The fund seeks long-term growth of capital through investments primarily in the common stocks of companies located (or with primary operations) in emerging markets.
Invests worldwide primarily in companies located in less developed "emerging market" countries. The fundís investments are expected to be diversified geographically across emerging markets in Latin America, Asia, Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Those seeking enhanced appreciation potential over time and greater diversification for their equity investments who can accept the volatility associated with investing in stocks, as well as the special risks that accompany investing in emerging markets.
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This fund offers the significant long-term growth potential of companies located in the developing economies of Latin America, the Far East, Europe, and Africa. By specifically targeting developing economies that appear to be poised for substantial long-term growth, the fund is committed to providing the highest possible returns. Because of this concentration in rapidly developing economies, the fund involves a high degree of risk. Share prices are subject to market risk, as well as risks associated with unfavorable currency exchange rates and political or economic uncertainty abroad.
* Funds are placed in general risk/return categories based on their 10-year standard deviation
(as of December 2015) or, for newer funds, the standard deviation of the types of securities
in which they invest. There is no assurance past trends will continue.
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