Sartori is executive vice president and portfolio manager for the Templeton Global Equity Group (TGEG) based in Singapore. He is also a member of the global leadership group for TGEG, responsible for driving regional mandates and positioning Asia Pacific for business growth within global and international portfolios. Peter has 29 years' experience in the asset management industry. He started his career in 1990 at First State Investments in Melbourne Australia before opening their Hong Kong office in 1997. From 2001, he held senior roles at Scudder Investments in Singapore and Credit Suisse Asset Management in Sydney. In 2005 Peter launched his own boutique funds management company Treasury Asia Asset Management (TAAM) located in both Sydney and Singapore. TAAM was acquired by Nikko Asset Management Asia in 2014, and Peter remained with the company as Head of Asian Equities in Singapore until 2019. Peter holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT (Phillip) in Melbourne Australia and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australia (FINSIA).
Calvin Ho, Ph.D., is a senior vice president and director of research for Templeton Global Macro. Dr. Ho also serves as a portfolio manager for a number of funds, including Templeton Global Bond Fund, Templeton Global Total Return Fund and Templeton Emerging Market Bond Fund. Dr. Ho joined Franklin Templeton Investments in 2005 after obtaining his Ph.D. at UC Berkeley. He has been a core part of the Templeton Global Macro team since 2005, working closely with Dr. Michael Hasenstab as a lead research analyst. Dr. Ho holds both B.A. and Ph.D. in economics from University of California, Berkeley.
Alan Chua is an executive vice president and research analyst for the Templeton Global Equity Group, as well as a portfolio manager for a number of institutional and retail clients based in and outside Singapore. He has global research responsibilities for the machinery and auto and auto components industries. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton in 2000, Mr. Chua was an associate director with UBS Asset Management and a senior corporate relationship officer for Deutsche Bank. He entered the financial services industry in 1989. Mr. Chua holds a B.Sc. in economics from the University of Oregon and an M.B.A. from the London Business School. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder.