Matthews Asian Growth and Income

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Symbol: MACSX
Expense Ratio: 1.11%
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Matthews Asian Growth and Income invests in a mix of common stocks (83% of assets at last report), convertible bonds (11%) and preferred stocks (3%). Convertibles are hybrid securities that let you convert your holdings into the common stock of the issuing company at a preset price. The strategy, explains co-manager Robert Horrocks, smoothes the ride for investors because converts are generally less volatile than stocks.

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