China has always been the growth leader among Asian economies.
Since the start of 2013, economic indicators have shown that the
growth in the world's second largest economy has slowed down. But
other reports show that the tide may turn sooner rather than later.
In any case, China has always maintained an upward momentum.
Investing in China is a good bet, especially given that it has
performed much better in comparison with other Asian economies.
Below we will share with you 5 top rated China funds. Each has
earned a Zacks #1 Rank (Strong Buy) as we expect the fund to
outperform its peers in the future. To view the Zacks Rank and past
performance of all China funds, investors can click here to see the
complete list of funds.
Oberweis China Opportunities
) invests a large share of its assets in companies which possess
the ability to grow their market value over time. The fund focuses
on acquiring Chinese securities. It may purchase equity linked
certificates which provide exposure to foreign shares, The China
mutual fund returned 56.31% in the last one year period.
The China mutual fund has a minimum initial investment of $1,000
and an expense ratio of 2.15% compared to a category average of
) seeks to match the daily performance of the Bank of New York
Mellon China Select ADR Index It invests the majority of its assets
in securities which are similar to those included in this Index.
The fund may use leveraged and sampling techniques to fulfill its
stated investment objective. The China mutual fund returned 41.53%
in the last one year period.
The fund manager is Alexander V. Ilyasov and he has managed this
China mutual fund since 2009.
Fidelity China Region
) invests a large share of its assets in equity securities of
companies whose principal operations occur in the Greater China
Region. This area includes Hong Kong, China and Taiwan. The China
mutual fund returned 17.50% over the last one year period.
The China mutual fund has a minimum initial investment of $2,500
and an expense ratio of 0.98% compared to a category average of
Dreyfus Greater China A
) seeks capital growth on a long term basis. The fund invests in
companies traded on the Hong Kong and Chinese exchanges. It also
purchases securities of companies who derive at least half of their
revenues from operations in China. The China mutual fund has a one
year annualized return of 13.99%.
As of November 2013, this China mutual fund held 40 issues, with
7.27% of its total assets invested in Chongqing Changan Automobile
Templeton China World Fund Class A
) invests the majority of its assets in Chinese companies. The fund
invests in ADRs, European and Global Depositary Receipts. It
invests in companies of all sizes as well as small cap companies.
The China mutual fund returned 26.23% over the last one year
period. The fund manager is Mark Mobius.
To view the Zacks Rank and past performance of all China funds,
investors can click here to see the complete list of funds.
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(We are reissuing this article to correct a mistake. The
original article, issued yesterday, Thusday, Jan 9, 2014, is no
longer to be relied upon.)
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