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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 30, 2018

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 1 year

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX17.08%15.57%15.29%10.83%—%8none%1.46%
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX16.2218.9117.513.425none1.6
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX14.7716.3312.57.036.0852.00r0.97
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX13.76105.25s1.44
Columbia Acorn European ACAEAX12.3711.499.6295.751.58
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX11.7519.2611.52102.00r1.5
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX11.57149.969.818none1.12
Fidelity JapanFJPNX11.4510.9184.425.697none0.82
Fidelity Advisor Japan AFPJAX11.210.67.664.115.475.751.11
Timothy Plan Israel Common Values Fund Class ATPAIX10.5611.977.7255.501.8
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 30, 2018

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 CompaniesMCSMX11.75%19.26%11.52%—%—%102.00%r1.5%
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX16.2218.9117.513.425none1.6
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX4.0217.214.66105.751.86
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX14.7716.3312.57.036.0852.00r0.97
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX7.6515.9211.259none1.19
Guinness Atkinson Asia FocusIASMX4.2715.627.433.818.98102.00r1.98
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX17.0815.5715.2910.838none1.46
T. Rowe Price Asia OpportunitiesTRAOX5.7415.2192.00r1.16
Eaton Vance Greater China Growth AEVCGX7.6915.29.876.8110.2495.751.91
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX5.4114.9210.747.0114.68105.751.55
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 30, 2018

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 InvHJPSX16.22%18.91%17.5%13.42%—%5none%1.6%
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX17.0815.5715.2910.838none1.46
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX4.0217.214.66105.751.86
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX14.7716.3312.57.036.0852.00r0.97
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX3.2713.3612.49.7910none1.24
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX10.2111.6811.828.858none0.94
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX11.7519.2611.52102.00r1.5
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX7.6515.9211.259none1.19
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX5.4114.9210.747.0114.68105.751.55
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX5.6813.3710.699.6410.165none0.94
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 30, 2018

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 10 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX16.22%18.91%17.5%13.42%—%5none%1.6%
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX17.0815.5715.2910.838none1.46
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX11.57149.969.818none1.12
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX3.2713.3612.49.7910none1.24
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX5.6813.3710.699.6410.165none0.94
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX5.5613.1210.599.610.187none1.1
Matthews Asia Dividend Inv**MAPIX4.3510.827.969.576none1.02
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX-5.016.88.499.2916.2110none1.15
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX5.9212.3610.029.1615.68none1.06
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX10.2111.6811.828.858none0.94
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 30, 2018

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 20 years

FUND NAME SYMBOL 1-YR
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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Voya Russia ALETRX4.04%11.14%1.34%-0.92%17.17%105.75%2%
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX-5.016.88.499.2916.2110none1.15
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX5.9212.3610.029.1615.68none1.06
Matthews China InvMCHFX1.414.888.146.5414.7510none1.09
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX5.4114.9210.747.0114.68105.751.55
Franklin Templeton China World Fund ATCWAX7.2614.546.125.4112.9495.751.94
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX2.5212.28.218.412.4992.00r0.93
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth AASIAX-0.2410.336.368.7212.1665.501.45
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX2.7613.629.626.02129none1.08
Matthews Asian Growth & Income InvMACSX-2.055.42.985.4511.954none1.07
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.