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Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai

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About Sonal Desai

Sonal Desai, PhD, is a portfolio manager and director of research for the Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group's international bond department. She is responsible for shaping the research agenda of the international bond department and providing macroeconomic analysis to the fixed income team. This includes facilitating broader research efforts leveraging the fixed income group's local resources across global markets. Dr. Desai acts as a key resource for the firm's Fixed Income Policy Committee, which provides policy views on sectors, markets and currencies. Dr. Desai has over 18 years of experience in the financial sector. She joined Franklin Templeton in 2009 from Thames River Capital in London, where she was responsible for shaping the top-down global view on macroeconomic and market developments. She started her career as an assistant professor of economics at the University of Pittsburgh, and then worked for over six years at the International Monetary Fund, in Washington DC. She was involved in the negotiation and monitoring of IMF programs in several emerging market countries and in the assessment of the overall design and effectiveness of IMF adjustment programs. Dr. Desai holds a PhD in economics from Northwestern University and earned a BA with honours from Delhi University in New Delhi.

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Citywire Rating: Not Rated

2013

  • JNot rated in Jul 2013
  • ANot rated in Aug 2013
  • SRated Plus in Sep 2013
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2013
  • NRated A in Nov 2013
  • DRated A in Dec 2013

2014

  • JRated A in Jan 2014
  • FRated Plus in Feb 2014
  • MRated Plus in Mar 2014
  • ARated Plus in Apr 2014
  • MRated Plus in May 2014
  • JRated A in Jun 2014
  • JRated A in Jul 2014
  • ARated A in Aug 2014
  • SRated A in Sep 2014
  • ORated AA in Oct 2014
  • NRated AA in Nov 2014
  • DRated AA in Dec 2014

2015

  • JRated AA in Jan 2015
  • FRated A in Feb 2015
  • MRated A in Mar 2015
  • ARated A in Apr 2015
  • MRated A in May 2015
  • JRated AA in Jun 2015
  • JRated AA in Jul 2015
  • ARated A in Aug 2015
  • SRated A in Sep 2015
  • ORated Plus in Oct 2015
  • NRated Plus in Nov 2015
  • DRated A in Dec 2015

2016

  • JRated Plus in Jan 2016
  • FNot rated in Feb 2016
  • MNot rated in Mar 2016
  • ANot rated in Apr 2016
  • MNot rated in May 2016
  • JNot rated in Jun 2016
  • JNot rated in Jul 2016
  • ANot rated in Aug 2016
  • SNot rated in Sep 2016
  • ONot rated in Oct 2016
  • NNot rated in Nov 2016
  • DNot rated in Dec 2016

2017

  • JNot rated in Jan 2017
  • FNot rated in Feb 2017
  • MNot rated in Mar 2017

Performance

Bonds - Global
over : 28/02/2016 - 28/02/2017
Rank 16/124 Bonds - Global
Manager Return
16 Michael Hasenstab 12.8%
16 Sonal Desai 12.8%
18 Mark Holman 12.7%
18 Gary Kirk 12.7%
18 Felipe Villarroel 12.7%
18 Eoin Walsh 12.7%

Total Return

Month by Month Performance

Quarterly Performance

to 01/01/2017 Annual Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4
2016 5.2% -1.3% -0.9% -1.0% 8.6%
2015 -5.9% 0.0% -0.9% -7.4% 2.6%
2014 0.4% 0.3% 2.0% -0.3% -1.6%
2013 1.8% 1.7% -2.8% 0.8% 2.1%
2012 -1.3% 6.2% 4.5%

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