Robert L. Davis, CFA
Mr. Davis is a Portfolio Manager on the Portfolio Construction team within Fixed Income, focusing on developed and emerging market currencies and interest-rate markets. He is a Portfolio Manager of Putnam Diversified Income Trust, Putnam Global Income Trust, Putnam Master Intermediate Income Trust, and Putnam Premier Income Trust. Mr. Davis is responsible for analyzing market and macroeconomic data, developing quantitative models, and recommending global macro and relativevalue positions. Previously at Putnam, Mr. Davis served in various roles of increasing responsibility, including as an Analyst and a Portfolio Associate. He has been in the investment industry since he joined Putnam in 1999.
|Fact sheet||Annual||Semi annual|
|Diversified Income Trust|
|Global Income Trust|
|Overall Morningstar RatingTM among 192 funds in the Global Bond category.|
|10-year Morningstar RatingTM among 136 funds in the Global Bond category.|
Closed End Funds
|Master Intermediate Income Trust|
|Premier Income Trust|
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