Introduction to Mutual Funds

A mutual fund is an investment vehicle - managed by professional investment managers - that pools money from investors who share a similar investment objective and invests the money in stocks, bonds, cash and cash equivalents, or other securities.

Types of Mutual Funds

There are many types of mutual funds with differing objectives to meet investor?s needs. In general there are four basic types: equity funds, fixed income funds, balanced funds and money market funds.

Share Class Hedging

Currency hedging is a technique used to reduce the effect of movements in exchange rates.

How to Invest

Learn more on how to invest in Franklin Templeton funds.


Definitions of some commonly used investment terms.


Sir John Templeton - founder of the Templeton organisation, developed a set of principles he believed to be of enduring value to investors.


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