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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, 2016

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 1 year

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Deutsche Latin America Equity ASLANX29.27%-1.48%-4.07%1.47%7.34%105.75%s1.74%
Commonwealth Australia/New Zealand FundCNZLX29.065.355.184.985.5392.00r3.29
T. Rowe Price Latin AmericaPRLAX26.53-2.47-6.912.268.79102.00r1.37
HSBC Asia ex-Japan Smaller Companies Equity AHAJAX23.92105.001.75
Matthews Emerging Asia InvMEASX19.1514.573none1.5
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX18.889.169.2410none1.19
JPMorgan Latin America AJLTAX18.69-6.13-6.88105.251.66
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX18.5610.456.649.379.28none1.07
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX17.466.14.43102.00r1.5
Fidelity Latin AmericaFLATX17.29-7.24-9.89-0.296.39101.50r1.12
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, 2016

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Matthews Emerging Asia InvMEASX19.15%14.57%—%—%—%3none%1.5%
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX13.0414.2512.214.297none1.53
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX7.5212.7212.644none2.12
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX12.1911.36105.751.86
Fidelity NordicFNORX11.1410.8312.666.6110.1981.50r0.99
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX7.7610.610.412.918none0.99
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX18.5610.456.649.379.28none1.07
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX8.2110.128.176.678.429none1.1
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX15.659.759.336.927.261.50r1.17
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX18.889.169.2410none1.19
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, 2016

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 5 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity NordicFNORX11.14%10.83%12.66%6.61%10.19%81.50%r0.99%
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX7.5212.7212.644none2.12
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX13.0414.2512.214.297none1.53
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX10.097.8811.762.485.471.50r0.97
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX7.7610.610.412.918none0.99
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX7.655.6710.135.8255.501.44
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX13.379.079.741.362.1662.00r1.05
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX15.659.759.336.927.261.50r1.17
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX18.889.169.2410none1.19
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX8.2110.128.176.678.429none1.1
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, 2016

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 10 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Invesco China AAACFX14.53%6%3.51%9.5%—%105.50%1.88%
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX18.5610.456.649.379.28none1.07
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth AASIAX16.745.766.329.2265.501.44
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX14.386.314.379.217.1892.00r0.94
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX9.253.517.168.49102.00r1.95
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX14.46.984.18.486.4595.75s1.36
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX10.054.775.687.998.2101.50r0.96
Matthews China InvMCHFX6.731.350.157.9710none1.14
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX10.976.784.627.85105.751.56
Clough China ACHNAX4.782.443.67.75105.50s1.95
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, 2016

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 20 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity NordicFNORX11.14%10.83%12.66%6.61%10.19%81.50%r0.99%
Matthews Asian Growth & Income InvMACSX10.182.914.76.799.964none1.09
Franklin Templeton Mutual European ATEMIX-6.171.166.533.839.7265.751.33
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX18.5610.456.649.379.28none1.07
Voya Russia ALETRX7.44-5.78-7.15-1.878.97105.752.02
T. Rowe Price Latin AmericaPRLAX26.53-2.47-6.912.268.79102.00r1.37
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX8.2110.128.176.678.429none1.1
JPMorgan Intrepid European AVEUAX-6.72.257.752.148.4285.251.41
Fidelity CanadaFICDX6.951.90.843.248.3481.50r1.14
BlackRock Latin America Inv AMDLTX15.72-4.79-7.682.128.3105.251.61
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.