SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - April 19, 2010) -  Franklin Templeton Limited Duration Income Trust (NYSE Amex: FTF), a closed-end investment company managed by Franklin Advisers, Inc., announced today a dividend of $0.076 per share, payable May 14, 2010, to shareholders of record on April 30, 2010 (Ex-Dividend Date: April 28, 2010). 

Based on the Fund's net asset value (NAV) of $13.66 at the close of the market on April 16, 2010, the Fund's dividend represents an annualized yield at NAV of 6.68%. At the Fund's market price of $13.53 at the close of the NYSE Amex on April 16, 2010, the Fund's dividend represents an annualized market yield of 6.74%.

Franklin Advisers, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Franklin Resources, Inc. (NYSE: BEN), a global investment management organization operating as Franklin Templeton Investments. Franklin Templeton Investments provides global and domestic investment management solutions managed by its Franklin, Templeton, Mutual Series, Fiduciary Trust, Darby and Bissett investment teams. The San Mateo, CA-based company has more than 60 years of investment experience and over $586 billion in assets under management as of March 31, 2010. For more information, please call 1-800/DIAL BEN® or visit

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Contact: Franklin Templeton Investments
Shareholders/Financial Advisors: (800) 342-5236
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