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#22 in Diversified Emerging Mkts
U.S. News evaluated 213 Diversified Emerging Mkts Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.
The fund has returned 15.77 percent over the past year, 4.48 percent over the past three years, 14.45 percent over the past five years, and 12.37 percent over the past decade.
|Trailing Returns||Updated 06.30.2014|
|Year to date||4.8%|
|3 Years (Annualized)||4.5%|
|5 Years (Annualized)||14.5%|
|10 Years (Annualized)||12.4%|
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation by investing primarily in equity securities in emerging markets around the world. Under normal conditions, the fund invests at least 80% of its net assets in securities of companies that are organized in, maintain at least 50% of their assets in, or derive at least 50% of their revenues from, emerging market countries. It is non-diversified.
Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Van Eck Emerging Markets Fund has an expense ratio of 1.63 percent.
Risk is High compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.