Michael J. Atkin Portfolio Manager

Funds managed

Fact sheet Annual Semi-annual
Diversified Income Trust
5-year Morningstar rating among 164 funds in the Nontraditional Bond category.
Emerging Markets Income Fund
Global Income Trust
overall Morningstar rating among 86 funds in the World Bond category.
10-year Morningstar rating among 125 funds in the World Bond category.
5-year Morningstar rating among 250 funds in the World Bond category.

Blog posts

Why Brazil's crisis creates new concerns

May 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

December 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.

Assembling the global growth mosaic

November 06, 2015

Putnam's macroeconomic research identifies factors that point to continued weakness in the long-term growth potential of several major developed countries.