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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 June 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 AMSAUX39.32%—%—%—%—%105.25%s1.44%
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX36.2113.5214.78102.00r1.5
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX28.299.7914.47.2613.12105.751.55
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX25.817.2312.19.21102.00r1.91
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX23.8210.96105.751.86
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX22.7616.7417.8611.815none1.6
John Hancock Greater China Opportunities AJCOAX22.537.7310.865.73105.001.63
Matthews China InvMCHFX22.379.3311.727.112.4910none1.09
Eaton Vance Greater China Growth AEVCGX21.99.711.466.549.31105.751.91
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX21.2110.2313.5210none1.19
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 June 30, 2018

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX22.76%16.74%17.86%11.81%—%5none%1.6%
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX18.7214.4111.985.975.6252.00r0.97
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX18.4413.9814.939.538none1.46
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX36.2113.5214.78102.00r1.5
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX14.7812.8811.518.99.924none0.94
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX20.6111.489.559.349none1.12
Commonwealth Australia/New Zealand FundCNZLX1.0411.316.844.38.4792.00r2.59
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX23.8210.96105.751.86
Invesco European Small Company AESMAX2.5310.9110.057.0255.501.4
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX19.0910.6115.3610.3210none1.24
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 June 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 InvHJPSX22.76%16.74%17.86%11.81%—%5none%1.6%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX19.0910.6115.3610.3210none1.24
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX18.4413.9814.939.538none1.46
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX36.2113.5214.78102.00r1.5
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX28.299.7914.47.2613.12105.751.55
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX21.2110.2313.5210none1.19
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX25.817.2312.19.21102.00r1.91
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX18.7214.4111.985.975.6252.00r0.97
Invesco Greater China AAACFX168.9811.766.99105.501.93
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX16.279.7411.737.938none0.94
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 June 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 InvHJPSX22.76%16.74%17.86%11.81%—%5none%1.6%
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX19.0910.6115.3610.3210none1.24
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX18.4413.9814.939.538none1.46
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX20.6111.489.559.349none1.12
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX25.817.2312.19.21102.00r1.91
Matthews Asia Dividend Inv**MAPIX9.277.688.229.177none1.02
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX14.7812.8811.518.99.924none0.94
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX10.156.468.998.7714.319none1.06
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX9.947.918.128.5511.98102.00r0.93
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX12.7210.211.268.39.698none1.1
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 June 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 InvMAKOX—%5.74%10.46%7.95%16.5%10none%1.15%
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX10.156.468.998.7714.319none1.06
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX28.299.7914.47.2613.12105.751.55
Matthews China InvMCHFX22.379.3311.727.112.4910none1.09
Voya Russia ALETRX20.839.992.43-3.6312.22105.752
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX9.947.918.128.5511.98102.00r0.93
Franklin Templeton China World Fund ATCWAX16.866.336.675.0411.95105.751.94
Matthews Asian Growth & Income InvMACSX-0.512.252.514.9911.525none1.07
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX11.378.239.965.1311.2910none1.08
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX18.854.6111.378.0411.2710none0.99
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.