Top-Performing Mutual Funds by Category
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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 September 30, 2021

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 1 year

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
T. Rowe Price Emerging EuropeTREMX56.37%11.34%10.14%3.33%9.2%10none%1.41%
Timothy Plan Israel Common Values Fund Class ATPAIX49.2416.8415.7365.501.84
Matthews Asia Small Companies InvMSMLX47.5522.6614.711.098none1.39
T. Rowe Price Africa & Middle EastTRAMX45.1588.717.766none1.31
Voya Russia ALETRX44.9217.3816.337.1314.28105.75s1.87
Commonwealth Africa FundCAFRX39.651.011.57102.00r1.75
Morgan Stanley European Equity AEUGAX38.3423.7218.2611.927.555.251.37
ProFunds Europe 30 InvestorUEPIX36.824.386.576.013.557none1.78
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX36.110.0510.3211.4114.1465.501.53
DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced International CAPE® NDLEUX34.1711.787none0.87
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 September 30, 2021

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 3 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX13.94%29.84%23.52%16.47%—%8none%1.43%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX20.3626.5120.316.513.589none1.1
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX18.3625.5719.2713.7113.888none1.1
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX18.6725.2419.1313.514.5585.751.23
Morgan Stanley European Equity AEUGAX38.3423.7218.2611.927.555.251.37
Matthews Asia Small Companies InvMSMLX47.5522.6614.711.098none1.39
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX11.6820.1516.1415.3892.00r1.95
Aberdeen China Opportunities AGOPAX12.9819.1216.089.1395.751.32
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX30.6718.1416.1313.6295.751.45
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX-3.8717.5720.2285.25s1.34
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 September 30, 2021

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 5 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX13.94%29.84%23.52%16.47%—%8none%1.43%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX20.3626.5120.316.513.589none1.1
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX-3.8717.5720.2285.25s1.34
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX18.3625.5719.2713.7113.888none1.1
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX18.6725.2419.1313.514.5585.751.23
Morgan Stanley European Equity AEUGAX38.3423.7218.2611.927.555.251.37
Voya Russia ALETRX44.9217.3816.337.1314.28105.75s1.87
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX11.6820.1516.1415.3892.00r1.95
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX30.6718.1416.1313.6295.751.45
Aberdeen China Opportunities AGOPAX12.9819.1216.089.1395.751.32
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 September 30, 2021

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 10 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX20.36%26.51%20.3%16.5%13.58%9none%1.1%
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX13.9429.8423.5216.478none1.43
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX11.6820.1516.1415.3892.00r1.95
Fidelity NordicFNORX28.3216.7513.3714.4511.166none0.96
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX18.3625.5719.2713.7113.888none1.1
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX30.6718.1416.1313.6295.751.45
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX18.6725.2419.1313.514.5585.751.23
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX19.0216.5713.7113.4811.214none1.1
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX16.625.5312.1113.325none1.55
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX14.679.1112.213.033none1.43
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 September 30, 2021

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 20 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX18.67%25.24%19.13%13.5%14.55%85.75%1.23%
Voya Russia ALETRX44.9217.3816.337.1314.28105.75s1.87
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX36.110.0510.3211.4114.1465.501.53
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX18.3625.5719.2713.7113.888none1.1
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX20.3626.5120.316.513.589none1.1
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX13.7814.0211.949.7213.465none0.92
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX14.279.568.999.313.25none1.06
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX27.628.797.869.8413.158none1.19
Matthews China InvMCHFX4.816.1316.0410.2113.098none1.09
Janus Henderson European Focus THFETX30.4114.119.049.7112.547none1.21
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.
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