Best Vanguard Funds for an International Rally: Vanguard International Growth (VWIGX)
Minimum Initial Investment: $3,000
A great way to ride the rally in international stocks is to buy shares of a fund like Vanguard International Growth (MUTF:VWIGX).
VWIGX is an actively-managed fund that focuses on international companies that have above-average earnings growth in both developed and emerging markets. Therefore, shareholders get exposure to fast-growing international stocks like Tencent Holdings Ltd (OTCMKTS:TCEHY), Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (NYSE:BABA) and AIA Group Ltd. (OTCMKTS:AAGIY).
This international stock fund from Vanguard has jumped 25% year-to-date and ranks ahead of 90% of category peers in the short-term and in the long-term for annualized returns.
As of this writing, Kent Thune did not personally hold a position in any of the aforementioned securities, although some of his client accounts hold VGTSX. Under no circumstances does this information represent a recommendation to buy or sell securities.