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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 April 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
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX45.25%—%—%—%—%95.25%s1.44%
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX44.5810.87105.751.86
Matthews China InvMCHFX40.039.311.16.110.8710none1.09
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX38.6710.6413.02102.00r1.5
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX38.087.512.675.2611.36105.751.55
John Hancock Greater China Opportunities AJCOAX34.76.7510.324.19105.001.63
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX33.6420.0116.7712.095none1.6
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX32.374.2512.227.65102.00r1.91
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX29.8910.3214.728.5910none1.24
Eaton Vance Greater China Growth AEVCGX297.7110.374.858.06105.751.91
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 April 30, 2018

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX33.64%20.01%16.77%12.09%—%5none%1.6%
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX25.3615.0910.598.789.954none0.94
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX24.7514.8311.085.515.3152.00r0.97
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX24.114.4113.859.198none1.46
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX11.3911.7110.796.3745.501.4
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX24.5611.3910.967.128none0.94
Invesco Pacific Growth ATGRAX2610.968.614.096.4285.501.75
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX44.5810.87105.751.86
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX28.0910.788.497.769none1.12
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX38.6710.6413.02102.00r1.5
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 April 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 InvHJPSX33.64%20.01%16.77%12.09%—%5none%1.6%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX29.8910.3214.728.5910none1.24
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX24.114.4113.859.198none1.46
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX38.6710.6413.02102.00r1.5
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX38.087.512.675.2611.36105.751.55
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX27.419.5112.3210none1.19
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX32.374.2512.227.65102.00r1.91
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX21.278.9211.357.5115.0410none1.15
Matthews China InvMCHFX40.039.311.16.110.8710none1.09
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX24.7514.8311.085.515.3152.00r0.97
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 April 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 InvHJPSX33.64%20.01%16.77%12.09%—%5none%1.6%
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX24.114.4113.859.198none1.46
Matthews Asia Dividend Inv**MAPIX19.518.517.418.857none1.02
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX25.3615.0910.598.789.954none0.94
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX29.8910.3214.728.5910none1.24
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX28.0910.788.497.769none1.12
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX32.374.2512.227.65102.00r1.91
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX21.278.9211.357.5115.0410none1.15
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX18.036.617.997.4912.699none1.06
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth AASIAX11.95.625.377.329.9585.501.45
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 April 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
Matthews Korea InvMAKOX21.27%8.92%11.35%7.51%15.04%10none%1.15%
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX18.036.617.997.4912.699none1.06
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX38.087.512.675.2611.36105.751.55
Matthews Asian Growth & Income InvMACSX7.231.912.024.5811.145none1.07
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX18.857.157.25.9710.91102.00r0.93
Matthews China InvMCHFX40.039.311.16.110.8710none1.09
Franklin Templeton China World Fund ATCWAX264.185.23.7810.66105.751.94
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX27.563.5910.767.0310.3310none0.99
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX20.66.468.43410.1110none1.08
Fidelity Advisor China Region AFHKAX27.143.2610.416.6910.02105.751.29
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.