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Morningstar Runs the Numbers

Inspired by Harper's Index (with a tip of the hat to FiveThirtyEight's Significant Digits blog), Morningstar Runs the Numbers uses a numbers-based approach to highlight recent Morningstar research, along with some outside news stories.

International-stock fund managers encountered favorable conditions in 2017. Most developed markets outside the United States, including the Japanese exchange and several of the larger European ones, posted good gains last year amid increased optimism about their economic and corporate prospects, writes senior manager research analyst Bill Rocco. Here Rocco discusses the three candidates for International-Stock Fund Manager of the Year does not own shares in any of the securities mentioned above. Find out about Morningstar's editorial policies.