Below is a list of how stocks in various countries are performing (total return) over the last 3 months, year to date (YTD), and annualized over 5 years.  China has made all the headlines this last few weeks with their dramatic stock market drop, but you can see that China has done fine over a longer period of time (annualized 5 year return). Notice that Ireland has actually been positive during the past 3 months.

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Returns as of the close 8/27/2015.  All returns are in US dollars.

Name Total Ret 3 Mo Total Ret YTD Total Ret Annualized 5 Yr
MSCI China -43.45 -12.21 3.13
MSCI Indonesia -27.71 -30.86 -5.59
MSCI Brazil -25.52 -33.48 -17.74
MSCI Malaysia -24.63 -27.41 -4.78
MSCI Taiwan -24.15 -17.81 1.01
MSCI Argentina -22.47 -9.84 -2.36
MSCI Korea -21.42 -15.77 0.03
MSCI Hong Kong -21.19 -8.1 4.04
MSCI Chile -20.45 -18.64 -12.27
MSCI Turkey -20.33 -32.13 -9.03
MSCI Singapore -19.43 -18.14 1.48
MSCI Thailand -17.88 -20 3.06
MSCI Australia -16.86 -14.83 3.32
MSCI Canada -16.65 -20.04 -1.85
MSCI Philippines -14.94 -9.18 11.14
MSCI Mexico -14.55 -15.79 1.01
MSCI United Kingdom -12.54 -7.22 6.56
MSCI Portugal -11.25 -2.32 -12.45
MSCI Austria -9.59 0.35 -4.22
MSCI India -9.37 -8.96 -1.25
MSCI Germany -9.35 -3.69 8.58
MSCI Japan -8.8 5.38 6.89
MSCI United States -7.57 -4.29 15.77
MSCI Switzerland -7.26 2.06 10.84
MSCI France -6.95 1.08 6.28
MSCI Spain -6.25 -7.14 1.49
MSCI Italy -3.11 7.39 1.97
MSCI Ireland 1.89 10.34 15.47

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