Morgan Stanley Institutional Asian Equity Portfolio

Scorecard
4 / 5 Stars
Lipper
3 4 1 5 5
Zacks Investment Research
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Standard & Poor's
4 / 5 Stars
TheStreet.com
E+ (Sell)

U.S. News evaluated 29 Pacific/Asia ex-Japan Stk Funds. Our list highlights the top-rated funds for long-term investors based on the ratings of leading fund industry researchers.

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Performance

The fund has returned 23.09 percent over the past year, and 5.57 percent over the past three years.

Trailing Returns Updated 06.30.2014
Year to date 17.8%
1 Year 23.1%
3 Years (Annualized) 5.6%
5 Years (Annualized) N/A
10 Years (Annualized) N/A

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Summary

The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests at least 80% of assets in equity securities of issuers located in the Asia-Pacific region. The Adviser and/or the Portfolio's "Sub-Adviser," Morgan Stanley Investment Management Company ("MSIM Company"), seek to achieve the Portfolio's investment objective by investing primarily in equity securities of companies in the Asia-Pacific region, excluding Japan. The fund may, but it is not required to, use derivative instruments for a variety of purposes, including hedging, risk management, portfolio management or to earn income.

Fees

Fees are Low compared to funds in the same category.
Morgan Stanley Institutional Asian Equity Portfolio has an expense ratio of 2.22 percent.

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Risk

Risk is Average compared to funds in the same category according to Morningstar.

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