Today we are featuring top-performing “Chinese equitymutual funds that invest most of their assets in equity securities of companies that trade in China or are related to the Chinese economy.

Investors can find such funds by checking out the entire list of the Zacks #1 Rank Chinese Equity Funds list.

3 Excellent Picks

Dreyfus Greater China A (DPCAX) was incepted in May 1998 and seeks long-term capital appreciation. It may include invest in common stocks, preferred stocks and convertible securities, including those purchased in initial public offerings. It is non-diversified.

The fund primarily invests in stocks of companies that are principally traded in China, Honk Kong or Taiwan, derive at least 50% of their revenues from Greater China, or have at least 50% of their assets in Greater China.

Sino-Ocean Land Holdings Ltd., Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric Co. Ltd. and Bengang Steel Plates Co. Ltd. are among the fund’s top holdings.

AIM China A (AACFX) was incepted in March 2006 and seeks long-term growth of capital. It invests in China securities, including securities of companies in the U.S. and other countries with substantial exposure to China.

The fund does not expect to invest more than a quarter of its assets in debt securities. It may invest in initial public offerings of securities and hold a portion of assets in cash or cash equivalents, including shares of affiliated money market funds. Shareholders have to make a minimum initial investment of $1,000 to enter this Zacks#1 Rank (“Strong Buy”) fund.

Some of the fund’s key holdings include PetroChina (PTR), CNOOC Ltd. (CEO) and China Life Insurance (LFC)

ProFunds UltraChina Inv (UGPIX) seeks to provide daily investment results, before fees and expenses, that correspond to the performance of the Bank of New York Mellon China Select ADR Index.

The fund may use leveraged investment techniques and/or sampling techniques in seeking its investment objective. It is non-diversified.

This Zacks#1 Rank (“Strong Buy”) fund distributes dividends annually. Its key holdings include China Mobile Ltd. (CHL), China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (LFC) and PetroChina Co. Ltd. (PTR).

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