What is Region classification?

Regional Funds are investment funds structured around geographic, cultural, and economic similarities of different regions. They offer investors a way to diversify internationally while still focusing on specific areas that might align with their investment goals.

Types of Regional funds:

Various terms define the scope and focus of regional funds in global investing. These include:

  • Global: Encompassing a worldwide investment perspective.
  • Emerging markets: Focusing on nations with growing but less developed economies like Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
  • Europe, North America, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, Middle East & Africa: Geographically focused funds investing in nations within these respective regions.
  • Developed markets: Targeting nations with highly developed economies and advanced technological infrastructure.
  • Global Ex-U.S.: Investing globally while excluding the United States market.
  • Frontier Markets: Concentrating on smaller, less accessible, yet developing markets.