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 October 31, 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 EuropeTREMX75.35%15.11%11.23%2.58%8.68%10none%1.41%
Voya Russia ALETRX63.1220.817.565.9613.8105.75s1.87
Timothy Plan Israel Common Values Fund Class ATPAIX55.8121.6517.8311.3675.501.84
ProFunds Europe 30 InvestorUEPIX54.458.468.345.173.677none1.78
Matthews Asia Small Companies InvMSMLX52.6628.9716.1410.67none1.39
Fidelity CanadaFICDX49.9115.7510.786.429.88none0.88
Fidelity Advisor Canada AFACNX49.4515.3810.436.099.4985.751.19
U.S. Global Investors Eastern EuropeanEUROX48.567.366.76-0.667.739none2.66
T. Rowe Price Africa & Middle EastTRAMX48.5311.229.157.636none1.31
Morgan Stanley European Equity AEUGAX48.4329.4520.511.347.755.251.37
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 October 31, 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 CompaniesMCSMX17.48%38.05%24.81%15.3%—%7none%1.43%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX2334.3622.315.813.278none1.1
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX17.0230.7520.2112.5613.537none1.1
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX17.4730.4220.0912.3714.2375.751.23
Morgan Stanley European Equity AEUGAX48.4329.4520.511.347.755.251.37
Matthews Asia Small Companies InvMSMLX52.6628.9716.1410.67none1.39
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX11.4826.7617.2813.8392.00r1.95
Aberdeen China Opportunities AGOPAX12.9526.3117.248.6485.751.32
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX-2.6325.0321.4985.25s1.34
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX44.1724.7918.9113.1495.751.45
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 October 31, 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 CompaniesMCSMX17.48%38.05%24.81%15.3%—%7none%1.43%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX2334.3622.315.813.278none1.1
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX-2.6325.0321.4985.25s1.34
Morgan Stanley European Equity AEUGAX48.4329.4520.511.347.755.251.37
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX17.0230.7520.2112.5613.537none1.1
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX17.4730.4220.0912.3714.2375.751.23
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX44.1724.7918.9113.1495.751.45
Timothy Plan Israel Common Values Fund Class ATPAIX55.8121.6517.8311.3675.501.84
Voya Russia ALETRX63.1220.817.565.9613.8105.75s1.87
Matthews China InvMCHFX3.4922.9417.339.212.898none1.09
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 October 31, 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 InvMATFX23%34.36%22.3%15.8%13.27%8none%1.1%
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX17.4838.0524.8115.37none1.43
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX11.4826.7617.2813.8392.00r1.95
Fidelity NordicFNORX38.2222.1116.1913.7811.246none0.96
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX15.468.2211.8913.644none1.55
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX44.1724.7918.9113.1495.751.45
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX11.6612.4911.4713.13none1.43
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX20.0822.1314.8112.8811.123none1.1
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX17.0230.7520.2112.5613.537none1.1
Fidelity Advisor Emerging Asia AFEAAX17.4730.4220.0912.3714.2375.751.23
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 October 31, 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 AFEAAX17.47%30.42%20.09%12.37%14.23%75.75%1.23%
Voya Russia ALETRX63.1220.817.565.9613.8105.75s1.87
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX44.5713.6911.2710.9513.7965.501.53
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX17.0230.7520.2112.5613.537none1.1
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX2334.3622.315.813.278none1.1
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX12.9918.6212.858.7313.134none0.92
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX15.0613.3310.248.6813.065none1.06
Matthews China InvMCHFX3.4922.9417.339.212.898none1.09
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX26.1414.349.218.3912.377none1.19
Janus Henderson European Focus THFETX42.4120.5411.458.8412.287none1.21
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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