Spotlight on Jensen Global Quality Growth Fund

The ability to invest overseas is a plus in today's market, and this global growth fund is one of the best ways to do it.

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The U.S. stock market meandered through the past year, ending this May less than 3% ahead of the same date in 2022. The Japanese market, however, returned more than 15%. Even the war-troubled European market returned nearly 5%. 

Global blend funds invest the world over, in both bargain-price stocks and faster-growing fare. The category has lagged the U.S. market recently, but some top-performing funds have maneuvered smartly through geopolitical challenges such as COVID and trade tensions. 

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Kim Clark
Senior Associate Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance

Kim Clark is a veteran financial journalist who has worked at Fortune, U.S News & World Report and Money magazines. She was part of a team that won a Gerald Loeb award for coverage of elder finances, and she won the Education Writers Association's top magazine investigative prize for exposing insurance agents who used false claims about college financial aid to sell policies. As a Kiplinger Fellow at Ohio State University, she studied delivery of digital news and information. Most recently, she worked as a deputy director of the Education Writers Association, leading the training of higher education journalists around the country. She is also a prize-winning gardener, and in her spare time, picks up litter.