Franklin Templeton recruits emerging markets duo

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Franklin Templeton Investments has hired Jason Zhu Guoqing as managing director and portfolio management director - China, and Yu-Jen Shih as portfolio manager and deputy director of research.

Both will sit within the Franklin Templeton Emerging Markets Equities (FTEME) investment team and will report to Sukumar Rajah, senior managing director and director of portfolio management for FTEME. Based in Shanghai, Zhu (pictured) will be responsible for research and portfolio management for China A-Shares. He joins from Fullerton Fund Management, where he was director of investment and head of China equity. Prior to this, he spent ten years at Franklin Templeton Sealand Fund Management where he was head of equity investment. Franklin Templeton promotes Sonal Desai to fixed ...

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