Putnam Emerging Markets Income Fund

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Trailing Returns Updated 02.28.2014
Year to date 1.0%
1 Year N/A
3 Years (Annualized) N/A
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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The investment seeks high current income; capital growth is a secondary goal when consistent with achieving high current income. The fund invests mainly in bonds that are obligations of emerging market companies and governments. It may invest in bonds denominated in U.S. dollars and bonds that are denominated in foreign currencies. Emerging markets include countries in the JP Morgan Emerging Markets Bond Index Global Diversified or that the adviser considers to be equivalent to those countries based on their level of economic development or the size and experience of their securities markets. The fund is non-diversified.


Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Putnam Emerging Markets Income Fund has an expense ratio of 0.85 percent.

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Risk is N/A compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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