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This Outstanding International Fund Looks Different From Its Peers

Gold-rated Vanguard Total International Stock Index hasn't performed like its category, thanks to its geographic composition.

The following is our latest Fund Analyst Report for Vanguard Total International Stock Index (VTIAX). Morningstar Premium Members have access to full analyst reports such as this for more than 1,000 of the largest and best mutual funds. Not a Premium Member? Gain full access to our analyst reports and advanced tools immediately when you try Morningstar Premium free for 14 days. 

Vanguard Total International Stock Index is an outstanding foreign-stock fund. This low-cost portfolio is one of the most comprehensive in the foreign large-blend Morningstar Category, and it employs a low-turnover market-cap-weighted approach that harnesses the market’s collective opinion of each stock’s value, earning a Morningstar Analyst Rating of Gold.

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