Noteworthy Players in the Foreign Small/Mid-Cap Blend Group
The new category's roster contains many intriguing options.
A recent Fund Spy column introduced two new international-stock categories but lacked the space to discuss any of the new groups' members in detail. Given the widespread interest in international investing and the prominence of some of these funds, it's worth looking more closely at the makeup of the foreign small/mid-blend category in particular.
Following are profiles of three of the group's more-noteworthy offerings, all of which are considered above-average choices by Morningstar's mutual fund analysts. One interesting note: While all three land in the blend portion of the Morningstar Style Box, they get there via three different routes.
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