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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 December 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 1 year

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Morgan Stanley Instl Asia Opportunity AMSAUX76.17%—%—%—%—%35.25%s1.44%
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX65.4216.82105.751.86
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX60.6614.3312.214.111.02105.751.55
Matthews China InvMCHFX59.3715.679.594.2210none1.18
U.S. Global Investors China RegionUSCOX57.6712.569.03-0.815.2910none2.36
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX55.0511.2415.534.57102.00r1.98
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX53.8816.0714.26102.00r1.5
John Hancock Greater China Opportunities AJCOAX53.7813.4411.132.97105.001.63
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX52.8813.2416.557.4610none1.24
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX51.9311.2111.96.3610.3410none0.99
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.

Data through December 31, 2017

Regional and Single-Country Funds - 3 years

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VOL RANK MAX. SALES CHARGE EXPENSE RATIO
Hennessy Japan Small Cap InvHJPSX49.58%21.9%21.27%12.01%—%5none%1.91%
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX32.6619.2315.044.95.2652.00r0.97
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX35.7118.9818.987.8110.384none0.94
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX32.0418.3917.59.198none1.5
Voya Russia ALETRX11.7117.550.24-3.537.14105.752
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX33.1417.3316.097.118none0.98
Neuberger Berman Greater China Equity ANCEAX65.4216.82105.751.86
Matthews China Dividend Fund InvMCDFX37.6916.8212.7710none1.22
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX53.8816.0714.26102.00r1.5
Matthews China InvMCHFX59.3715.679.594.2210none1.18
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 December 31, 2017

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 InvHJPSX49.58%21.9%21.27%12.01%—%5none%1.91%
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX35.7118.9818.987.8110.384none0.94
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX32.0418.3917.59.198none1.5
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX52.8813.2416.557.4610none1.24
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX33.1417.3316.097.118none0.98
Oberweis China OpportunitiesOBCHX55.0511.2415.534.57102.00r1.98
T. Rowe Price JapanPRJPX32.6619.2315.044.95.2652.00r0.97
Fidelity Pacific BasinFPBFX40.0715.1914.416.229.667none1.1
Matthews China Small CompaniesMCSMX53.8816.0714.26102.00r1.5
Fidelity NordicFNORX23.6610.3713.774.269.578none0.96
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 December 31, 2017

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 InvHJPSX49.58%21.9%21.27%12.01%—%5none%1.91%
Hennessy Japan InvHJPNX32.0418.3917.59.198none1.5
Matthews Asia Dividend Inv**MAPIX34.6913.3610.079.036none1.06
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX35.7118.9818.987.8110.384none0.94
Matthews Asia Innovators InvMATFX52.8813.2416.557.4610none1.24
Matthews Asia Growth InvMPACX39.3812.0311.237.218none1.14
Matthews Japan Fund InvMJFOX33.1417.3316.097.118none0.98
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX39.9611.319.827.0712.799none1.08
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth AASIAX29.068.757.526.4110.4675.501.45
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX51.9311.2111.96.3610.3410none0.99
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.

Data through December 31, 2017

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 InvMAKOX39.89%14.71%10.53%6.05%16.84%10none%1.15%
Matthews Pacific Tiger InvMAPTX39.9611.319.827.0712.799none1.08
Matthews Asian Growth & Income InvMACSX21.855.654.24.7811.666none1.09
Columbia Greater China Fund ANGCAX60.6614.3312.214.111.02105.751.55
T. Rowe Price New AsiaPRASX41.3310.627.564.0610.8192.00r0.93
Invesco European Growth InvEGINX26.958.928.413.5410.596none1.31
Invesco Asia Pacific Growth AASIAX29.068.757.526.4110.4675.501.45
Fidelity Japan Smaller CompaniesFJSCX35.7118.9818.987.8110.384none0.94
Fidelity China RegionFHKCX51.9311.2111.96.3610.3410none0.99
Fidelity Emerging AsiaFSEAX46.3612.279.572.7810.1810none1.08
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.