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A Look at the Sectoral Composition of PRLAX in 2016
PRLAX’s assets were invested across 49 holdings in August 2016, and it was managing assets worth $623.8 million as of July’s end.
T. Rowe Price’s Stock Picking Skills for Latin America in Focus
So far in 2016 as of August’s end, the T. Rowe Price Latin America Fund (PRLAX) stands third among the seven funds under review in this series.
How the Brazilian Stock Rally Has Impacted LatAm–Focused Funds
Several LatAm–focused funds have posted high double-digit returns in 2016. Those invested in Brazilian stocks have outperformed those focused on Mexico.
High Exposure to Financials Worked for PRLAX
The T. Rowe Price Latin America Fund (PRLAX) surged 27.3% in the first four months of 2016. In the past year, it fell 8.1%.
Passive Funds Look Well-Matched with Brazilian Equities for Now
The iShares MSCI Brazil Capped ETF (EWZ) is the most frequently traded ETF that invests in Brazilian equities. The fund’s total returns for 1Q16 stood at 28%.
2015 Wasn’t Too Bad for the T. Rowe Price Latin America Fund
The T. Rowe Price Latin America Fund (PRLAX) fell 5.7% in December 2015 from a month prior.
Some Positive Stock Performances Helped PRLAX in November 2015
PRLAX fell 1.0% in November 2015 from a month prior. In the three- and six-month periods ended November 30, the fund fell 2.5% and 18.2%, respectively.