Featured White Papers from Franklin Templeton

Everything we do at Franklin Templeton is focused on delivering better client outcomes. It’s why we’ve built a world-class investment firm that aims to offer the best of both worlds: global strength and boutique specialization.

Private credit: Opportunities in today’s market environment

June 05, 2023

Given the challenges presented by today's market environment, private credit can be a valuable and versatile tool in sourcing incremental growth and income, dampening portfolio volatility, and hedging the corrosive impact of inflation. Read this paper for an in-depth look at the types of private credit, potential benefits and how to access them.

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The Cost of Being Too Liquid

May 01, 2023

There's a potential illiquidity premium - the excess return received for tying up capital for an extended period of time - for allocating capital to private equity, private credit and private real estate markets that have historically delivered a substantial illiquidity premium relative to their public market equivalents.

Learn how you can help clients determine the appropriate percentage to allocate to private markets by developing an "illiquidity bucket" that can also help instill a long-term disciplined approach to investing.

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Global Investment Outlook: Is the E in ESG Accelerating?

November 01, 2021

The global pandemic has further highlighted the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in investing. With the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference coming up in November, it is an opportune time to focus on ESG—particularly the “E”—and the roles of policymakers, asset managers and end investors.

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Deep Water Waves: Long-Term Drivers That Face Investors

September 01, 2021

“Deep Water Waves” represent the powerful long-term forces that face investors, fundamentally altering the economic, political, and public policy foundations for asset prices.

While it’s tempting to focus on passing market storms, Franklin Templeton Investment Institute explores these forces that look to shape the future of our world—and the investment landscape.

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Investing in Innovation

September 01, 2020

The pace of innovation is accelerating. See why Matt Moberg, PM of Franklin DynaTech Fund, thinks the fourth industrial revolution is just beginning.

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Navigating Uncertain Waters: Preparing for a Post-Pandemic World

June 02, 2020

Dr. Michael Hasenstab and team examine the economic implications of the global pandemic, then look ahead to reopened economies and a post-virus world.

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The Path to Recovery: What's Next?

April 06, 2020

The coronavirus has dealt a severe and unexpected shock to people - and markets - worldwide. Our senior investment leaders examine where we go from here, outlining how they see a recovery taking shape once the crisis passes.

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