The emerging markets CEFs focus its investment in companies located in emerging markets region. These countries are Brazil, India, China, Turkey, South Africa, etc. Typically, the funds have higher growth rate than the developed countries fund such as US or European.
The top performing list is sorted based on its 1 year performance (up to 02/25/2015). You can find the fund review, performance, expense ratio, dividend yield, fund’s NAV, management, leverage, fund’s sponsor, premium/discount info, etc.
Top performing emerging markets stock closed end funds 2015 are:
- Turkish Investment Fund (TKF)
- Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Company Opportunities Fund (ETF)
- Templeton Emerging Markets Fund (EMF)
- MS Emerging Markets Fund (MSF)
- Voya Emerging Market High Dividend Fund (IHD)
- MS Eastern Europe Fund (RNE)
- Central Europe Russia & Turkey Fund (CEE)
- Templeton Russia & East Europe Fund (TRF)
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As the top performing emerging markets stock fund, this Turkish Investment Fund has returned 8.28% over the past 1 year, and 3.34% over the past 5 year. This fund has 24 holdings in its portfolio. Top 5 stocks are Turkiye Garanti Bankasi A.S., Turkcell Iletisim Hizmetleri AS, Turkiye Halk Bankasi A.S., Anadolu Efes Brewery ve Malt Sanayi A.S., and Ulker Biskuvi Sana.
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In 2015, this emerging markets stock fund has returned 1.22%. It has a 3 year average return of 1.96%. Top 3 countries are Brazil, India, and South Africa. Top 3 sectors are financials, consumer staples, and industrials. Top 5 stocks are Central North Airport Group, Parque Arauco SA Parauco, Jaya Jusco Stores Berhad, Clicks Group Limited, and Cimsa Cimento Sanayi Ve Ticaret A.S.
|Fund Name||Ticker||1 Year Return %|
|Turkish Investment Fund||TKF||10.08%|
|Aberdeen Emg Mkt SMC Opps||ETF||7.11%|
|Templeton Emerging Markets||EMF||3.89%|
|MS Emerging Markets||MSF||1.46%|
|Voya Emerging Market High Div.||IHD||0.44%|
|MS Eastern Europe||RNE||-18.59%|
|Central Europe Russia & Turkey||CEE||-22.10%|
|Templeton Russia & East Europe||TRF||-25.90%|