Templeton China Fund

Franklin Templeton Investment Funds

Summary of Fund Objective

The Fund aims to achieve long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities of companies organised under the laws of or having their principal offices in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan, as well as in companies which derive the principal portion of their revenues from goods or services sold or produced, or have the principal portion of their assets in China, Hong Kong or Taiwan.

FUND MANAGERS

Michael Lai

  • Hong Kong
  • Years With Firm: 1
  • Years Of Experience: 30

Eric Mok

  • Hong Kong
  • Years With Firm: 22
  • Years Of Experience: 22

What are the Key Risks?

The value of shares in the Fund and income received from it can go down as well as up and investors may not get back the full amount invested. Performance may also be affected by currency fluctuations. Currency fluctuations may affect the value of overseas investments.

  • The Fund invests mainly in Chinese equity securities. Such securities have historically been subject to significant price movements, frequently to a greater extent than equity markets globally. As a result, the performance of the Fund can fluctuate significantly over relatively short time periods.
  • Other significant risks include:
    Foreign Currency risk: the risk of loss arising from exchange-rate fluctuations or due to exchange control regulations.
    Emerging markets risk: the risk related to investing in countries that have less developed political, economic, legal and regulatory systems, and that may be impacted by political/economic instability, lack of liquidity or transparency, or safekeeping issues.
    Liquidity risk: the risk that arises when an asset cannot be sold on a timely basis due to security-specific factors or adverse market conditions, which may impact the Fund’s ability to meet redemption requests, particularly if they are increasing.
    Chinese Market risk: In addition to typical risks linked to Emerging Markets, investments in China are subject to economic, political, tax and operational risks specific to the Chinese Market. Please also refer to the prospectus for China QFII risk, Bond Connect risk and Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect and Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect risk.
For full details of all of the risks applicable to this Fund, please refer to the “Risk Considerations” section of the Fund in the current prospectus of Franklin Templeton Investment Funds.