After stunning growth and a successful IPO, what’s next for Rajiv Jain’s GQG Partners?
Events in the Chinese market took center stage.
Analyst staffs are important, but don’t stress about their numbers or traits.
IVA had an auspicious launch, an unusual life, and a startling end.
A long-standing estate plan is in effect.
International Value Advisers is winding down its operations.
Working at home has gone well, but it's not ideal.
And some surprising results from two not-so-defensive offerings.
Gold-rated American Funds International Growth and Income's dividend focus has blunted volatility over time.
Gregg Wolper explains the similarities to and differences from investing in U.S. stock funds.
When going beyond emerging to frontier, consider what the funds own and how much they cost.
Silver-rated GQG Partners Emerging Markets Equity is managed by Rajiv Jain, who built a superb record at Vontobel.
These former Morningstar Medalists have all been downgraded due to significant manager changes.
Several issues across the globe came into play last year as the category took a 16% loss.
Plunging foreign markets and unfavorable currency trends weigh heavily on results.
A strict division of the fund world into 'load vs. no-load' no longer applies.
We see both firms as having similar strengths but no decisions have been made about integrating the families' fund lineups.
Silver-rated Fidelity Select Health Care's experienced manager takes a three-pronged approach to the sector.
Rising stock prices and strong currencies fuel major gains in 2017.
Bronze-rated Fidelity Emerging Markets manager Sammy Simnegar is simultaneously index-aware and index-defiant.
Country weightings are hindering funds like Lazard Emerging Markets Equity Fund and Invesco Developing Markets during the rally.
With high stakes in the sector, headwinds could be on the horizon for these funds.
Many fourth-quarter trends did not extend into the new year.
Three former winners vie to add to their trophy case.
It's been mostly more of the same for international-stock funds so far in 2016.
Its doors have reopened and a manager is leaving, but the key leader remains in charge.
Brazil's rebound in 2016 boosts emerging-markets funds--especially those that target Latin America.
IVA's Charles de Vaulx distinguishes himself from peers by holding big cash stakes and gold bullion, and by using a flexible hedging strategy.
Morningstar's Gregg Wolper discusses some factors that have buoyed diversified emerging-markets funds lately.
These managers have expanded the boundaries, and succeeded.
These standouts weathered a tough year well, building on their strong histories.
Not one for the record books, but overall, it could have been worse.
The longtime managers at Silver-rated Sound Shore Fund have built up an impressive long-term record with their flexible value approach.
A midyear review shows that investors found bright spots amid the turmoil.
Focusing on fundamentals, tuning out noise, and practicing patience has worked for Morningstar's 2014 International-Stock Manager of the Year.
High level of inflows leads firm to take action.
A tough year for foreign markets and currencies yields a compact field.
Gold-rated Dodge & Cox International picks stocks when they're out of favor and holds them for years--a strategy that has paid off for long-term investors.
A tumultuous conclusion to a challenging 2014.
Gain some control over an often powerful force.
Excessive focus on style or geographic allocation can be limiting.
Despite (mildly) positive news, the category rankings tell a different story.
A long-tenured manager and a disciplined all-cap growth approach make this unusual fund worth a closer look.
It's not a simple task, but that's no reason to stay away from these funds.
Unless a fragile market triggers outflows, the Oakmark International fund is likely to remain closed to retain its flexibility and concentrated portfolio, says manager David Herro.
Michael Hasenstab is no stranger to controversy.
The same investment strategy, but a more-restrained business plan.
He will remain with the firm for the next several years as chief international strategist at Scout.
Pushing against borders allows more freedom and choice but complicates selection and evaluation.
They provide cushions in downturns but don't come for free.