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Fund PAPMX Putnam Asia Pacific Equity M GMF SPDR® S&P Emerging Asia Pacific ETF EEMA iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Asia  
100% 87% 86%
Annual Fees
(2.05% Exp. Ratio)
(0.49% Exp. Ratio)
(0.49% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 5.62% annual return
$27,709.53 $44,514.11 $44,514.11
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$16,804.58 +$16,804.58
As of 9/30/16
1 YR RETURN 16.06%
3 YR 2.20%
5 YR 6.74%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 17.28%
3 YR 5.21%
5 YR 6.94%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 16.37%
3 YR 3.18%
5 YR --
10 YR --
The investment seeks long-term capital appreciation. The fund invests mainly in equity securities (growth or value stocks or both) of Asian or Pacific Basin companies of any size that the advisor believes have favorable investment potential. Under normal circumstances, the managers invest at least 80% of the fund's net assets in equity securities of Asian or Pacific Basin companies, other than Japanese, Australian or New Zealand companies. It may invest in both developed countries and emerging markets.
The investment seeks to provide investment results that, before fees and expenses, correspond generally to the total return performance of an index based upon the emerging markets of the Asia Pacific region. In seeking to track the performance of the S&P Asia Pacific Emerging BMI Index (the "index"), the fund employs a sampling strategy, which means that the fund is not required to purchase all of the securities represented in the index. The index is a market capitalization weighted index designed to define and measure the investable universe of publicly traded companies domiciled in emerging Asian Pacific markets. The fund is non-diversified.
The investment seeks to track the investment results of the MSCI Emerging Markets (EM) Asia Index. The fund generally will invest at least 90% of its assets in the component securities of the underlying index and in investments that have economic characteristics that are substantially identical to the component securities of the underlying index. The underlying index may include large-, mid- or small-capitalization companies. Components of the underlying index primarily include consumer discretionary, financials, industrials and information technology companies.

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