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Top-Performing Mutual Funds by Category

Regional and Single-Country Funds

In the tables below, see the ten top-performing for the past 1-, 3-, 5-, 10- and 20-year periods. Click on any fund's symbol for a daily market snapshot of the fund.

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Data through August 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 1 year

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX40.81%—%—%—%—%95.25%s1.44%
Matthews China InvMCHFX40.1110.2410.014.4910none1.18
U.S. Global Investors China RegionUSCOX39.489.299.62-0.162.4510none2.36
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX37.9516.31105.751.87
RS China ARSCHX36.1310.5613.57105.751.75
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX34.5614.4120.4910.755none1.91
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX31.124.3617.155.1102.00r1.98
JPMorgan China Region AJCHAX30.38.9312.153.78105.251.55
Guinness Atkinson China And Hong KongICHKX29.936.749.142.286.23102.00r1.66
U.S. Global Investors Eastern EuropeanEUROX29.8-2.83-2.85-6.056.0210none2.31
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through August 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX37.95%16.31%—%—%—%105.75%1.87%
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX34.5614.4120.4910.755none1.91
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX16.6413.2214.756.748none1.5
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX20.9912.7414.13.73.5162.00r1.02
Invesco Greater China AAACFX26.8311.9912.943.72105.501.93
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX25.2411.8617.185.848.5351.50r0.96
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX21.7211.7513.4810none1.22
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX17.2711.2614.65.568none0.98
RS China ARSCHX36.1310.5613.57105.751.75
Matthews China InvMCHFX40.1110.2410.014.4910none1.18
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through August 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 5 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX34.56%14.41%20.49%10.75%—%5none%1.91%
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX25.2411.8617.185.848.5351.50r0.96
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX31.124.3617.155.1102.00r1.98
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX25.598.8515.567.310none1.24
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX25.569.314.884.9165.501.4
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX16.6413.2214.756.748none1.5
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX17.2711.2614.65.568none0.98
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX29.229.4514.51102.00r1.5
Fidelity NordicFNORX10.335.6114.214.349.3481.50r0.98
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX18.578.8414.175.918.1871.50r1.19
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through August 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 10 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX34.56%14.41%20.49%10.75%—%5none%1.91%
Matthews Asia Dividend Inv**MAPIX16.047.4610.058.786none1.06
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX25.598.8515.567.310none1.24
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX12.965.769.747.259.619none1.08
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX16.6413.2214.756.748none1.5
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX29.627.5813.666.737.95101.50r1.01
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX19.276.9110.526.617none1.14
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth AASIAX15.325.058.316.4275.501.45
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX24.427.31106.17.89105.75s1.42
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX18.578.8414.175.918.1871.50r1.19
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.

Data through August 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 20 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX18.5%6.41%11.74%5.59%10.19%10none%1.15%
Matthews Asian Growth & Income InvMACSX8.491.375.325.369.656none1.09
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX12.965.769.747.259.619none1.08
Fidelity NordicFNORX10.335.6114.214.349.3481.50r0.98
Franklin Templeton Mutual European ATEMIX14.222.377.562.839.1475.751.31
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX20.465.468.055.358.6692.00r0.95
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX29.749.2313.124.078.62105.751.6
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX25.2411.8617.185.848.5351.50r0.96
T. Rowe Price Latin AmericaPRLAX21.66-2.9-0.36-0.018.23102.00r1.38
JPMorgan Intrepid European AVEUAX20.532.4911.221.778.2175.251.42
r Maximum redemption fee charged when you sell shares. — Fund has not existed for the specified time. s Front-end sales charge; redemption fee may apply. Source: Morningstar, Inc.