offer an alternative to more traditional stock, bond, or balanced funds. An absolute return strategy is independent of traditional benchmarks such as the S&P 500 Index or the Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index, and has it the freedom to invest in a wide variety of securities as well as a variety of strategies to hedge specific types of risk. The funds may have lower volatility over time and may to operate independently of market direction.

We offer a choice of absolute return funds that pursue their strategies with fixed-income and multi-asset approaches.

The funds can provide investment diversification as an anchor to any portfolio, and serve as a complement to traditional relative return funds.

Putnam portfolio managers have experience in managing absolute return strategies over multiple market cycles.

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The funds are not intended to outperform stocks and bonds during strong market rallies. S&P 500 Index is an unmanaged index of common stock performance. Barclays U.S. Aggregate Bond Index is an unmanaged index of U.S. investment-grade fixed-income securities. You cannot invest directly in an index.


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