Michael J. Atkin

Portfolio Manager

Mr. Atkin is a Portfolio Manager in the Global Fixed Income group. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Emerging Markets Income Fund, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Premier Income Trust. Mr. Atkin joined Putnam in 1997 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi annual Compare
Diversified Income Trust
5-year Morningstar rating among 169 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
Emerging Markets Income Fund
Global Income Trust
overall Morningstar rating among 271 funds in the World Bond category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 129 funds in the World Bond category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 88 funds in the World Bond category.
3-year Morningstar rating among 93 funds in the World Bond category.

Closed End Funds

Master Intermediate Income Trust
Premier Income Trust

Blog posts

How the Japan election may influence global interest rates

10/11/2017

The Japan election could have consequences for the future leadership of the Bank of Japan and the country's impact on global interest rate trends.


Why Brazil's crisis creates new concerns

5/26/2017

The revelations of May 17 may pose a threat to President Temer's administration, and therefore a threat to Brazil's short- and medium-term economic outlook.


See the dove in the Fed's dot plot

12/15/2016

The market sees a more hawkish Fed in the December 2016 rate hike, but we see see signs of a dove in the Fed's dot plot.