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MSFEX Morgan Stanley Inst Frontier EMkts C

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Fund MSFEX Morgan Stanley Inst Frontier EMkts C BEXFX Baron Emerging Markets Retail  
100% 85%
Annual Fees
(2.95% Exp. Ratio)
(1.45% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.56% annual return
$20,636.00 $32,693.25
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$12,057.26
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 2.71%
3 YR 0.27%
5 YR 7.67%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 16.92%
3 YR 2.92%
5 YR 7.94%
10 YR --
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The Portfolio's "Adviser," Morgan Stanley Investment Management, Inc., seeks to maximize returns by investing primarily in growth-oriented equity securities in frontier emerging markets. Under normal circumstances, at least 80% of the Portfolio's assets will be invested in equity securities of companies operating in frontier emerging market countries.
The investment seeks capital appreciation. The fund normally invests 80% of its net assets in equity securities in the form of common stock of growth companies domiciled, headquartered or whose primary business activities or principal trading markets are in developing countries. A developing country is a country included in the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) Index and other countries determined by the Adviser to be developing countries based on classifications.

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