Straight Talk: Franklin Australian Absolute Return Bond Fund Oct 31, 2017

Key Points

The Straight Talk on Franklin Australian Absolute Return Bond Fund course is designed to help strengthen your understanding of the strategy and its approach to fixed income.

Course Summary

The materials in this course provide the latest insights from the Australian Fixed Income team across:

  1. The Fund's approach to security selection, sources of return, and how it has delivered a stable income stream for investors.
  2. Current macroeconomic outlook for Australia, US, Europe and Asia.
  3. Fund positioning including yield curve and credit opportunities.

Course Format: videos and brochure

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to teach you to be able to:

  • Understand the team's absolute return approach to fixed income investing.
  • See how global and domestic macroeconomic themes are impacting fixed income markets.
  • Learn how the Franklin Australian Absolute Return Bond Fund can provide diversified sources of return whilst managing downside risk.


This course has been accredited for 0.50 CPD hours by the Financial Planning Association of Australia.

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