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Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Funds

2Q Capital Markets Outlook
Jason Vaillancourt, CFA

"It still makes sense to be bullish on equities."

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Putnam Emerging Markets Equity Fund

Quarterly fund Q&A:

A strong year for fund performance

April 2021 videos:


Putnam Growth Opportunities Fund

Quarterly fund Q&A:

Technological shifts offer durable growth potential

January 2021 videos:


Putnam High Yield Fund

Quarterly fund Q&A:

High yield advances amid supportive risk environment

May 2021 videos:


Putnam Income Fund

Quarterly fund Q&A:

Mortgage credit drives performance

May 2021 videos:


Putnam Large Cap Value Fund

Quarterly fund Q&A:

Strong quarter for value stocks and a solid year for the fund

January 2021 videos:


Putnam Research Fund

Kate Lakin, Director of Equity Research, explains the team’s mosaic investment process and stock selection.

April 2021 videos:


Putnam Short Duration Bond Fund

"The Short Duration Bond Fund offers an opportunity to have less risk related to interest rates.”
—Emily Shanks, Portfolio Manager

May 2021 videos:


Putnam Small Cap Growth Fund

Quarterly fund Q&A:

A strong 2020 for fund performance

April 2021 videos:


Putnam Sustainable Funds

Quarterly fund Q&A:

Solid annual performance driven by active, fundamental research

February 2021 videos:


Putnam Tax-free Income Funds

Quarterly fund Q&A:

Municipals rally on stimulus and vaccine hopes

March 2021 videos:

Quarterly fund commentaries

Convertibles weather rising rates and increased volatility

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Fund outperforms despite challenging interest-rate backdrop

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Solid long-term returns backed by rigorous sustainability research

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Municipals outperform, but inflation risk stalls rally

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Value rally continues in first quarter

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Non-directional strategies help offset weakness in directional strategies

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First-quarter pullback was a buying opportunity

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Market leadership shift continues into first quarter

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Funds participated in the rally as yields rose

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A focus on long-term growth potential as market shifts

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Fund outperforms despite challenging interest-rate backdrop

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High-yield gains modestly amid rising interest rates

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Loans outperform amid rising rates, demand for yield

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Credit and prepayment risks boost performance

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Bull market or pockets of bubble?

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Policy keeps short-term rates low

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